Helen Rose Glass

Fused Glass Classes & Workshops in Essex

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Learn about the art of glass fusion in a workshop with an experienced, qualified teacher. You'll have the freedom to explore ideas and techniques within a small group to ensure you receive plenty of support in creating your own personalised fused glass designs. 

Workshops are taught in East Hanningfield, Chelmsford, Essex (just 3 miles off A12 J17)

Click here to book you place via the webstore with paypal

Covid 19 changes to workshops will continue

  • Individual tables to work on to maintain 2m social distancing.
  • Individual equipment and glass.
  • Entry via the side gate to the garden studio not through the house.
  • The studio will be well ventilated with the doors open.
  • Max of 3 per workshop, unless there are members of the same household/bubble attending.
  • Anyone with symptoms of Coronavirus or lives with someone with symptoms of the virus must not attend their workshop and get in touch prior to reschedule their class. This also include people told to self isolate as a precautionary measure.
  • Please bring along a face covering.

As government advice changes new arrangements may be included with the above. 

Beginners Glass Fusing Workshops

Fusing and Slumping Day 10-3.30/4pm £89

You will learn all about glass and use a range of glass fusing techniques eg basic fusing/slumping, inclusions, fibre papers to be able to make coasters, hanging suncatchers or a small dish. You will make 2 or 3 projects on the day. I am very flexible about your designs so come along with a few images for inspiration and we will discuss how to create your interpretation as part of the workshop.

25th Sept   1st Oct- full   8th Oct   26th Oct -1 space  4th Nov   18th Nov   8th Dec 

18month gift voucher available    

Half Day Taster Workshop 10.00-12.30/1pm £47

You will make 2 smaller pieces within the half day workshops

14th Oct   29th Oct   24th Nov   2nd Dec   3rd Dec am full /pm   9th Dec FULL

10th Dec 

I am happy to run full day fused glass workshops for friends on alternative dates so if there are at least 3 of you wanting to have a fun day out doing something creative and a little different then get in touch. If there are 4 of you a 10% discount will be applied to the price of the workshop. 

Fused Glass Meadow Panel 10-3.30-4pm £89 

You will learn all about glass and then experiment with a variety of techniques to create a beautiful glass meadow full of seed heads, flowers and grasses. Panel size approx 40cm x 20cms /16 inches x 8 inches and this can be flat or slumped to a freestanding curve.

18month gift voucher available     

 (get in touch at helen@helenroseglass.co.uk to find out dates before they are published online)

Glass Jewellery 10-12.30/1pm £47

Fused glass jewellery workshop suitable for beginners and improvers alike. You will be able to work with a range of glass materials including sparkly dichroic glass to create your designs. 5 findings are included in the price and you could make jewellery pendants, stud or drop earrings, brooches or cufflinks. A great gift for Christmas for jewellery lovers or perhaps to celebrate the end of exams with a loved one.

23rd Oct 2-4.30pm 1 space

Seaside Design Day 10-3.30/4pm £89 

 You will learn all about glass and then experiment with a variety of techniques to create a beautiful nautical themed piece. Panel size approx 40cm x 20cms /16 inches x 8 inches and this can be flat or slumped to a freestanding curve.

Christmas Decorations Workshops £47 / £89

You will learn about glass techniques and make a range of fused glass Christmas decorations including freestanding designs and hanging decorations too.

24th Nov   2nd Dec   

3rd Dec am FULL /pm  9th Dec FULL  10th Dec

Please note that due to continued reduced capacity in the studio these are likely to book up very quickly again this year.


Christmas Gifts & Decorations Days 10-4 £89

This workshop is a chance for you to make your very own handcrafted and personal Christmas presents. You will be able to choose from a variety of different moulds to create 3D designs and be able to spend some time adding to you hanging Christmas decoration collection.

4th Nov   18th Nov   27th Nov FULL   8th Dec

To book call 01245 401118, email  helen@helenroseglass.co.uk or go to the webstore to pay with paypal

Improvers Glass Fusing Workshops

Improvers Design Day 10-4pm £105

This workshop will help you to develop your glass design skills. With prior knowledge of how to cut glass and understanding of different techniques you will be able to refine your skills, learn new techniques and create 3 or 4 small projects or 2 bigger pieces on the day. 2D or 3D work can be created and a range of slumping moulds are available.  

Get in touch to organise dates for this class

Abstract Glass Panel Weekend 10-4pm £250

A design focused workshop where you will make a tryptich (3 piece) wall art piece over 2 days. On day 1 you will experiment with techniques, use pattern based art as inspiration, design your wall panel and begin to make it. Some elements of your design may be fired overnight ready for day 2 when you will continue to make your design. You will be able to work with frit, powders, mica, sheet glass & fibre papers to create your piece. 


dates by arrangement and experience of working with fused glass is needed

To book call 01245 401118, email  helen@helenroseglass.co.uk or go to the webstore to pay with paypal

As a secondary school art teacher (2001-15) I am happy to teach anyone of secondary age. My youngest glass attendee was 8 and has been with her mum for a day out with a difference making glass bunting. I request that a parent remains with any young person coming on a workshop.

Upcoming Events

Chelmsford High Street Pop Up Fairs

1st Sunday of the month September- December 2021

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  • "Thank you so much for a lovely afternoon making our suncatchers, we all really enjoyed it and can't wait to see the finished products!"
    Workshop review
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