WHAT'S ON AT THE MUSEUM


The museum has a lively programme of events open to all. Please see below for what's on at the museum.

Glass Painting Workshop
5 Sep. 2020 10:00 - 5:00

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Please contact us for waiting list


Event category: Adult Workshop
The art of painting on glass was mastered in the medieval period. In this workshop you will learn traditional painting techniques using a vitreous pigment and silver stain. You will work with a variety of brushes, sticks, quills and sponges to create different decorative effects and shading in both wet and dry matts, in between glass firings, to produce your own piece of painted glass to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Leading & Glazing Workshop
11 Sep. 2020 10:00 - 4:30


Event category: Adult Workshop
In our leading workshops, participants are introduced to the techniques used to make a decorative glass panel, including glass cutting, leading, soldering and glazing (cementing). After you've chosen your design, you will be taken through each step of the construction process and will practise the glazing techniques before making your own panel to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Old Dispensary, 13 St. Mary's Street, Ely, CB7 4ER
Contact: 01353 660347


Two Day Painting & Glazing Workshop
25 Sep. 2020 10:00 - 4:30 - 26 Sep. 2020

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Please contact us for waiting list


Event category: Adult Workshop
At this workshop you’ll work with two different expert tutors who will guide you through the process of designing and painting your own painted glass panel, which will form the centre piece of a larger leaded glass panel you’ll take home with you at the end of the two days. This unique workshop will take place in two historic buildings in Ely, firstly the museum located within the magnificent Ely Cathedral, after which you’ll head to the historic Old Dispensary, opened in 1865 to serve the people of Ely.
Price: £190 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Glass Painting Workshop
3 Oct. 2020 10:00 - 5:00

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Please contact us for waiting list


Event category: Adult Workshop
The art of painting on glass was mastered in the medieval period. In this workshop you will learn traditional painting techniques using a vitreous pigment and silver stain. You will work with a variety of brushes, sticks, quills and sponges to create different decorative effects and shading in both wet and dry matts, in between glass firings, to produce your own piece of painted glass to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Glass Fusing Workshop
9 Oct. 2020 10:00 - 4:00


Event category: Adult Workshop
Glass fusing is a popular technique in which glass is fused together at high temperature. With a variety of clear and coloured glass, frit, confetti, stringers, noodles and metal inclusions available to you, in this workshop you can design and make your own fused glass art tiles, coasters, jewellery or decorative ornaments
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Glass Painting Workshop
24 Oct. 2020 10:00 - 5:00

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Please contact us for waiting list


Event category: Adult Workshop
The art of painting on glass was mastered in the medieval period. In this workshop you will learn traditional painting techniques using a vitreous pigment and silver stain. You will work with a variety of brushes, sticks, quills and sponges to create different decorative effects and shading in both wet and dry matts, in between glass firings, to produce your own piece of painted glass to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Copper Foiling Workshop
24 Oct. 2020 10:00 - 5:00

*** FULLY BOOKED *** Please contact us for waiting list


Event category: Adult Workshop
The copper foiling technique, popularised by Tiffany in the 1890s, is ideal for making decorative panels, sun catchers and mirrors. Copper tape and solder are used to create a seam joining the pieces of glass. A choice of patterns will be provided and a selection of coloured and textured glass will be available for you to make your final piece to take home
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Old Dispensary, 13 St. Mary's Street, Ely, CB7 4ER
Contact: 01353 660347


Glass Painting Workshop
7 Nov. 2020 10:00 - 5:00


Event category: Adult Workshop
The art of painting on glass was mastered in the medieval period. In this workshop you will learn traditional painting techniques using a vitreous pigment and silver stain. You will work with a variety of brushes, sticks, quills and sponges to create different decorative effects and shading in both wet and dry matts, in between glass firings, to produce your own piece of painted glass to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Stained Glass Museum, South Triforium, Ely Cathedral, Ely, CB7 4DL
Contact: 01353 660347


Leading & Glazing Workshop
7 Nov. 2020 10:00 - 4:30


Event category: Adult Workshop
In our leading workshops, participants are introduced to the techniques used to make a decorative glass panel, including glass cutting, leading, soldering and glazing (cementing). After you've chosen your design, you will be taken through each step of the construction process and will practise the glazing techniques before making your own panel to take home.
Price: £95 per person including materials, equipment and tuition
Suitable for ages: 18+
Location: The Old Dispensary, 13 St. Mary's Street, Ely, CB7 4ER
Contact: 01353 660347



Refunds & Cancellation Policy


For cancellations made more than 28 days in advance we offer a full refund or one free date change.

For cancellations made between 14 and 28 days in advance we will offer a 50% refund or allow one free date change.

For cancellations made less than 14 days in advance we are unable to offer a refund or date change on workshop places, although you are welcome to transfer the booking to someone else.

If a date change has already been requested we cannot offer a refund on a subsequent cancellation.

We are unable to refund workshops paid for using workshops vouchers.

Please bear in mind that the Stained Glass Museum is a charity and in order to operate successfully it’s important that we adhere to this policy.

Cancellation of courses by the Museum
Under rare or exceptional circumstances the Museum may have to cancel workshops. If a cancellation is necessary, we will do our utmost to contact you by phone or email as soon as possible before the workshop is held. You will be offered either a full refund or the option to transfer their booking to an alternative date/workshop.

Please note The Stained Glass Museum is not liable for any costs associated with travel or accommodation. Please bear this in mind when booking travel or accommodation in advance.



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During August 2020
Wednesday - Saturday: 10:30 - 15:30

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