St. Mary's Church, Beverley
Saturday 14th September, 2024
9am - 5pm
£180 incl. VAT £150 excl. VAT

1-Day Stained Glass Workshop

Wolds Workshop is pleased to offer a 1- day practical taster course, which aims to introduce you to the traditional craft of stained-glass making, taught by professional artist and conservator, Helen Bower.

Learning outcomes:

This class will guide students through the techniques of glass cutting, lead shaping, soldering and cementing. You will work from one of Helen’s pre-prepared designs for your glass panel. At the end of the course, you will be able to take home your own stained-glass panel approximately 220mm X 220mm.

This course is not advisable for anyone who may be pregnant, due to the use of lead-base materials

What to bring:

Old clothing
Sturdy pair of shoes
Camera for documenting your progress


St. Mary’s Church Choir Vestry, North Bar Within, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 8DL.

Food and drink:

There is a small kitchen available for use. Tea and coffee provided, but please bring your own lunch.

Your tutor:

Helen Bower BA, MA, SPAB Fellow

As an experienced craftswoman Helen has been working in the field of stained-glass for the last twenty five years, including working on glass from medieval to modern at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and York Minster, as well as in commercial workshops in
Worcestershire, Lancashire, and Yorkshire. She has a degree in 3-Dimensional Glass Design, a Masters Degree in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, and is also a Fellow for the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

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