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Glass Blowing Courses

Have a go at glass blowing with our courses here at The World Of Glass with our expert glass artists. There are three levels of course; Introduction, Intermediate 1 and Intermediate 2. We also offer a full package with an overnight stay. We are currently selling vouchers to be redeemed against a course. Please call 01744 22766 to book your voucher. 

Breakfast with Santa

 

 

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YOUTH OPEN

Gallery 1 from 13th November 2021

St Helens Youth Open Competition.

Back again this year, The World of Glass showcases the talent of the towns yound people with submissions from primary and secondary pupils. Work in fine art, graphic design, phtotography, textiles, animation and sculpture are all on display.

Lancashire Craft Guild 

In Gallery 3 (Godfrey Pilkington) from 13th November 2021

Various Artists

Wow – what an incredible collection of crafts and all available to buy. There are ceramics, glass, fine art, photography and textiles on display. The best on offer from Lancashires artist designers. Paula Maxfield, Sharon Shaul, Steve Hitchen, Ally Noble and Chris Hughes all on display until January 2022.

 

Urban Connections

In Gallery 2 from 13th November 2021

Liverpool Urban Sketchers

A beautiful and dynamic collection of work all produced initially on location and from primary sketches, by members of Liverpool Urban Sketchers. All the work is for sale and at very reasonable prices, this is sure to be a huge succes before Christmas.

 

 

 

 

Visitor Experience

Museum, Hot glass studio, Film Show, Jubilee no9

Paid Attractions

Pilkington Glass Collection & Earth into Light

Museum permanent collection

One of the most important glass collections in the UK. Ancient Glass (Roman and Egyption), Medieval, Asian, right the way through to European and Contemporary. 

Earth into Light tells the story of St Helens and its place at the heart of the Industrial Revolution. 

 

Glass Blowing Demonstrations

Hot Glass studio (timed displays)

Marvel at our Glass Blower Marcin, as he blows hot glass and makes something special.  

 

Jubilee No 9

Over the Canal to the tank house

The Number nine Tank House is the best surviving example of a late 19th century glassmaking tank furnace building in England, comprising the building, its cone and furnace. You can explore the tunnels beneath. Make sure you put on a hard hat!