We hope you will find this section full of useful information, contacts and things that are going on, whether you are an artist, collector, gallery, magazine editor, a student or simply just love glass.


Bild- Werk in Frauenau are pleased to offer CGS members a discount on any of their courses when you book in March.

CGS members who book in March for one or more of our courses will get a 10% discount. They just have to make a note on their application form.

Our course program as well as the application form can be found at:

Bookings can be made per phone or mail: +49 (0) 9926 / 18 08 95,


Saturday, 24th March, 2018

Stalls still available , only £10

Makers included in the exhibition plus many more show their ranges of work at affordable prices, come a long to a treasurer trove of glass making.

if you are interested in taking part please contact

Pam Reekie

Wednesday, 21st February to Friday, 30th March, 2018 Opening hours: Tuesday to Saturday – 9.30am to 4.00pm and Friday's 9.30 -1pm
In 2017, the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) celebrated 20 years since its foundation as the principle supporter and promoter of artists and collectors of contemporary glass in the UK. It now has almost 1,000 members both nationally and internationally.
To continue the celebration of this landmark anniversary and to raise awareness of the glory of contemporary glass, a series of linked exhibitions are being held around Great Britain over the next three years. This circular tour will start and end in the South West.


There will be a selected exhibition at the Pyramid Gallery York
17th November 2018 - 20th January 2019
The theme of the show is WINTER, let your imagination flow to produce an exciting interpretation.
Deadline for applications Monday 11th June 2018
All CGS members encouraged to apply


Call to all Glass Graduates 2018
CGS GLASS PRIZE and New Graduate Review

All students graduating from a British & Irish accredited course in 2018 will be eligible to enter, by submission of the application form and digital images. There will be one Winner and two Runners-up, with several Commendations, all will appear in the C.G.S. – New Graduate Review.

PRIZES; The first prize includes £250 in cash, a £200 Creative Glass UK voucher, and a promotional and marketing package, including a double page spread in the New Graduate Review and two years’ C.G.S. Membership. A year’s subscription to CRAFTS magazine and Alan J Poole will provide a selection of glass related books, including ‘A Passion For Glass’.

Two Runners-up will each receive a £50 Vouchers from Pearsons Glass, Subscription to CRAFTS magazine and a promotional package worth £100, including a year’s C.G.S. Membership.