Guild of Glass Engravers

The Guild provides an insight into contemporary Glass Engraving. It aims to promote the highest standards of glass engraving.The website contains techniques, a gallery of members engraved glass, where to see it and where to learn to engrave.

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Branch - Northern

Northern Branch Officers
Chairman - Dawn Douglas

Secretary - Sandra Snaddon
Treasurer - Pat Gauntlett


Exhibition News

The Northern Branch will be holding an exhibition at Bowes Museum, Co Durham from Saturday 30 July - Sunday 30 October 2016. There will be  Have a go sessions  on Saturday 24 August and the 22 October

Our meeting on the 8 June was last before our exhibition at Bowes Museum, where members brought along their glass fro exhibit.   The formal part of the meeting took place and then we stopped for lunch, which was bountiful as normal. 

Sandra had brought a LOT of glass that had been given to the branch, members chose pieces and gave a donation to branch funds. 

We all looked at the glass for the exhibition and some engraving took place.

This October the branch will be celebrating 30 years as a branch.  We have arranged a booklet with photos of groups at meetings that cover most years, plus examples of members work. The booklet will be given out at the Christmas meeting.

Our next meetings are:  

20/21 August - Weekend tutorial  - Design and engraving

10 December -   Christmas Meeting - Design competition - lettering with a Christmas theme

We always welcome visitors to our branch meetings, which are usually held in Patrick Brompton Church Hall, Nr Bedale from 11.00 - 4pm. 

Contact: Sandra Snaddon
Tel: 01748 812062