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Gifted Glass – Saturday 21 October 2017 – Sunday 11 March 2018
'Gifted Glass' Selling Exhibition
The CGS is teaming up with the National Glass Centre to present a selling exhibition opening in National Glass Centre’s Long Gallery on Saturday 21 October 2017- Sunday 11 March 2018.
12-20 members will be selected to be included in this show with focus on high quality and a broad price range to widen the potential buyer base.
CLOSING DATE: Sunday 30 April
CGS at the Etienne Gallery, Oisterwijk Netherlands
Sunday 2nd April – Sunday 30th April 2017
'Water & Music' - Glass inspired by Handel's Water Music
CGS at the Pyramid Gallery, York: 18th March – 21st May, 2017
CGS is extremely pleased to be working again with York’s prestigious Pyramid Gallery.
In the 300th anniversary year of Handel’s great Water Music, we invited our members to let their imagination flow and create an inspired piece of glass on this theme, or to submit work inspired by Water or Music.
New Designers 2017
The exhibition for emerging design
Part 1: 28 June – 01 July (Awards Preview 28 June)
Part 2: 05 – 08 July (Awards Preview 05 July)
Business Design Centre, London N1
New Designers 2017 showcases the fresh-thinking of over 3,000 innovative design graduates, providing an essential pipeline of new talent into the UK’s creative industries. It’s a must-visit if you want to see new trends and innovation, recruit new talent for your business or just to feel inspired.
Visit Part 1 for textiles, jewellery, ceramics and more and Part 2 for furniture and product design, illustration, graphics and motion arts.
With codeNDGLASSNEWS, purchase day tickets in advance for just £10.50* instead of £16 on the door. Book online now at
*£1.50 booking fee applies per advance ticket purchase, offer expires 18 June 2017
VESSELS at Vessel Gallery London
6th July - 19th August 2017
CGS Open Exhibition
CGS is delighted to announce our open show at Vessel Gallery London.
Vessels have been with us for thousands of years and are part of our everyday use.
CGS has challenged its members to create an exciting variation of an everyday object, to use their imagination and produce a fantastic vessel. The only restriction is, its volume should not be more than 750ml.
136 CGS members have said they will take part in this amazing show, including artists Angela Thwaites, katharine Coleman, Rachel Elliott, Stewart Hearn Debbie Timperley, & David Reekie.
The work will sell from £100 - £500 maximum