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Glow-Worm Stained Glass

5 Chantry Mill Business Park | Marshall Road, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1YB, England
+44 1752 340586
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Fascinating way to spend the day

Spent a great day with Dean at Glow-worm on the stained glass making course. Dean explains clearly... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2017
John G
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Exeter, United Kingdom
Sandblasting Experience!

As part of an advanced stained glass course I came down to Plympton for an introduction into... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2015
Patricia W
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Newton Abbot
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22 Jan 2017
“Fascinating way to spend the day”
2 Mar 2015
“Sandblasting Experience!”
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5 Chantry Mill Business Park | Marshall Road, Plympton, Plymouth PL7 1YB, England
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Reviewed 22 January 2017

Spent a great day with Dean at Glow-worm on the stained glass making course. Dean explains clearly and easily what to do. I learnt how to cut and shape the glass and then copper foil and solder my creation. It was just a small class...More

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Reviewed 2 March 2015

As part of an advanced stained glass course I came down to Plympton for an introduction into sandblasting. It was a totally unknown art form and I wasn't sure whether I would be interested! No chance to be negative! I was immediately taken with the...More

2  Thank Patricia W
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Reviewed 1 August 2014

I started the summer workshop a few weeks ago and am absolutely in love with the craft! The only limit is your imagination! The gentle and expert tuition from Ray is perfect - he is patient and full of knowledge and works at your individual...More

4  Thank squidman22
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Reviewed 20 January 2014 via mobile

Came once years ago to the charming old perused in Underlane. Heard that they moved a few years ago and dismayed that they had moved to a unit on a light industrial estate. So, very pleased to find that spirit remains and the cosiness has...More

3  Thank HillyCirencester
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ray081, Owner at Glow-Worm Stained Glass, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2014

Thank you for your review. We outgrew our old building in Underwood road and decided to move to a small unit to enable us to expand our stock and take on more students. It was of some concern that Glow-worm would lose it's identity and...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2013

I found Ray's glass workshop on the internet, it sounded interesting and coming from London the possibility of a concentrated 5 days was perfect. It exceeded my expectations in many ways. The constantly changing but invariably friendly learners of all ages and interests, was an...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Thank you Ray for a very interesting course set in a relaxed and informal atmosphere, where I was able to complete a small leaded glass window and a copper foil sun catcher, which I am very proud of. Ray was very flexible as to which...More

6  Thank Joan W
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

I discovered Glow-Worm Glass by looking for courses/workshops where I could try out making stained glass, something I had wanted to do for a while. In finding Glow-Worm I discovered a 'little gem'. Ray is an excellent teacher with a wealth of knowledge, and patience....More

11  Thank Nut_and_Bud
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

Came to look. Went first to the old shop in Underlane but discovered the business is now in much bigger premises at nearby light industrial estate. Interesting and good stuff. We will probably them to upgrade and renovate some Victorian panels in our house doors...More

9  Thank PlongeurV
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Reviewed 26 October 2011

We discovered Glow-Worm when it was at the old shop in Underlane, Plympton, a lovely rambling place stuffed with glass, tools, items for sale, work in progress and completed commissions. You often hear of hobby stained glass enthusiasts or see restoration or new work in...More

10  Thank Jannerbloke
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Jannerbloke
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Response from ray081 | Property representative |
We only open between 12.30 and 17.00 weekdays, 10.30 and 14.00 on Saturdays. You can also visit between 17.00 and 20.30 on Mondays and Fridays by appointment only. We are closed Bank Holidays. Thank you for your intertest.
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