Christmas stained glass decorations workshop

Friday 1 December 2017

10am to 4pm

The course

Make small copper foiled stained glass light catchers, and learn many skills including how to cut glass to a precise pattern, grind glass edges and join pieces using copper foil. Suitable for beginners or those with some experience.

The tutor

David Lilly trained in the art of stained glass in Brighton in 2001 and opened his studio in February 2002. David prefers to design and create three dimensional projects such as lighting and loves to combine new with old. Many of his lamps use bases from the 1960s and 1970s. He has experience in teaching beginners and more advanced students in a variety of settings. Visit David’s website at:

Participant information

The course is limited to nine participants, who will receive practical tuition and hands-on experience with materials provided.
Please wear old clothing. All other materials will be provided.


£100 per person, to include tuition, materials, teas and coffees. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch.

The Museum

The Weald & Downland Open Air Museum has over 45 historic building exhibits. It is also home to the award winning and innovative Downland Gridshell, which houses a conservation workshop and artefact store, and is also used for many practical courses. The Museum runs a full programme of courses in historic building conservation and traditional rural trades and crafts, along with MSc programmes in Building Conservation and Timber Building Conservation validated by the University of York. Please telephone for further details.



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