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.


- 20 Years of the Contemporary Glass Society

CGS at Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery
15 September to 10 November 2018

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, 25th May, 2018 at 5.00pm

Venue: Maidstone Museum & Bentlif Art Gallery,
St. Faith’s Street,
Kent ME14 1LH


A joint exhibition by the Scottish Glass Society and the Contemporary Glass Society Scottish Hub

Trades House, Glassford Street, Glasgow
10th – 18th September, 2018

Open to all Scottish CGS members


Download application

The Trades House of Glasgow
85 Glassford St,
G1 1UH


Running your kiln can be costly if things go wrong or maybe you have been holding off from replacing that worn part until a more convenient time.
Well for the month of May Kilncare are offering all C.G.S. members 15% on any kiln parts including elements and controllers upon production of the members membership number.
Kilncare provide spares for the vast majority of electric kilns that are in use in the U.K. and use only parts that match Kilncare’s high standards.

Contact Kilncare on 01782 535915, 01782 535338 or by email at


CGS is pleased once again, to be working with the Pyramid Gallery York
17th November 2018 - 14th 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

DEADLINE Thursday 12th July 2018

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 & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture 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 & Neues Glas - New Glass: Art & Architecture magazine and a promotional package worth £100, including a year’s C.G.S. Membership.