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STUDIO TOUR MAY 2020 As people can’t get out to visit the studio at the moment due to the Coronavirus we thought it would be good to give a tour and show what is going on in studio at the moment and share some recent footage of some glassblowing action. There’s some interesting footage (in […]

£980,000 Grant From The National Lottery Heritage Fund

The British Glass Foundation is pleased to announce that a bid to The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund), spearheaded with support from Dudley MBC, has successfully completed its second stage. The project to convert the former Stuart Crystal site in Wordsley into a world-class facility and a new home for the […]

LATEST NEWS – JOHN SMITH

John Smith – As Operations Manager for decades John looked after Broadfield House Glass Museum. The role was far more diverse than many people will ever understand. John was responsible for the upkeep of the building and he knew Broadfield House thoroughly from the depths of the cellar to the top of the roof. He […]

THE GREAT BRITISH BAUBLE TAKEAWAY!

The Great British Bauble Takeaway!  Allister has loved delivering this bauble decorating workshop so much as it gets us all in the Christmas spirit – we couldn’t not do it this year so the solution is below. Our drive thru is operating this Saturday the 5th December from 9 – 5pm for anyone wanting to take […]

In Memoriam

We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of John P. Smith who passed away on Sunday 24th February 2019 following a recent period of illness. John was a dominant figure in the glass world for many decades, being a former Director of Glass at Mallett and Sons (Antiques) Ltd where customers included most of […]

Student Exhibition

Suspended in Time An exhibition in response to the heritage of the Stourbridge area 24th Feb 18 – 4th Mar 18   Undertaken by Level 5  (second year) Students for the Applied Arts Dept. at Wolverhampton School of Art (Est.1851) the work here in this forthcoming exhibition reflects their own personal investigations into the Stourbridge […]

£980,000 From National Lottery Heritage Fund

The British Glass Foundation is pleased to announce that a bid to The National Lottery Heritage Fund (formerly the Heritage Lottery Fund), spearheaded with support from Dudley MBC, has successfully completed its second stage. The project to convert the former Stuart Crystal site in Wordsley into a world-class facility and a new home for the […]

Current Exhibitions

August 25th – Sept 9th 2017   20 People (representing the 20 years) have been invited to exhibit with Allister at the White House Cone Museum of Glass.  These artists and professionals are folk that Allister has been lucky enough to either simply cross paths/ collaborate and or work alongside. In addition Allister will be displaying […]

New Book – Jewels on the Cut II

Writer and broadcaster Graham Fisher MBE is pleased to announce the launch of his new book Jewels on the Cut II, an exploration of the Stourbridge Canal and the local glass industry.

Talks at WHCMOG

  Talks At the White House Glass Cone  During the International Festival of Glass The White House Cone Museum of Glass will be host to a series of talks from some of the glass worlds most knowledgeable indiviuals. Tickets for these talks can be purchased through the Bruntnell-Astley website by following the links below Prof […]