York, Harriet Centre
Saturday 12th October, 2024
9am - 5pm
£192 incl. VAT £160 excl. VAT

1-Day Stained Glass Workshop

For beginners and improvers

Wolds Workshop is pleased to offer a 1- day practical 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-based materials.

What to bring:

  • Apron or old clothing
  • Sturdy pair of shoes
  • Camera for documenting your progress


York Cemetery Harriet Centre. The Gatehouse, Cemetery Road, York, YO10 5AJ. Limited parking is available.

Food and Drink:

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

Your tutor:

Helen Bower BA, MA, S.P.A.B. Fellow

As an experienced craftswoman Helen has been working in the field of stained glass for the last twenty 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 3Dimensional Glass Design, a Masters Degree in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, and is also a Fellow of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings.

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