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Stained Glass Taster Day

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Stained Glass Taster Day

09 MAR 2024 - 09 MAR 2024 Event £100 10.00am - 4.00pm
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Stained Glass Taster Day

This taster day will offer an introduction to stained glass, led by experienced artist Colette Langan. You will have the opportunity to try traditional techniques using the materials and tools provided to produce your own hand painted piece, and you will also be taught the tiffany method to create a suncatcher to take home. All materials and lunch, tea and coffee will be provided. No experience necessary!

 

This event is being run in partnership with Fermanagh and Omagh District Council.

 

Who should attend?

This taster day is for anyone who has an interest in stained glass. No previous experience is required, and you will be guided by an experienced craftsperson, facilitator and award-winning artist with a wealth of experience of creating and restoring stained glass windows.

 

Topics Covered

• Overview of stained glass, different techniques and their uses

• Tiffany glass

• Traditional glass painting

Date: Saturday, 9th March 2024

 

Time: 10am-4pm

 

Programme:

10am Welcome, tea/coffee

10.15am Session 1

12.30pm Lunch (provided)

1.15pm Session 2

4pm Close

 

Important information for attendees:

This event is limited to a maximum of ten attendees to maximise safety and opportunities to learn from the artist. PPE will be provided, and lunch will be provided, if you have any dietary requirements, please contact the event organiser at heritage@citbni.org.uk following your booking.

 

Getting here:

Enniskillen Castle Museums is within walking distance of Enniskillen bus station. There is a car park next to the castle, and there is also further parking in and around Enniskillen town centre.

https://www.enniskillencastle.co.uk/visit/accessibility/

 

Trainers Overview:

The session will be led by Colette Langan of Langan Stained Glass. Colette trained in the UK conserving medieval stained glass, and is proud of the role she had in the conservation of glass from Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London and many other gems of Britain’s heritage. In her own right she has restored and designed stained glass for places of worship, businesses and private residences all over Ireland with work installed in England, Australia and the United States.

 

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