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Spring 2023: Stained Glass

Venue: National Glass Centre, Sunderland

Dates: This workshop ran for three days from Tuesday 21st February 2023 until Thursday 23rd February 2023.

Workshop Information

Course Outline

This exciting new workshop with TCDT tutor Gill McGinley will cover the following skills:
  • Designing a leaded panel
  • Cutting the glass pieces to a pattern
  • Leading the pieces of glass
  • Soldering the lead joints
  • Cementing and polishing the panel



This workshop will start daily at 10am and finish at approximately 4:30pm.


Transferable Skills and Future Careers

TCDT workshops give a chance to develop a range of transferable skills and valuable insight to possible career paths. Some of the career choices our alumni have pursued include; Architecture, Engineering, Fine Art, Jewellery Making, Art Conservation, Glass Working, Theatre Design, Fashion Design, Costume Design – the list is growing!


Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible to apply you will need to be 14 – 19 years old during the dates of the workshop.

You should be creative and have good hand-eye co-ordination. In your application you should demonstrate a passion for working with your hands.

You must be able to attend every day of the workshop.

Please be sure that you have read our Eligibility Criteria and Applications section at the bottom of the Workshop page before applying.


Course Funding

Our workshops are fully-funded by generous sponsors.  Places are limited, therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.


There are only 8 spaces available on this workshop. If the workshop becomes oversubscribed, we will close the application process early. 


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