Creative Glass Club at Vitreus Art
Work on your own projects in our studio

"Incredibly informative and inspiring" - class attendee

Our Creative Glass Club Sessions are a great way to develop your own ideas in glass before investing in tools and creating a working space of your own.

If you've done some stained glass or fusing before and you'd like to gain more experience, work on your own designs, or just want to be creative in a supportive environment, our Creative Glass Club is for you!

We invite you to join our community of glass crafters to work on your projects in our studio, use our tools and materials (although you can always bring your own) and get making!

Creative Glass Club is held on the last Thursday of every month (excluding August) in three sessions - AM 10am, to 1pm; PM 2pm to 5pm; Evening 6pm to 9pm; your membership covers one of these at £45 per month or two at £80 per month.

For just £45 per session via the monthly Subscription you'll have access to a workbench and some storage space, our stained glass or glass fusing tools, lightbox, layout boards and all the facilities we use ourselves, plus our expertise!
We'll even include a single firing in our kiln for glass fusers.

You are encouraged to bring your own materials (and we can advise where to get these from) - just bring them along and we'll make sure they're kept separate from our own.

These Glass Club sessions are suitable for artists with some experience in the chosen artform; if you're a beginner we ask that you start with one of our fully tutored classes in stained glass or glass fusing.

A key difference between Glass Club and our Project days programme is that tuition is on offer during Glass Club. We ask that attendees have attended at least one beginner's course in their discipline so that you'll know how to safely use tools, handle glass and work in proximity to others.
When you find that additional knowledge is needed to create your project we'll be on hand to advise and support.

We're always happy to contribute specialist expertise when needed - we want your project to be the best it can be!

Students have created large stained glass windows for their homes, fused glass panels, lamps, glass art for indoors, 3d stained glass objects, glass garden sculptures and much more in our studio.

Our Creative Glass Club sessions are ideal if:

  • You have a project of your own design you'd like to make
  • You've done some stained glass or glass fusing and want to practice your skills
  • You'd like to do more art but don't have a suitable workspace
  • You're considering investing in glass work tools but want to make sure you'll get the best use of them
  • You prefer to work in a gallery-studio space and you'd benefit from the inspiration around you and light tuition if needed

Our Project Day programme session are better if:

  • You prefer to work without tuition
  • You prefer to work for a whole day in one session
  • The regular Thursday sessions aren't convenient
  • You'd rather not pay a monthly Subscription

How the scheme works:

  • First, join the Glass Club Membership scheme (£10 / year)
  • Sign up for your Subscription (£45 or £80 per month until cancelled - pay for 3 months or 6 months at a time)
  • Your Subscription includes one session per month at £45 per month or two at £80 per month (others may be purchased at £55 per session)
  • You can roll unused sessions over to the next month
  • Agree your session(s) in advance with us in the studio and plan your project with our guidance
  • Use our tools and facilities, ask for advice if you need it, enjoy being creative!
  • Bring your own materials (we can advise on supliers)
  • Glass Club sessions are on the last Thursday of very month
  • Three slots per Club day - AM 10am, to 1pm; PM 2pm to 5pm; Evening 6pm to 9pm
  • For fusing projects, the first kiln firing is included in the cost of each month's Subscription; subsequent firings are available at £5 per firing (for example, with glass slumping projects)
  • Your Annual Subscription and your Monthly Membership are facilitated by Paypal

Tea, coffee, biscuits (and frequently cakes) are all included.

Glass Club Terms and Conditions:

  • Members will have attended at least one formal workshpo in their chosed discipline
  • You can cancel your membership and Subscription at any time with unused sessions available for you to use; cancellation is effective from the start of the month following cancellation
  • We reserve the right to cancel your Membership, make changes to the Scheme or close the Scheme for any reason
  • The usual rules of conduct in the Studio apply, esppecially with regard to safety and safeguarding other users of the Studio
  • Glass Club tuition is available to all Glass Club members on an 'as available' basis
  • Sessions are available on a first-come first served basis, determined on the first Tuesday of each month

What's included

  • Your Annual Subscription includes access to the Creative Glass Club scheme
    • You'll get half-price tickets for Artist talks at Vitreus Art
    • You'll receive invitations to special tutored sessions held to help develop skills, at no cost
    • You'll receive preferential booking for all new workshops at Vitreus Art - in advance of our general newsletter subscription and social media followers
  • Your Monthly Club Membership includes one or two sessions per month depending on level; additional sessions will be available to book subject to availability
  • You'll be invited to join the private Creative Glass Club Facebook group when we'll share ideas, helpful tips and encourage members to ask and answer questions relating to glass art and craft
  • The cost of 3 months membership is £135 for 1 session per month; £240 for 2 sessions per month
  • The cost of 6 months membership includes 1 month free - £225 for 1 session per month; £400 for 2 sessions per month

How to book your Glass Club Sessions

Please contact us in the gallery or to agree dates and to discuss your design. If particular materials are required we'll discuss where you can source these from too.

We will email all Subscription holders on the first Tuesday of each month to agree which session you'd like to take.

If kiln firings are required we'll work out in advance when the kiln will be ready to accept your masterpieces!
Our class bookings terms and conditions are here.

Glass Club will run on these dates in early 2024:

  • Thursday 18th Jan
  • Thursday 29th February
  • Thursday 28th March
  • Thursday 25th April
  • Thursday 30th May
  • Thursday 27th June

If you have any questions or concerns get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

Take out your Annual Subscription here (£10 inc VAT):

Take out your Monthly Membership here (£45 inc VAT per 1 session / £80 inc VAT per 2 sessions):





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One of a pair of Art Deco stained glass lamps made by regular student Karen A stained glass leaded window being createdSally making a leaded window for her home

A mirror designed and made by Lynne over 2 days
A stained glass window made by Vitreus Art student Lindesy
A beautiful window designed and made by Lindsey at our studio

A beautiful fused glass slump made by regular student Moira Cutting the glass for two stained glass windowsHilary cutting the glass for two windows during a project day

About Vitreus Art

Vitreus Art is Jenny Timms and Mike Caddy - glass artists, course providers, and proprietors of Vitreus Art. Jenny is an accomplished glass artist who loves to share her passion for all glass art forms with students and visitors to the gallery.
Latterly Jenny has added glass applique, glass fusing and candle-making to her range of talents!
Mike has developed a specialism in traditional leaded stained glass and the creation of 3d glass work. Together, the pair pride themselves on their friendly and supportive teaching style and in running inspiring courses for all levels.