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March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Beginners workshop is designed for everyone who has no knowledge or skill of stained glass but who wants to try their hand. The cost for the day is £99.00 and includes use of tools and all the materials needed to complete your panel. There are a maximum of six places on each course and they usually run one Saturday every month from September through to May. Book early to avoid disappointment, or you may prefer to start by calling David on 07796-141180 to find out about suitability and available places.

If you are a group of between four and six we can run a beginners workshop especially for you, again please call David to discuss your preferred date.



The day starts at 10.00am with a brief chat and look through some glass samples followed by a demonstration on how to cut glass. Students are then given a glass-cutter and scrap glass to practice with.

Once students are accurately cutting glass, following the basic shapes, they are given a range of designs to choose from for their project. At this time the ease of each design will be discussed along with the choice of glass from the many different ones available.

Students will then have the rest of the morning to cut the glass for their project. As the day progresses we tend to stop around 1.30pm for lunch. There are two pubs and other places to eat 10 minutes down the road in Steyning, or you can bring food to eat in at the studio. In warm weather you can sit outside and enjoy the view across the Adur valley. After lunch we demonstrate how to assemble the cut glass and students then put their project together with lead cames. This is followed by a dem’ on soldering the panels together at the joints, which the students then do to finish their panel. The day normally concludes between 4.30pm and 5.30pm, but extends through to when each student finishes their project – and you get to go home with what you made!

Please Note:

There is wheelchair access to the workshop, but not the toilets. You are booking for a specific date. You should not expect this booking to be changed if you decide not to attend the date you booked. The Beginners Workshop only runs with a minimum of 4 students. If we do not reach that level within 3 days of the course date you will be advised of it’s cancellation and offered either a refund or a future date. If you book for a workshop your contact details will be kept on file and we may in the future email you about similar work to that we have done for you.  If you would prefer not to be contacted in the future plese let use know.  We will not sell or pass on your contact details to any other organisation.


March 16
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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David Lilly
07796 141180


David J LIlly – Making Beauty Manifest
Drum Barn, Applesham Farm, Coombes Road
Coombes, BN15 0RP
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07796 141180