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I was very fortunate to receive the gift of a full day experience at Eirian studios from my wife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
James A
Walsall, United Kingdom
Fantastic Experience, Great Tutors and Something to Take Home!

Having never seen glass making and glass blowing before I had no idea what to expect! Paul and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Mark S
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Glass blowing courses and workshops at Eirian Studio Glassworks and gallery in Hay On Wye. Hand blown glass that includes studio glass,handmade glass lighting,contemporary hand cut tableware and unique glass jewellery are all made and sold on the...more
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Hay on Wye Craft Centre Oxford Road | 5, The Craft Centre, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5DG, Wales
+44 1497 821376
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was very fortunate to receive the gift of a full day experience at Eirian studios from my wife for my 40th birthday. Glass making has always fascinated me from an early age and after this days training I now know a lot more about...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank James A
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Having never seen glass making and glass blowing before I had no idea what to expect! Paul and Rowena were fantastic tutors and hosts - always there to get us out of a pickle (they make it all seem so easy but without their help...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Had a taster session bought me by friends for my 50th birthday recently. Paul and Rowena were very good at teaching us how to make the glass objects, which I thoroughly enjoyed, even my wonky icicles! I really loved the coloured glass bit. I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jane W
Reviewed 22 September 2018

My husband bought me this course as a present as I've always liked watching people work with glass. I thoroughly enjoyed the day. Paul and Rowena are lovely and good instructors. We had a blast.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank foolish13
Reviewed 29 June 2018

This was a very enjoyable experience and I was fortunate to be the only pupil making me at once the best and worst student of the day. Paul and Rowena are skilled at their trade and passed on much in the course of the day....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank edear7
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

A real treat. What a lovely couple with a real passion and mastery of this wonderful craft. We were complete beginners and they took us through every step with great guidance and reassurance. A very well structured day. An experience we highly recommend. Worth every...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We bought a half day glass blowing experience for my dad as a Fathers Day gift. He is 82 and always wanted to try his hand at glass blowing. We thought we may walk away with a blob of glass to show for our efforts...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018

I attended a workshop at Eirian in May 2017. I collect glass and have always been fascinated by the glass blowing process. I am not particularly creative or practical so to find myself creating four lovely items in just a day was rewarding and more...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank HowardL1031
Reviewed 7 June 2018

We are a couple in our sixties who love and collect glass. We were given this whole day course as a gift and what a great present it turned out to be. Paul and Rowenna were friendly and patient and helped us to make items...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Walesvisit0r
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The workshop was everything I'd hoped for and more. A well organised range of activities which were planned to extend our skills and technical knowledge throughout the day. I would thoroughly recommend the full day workshop. A really satisfying creative experience with very pleasing end...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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31 July 2018|
Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hello Natalie, It would be no problem for your mother to have spectators for 15-20 mins, but there will be other students on the course and we have limited space. Also we have found that students need to concentrate without... More
30 June 2018|
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Response from Paul B | Property representative |
Hi Linda, unfortunately we don't hold any courses during August as the furnace is turned off for maintenance.The courses start again in mid September.