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Handcasting

Sand Casting           Come and get your Child’s hands cast in the finest Lead Crystal. Allister and his team take impressions from both the young and old and then preserve them forever in moments, pouring molten glass at over 1000 degrees. A booking service of 15min intervals is being scheduled. Please arrive at […]

Allister Malcolm at the White House Cone Museum of Glass

Exhibition at the White House Cone Museum of Glass During International Festival of Glass 2017 24th Aug – 9th Sept 20 People (representing the 20 years) have been invited to create an exhibition with Allister at the White House Cone Museum of Glass.  These artists and professionals are folk that Allister has been lucky enough to […]

The Portland Vase

  The Portland Vase   Graham Fisher MBE delves into the fascinating history of the Portland Vase. Probably produced in the 1st century AD, this enigmatic piece of glassware inspired the glass makers of Stourbridge to develop cameo ware almost a two millennia later.   

Earn Rewards by Pledging your support!

Please note that this crowd funding appeal has now ended and has raised the fantastic sum of £7995! Thank you to everyone who pledged to this campaign. Every donation to the BGF is greatly appreciated and we hope your rewards!   Help us fund the internal fit out of the new museum by visiting our […]

Upcoming Events at The White House Cone Museum of Glass

Events at The White House Cone Museum of Glass During the International Festival of Glass Aug 24th – 28th 2017

UNIVERSITY OF WOLVERHAMPTON – REFLECTIONS OF WIGHTWICK

Many thanks to the students from the University of Wolverhampton who held an exhibition of their work “Reflections of Wightwick” from 25 February to 5 March 2017.  Further details of temporary exhibitions at White House Cone Museum of Glass, prior to the formal opening next Summer, will be advised shortly.

20 FEBRUARY 2017 – TRIAL INTERPRETATION DAY 10.30 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Consultants including Fuzzy Duck, a multi media company, are working on the fit-out of the new museum and are undertaking a trial interpretation day in order to gauge public opinion as to how the fully fitted museum may eventually look.  Everyone is invited to see the results and to offer any comments on Monday 20 […]

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAYRE AND BAUBLE DECORATING AT WHITE HOUSE CONE

A superb weekend over 26 and 27 November 2016 organised by BGF Trustee and Resident Glass Artist, Allister Malcolm, a wonderful spectacle and another striking success for the fledgling museum.  Many thanks to Allister who donated the £1,140 raised from the bauble decorating workshop to the British Glass Foundation.

LIGHTING THE FURNACE

LIGHTING THE FURNACE – 11 June 2016   The building and lighting of the new furnace at White House Cone  

Latest Pictures of Building of New Museum 19.1.2016

Click here to see the latest photographs of the building of the new museum. 3 November 2016 17 May 2016 25 April 2016 15 March 2016 22 February 2016 10 February 2016 2 February 2016   and 19 January 2016