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Ruskin Glass Centre

Closed Now: 9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Took my granddaughter and she had a fabulous visit So interesting and a lovely visit for all age... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Interesting individual workshops in old factory setting

We visited to have some drinking glasses repaired. While we were waiting we visited some of the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Richard S
Evesham, United Kingdom
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Ruskin Glass Centre Wollaston Road, Stourbridge DY8 4HE, England
+44 1384 399419
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All reviews lovely place craft centre well worth a visit on site college units workshop art skills cafe production
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my granddaughter and she had a fabulous visit So interesting and a lovely visit for all age families so interesting for children

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Curious505497
Reviewed August 13, 2018

We visited to have some drinking glasses repaired. While we were waiting we visited some of the individual craft workshops which were fascinating. The work produced by these artisans is varied in concept, style and size. We were particularly taken with wall and table art...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard S
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I really enjoy visiting here. I was also a former student of the adjacent Glasshouse College, a short while ago. If you love organic food, then this is the place for you. There are also many small industrial and company units and business, that offer...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank edwardstpowell
Reviewed June 26, 2018

Ruskin is one of the greats and always interesting, go to Wednesbury Carnegie library to see some more.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Stephen392013
Reviewed June 23, 2018

This is actually an FE College in Arts and Crafts - with a Craft Centre and small exhibition space. Watched a glassblower tutor a student - fascinating! Several small craft studios selling wares. Small cafe on site - staff very helpful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jan G
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This seems to be a collection of arty crafty shops, not all of which were open on our visit, attached to a college. There didn’t seem to be a visitor centre or museum as such. There is, apparently, a resident glass blower, but we couldn't...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Wheresmebus
Reviewed December 22, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Keith S
Reviewed September 6, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank earthintruder
Reviewed August 30, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank aberdeenjohn
Reviewed August 8, 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

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Keith P
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Marionjane B
August 5, 2018|
Response from LorraineK381 | Property representative |
The easiest way to book is to give us a call at the Glasshouse Heritage Centre on 01384399419. We are open Wed, Thurs and Fri and also the 1st and last Sat of the month between 10.00-3.00.
October 6, 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