INTERACTIVE GLASSBLOWING DEMONSTRATIONS
MONDAY-FRIDAY 11.15am & 2.15pm
See our skilled glassblowers at work as they produce our ranges of handmade glassware inspired by the Roman and Georgian heritage of the city. An audio presentation will guide you though the process and the glassmakers will be happy to answer any questions you have.
View the historic stained glass exhibits as seen on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow and our unique collection of glass artifacts from around the world including some original Roman pieces.
Your entry also entitles you to 10% OFF in the gift shop our pieces make a perfect and unique souvenir from your visit to Bath. (excludes seconds and sale items).
Adult: £4.50 Child/Student/OAP: £3.00 Family (2 adults & 2 children): £12.00 Under 5's: FREE
HAVE A GO YOURSELF!
During our interactive demonstrations we offer the chance to have a go at blowing some glass yourself these extra activities are charged on top of the entry fee:
OPTION 1 -Blow a Bubble of Glass - £2.50
Experience blowing down the blowing iron and blow a big bubble of glass (you won't be able to keep your bubble but you will get a souvenir certificate and glass fridge magnet to take away)
OPTION 2 - Blow a Breath into Your Own Bauble - £12.50
Help the glassblowers to create your own beautiful glass bauble. You will blow your breath into the bauble to create the shape and the glassblowers will then finish this off for you with a glass hanging loop.
Your bauble will need to cool down slowly overnight and can be collected from the studio from the next day (excluding Sunday) or we can post your bauble to you for an additional charge.
Please note this option is only available to limited numbers per demonstration so booking is advised please call us on 01225 428146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
GLASS PRODUCTION VIEWING TIMES
MONDAY-FRIDAY 10.15am, 12.15pm & 3.15pm
View the daily glass production in this unique working environment.
Adult: £2.50 Child/Student/OAP: £1.50 Under 5's: FREE
(Please note these sessions are to view the daily glass production and are not an interactive demonstration. Products made can vary and bubble blowing and bauble making are not available at these times)
Please note we are closed on Sundays. Please check in advance if travelling as we may have group bookings.
THE BATH aqua THEATRE OF GLASS
105-107 Walcot Street
An exciting, creative visitor attraction located in Walcot Street, the heart of the city's artisan quarter. You will be able to watch the ancient craft of free-blown glass in a dramatic working environment. Learn about the history of glass and take home beautiful pieces hand crafted on site. A display of new and antique windows and artifacts not to miss! We have two ancient windows one found under the Abbey chambers depicting artisans at work and a stained glass window depicting papel guards dated 1557.
After a visit to our factory you can stroll up to St Swithen's church where Jane Austen's parents were married and you can view their wedding lines (certificate). Her father Rev. George Austen is buried in the grave yard there. Jane Austen often visited the church and mentions it in Northanger Abbey, a poignant Jane Austen site.
Group bookings from schools, colleges, social and corporate groups welcome. Please phone 01225 428146 for further information or fill in the form below and we will get back to you: