Family Activities at the National Glass Centre for Easter 2017

Family Activities at the National Glass Centre for Easter 2017
Saturday, April 8, 2017 to Friday, April 21, 2017

Glass Painted Easter Chick

Use glass painting pens to decorate a bird shape – hang it up at home as a colourful decoration!

Saturday 8 April / 10.00 – 12.00 / 13.00 – 16.00 or Friday 14 April and Monday 17 April / 10.30 – 16.00 / Age 3+ / £4 / Drop-in


Fused Glass Easter Chick

Decorate a specially cut glass chick shape and adorn it with glass mosaic tiles and powders. These can be hung up to display at home.

Monday 10* / Thursday 13 / Monday 17 and Thursday 20 April / Sessions at 14.00 and 15.30 / Age 6+ / £10 / Booking Essential

*Monday 10 April 14.00 is specifically designated as a quiet session for those with additional needs, this session is Autism friendly


Mirror Portraits

This challenging workshop will get you thinking about reflection, perspective and colours while you paint a mirrored tile

Tuesday 11 April / 10.30-16.00 / Age 6+ / £5 / Drop-in


Weather Mobiles

Create a beautiful hanging mobile using acetate and a range of craft materials.

Wednesday 12 April / 9.30 – 10.30* / 10.30 – 16.00 / Age 3+ / £3 / Drop-in

*9.30 early start quiet session for those with additional needs, this session is Autism friendly


Clay Jewellery, Badges and Magnets

Use air-drying clay to sculpt shapes and press beads and jewels into the surface to create beautifully adorned pieces. Choose from a pendant, badge or magnet backing.

Tuesday 18 April / 9.30 – 10.30* / 10.30 – 16.00 / Age 5+ / £3 / Drop-in

*9.30 early start quiet session for those with additional needs, this session is Autism friendly


Collage a Glass Photo Frame

Bring a photo you’d like to remember forever to this workshop where you’ll create a collage between glass and then paint on the glass to create a stunning hanging frame

Wednesday 19 April / Sessions 10.30 – 12.00 or 14.00 - 15.30 / Age 4+ / Booking Essential / £10


Glass Jewellery, Badges and Magnets

Make your own collection of accessories using glass tiles and powders in this more advanced fusing workshop.

Thursday 20 April / Sessions 14.00 and 15.30 / Age 8+ / £8 / Booking Essential


Masquerade Masks

Disguise yourself using crafty materials and masks in this bedazzling workshop.

Friday 21 April / 10.30 - 16.00 / Age 4+ / £3 / Drop-in

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