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Lovely Earrings

When out walking called in.What great items they have in here.Saw some great earrings, but never... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2019
197PeterK
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
Open Day at Station Glass

Always worth a visit! To watch Richard Golding making glass and to view all the wonderful pieces he... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2018
sunset45
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Leeds
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Richard Golding, founder of Okra Glass, opened his glass studio in Shenton Station at the end of the Battlefield preserved railway line in 2010. At the Station you find Richard`s state of the art gallery where you can sit, watch him make glass and...more
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Dadlington Road | Shenton, Nuneaton CV13 6DJ, England
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+44 1455 213924
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

When out walking called in.What great items they have in here.Saw some great earrings, but never had money to buy them.Did not expect to come across a place like this.Very nice.Going to go back for earrings.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 197PeterK
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Always worth a visit! To watch Richard Golding making glass and to view all the wonderful pieces he makes is fantastic! Steam trains stop on the platform where you can visit the glass studio and there is also a cafe!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sunset45
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Absolutely mesmerising to watch how the glass flows and moves as it is conjured into some wonderful objects. There is no pressure to buy (although if you have money to spend on top quality glassware they are happy to oblige). I have just spent a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Went initially to see station and found craft. Lovely pieces to see for a different gift. Will be going back

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Chris J
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Found the whole experience of watching a glass vase come to life as exhilarating. The glass prices are very competitive especially considering the time and effort needed to produce such special pieces.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Very interesting to watch ,very interesting to listen to . A great experience all round and on the plus side you may purchase the items on display .

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 29, 2018

very nice glassware but some of it was a bit pricey but it depended on what you wanted to buyor just have a look

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed February 28, 2018

A very surprising visit. Delightfully set in the old Railway building we watched Richard Golding at work, creating his own works of art. The displays of beautifully crafted glass were amazing and best of all, could be purchased, direct from the horses mouth, so to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Pez395
Reviewed January 27, 2018

A real joy to watch a true craftsman at work .The artistry is second to none ,I had no interest in glass items whatsoever however after watching the way various items are made .I learned a lot. I would now recommend you go see for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank joshua_the_4th
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Did not expect to find such artistry in a small station building. Richard's skill is amazing and he had the grace to take time to explain how and what he was doing.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 591JeremyBell
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