The International Festival of Glass celebrates the spectacle, drama and excitement of glassmaking every two years across the Stourbridge Glass Quarter.
Since its inception in 2004 the Festival’s aim has been to celebrate and showcase the skill and innovation of the glass industry and makers, both historic and contemporary, local and international
We will be showing examples of our first solar panel artworks and a demonstration of how we made them and how they work.
Please come along and see us at Ruskin Glass Centre, The Glasshouse, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, DY8 4HF
We will also be running two workshops.
23rd August, 2019 at 10:00am – 4:00pm
During this day long workshop you will work with solar panel artist Chloe Uden and master glass craftsman Ian Hankey to make a solar artwork on the theme of Extinction Rebellion.
The solar panel artwork we produce will be displayed throughout the rest of the festival. You can collect your artwork at the end of the festival to take home.
25th August, 2019 at 10:00am – 4:00pm
Join solar panel artist Chloe Uden and make your own simple solar panel artwork that you will be able to take home at the end of the day to charge your phone.
During this day long workshop you will
- Learn the basics of solar energy
- Work on the surface and reverse of the glass to create a unique solar panel design
- Tab up solar cells
- Connect the electrical components
- Test your pieces