Events | 28-02-2024

Attend Stourbridge Glass Museum’s gala evening

Stourbridge Glass Museum (SGM) is celebrating the anniversary of its opening with a special Gala Evening on Friday 19 April 2024.

The event will include a VIP reception followed by an evening of presentations and live demonstrations showcasing the museum’s work. Speakers will include Graham Fisher MBE, glassmaker Chris Day and glass expert Dr Max Stewart.

In addition, Allister Malcolm and his team with be showing their skills at glassmaking and a Fire Poi performance.

A highlight of the evening will be a raffle/blind auction with the opportunity to win a unique work of glass specially made for the event by glassmaker and British Glass Foundation (BGF) Trustee Chris Day.

Tickets are £50, with all proceeds going to support SGM. Tickets include complimentary wine, beer and food alongside live glassmaking, fiery performances and engaging talks.

Time: 18:30 – 21:30.

BGF Chairman Graham Knowles says, ‘The Gala Evening is our celebration of what we have always felt to be the ‘People’s Museum’. This is the first in what we intend as an annual event that will celebrate both the area’s rich glassmaking history and its bright future’.

For details and booking visit: and click on ‘Book Now’ to lead you to the Gala Evening booking page.

Stourbridge Glass Museum is at Stuart Works, High Street, Wordsley, DY8 4FB, UK.

Image: (top row left to right) Allister Malcolm, Graham Fisher and Chris Day will be participating in the Gala Evening. Bottom left image photographed by Simon Bruntnell.

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