Learn a new skill with a one day beginner intensive stained glass lantern making course at Grandey’s Place with craftsman Tom Vowden. The course is designed for complete beginners to pick up everything you need to know to make your own leaded window. No previous experience is required. You will be learning techniques and skills that have been passed down by craftspeople since the Medieval period.
Thurs 22nd June Fully Booked
Sat 22nd July Fully Booked
Sat 26th Aug (4 Spaces)
Sat 23rd Sept (1 Space)
Sat 28th Oct Fully Booked
Sat 25th Nov (2 Spaces)
*Updated 06 June 23
Learn how to design and create your own leaded light panel, from selecting and cutting different types of glass to traditional leadworking and soldering.
Your bespoke piece will be fitted into a lantern for you to take home.
This is a full day intensive course lasting around 8 hours, suitable for those who have no prior experience.
One Day Stained Glass Lantern Course Schedule:
9.30am - Welcome and Safety Briefing
9.45am - Learning to cut glass - straight lines, curves and circles
11am - Tea Break - 20 mins
11.20am - Designing a cutline
12pm - Cutting coloured and textured glass to the cutline
1pm - Lunch - 1 Hour
2pm - Continue cutting glass
2.30pm - Demonstration - Leading and soldering the panel
2.45pm - Leading and soldering the panel
5pm - Finished panels fitted into the lantern
End of class