West Midlands

The next National Glass Fair will take place on Sunday 13th of November 2016.

The next National Glass Fair will take place on
Sunday 13th of November 2016.

Entry: 10:30am - 4:00pm

National Motorcycle Museum
Coventry Road
Bickenhill
Solihull
West Midlands
England
B92 0EJ (or B92 0ED

A Great Day Out For Glass Collectors

At its inception the National Glass Fair was the first all-glass antiques and collectables fair. Over 100 quality dealers exhibit at our glass fairs, including exhibitors that sell a wide variety of items from throughout the ages.

HISTORIC MOMENT AT WHITE HOUSE CONE - MUSEUM OF GLASS

History has been made at the new White House Cone – museum of glasswith the lighting of the furnace that will be the centerpiece of resident glassmaker Allister Malcolm’s glassblowing studio in the heart of the new museum.

The furnace takes some hours to reach operational temperature but will be ready to go by the time that the appropriately named The Heat is On! – the inaugural event organized by Allister in association with Simon Bruntnell – commences this weekend. The event will include ‘official’ celebrations of the warmed-up furnace.

Studio Equipment for Sale

FOR SALE - Teaching studio contents as detailed on Exemplar Glass FB page: https://www.facebook.com/ExemplarGlass/photos/?tab=album&album_id=101549...
Photographs of most equipment plus many items not listed.
£12000 negotiable; buyer collects from HR6 postcode.
To be sold as one lot, please.

Custom Built Glass Kiln For Sale

Large, Custom Built Glass Kiln For Sale. Built August 2014, 1 year remaining on original 3 year warranty. Downsizing so must sell.
Single Phase, 16 kW. Internal Dimensions (cm): 130 W x 105 D x 28.5 H. External Dimensions (cm): 174 W x 162 D x 136 H (82 cm to kiln bed)

Keeper of Glass and Fine Art post, Dudley MBC

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Keeper of Glass and Fine Art

Hours: 37 per week

Salary Grade 8 (£26,293 to £28,746)

Location: Red House Glass Cone, Stourbridge

Dudley MBC has a nationally acclaimed glass collection and a range of fine art which are an important part of the borough’s heritage.

Collectomania: West Meets East

Broadfield House Glass Museum, Dudley

Our Collectomania exhibitions give visitors the chance to find out more about unusual collections and the interesting people who collect them. The latest Collectomania features Clive Manison, a glass enthusiast and historian who is particularly interested in how the Western world was influenced by Eastern cultures in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Tour of Glass Games ceremonial Baton

Tour of Glass Games ceremonial Baton

1 June to 30 September – see individual venue for details

Just as the relay of the Olympic torch will link the whole of the UK to the London Games, a stunning glass baton will link events for Glass Games 2012. As well as glass events all over the UK, seven major venues will host a stunning glass baton, created especially for the Games by artist Bruce Marks.

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