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Tue, 03 Oct


The Robin Todd Centre

Free Beginners Fused Glass Course 3/10/23 9:30am-4pm

Join us for a free beginners fused glass course at The Robin Todd Centre in South Hetton, County Durham.

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Free Beginners Fused Glass Course 3/10/23 9:30am-4pm
Free Beginners Fused Glass Course 3/10/23 9:30am-4pm

Time & Location

03 Oct, 09:30 – 16:00

The Robin Todd Centre , Front Street, Durham DH6 2TH, UK

About the Event

We are delighted to announce that we have secured funding from DurhamLearn and the Education and Skills Funding Agency to offer a limited number of our incredibly popular free Beginner’s Glass courses. This hands-on, practical course will take you through some of the key skills and processes involved in the art of creating beautiful pieces of work and sculpture from glass. During the course you will work in small socially distanced groups alongside one of our specialist glass tutors. You will get the opportunity to experiment with using frits, tacks, stringers, mica powder, bullseye glass and tekta glass plus much more to create bespoke and unique pieces of artwork to take away with you. You will learn the skills involved in cutting glass, as well as discovering how glass fusing works, and there is lots of scope for you to personalise the work you create to make it really special to you.

The course will be delivered over four days from 9:30am – 4pm, one day per week for four weeks. This is a four-week course and not drop-in sessions, so you must be able to attend the full course in order to take part.

During the course you will create a fused glass coaster, fused glass decorations, and a fused glass landscape incorporating a range of textures and inclusions. You will also get the chance to try your hand at glass painting, creating a beautiful tea light holder or painted glass goblet. You can choose your own inspiration, whether you focus on Durham’s beautiful skyline and landmarks, or a favourite pet, or the rich colours of the seasons. We will work with you to help you create your own inspired works each week.

The course will run on Tuesday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th October. 

To qualify you must - 

You must live in County Durham.

You must be aged 19+.

You can be unemployed, working or retired to take part in our courses.

You must have the right to reside in the UK.





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