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Ruskin Glass Centre

Ruskin Glass Centre Wollaston Road, Stourbridge DY8 4HE, England
+44 1384 399419
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Always knew it was there but never went.

I was looking for ‘Firing’ glasses used when making toasts. Tried every where I knew but no luck... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Keith S
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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Beautifully crafted glassware, and interesting venue

Most recent visit was for the 2017 British Glass Biennale. There was a fantastic buzz about the... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
earthintruder
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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“priced food” (2 reviews)
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Ruskin Glass Centre Wollaston Road, Stourbridge DY8 4HE, England
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

I was looking for ‘Firing’ glasses used when making toasts. Tried every where I knew but no luck. Went to the Ruskin Centre, what a surprise. A variety of Worksop studios selling all types of glass ware. And guess what? One of them had exactly...More

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Most recent visit was for the 2017 British Glass Biennale. There was a fantastic buzz about the place, and some amazing exhibits on show. I particularly respect the generosity of the individual artisans, both in their display of their crafts, and in sharing those skills...More

Thank earthintruder
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Superb Festival and the centre outside Festival still has a good cafe with fresh food - which we had twice . Good place to visit with ample car parking

Thank aberdeenjohn
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Whilst the retail outlets are fair, but very pricey, the cafe has deteriorated over the past 12 months or so. They used to have decent cakes etc but now they are awful. If you live locally it is quite pleasant to walk along the canal...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I have always considered Stourbridge as the home of English glass and it is lovely to find that the skills are not all lost. If you like good glass, there are a number of places near Stourbridge where you can get it but the Ruskin...More

1  Thank John4725
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I had a full day glassblowing lesson with Martin Andrews in his workshop. It was a fantastic experience, we learnt a lot and made some very nice pieces of glass, that we will treasure for a long time. Well worth the visit...More

2  Thank peterrabbit2144
Reviewed 17 May 2017

while visiting this centre we were fortunate enough to encounter several of the craftspeople working in their units, who were happy to answer questions and talk about their crafts. The bio cafe is very good - we has quiche and salad which was excellent.

Thank Margaret T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

The centre shares a site with a college (which is a good thing!) but as a first-time visitor, it's difficult to make hear or tail of where you are or what's about. There wa some fascinating glass blowing going on, but the glassmaker didn't make...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Not much going on Various small sort of shops within a cold building Was a cafe with lovely helpful staff and basic items on menu Jacket pot £3.50 a touch too dear sandwiches vegetable curry £5.50 needs to be more reasonable prices Items in shops...More

Thank mcooksey24
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I took some chipped crystal here for repair. They use an abrasive wheel to grind a bit away so that the chip disappears. The place is very interesting. There are modern crystal shops jewellery shops and a variety of artisan crafts. Nice tea shop.

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rose_lander
6 October 2017|
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Response from earthintruder | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rose I've not been on a course so can't answer, I'm afraid. I'd suggest giving them a call.However, they do have a Christmas Craft & Vintage Fayre on November 25th & 26th which would be worth visit. Cheers Annie
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