Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster - Bristol
If you fancy having a go at making your own piece of glass-wear, book yourself in for one of the special "taster days".
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Why spend time searching around the shops when you can come directly to the factory at The Bristol Glass Centre, home of Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster? Watch in wonder as the master blower Steve Baker, and his team of skilled craftsmen. demonstrate the art of glassblowing. The magnificent glass pieces they create from from a red hot, glowing blend of silica sand, lead oxide, cobalt and potash are truly amazing. Browse round the shop to see if anything takes your fancy. The wide range of blue glass includes vases, jugs, wine glasses, decanters, bowls, coasters, paperweights, jewellery, limited editions and more. If blue is not your colour there is also a lovely range of Cranberry glass. Don't leave without taking a look at the displays of beautiful antique glass in the museum area.
Bookings for groups or private parties can be arranged to view a demonstration of glass blowing.
Children at The Bristol Glass Centre, Bedminster.
On the first Saturday of every month children can take part in:
Handcasting: Bristol Blue Glass Bedminster is the only Company in Bristol able to offer the complete Hand-casting experience. Create a lasting memento of your child's hand or foot in 24% lead crystal. £15 per item. Items can be engraved with a name and a date for a small extra cost.
The Bubble Experience: Blow a glass bubble in blue or clear glass for only £5. You can take your bubble home the next day when it has cooled.
Party Time!: Engrave your own glass or bottle. Bring your own glass bottle, or use one of our tumblers and create your own design and engrave your own personalised glass! Make your own presents and souvenirs of your visit. £6.50 per session, including one of our tumblers to create your own decorated glass. These make unusual and individual gifts.
Booking is essential for all of these activities. Please telephone 01179 636 900 to book your place.
All Adults must be accompanied by a responsible Child!
Children's Party Package: Please enquire about the Children's Party Package which includes bubble blowing, glass engraving, and a party menu. Ideal for birthdays and end of term treats. Cost £12.50 per child, maximum 10 per booking.
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Mon - Sat. 10:00hrs - 16:00hrs
Sunday 10:00hrs - 13:30hrs