Christmas Workshops – 2019

£55.00

Take time out from seasonal madness and spend around two and a half hours creating your own beautiful fused glass Christmas gifts and decorations.
Weekends and evenings available.

We supply all materials and equipment, and guide you throughout, so come and play to your heart’s delight – you’ll be glad you did.
Your fab glass will be subsequently fused & slumped and can be collected, or posted out to you.

We will confirm and send details of ‘how to find us’ within a few days of payment received. And don’t forget to call or email if you want to ask anything at all.

Choose from the dates below.
If there is a small group of you – 3 or more – and these dates don’t suit, then contact me, we can usually accommodate.

Don’t forget we offer Gift Vouchers for workshops or for a set value, so if you’re looking for the perfect on-trend present? Look no further!

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Description

Merry Christmas Workshops

 

Create your own beautiful fused glass gifts and/or Christmas decorations – to give or to keep. Suitable for beginners; you choose what you make in this two and half hour workshop.

Weekends and Evenings available

All materials and equipment are provided, so whether you just want to take ‘time-out’ from seasonal madness or create a special gift for someone, come along, relax and enjoy yourself ‘playing with glass.’  You deserve it!
Or treat someone special to an early Christmas Pressie; just because . . . . ?

Choose from
A free standing, serpentine shape artwork that is perfect back lit on your mantle piece or in your window.
We recommend using with battery operated T-lights or a tiny string of LED lights; for safety.
Or
A spoon rest/jewellery keeper
Or
Two small trinket dishes/T-light holders. Again we recommend battery operated T-lights for safety.
Plus
Depending on time; at least 2 hanging decorations.


The design will be up to you. There will be plenty of coloured glass to use and you can add festive sparkle with dichroic glass or silver & gold flakes. I will be guiding and advising throughout, helping you to create your lovely glass.
For further inspiration check out ‘Inspiration for Students

Your fabulous glass will be fused and then slumped (shaped) over the next 1 – 2 weeks. I will let you know when it’s ready to collect or I can post/courier at cost.
N.B. Items made at the last minute workshop on 18th December will be fired and ready to collect before Christmas.

What to wear and other useful information

◊ Wear closed shoes – definitely no sandals or open toes!
♦ Wear comfortable clothing, trousers or jeans – no turn-ups. And trousers not tucked into boots please.
◊ Long hair is best tied back.
♦ All art glass materials and equipment, including safety equipment, will be supplied.
◊ Tea, coffee, soft drinks always available.
♦ Worktops are high (think kitchen) and we have high stools, so you can perch or stand – most students prefer to work standing most of the time.
NB: There are no desk height tables or chairs.
◊ Maximum group size is 3 or 4 depending on the workshop. Flexible dates available for group bookings of 2 or 3 or more depending on workshop. Contact us.
♦ Minimum age unaccompanied by an adult is 16.
◊ Perfect for small hen party or birthday!
♦ If you have any questions, doubts or queries – please call or email us first.

Cancellation Policy

A small administration fee, 5%, applies to all cancellations, this is included below:

Cancellations up to 4 weeks before the course 95% refund.
Cancellations up to 1 week before the course 55% refund.
Cancellations within the last week, no refund.

It may be possible to re-arrange your booking – at no extra charge – so talk to us first!

If your course is cancelled by us due to unforeseen circumstances you will be offered an alternative date
or a full, 100%, refund.

General Terms & Conditions

Glass can be dangerous!

Whilst Fusing Ideas Glass is insured for Public Liability and makes every effort to provide a safe environment, this agreement is a standard condition of working in the studio.

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I acknowledge that there are dangers inherent in working with glass and with the tools required and that working or participating in learning with Fusing Ideas Glass involves risks that may cause personal injury.

I undertake to comply with all instructions and advice from Fusing Ideas Glass while working with glass.

I assume full responsibility for the risk of personal injury, death and property damage (other than that caused by the negligence of Fusing Ideas Glass) inherent in the use of equipment, tools and materials provided by Fusing Ideas Glass.

On my own behalf and on behalf of my successors and assigns, I hereby release Fusing Ideas Glass and their officers and agents from any liability for loss or injury sustained by me (other than any such caused by the negligence of Fusing Ideas Glass) in working with glass with Fusing Ideas Glass.