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Bath Aqua Glass

105-107 Walcot Street, Bath BA1 5BW, England
+44 1225 428146
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We had booked to do a breath in a bauble for our Wedding Anniversary and also to have some memorial... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2016
Sharon H
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Sutton, Surrey
Watch glass blowing in practice and blow your own bauble!

Really interesting to watch some glass blowing and the kids (aged 13 and 11) then blew into their... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2016
TheSaintys
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Surrey
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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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Reviewed April 4, 2016

We had booked to do a breath in a bauble for our Wedding Anniversary and also to have some memorial glass made. The glass demonstration - which is free to watch, was great, the guys really explained how and why they were working the glass,...More

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed March 31, 2016

Really interesting to watch some glass blowing and the kids (aged 13 and 11) then blew into their own bauble that was theirs to keep. Pretty much any age can do this, it is very safe and easy. Booked in advance and the glass bauble...More

Thank TheSaintys
Reviewed March 30, 2016

What a delight this shop is! Full of lovely unique pieces. Perfect for a memory of bath. The staff were all fun and inviting. It was a total was a pleasure to visit this shop. I can’t wait to sign up for the stain glass...More

Thank Pixie4444
Reviewed March 26, 2016

You have to book for this if you want to guarantee a place. Luckily for us, some people who had booked didn't turn up so we took their place. You pay extra to blow the glass yourself, which I don't think is worth it because...More

Thank Paula M
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

I took my Mum to the make a paperweight experience for her Christmas present . Both our tutors were extremely helpful and supportive during the lesson . We both had an amazing time and we were both really pleased with our paperweights . Thank you...More

Thank carly h
Reviewed March 20, 2016

Visited Bath in Nov for some Christmas shopping but also wanted to see what else Bath had to offer. This came up as a visitors attraction and I booked me and my partner in for breathe in a bauble so we could actually make and...More

Thank Goolia2772
Reviewed March 2, 2016 via mobile

All around fun experience. How could you not enjoy watching a craftsman create such wonderful pieces. Stayed for the demonstration and got to blow some glass to help create a bauble (they mail this to you for a little extra if you can't pick it...More

Thank Gilby420
Reviewed February 29, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I signed up for a half day glass paper weight making experience and what an amazing three hour session we had! Our young, enthusiastic and highly knowledgeable guides for the day - Harry and Aaron took us expertly through the basics of...More

Thank GeeGeeWinslow
Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Did the paperweight course on a Saturday morning, and you can tell that this experience is popular as we had to book eight weeks in advance. Our tutors for the session were Harry and Aaron, and they both exuded such passion about glass making, that...More

Thank MrsWinslow
Reviewed February 15, 2016 via mobile

To celebrate and commemorate my sister's significant birthday I invited her, two of her daughters and my daughter to a glass-blowing demonstration and to breathe into a bauble. We were treated to an impressive and informative demonstration and then we made our own baubles (with...More

Thank Emma P
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