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Spent 2 hours doing the make a paperweight course, the time flew! It was great fun really... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Guildford, United Kingdom
Glass blowing course

This day was a present from my children. A brilliant day with a fabulous instructor - this is not a... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Surrey, UK
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26 Smithbrook Kilns, Cranleigh GU6 8JJ, England
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Reviewed 21 October 2016

Spent 2 hours doing the make a paperweight course, the time flew! It was great fun really informative and can't wait to see how my pieced came out. Jake was very relaxed, encouraging and put us at complete ease. I can guarantee if you book...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This day was a present from my children. A brilliant day with a fabulous instructor - this is not a course where the instructor does most of the work...you make the pieces with Jake Mee's guidance. He is with you every step of the way...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Really interesting demonstration and informative chat. Would recommend a visit. Today making glass robins.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

My daughter and i booked this having done glass bead making before. Jo was great at advising what package to go for and reminding me what i had booked the day before! The day was a personal one on two lesson with Jake being a...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

Friendly, welcoming studio - lots happening and never a lull in the level of expertise and knowledge passed on. Jake is incredibly skilled and passionate about his craft, but also takes time to assess his 'students' (for the day) individual capabilities and encourages them to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Paul W
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Gave a day to my husband for Xmas and best idea I could have had. he had a truly lovely, creative day and the end results, which we now have at home were all beautiful

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

This was the most inspiring, wonderful and amazing workshop that I have experienced. I don't even know where to start and quite how to explain how amazing today has been. I met Jake's mum on arrival, who was ever so friendly, carrying and lovely and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Mariyana
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

It was my mums 70th and id been looking for something special. I found a beautiful hand blown vase that my mum loved and while I was there I was lucky enough to see the glassblower at work! Great place!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank vickiincranleigh
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Had a brilliant day at smithbrook kilns glass blowing studio, with the awesome Jake and his delightful mum, who kept us stocked up with sustenance, to give us more puff, for the blowing of the glass. Jake started us off with the fundamentals of basic...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Tracy K
Reviewed 18 May 2016

A truly unique and enjoyable experience making flowers and a friendship ball that i will always remember. Jake is such a lot of fun and knowledgeable in the history of glass. Best birthday gift.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Manuela M
11 April 2015|
Response from vickiincranleigh | Reviewed this property |
They do the courses at least 3 days a week so give them a call and book! There are the 1 day general courses and the 2 hour paperweight course.