Discover the captivating world of glassmaking as skilled artisans and aspiring apprentices come together for an unforgettable showcase. Experience the fusion of boundless creativity, exceptional craftsmanship and inspiring innovation.
In its second year, prepare to be amazed by the incredible ‘Burnt Saucepan,’ an evolution of the renowned ‘Melting Pot’ event. Presented through a collaboration between Teign Valley Glass Studio (TVGS) and the Contemporary Glass Society (CGS), this charitable organisation supports and educates countless glass artists, suppliers and retailers.
Teign Valley Glass Studio once again opens its doors to host this exclusive annual event, providing a nurturing environment for artists to thrive, exchange ideas, and hone their skills.
Mark your calendars for the free public event at the House of Marbles from Friday, June 9th to Sunday, June 11th. Enjoy ample free parking, indulge in delightful food at The Old Pottery Restaurant (reservations recommended), and explore the glass gallery and gift shop on-site for a perfect day out. No need to book a ticket, but please register your interest on the Facebook event below. You are welcome to attend the event for as long as you like across the three days.
Teign Valley Glass Studio offers abundant space for attendees. At the same time, the balcony area provides an ideal vantage point to witness the mesmerising craftsmanship unfolding within the studio. Join us on Facebook by clicking the button below to express your interest and secure your attendance. Stay updated with event details, daily schedules, and a comprehensive list of participants closer to the date. The excitement is building!
This year’s event highlights the alchemy of change, showcasing innovative ideas and the exchange of techniques among artists from diverse backgrounds. With a gathering of like-minded individuals, this is an experience not to be missed. Renowned artists from popular glassmaking TV shows and talented local and national artisans will grace our event.
Additionally, we pay tribute to the House of Marbles’ 50th Anniversary celebrations by focusing on marble making, seamlessly integrating with their rich heritage. Prepare to be amazed by a stunning collection of distinctive and collectable marbles available in mid to late June. For those seeking genuinely exceptional pieces, our retail site features a dedicated section for Collectible Marbles.
The event will feature state-of-the-art equipment and tools, showcasing our commitment to innovation and idea sharing. Look out for the United Kingdom’s first electric furnace and a ‘Minimelt’ glassblowing furnace, carefully supervised by our in-house artist, Paul. These demonstrations will showcase various methods of melting and sculpting glass, resulting in exquisite new sculptures and art pieces.
Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to provide you with the latest information!