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“Great little find”

London Glassblowing
Ranked #113 of 374 Museums in London
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Owner description: British glassworks shop.
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We were given chairs to sit and watch glass blowing in action ... My two boys were fascinated to see glass ornaments being made from scratch! They were amazed that glass were put in an oven that was 1000 degrees and how quickly they had to work to shape the glass. Very talented people!

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

The most beautiful glass I have ever seen. You can also watch glass blowing in action, but check the times first.
If you want to make a purchase be prepared to spend liberally on an investnent you will cherish for the rest of your life. I did as a wedfdng anniversary present to myself and my wife. About 10 minutes walk from London Bridge Station. Afterwards have lunch by the Thames and experience the buzz of an amazing City.

Thank Charlesandjo
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is not only exquisite craftsmanship and spectacular performance, it is art at its best. Strangely, I read a review of Peter Layton's work in the Daily Telegraph, and saw examples of his craftsmanship at the Tate Modern (commissioned by the gallery in conjunction with the Georgia O'Keefe exhibition there) in the same week. Hence the items encountered at the London Glassblowing workshop were no surprise, and none-the-less hugely pleasing. Expensive, yes - but what a treasure!

Thank mosolygo
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a fascinating place to visit.

Founded about 40 years ago by the glass-blower Peter Layton, this is both a show-room for artistic glass objects as well as a workshop. Visitor can enjoy seeing (and even buying) fine works of contemporary art in glass as well as watching them being created.

Friendly staff are on hand to answer questions.

Thank barklyeast
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Wonderful hour watching skilled artisans create a piece of glass art by hand (and mouth). Be prepared for a hot room, take water, but stay until the works are complete. Ask for information if you want to know what and why they work the way they do.

Thank Patertiska
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