Glass events taking place around Scotland

SGS at 40 – members’ celebration

A celebratory gathering with cake and something fizzy to celebrate the work of the members of the Scottish Glass Society. Coming together offers an informal networking opportunity to meet peers and find out more about future plans.  Let us know if you can come by reserving a free ticket here. Not a member? You can […]


Come and join us to celebrate 40 years of Scottish Glass Society with our 2019 member’s exhibition. Featuring the work of 25 members Celebration is an opportunity to experience many different glass making techniques and forms. Celebration will be open at Trades Hall Glasgow from 18 – 25 September 2019.

Introduction to lamp working

Exclusive member opportunity! Join the award-winning team at Angels’s Share Glass for morning’s introduction to the fascinating art of lamp working. Tour the studio and hear about the history of the business, watch the experts at work and then have a go yourself! 7th September 2019, Bridge of Allan Email to book your place. […]

On the Edge

Today, across Scotland, Scottish Glass Society glass artists and makers are continuing to challenge our perception of the possibilities of glass as an artistic medium. This exhibition brings together the work of 18 members exploring the stress lines between historical concepts and contemporary ideology, often creating works that revaluate our understanding of their chosen medium.

Glass Nexus Forum 2019

North Lands Creative in Lybster is Europe’s leading educational glass facilities and one of the world’s most prestigious centres for the study and development of glass as an art form, providing excellent facilities, opportunities and inspiration to artists working with glass from all over the world. NLC Forum began in 1995 where our co-founder and […]

Scottish Glass Society AGM

Please come along to our AGM at Calton Heritage and Learning Centre, 423 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG for news of our award from Creative Scotland and how we plan to utilise it for your benefit. We are also lucky to have Jeff Zimmer as our guest speaker.  Jeff holds a Masters in Glass and Architectural Glass from Edinburgh […]

North Lands Creative: Collect 2018

Collect 2018 is an exhibition of work by Emma Baker (UK), Alan Horsley (UK), Anne Petters (Germany) and Silvia Levenson (Italy) exhibited at Collect, the leading international art fair for contemporary objects presented by the Crafts Council in London earlier this year. We are delighted to present new work by Emma and Alan, two artists […]


HIGHLAND INSPIRATION 2018 – ‘PLACE’ A North Lands Creative Glass International Artist Symposium ‘Highland Inspiration 2018 – Place’ is the fifth nine-day International Artist Symposium and Retreat to be held at North Lands Creative Glass located in the village of Lybster in Caithness, Scotland. The Symposium is the coming together of a group of international […]

New Date and Time for A Touch of Glass – SGS Outing

SGS have arranged for a private guided tour of the current exhibition telling the story of the Dumbarton glassworks. This visit is open to SGS members and friends. There is no charge. Meet in the Cafe at 10.30 for a chat. There will be a tour of the exhibition at 10.45 am and 11.45 am, and […]

2018 Exhibition – Glorious Glass!

 We are delighted to announce details of our 2018 Exhibition which will be held in Trades House of Glasgow in the Merchant City area from 10-18 September 2018. This coincides with the Glasgow ‘Doors Open’ week.  The theme of the exhibition is ‘Glorious Glass!’  This year we will be joined by the Contemporary Glass Society’s […]