Christmas Introduction to Fused Glass

11th December 2022 to 12th December 2022 Ocean Studios Workshop
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Christmas Introduction to Fused Glass (3 hours)

£50 pp (suitable for ages 12+)

Escape the Christmas crowds with a relaxing half-day introduction to the beautiful craft of fused glass.Mince pies, hot drinks and other Christmas treats will help you to get in the festive mood so why not bring a friend?

In this longer introductory course, you will learn how to cut glass first and then you will have a chance to design, cut and make your own selection of fused glass Christmas decorations using top quality Bullseye sheet and accessory glass (including some accessory glass unique to Annette’s classes).Each student will make approximately 6 to 8 decorations such as snowmen, robins, stars, Christmas trees and mistletoe or alternatively you can make a larger fused glass panel which will look stunning on your mantlepiece over the festive period.Your decorations will last for many Christmases to come and also make beautiful gifts.

Don’t worry if you don’t consider yourself to be creative or ‘arty’.Fused glass is a very forgiving medium and even complete beginners can get fantastic results on their first attempt.Annette will provide example decorations, templates and ideas to get you started but the possibilities are endless and your decorations will be beautiful and unique.

Your decorations will be fired by Annette in a specialist glass kiln after the course and will be available for collection about a week later or they can be posted to you for the cost of postage.

The recommended age for this course is 12+ to adult.If you have a younger child who wants to do this course and has previously done a fused glass course either with Annette or elsewhere, this may be possible but please discuss with Annette before booking them on.

Gift vouchers (valid for 2 years and redeemable against all courses) are also available and make fantastic Christmas presents.

Event Dates

Date Time Venue Info
Sun 11th Dec 1:00pm Photography Studio (Meeting Room) Available
Mon 12th Dec 10:00am Photography Studio (Meeting Room) Available

Travel Information

Ocean Studios, The Factory Cooperage, Royal William Yard, Plymouth PL1 3RP.

We are an environmentally conscious organisation and encourage our visitors to prioritise green travel. Please consider getting the bus, cycling or walking to visit us. There are plenty of space for bikes within Royal William Yard to and lots of options to utilise public transport. More information on bus routes and car parks nearby can be found here –
https://realideas.org/our-spaces/ocean-studios/

If you do need to drive to attend your event then there are lots of pay and display spaces available.

When arriving at Royal William Yard you’ll need to look out for signage to Factory Cooperage, Ocean Studios can be found just a few meters away from the red telephone box situated opposite the Club House. Please enter the building via the courtyard space and through the glass doors.

When leaving the building at night please be respectful and consider residents living nearby.

Accessibility

Ocean Studios has an accessible entrance however some areas are uneven due to heritage restrictions. We have worked hard to create an accessible building, Ocean Studios has accessible toilet facilities and lift access to upper floors. Blue badge parking is available throughout the Royal William Yard – please advise us of any additional needs so we can make your visit enjoyable and comfortable.

Heritage Restrictions
Whilst we work to ensure the building is fully accessible to all, we are limited by the heritage building and land in which we work. The listed building and historic location have certain constraints which unfortunately we cannot avoid or adapt.

Where possible we have improved accessibility however please be aware that areas of Royal William Yard and our buildings has uneven ground and narrow steps with may limit access to wheelchairs and prams. For further information please contact us or whilst visiting Ocean Studios please speak to a member of staff.

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