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.


Amanda Moriarty Memorial Prize 2019
The 2019 winner is Cara Wassenberg..In 2019 we have a most generous offer from Colin Reid, renowned UK glass artist and Honorary Member of CGS, to give the winner two weeks’ residency in his studio as our prize.
see Cara's blog


CGS at the Pyramid Gallery, York
2nd May 2020 – 12th July 2020
'Life Forms'
Glass inspired by structure, form and evolution in the natural world

A selected exhibition of glass by 33 members of the Contemporary Glass Society at Pyramid Gallery, York

Opens at 11am on May 2nd 2020 and runs until 12th July


Here is the programme for 2020 from Musverre France


CGS are raising funds for a new website

Thanks to the generosity of many of our established makers and the help of Will Farmer at Fieldings Auction House Stourbridge, we have raised a substantial sum towards the cost of the new CGS website.

However some pieces did not reach their reserve and are still available.


Sponsored by Mark Holford and Alan J Poole

The show has finished at the Ruskin Centre, but unsold work will be on the CGS website very soon

The winners
Best in Show
Tlws Johnson

Runners up
Susan Purser Hope, Geoff Thwaites

Highly Commended
Ingrid Hunter, Julia Rushworth, , Wadia Haidar, Charlotte Verity, Jenny Ayrton

Sam Herman Prize
Katie King

CGS commemorates 50 years since the moon landing with over 120 members taking part in a fun exhibition to celebrate CELESTIAL BODIES.

The theme for the International Festival of Glass is Place Making so CGS has decided that our place will be out of this world!