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.


Enveloped Sense: Graal and Ariel Techniques
Deadline will be 22 April 2018


CGS Members discount for April 2018

Patricia van den Akker has very generously offer CGS members 15% discount on her very useful book 'DREAM PLAN DO'

Dream Plan Do is a planner journal for new and established professional creatives to help you month-by-month to work on your business and towards creating and launching a collection properly. From juicy goal setting to financial targets; from identifying what you really do to who your clients are; from creating a professional collection of work to launching it; from branding, marketing, social media to selling more online, to galleries and beyond.

This isn’t a boring business book you read! This is a coach-like book that gets you into action ... it’s full of thought-provoking questions, plenty of space for your own answers, practical tips and planners for marketing & finances, and creative exercises to move your glass business forward.

Patricia van den Akker is currently working with the CGS on a very popular online business course. She has kindly offered all CGS members a 15% discount of the planner journal till 30 April 2018. Postage & packaging within the UK is included. Just go to and use promo code: CGSFRIEND

For more details & to order your copy go to:


CGS Glass Artists at The Championships, Wimbledon

In October 2017 the Clerk of The Glass Sellers’ Livery Company was approached by The All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon asking if the Glass Sellers’ Company could help them find a glass artist to be their 2018 Championships Artist. The Clerk volunteered Liveryman, CGS member and glass collector, Mark Holford, to help.


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 & 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.