Hot Glass Workshops


Furnace workshops and other kinds of hot glass!

Glass Manifesto is running a series of amazing workshops which will range in skill level from beginner through to intermediate skills. It is hot, exciting, overwhelming and fun.


Unless otherwise stated (with an asterix*) all workshops are tailored towards the absolute beginner - no experience necessary. Most workshops are a one day experience. All supplies, refreshments are included. Due to demand we offer these classes on a first paid-first in basis. Scroll down for more information.


Due to some difficulties with our booking site we cannot take bookings externally - please contact Anne anne@glassmanifesto.com for more information!

Hot Glass Introduction

This exciting furnace workshop allows you access to a dangerous, hot and wonderful material called hot glass.



Intermediate Skills

Experience is necessary, either from our studio or another. Finally you get to call yourself a glassblower...well maybe.



Supervised Hire

Anne will oversee your use of the equipment while you practice, practice, practice.



Danger Sessions

For those who are time poor but experience rich. An experimental session from the furnace. Interview required.

Dates by Appointment

$700 (subject to change)


Hot Glass Introduction

No experience necessary. A must for anyone who loves hot glass. This delightful class will take you through the many and varied steps necessary to complete a series of five paperweights. You will learn how to manipulate colours and shapes and design features.

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2019 dates: 10am to 4:30pm

$315

July 28

September 1

October 6

November 17

December 1





Beginners Glassblowing  - Intermediate Skills

Experience is necessary, either from our studio or another. Talk to us about your level of skill at the furnace.  This class will take you through the many steps necessary to complete a series of objects. You will make a bauble, tumbler, bowl and a plate.


2019 dates: 10am -4:30pm

$315

August 4

November 24



Danger Sesh 

A shorter more firey experience tailored to suit the participants. No longer do you need basic skills in hot glass. We cast, we blow, we'll set things on fire - all in one afternoon! Outcome not assured but a great time is. 

This is an anytime booking. At least two weeks notice required. 


$700 all inclusive for 3.5 hours as a single session. Min. 1 Max. 8


Supervised Practice Sessions 

Have you done a hot glass workshop with us before? These supervised practice sessions are on Thursday evenings and Sunday days or by special arrangement.

Please note: this is not further training; these sessions are designed to consolidate the skills already learned.


$75 ph Min. 2 hours


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