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23rd Mar

09:30 - 12:30

23rd Mar

13:30 - 16:30


The Meadow Room, behind Blackthorpe Barn

Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
SatNav: IP30 9HZ

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per person £65

Each person attending requires a ticket

Booking closes on 21st March

Half-Day Fused Glass Flower Workshops

Come and learn the core skills of glass fusing with Danielle Hopkinson, a glass artist with over 25 years’ experience.

Danielle will teach you the skills you need to create 3 fused glass flowers, designed by yourself.

What Will I do?
  • Design your flowers
  • Learn how to cut the glass
  • Decorate your glass flowers with frits, stringers and high-firing enamels
  • Please note that you won’t be taking your flowers home on the day
  • After the glass has been fired, you take home 3 beautifully fused glass flowers designed by you
Who is this workshop suitable for?
  • People aged 18 and over, due to the nature of the tools used
  • This course is designed for all levels of expertise
  • Beginners especially welcome
About Danielle

Danielle, together with her partner Ian Davies, is the owner of The Stained Glass Studio, Ipswich. Her work ranges from small decorations to more substantial sculptures, large scale architectural pieces and windows for public buildings and private houses. Danielle studied Architectural Glass at Swansea College of Art and is a member of the British Society of Master Glass Painters.

how it works


Come to Blackthorpe Barn and park in one of the free car parks


Make your way to the Meadow Room, behind Roots Café


Enjoy learning how to make your glass flowers


Leave your glass flowers at Blackthorpe Barn to be taken off-site to be fired


Your flowers will be delivered back to Blackthorpe Barn, packaged and labelled for collection

You will be notified of the date to collect your flowers. If this isn’t suitable, your flowers can be posted for a fee. Arrangement and payment for this can be organised on the day of your workshop.


Come to collect your flowers and enjoy them yourself, or give them as a gift

Workshop Glass 7

What to bring

  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Some ideas for flower designs


What is provided
  • All materials
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits

Refund & cancellation policy

If you need to cancel a workshop
If you are unable to attend your booked workshop and notify us at least 7 full days in advance of the workshop date, we can offer a refund or a transfer to the same workshop on an alternative date, providing there are places available or a course is planned for the future.
If cancellation is within 7 full days of your workshop unfortunately we are unable to offer a refund. We do appreciate that sometimes unforeseen circumstances may mean that you can’t attend so we are happy for you to send along a friend to take your place. We will need their name and contact details prior to the workshop.

Our right to cancel a workshop
All our workshops have a minimum attendance level and may be cancelled if too few bookings are received. We reserve the right to cancel or postpone workshops at any time. Should we need to cancel a workshop, we will give you as much notice as possible of the cancellation. You will receive a full refund or, if you prefer, a transfer to an alternative available course, space permitting. Unfortunately, we cannot accept any liability for travel or other costs.

Where to find us

Address: Meadow Room,
Blackthorpe Barn, Rougham,
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
SatNav: IP30 9HZ
What3Words: newly.sofas.debating
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There is plenty of free parking available.

Accessible parking is available near the entrance to the Café/Shop area.

Please Note: The car park closes when the Roots Café closes and the entrance gates are locked after this time.


Blackthorpe Barn is situated just south of Junction 45 of the A14, three miles east of Bury St Edmunds, in the village of Rougham.
Look out for the entrance gates to a long tree-lined avenue at the White House junction, with the Barn on the right of the avenue.
Blackthorpe Barn’s black and white signs direct visitors from local roads.

The Meadow Room can be found behind the old thatched Barn and behind Roots Café.
What3Words for the Meadow Room: hands.dunk.drums

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