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Open Day at Station Glass

Always worth a visit! To watch Richard Golding making glass and to view all the wonderful pieces he... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
via mobile
Great to see a true craftsman at work

Absolutely mesmerising to watch how the glass flows and moves as it is conjured into some wonderful... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
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Richard Golding, founder of Okra Glass, opened his glass studio in Shenton Station at the end of the Battlefield preserved railway line in 2010. At the Station you find Richard`s state of the art gallery where you can sit, watch him make glass and...more
Dadlington Road | Shenton, Nuneaton CV13 6DJ, England
+44 1455 213924
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Always worth a visit! To watch Richard Golding making glass and to view all the wonderful pieces he makes is fantastic! Steam trains stop on the platform where you can visit the glass studio and there is also a cafe!

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Absolutely mesmerising to watch how the glass flows and moves as it is conjured into some wonderful objects. There is no pressure to buy (although if you have money to spend on top quality glassware they are happy to oblige). I have just spent a...More

Thank TJCLeicester
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Went initially to see station and found craft. Lovely pieces to see for a different gift. Will be going back

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Found the whole experience of watching a glass vase come to life as exhilarating. The glass prices are very competitive especially considering the time and effort needed to produce such special pieces.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Very interesting to watch ,very interesting to listen to . A great experience all round and on the plus side you may purchase the items on display .

Thank joshua_the_4th
Reviewed 29 May 2018

very nice glassware but some of it was a bit pricey but it depended on what you wanted to buyor just have a look

Thank tinaturner6312
Reviewed 28 February 2018

A very surprising visit. Delightfully set in the old Railway building we watched Richard Golding at work, creating his own works of art. The displays of beautifully crafted glass were amazing and best of all, could be purchased, direct from the horses mouth, so to...More

Thank Pez395
Reviewed 27 January 2018

A real joy to watch a true craftsman at work .The artistry is second to none ,I had no interest in glass items whatsoever however after watching the way various items are made .I learned a lot. I would now recommend you go see for...More

Thank joshua_the_4th
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Did not expect to find such artistry in a small station building. Richard's skill is amazing and he had the grace to take time to explain how and what he was doing.

Thank 591JeremyBell
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We have visited a few times as Richard is one of the country's premier glass maker with a wonderful display of his creations, all at reasonable prices. We will return.

Thank LichTraveller
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