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Copper Foiling Taster Days

Digswell Arts, The Fenners Building, 7 Openshaw Way, Letchworth Garden City SG6 3EN
Choose from: Saturday 30th October 2021 or Saturday 13th November 2021

Learn how to make stained glass window hangings and decorations using the copper foiled method. This is the method used to make Tiffany lamps and involves joining pieces of glass together with copper foil tape which has been burnished to the glass pieces.

This course is a taster day running from 10am until 4pm and is suitable for those with little or no experience. All tools and materials are provided. The course is held at Digswell Arts, The Fenners Building in the heart of Letchworth. The workshops are limited to 4 participants only to ensure that you get the attention you need to master this beautiful craft.

You will learn glass selection, cutting and shaping glass and how to copper foil and solder the glass together to make a design of your choosing. Designs will be available or make your own!

Tea and a variety of cake and biscuits will be provided (please let me know if you have any special dietary requirements when booking) and there is a break at 1- 1.45pm which gives you enough time to grab something to eat. We are situated in the very centre of Letchworth and there are many cafes and restaurants within a 5-minute walk. We are also a short walk from Letchworth train station and – if you wanted to make a weekend of it, there is a Premier Inn right across the road!

Currently, you can choose from two dates planned for this year – Saturday 30th October 2021 or Saturday 13th November 2021 which you can book below.

Taster Day: £95.00

The next workshops are planned for February 2022. Please contact me if you would like to be notified when tickets are released.

Important Information

Health and Safety: note: you MUST wear closed-toe sturdy shoes to take part in the workshop. If you arrive wearing open-toed shoes, you will not be able to take part in the workshop and no refund will be given.

Age: The course is suitable for adults. 14-18-year-olds can be accommodated if accompanied by a paying adult. Not suitable for under 14s.

Parking: Parking is available in the car parks off Openshaw Way which is on the same road as the Fenners Building – they are very reasonably priced or if you travel by train, the station is a 5-minute walk away (see map below).

Accessibility: There is level access to the building and the studio is suitable for a wheelchair. However, we do not, unfortunately, have an accessible toilet.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellation is possible up to 4 weeks before the workshop and a full refund given. A refund of 50% will be given if notice of cancellation is given between 4 and 2 weeks before the workshop. If a workshop is cancelled less than two weeks before it is due to take place, no refund can be given.

COVID policy: If the workshop cannot go ahead because of COVID restrictions then you will be entitled to rebook for a later workshop or a full refund if no workshop is available. If you are instructed to self-isolate by the government Track and Trace scheme or you have contracted COVID, you will be entitled to rebook for a later workshop or full refund if no workshop is available.

Please do not attend the workshop if you are displaying any of the symptoms of COVID: high temperature, headache, loss of taste or smell or a new continuous cough.

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