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Bath Aqua Glass

105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
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Excellent demonstration

The "Theatre of Glass" demonstration was both entertaining and very interesting. We were fascinated... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sue L
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Bath, United Kingdom
Interesting visit & something a bit different for Bath

We visited for the 2.15pm demonstration and were a little disappointed not to get a seat because of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel T
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath. Glassblowing Demonstrations Mon-Fri 11.15am & 2.15pm Sat 2.15pmSee our beautiful glassware made using traditional Roman techniques in our living museum of glass.WE OFFER BREATH IN A BAUBLE £12.50 THIS IS ONLY ON THE 11.15 AND 2.15 DEMOS. WONDERFUL CHANCE TO BLOW INTO YOUR OWN BAUBLE. During the interactive demos you can ask our glassmakers questions, learn all about how our glass is all made by hand and even have a go yourself and blow a bubble of glass (additional charge)Glass school is run every Saturday morning where you can participate in one of our glassmaking taster courses - Learn to Make a Paperweight. (advance booking essential limited places) Bath Aqua Glass is blown with copper oxide one of the main minerals in the bath Spa Waters. In the factory there are two antique stained glass windows and a collection of glass through the ages. One of the windows was found under Bath Abbey chambers it depicts artisans at work and we are still researching the history.
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105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The "Theatre of Glass" demonstration was both entertaining and very interesting. We were fascinated by how the glass expands and by how the colours are added. The best bit was blowing into a bauble! We collected the baubles 24 hours later - they will be...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited for the 2.15pm demonstration and were a little disappointed not to get a seat because of a large school party who went in before us. We asked the lady about this after the demo and she said that they hadn't booked beforehand and...More

Thank Daniel T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this by chance and I am so so glad we did! We watched a fantastic demonstration, hosted by a young man who was friendly and informative and great at his job of explaining what was being made. It was fascinating to see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst having a mini break in Bath with out the kids we saw a bath aqua Glass flier and had a wander over to the workshop. We just missed the first showing and unfortunately the glass blowing taster session for the next slot was booked...More

Thank Eden Valley A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across Bath Aqua Glass, whilst looking for some ideas for a couple of days exploring Bath. Glad we did, they have a fantastic shop next to the Abbey. We paid to have the opportunity to create our own bauble. Which turned out lovely,...More

Thank Jonathon S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for a glass blowing tutorial on a monday! I didn't know what to expect, but it was absolutely brilliant. Fascinating to learn about it all, and the products they make are stunning. Really happy with the bauble I made! Thank you

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

After watching the process of making baubles last year, and being impressed by the process, my wife organised for me to make a paperweight as a Christmas 2017 present. I spent the morning learning the ins and outs of the process and then made a...More

Thank sylvia s
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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to watch the very talented glass blowers at work. You can see the process of made glass and even book yourself a turn to make a bauble. The staff are very friendly and are willing to talk about the processes...More

Thank kevin d
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The boys "helped" us make lovely paper weights its was a great experience. A way to see how the glass is created into lovely items.

Thank Diana o
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

This is a great place to visit. The demonstration lasted close to one hour with Harry making a stunning vase with Peter describing all the steps and answering questions My wife and granddaughter also blew into baubles which we will collect. we will probably go...More

Thank Martin P
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