Make your own fused glass Bristol balloon

What you'll do

Make your own Bristol balloon glass art with local glass artist and chief maker at The Glass Cabin, Rachael.

Using fused glass techniques, you’ll create your unique glass balloon sun catcher. Rachael will be on hand with examples and inspiration for your piece, there are plenty of templates to guide your design or you can be as creative as you wish. Selecting from a rainbow of coloured glass and glass accessories to make you piece. You’ll finish up with a beautifully embellished balloon to keep yourself or give as a custom made gift.

At the end of your experience Rachael will take your glass design away to fire, ready for you to pick up a week later. Your finished balloon is packaged in a recycled gift box.

Upcoming dates

This experience is extremely popular

Existing dates have all sold out, but you can book now and schedule later and you'll be the first to hear when new dates are released.


If you're not yet ready to book we'll happily notify you about any remaining places when new dates are released.

What you'll do

Make your own Bristol balloon glass art with local glass artist and chief maker at The Glass Cabin, Rachael.

Using fused glass techniques, you’ll create your unique glass balloon sun catcher. Rachael will be on hand with examples and inspiration for your piece, there are plenty of templates to guide your design or you can be as creative as you wish. Selecting from a rainbow of coloured glass and glass accessories to make you piece. You’ll finish up with a beautifully embellished balloon to keep yourself or give as a custom made gift.

At the end of your experience Rachael will take your glass design away to fire, ready for you to pick up a week later. Your finished balloon is packaged in a recycled gift box.

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Facilities

  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible

On the day

Please bring along a face mask to wear.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.

About The Glass Cabin

Rachael’s interest in fused glass was first sparked when she did an evening course in stained glass over 15 years ago. After discovering the techniques and broad creativity of this art form, she's been creating with glass ever since. Rachael works from her garden studio and when she isn’t hosting her glass art experiences you’ll find her there making her own art including trinket dishes and beautiful glass bunting. Rachael loves connecting with people and sharing her knowledge of working with glass, and her experiences are the perfect introduction to the world of glass art.

Your host

Rachael Durkan

Rachael is the founder of The Glass Cabin and your experience host. She loves sharing glass art techniques and helping people express their creative skills to create a piece they’ll be proud of.

How to get there

What people are saying

I thoroughly enjoyed this which had been a gift from my partner. I am absolutely delighted with the results. Will definitely recommend the course, tutor and YUUP .

Beth Phillips, Jul 2021

Had a lot of fun on this glass workshop. It felt good to flex creative muscles with the guidance of an expert.

Hannah Sweetnam, Jun 2021

Really enjoyable session. The host was friendly & approachable. Clear explanations were given and host provided support and advice when required. The materials provided were plentiful which enabled participants to produce a finished product

Angela Perrett, Jun 2021

Any questions?

Ask your question directly to The Glass Cabin.

Upcoming dates

This experience is extremely popular

Existing dates have all sold out, but you can book now and schedule later and you'll be the first to hear when new dates are released.

If you're not yet ready to book we'll happily notify you about any remaining places when new dates are released.

What people are saying

I thoroughly enjoyed this which had been a gift from my partner. I am absolutely delighted with the results. Will definitely recommend the course, tutor and YUUP .

Beth Phillips, Jul 2021

Had a lot of fun on this glass workshop. It felt good to flex creative muscles with the guidance of an expert.

Hannah Sweetnam, Jun 2021

Really enjoyable session. The host was friendly & approachable. Clear explanations were given and host provided support and advice when required. The materials provided were plentiful which enabled participants to produce a finished product

Angela Perrett, Jun 2021
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Price
£40 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs
Age restriction
16+
Rebook or cancel up to 7 days before your experience.