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Glorious Glass! – 20 Years of the Contemporary Glass Society
Exhibition at Maidstone Museum

Dates: Saturday, 15th September to Saturday, 10th November 2018
Opening hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 12pm-4pm
(from 1st November - closed on Sundays)

The Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) celebrates 20 years since its foundation as the principle supporter and promoter of contemporary glass makers across the U.K. and internationally, representing almost 1,000 members.
We are celebrating this landmark anniversary and raising awareness of the glory of contemporary glass through a series of linked exhibitions which are being held around Great Britain over the next three years. CGS has chosen Maidstone Museum to host our second event.



Steve Robinson is an award-winning glass artist specialising in glass fusing with enamels. Join Steve in his spacious and fully equipped studio near Totnes in South Devon, and learn about the techniques he uses for working with enamels. You’ll get to try these out yourself and create your own piece of glass art to keep.Whether you already work in glass, or are a complete novice, Steve will tailor your tuition accordingly.

Choose from the following dates in 2018:
Evening taster class (27 June, 10 July, 9 August, 10 September, 10 October, 20 November, 13 December)
One day workshop (23 June, 21 July, 8 August, 15 September, 13 October, 10 November, 8 December)
Two day course (6/7 July and 28/29 September)

For full details and prices of each type of workshop, visit

BOOK ONLINE by 30 June quoting discount code CGS10 at


10 committee members hard at work...


The CGS are now a charity. We rely not just on membership to help keep us going, but also kind donations. Even a small donation makes a huge difference to this charity. We would welcome you to make a small donation to our justgiving page.