Celebrating 40 years of volunteers!

Dr Jessamy Kelly presented to our AGM earlier this month to highlight some of the key people who have been involved in SGS over the years and you can now download her presentation to see a celebration of the work of some of those who have contributed over the years. We’re the first to admit […]

Zero to Launch online masterclass

Thinking about starting or growing your glass business? You might be surprised at how fast that can happen – once you have a roadmap that makes sure you get to where you want to go. Join the Scottish Glass Society and Clare Holliday from Indie Retail Academy for this live masterclass as we explore the […]

SGS in the news

We were delighted to get coverage in the local press for On the Edge at North Lands Creative and look forward to sharing more coverage as the 40th celebrations continue. Inverness Courier John O’ Groats Journal The Herald


The Glass Art Society is taking its 2020 conference online after cancelling the event due to be held in Sweden due to the global pandemic, and The Scottish Glass Society is delighted to be part of the virtual event. We will be hosting two sets of online talks featuring artist discussing work they exhibited at […]

North Lands Creative Master Classes 2020

2020 Classes North Lands Creative is one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an artform. A renowned centre of excellence, providing outstanding facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world. Classes within our professional program offer students opportunity for personal innovation […]

Glass Nexus Forum 2020 – Demonstrators Wanted

The 2020 Glass Nexus Forum brings together the glass community over three days to access experience, insight and new processes to realise their own projects and potential. Are you interested in demonstrating at the Glass Nexus Forum in 2020? North Lands Creative invites you to apply for a chance to demonstrate alongside some of the […]

Creative Retreat AiR Program

Creative Retreat AiR Program North Lands Creative promotes good principles on conservation, education and sustainability through retreats, study, research, reflection and the arts. Situated in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, NLC offers creative practitioners complete immersion into a stimulating, expansive and striking environment through which to explore new practices and possibilities. Caithness is also […]

Internships at North Lands Creative

Internships at North Lands Creative North Lands Creative is seeking interns to participate in the studio activities, which looks to grant an immersive opportunity to work across all aspects of North Lands Creative studio life. The chosen candidates will work alongside our Technical Manager and residency artists to produce work in the studio, perform tours […]

Glass Nexus Forum 2020 North Lands Creative

Glass Nexus Forum 2020 North Lands Creative 21st-23rd August 2020 In order to truly build a stronger glass community we are offering our Glass Nexus Forum 2020 Pass for £20, which will allow delegates to access all the forum activities, lectures and events. And if that’s not enough we are throwing in a wonderful Glass […]

Active Archive International AiR at North Lands Creative

Active Archives AIR at North Lands Creative Archives and research-based work will be a dominant thread throughout our 2020 artist residencies signalling the launch of an in-depth enquiry into the layered histories of North Lands Creative. The Active Archive Residencies is an extensive research initiative that will delve into North Lands Creative 24 year history, to […]

Active Archive Project at North Lands Creative

North Lands Creative will be celebrating our 25th anniversary in 2021. Archival and research-based work will be a dominant thread throughout our 2020 planning for our anniversary year signalling the launch of an in-depth inquiry into the layered histories of North Lands Creative. We are looking for your help to share the history and tell […]

Glass, Meet the Future Call Out

CALL OUT North Lands Creative is welcoming applications from female glass artists using the medium of film in their work, or documentary-style film about glass, making and materials for our Glass, Meet the Future Film Festival in May 2020. The short film schedule looks to showcase a cross section of international diverse and engaging series of […]

North Lands Creative Scholarship Awards

North Lands Creative 2020 Scholarship Awards Program is made possible by the generosity of private sponsorship and donations. The selection is highly competitive and we will choose individuals who we believe will benefit the most from attending a class at North Lands Creative. Applicants must demonstrate: A clear progression in advancing their artistic skills and […]