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Bath Aqua Glass

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Address: 105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
Phone Number: 01225 428146
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath...
Watch the wonderful Bath Aqua Glass blowers in the Artisan Centre of Bath. Glassblowing Demonstrations Mon-Fri 11.15am & 2.15pm Sat 2.15pmSee our beautiful glassware made using traditional Roman techniques in our living museum of glass.WE OFFER BREATH IN A BAUBLE £12.50 THIS IS ONLY ON THE 11.15 AND 2.15 DEMOS. WONDERFUL CHANCE TO BLOW INTO YOUR OWN BAUBLE. During the interactive demos you can ask our glassmakers questions, learn all about how our glass is all made by hand and even have a go yourself and blow a bubble of glass (additional charge)Glass school is run every Saturday morning where you can participate in one of our glassmaking taster courses - Learn to Make a Paperweight. (advance booking essential limited places) Bath Aqua Glass is blown with copper oxide one of the main minerals in the bath Spa Waters. In the factory there are two antique stained glass windows and a collection of glass through the ages. One of the windows was found under Bath Abbey chambers it depicts artisans at work and we are still researching the history.
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Lovely glass items

I returned to this shop once again this visit to Bath. The aqua color of the Bath glass is very attractive, There is also a deep blue color. There is a wide variety of items in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I returned to this shop once again this visit to Bath. The aqua color of the Bath glass is very attractive, There is also a deep blue color. There is a wide variety of items in several sizes. You will find the lovely glass home items along with pieces of glass jewelry. The thing I really loved is that they... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Having visited the shop and seeing all the beautiful pieces we asked about the glass blowing demonstrations. Ten minutes later we where heading up the road to the workshop for a interactive demo. It was fascinating to watch, these guys are very talented.We choose to have a go at the glass blowing and with the help of the team created... More 

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

So good we went two days in a row. The skill of Ian one of the glassblowers was fantastic to watch, all the staff are so helpful and knowledgeable about what they do. If you go to Bath this is a must to visit.

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Sutton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visted this shop last weekend, having looked at their website. The choice of colours and goods were exceptional. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and I bought three necklaces, when I only went in for one! The best thing about this shop, is that you don't have to buy a chain when you buy the necklace, it is all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Absolutely amazing! Watching the guys at work was just hypnotic...I was in awe! We also blew our own baubles, which though was not as hands on as I would have liked, was still an experience. Resulted in some beautiful keepsakes to take home! Staff were friendly, cannot fault their customer service at all. Informative and definitely worth a trip if... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Highly recommend the hen party option at Bath Aqua Glass. I admit we all visited two years ago now (had to select a make-do date of visiting) but it was a great hands on experience that I'll never forget and I came away with a lovely glass heart that I blew myself! The staff were all lovely and catered well... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

Went here as part of my hen party package! We were totally spoilt with champagne and chocolates. The girls were lovely and the whole time they were engaging and informative. Everyone had a great time I couldn't have asked for anymore! Thank you to all of your team!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

The young man skillfully sculptured the molten glass into beautiful objects whilst maintaining a good commentary detailing the difficulties of this dying skill. You can have a go at blowing the glass which adds to the experience. The shop sells beautiful objects, hard to resist purchasing something.

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We each paid £17 to see a demonstration of glass blowing which was fascinating. We then got to have a go at glass blowing to make a glass bauble. There is a shop at the glass blowing workshop and another by the abbey. Both well stocked with lovely glass products.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Located right across from Bath Abbey and the Roman baths. If you collect glass ornaments and figurines you'll love this place. You can also visit their workroom which is somewhere nearby. A little pricey, but then it's a tourist town.

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