The International Festival of Glass

PAST EVENT 24-27 August, venues across Stourbridge's Glass Quarter

The International Festival of Glass is now a firmly established event for all glass enthusiasts.  The festival celebrates the unique glass making heritage of the area as well as the dynamic emergence of a whole new era of contemporary glass making drawing large national and international audiences into Stourbridge and the Black Country.

Featuring world class exhibitions, including the prestigious British Glass Biennale, and a floating sculpture exhibition, demonstrations, open studios, a marble competition, bead fair, heritage walks, family events, lectures, a glass fashion show, performances with fire and glass, plenty of fantastic retail opportunities and the chance to have a go at glassmaking yourself.  The festival aims to intrigue, innovate and inspire glass makers and the public alike.    

Entry to most festival venues across Stourbridge’s Glass Quarter is free.  Ruskin Glass Centre entrance fee: £14.50 four day pass, £5 adult day pass, £1 child day pass (24-27 August only).

Some venues will charge for involvement in some activities when on site.


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