Creative Glass Workshops with Manchester Stained Glass

Creative Glass Workshops with Manchester Stained Glass

Try your hand at either copper-foiling tiffany technique or creating a stained glass panel, in a friendly and fun weekend workshop with Manchester Stained Glass.

Introduction to Copper-Foiling

This is a one day workshop on Saturday 8th July 2017 from 10.00am – 3.30pm, and the cost is £55 per person, inclusive of all materials. The copper foiling technique, developed in the Tiffany Studios in the 1890s, is ideal for decorative panels, sun-catchers and mirrors. During this one day workshop, participants will make a decorative sun-catch using copper foiling, learn how to cut and grind glass, copper foil and soldering, using a variety of coloured and textured glass. At the end of the workshop you will have produced a small sun-catcher to take home.

Stained Glass for Beginners Weekend Workshop

This is two day workshop on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017. The Saturday workshop runs from 10.00am - 4.30pm and the Sunday workshop from 10.00am - 4.00pm. The cost of the weekend workshop, including all materials, is £195 per person. During this two-day weekend course, participants will learn about the techniques involved in making a stained glass panel. You will be taught how to cut glass to a pattern, lead and solder, whilst using a variety of coloured glass. By the end of the course you will have produced a small leaded panel to take home. The workshop is focused but relaxed, limited to four students, so students have quality time with the tutor.

Both courses include tea, coffee and biscuits. Please note lunch is not provided, so participants will need to bring their own.

The courses are held at AWOL Studios, Hope Mill, Pollard Street, Manchester, M4 7JA. The studio is on the third floor, there is a lift. AWOL Studios is next to Hope Mill Theatre.

To book onto either course, please visit For further information, please email Sharon Campbell

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