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News Catchup – Around and About

News from Alan Poole – Promoting British and Irish Contemporary Glass.


A monthly newsletter listing information relating to British & Irish
Contemporary Glass events and activities, within the UK and Ireland and internationally.
Covering British and Irish based Artists, those now living elsewhere and,
any foreign nationals that have ever resided or studied for any period of time in the UK or Ireland.
 November Newsletter (Click)


News from the British Glass Foundation

The British Glass Foundation is an enabling body bringing together all relevant and independent glass and cultural organisations and private individuals, in our common aim to protect and save the glass, archive and technical collections previously held at Broadfield House Glass Museum, and to ensure their future display to the public, access for research and continued growth.

GlassCuts 188 (Click)


Contemporary Glass Society

The Contemporary Glass Society (CGS) was established in 1997 to represent the interests of national and international glassmakers. Its team is passionate about glass and the artists working with this amazing medium.
Today it has almost 1,000 members and continues to grow.
CGS is a charitable organisation funded entirely through members’ subscriptions and by donations.

Latest on the Website (Click)


Guild of Glass Engravers

Beat the Covid-19 blues by going on a virtual trip to the seaside for an exhibition of contemporary engraved glass by the members of the South West branch held over the summer.
Click here to see the exhibits.(Click)
You can access the current Guild of Glass Engravers Spring Special Newsletter by clicking on the link below, it’s full of articles and colour images for you to enjoy.
All Guild members receive a hard copy sent to them in the post. Spring Special 2021 (Click)


British Glass 

Updated glass industry statement on energy and gas price crisis (Click)


Glass Futures


Glass Artists Membership – Artisan Freeman.

For those who are or have been actively engaged in the wider glass industry,
as an artisan or craftsman, and choose on joining never to proceed to become Liverymen.
For details contact the Clerk: