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Make a Glass Pumpkin

Saturday 23, Sunday 24, Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 October / 1 hour workshops running at 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 14.00 and 15.00 / Age 16+ (anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the session) / £45 / Booking essential

Studio 1

Create a colourful glass pumpkin for Halloween!

These experiences offer you the opportunity to personalise your pumpkin by applying coloured glass at over 1100 degrees centigrade. Working closely with our Hot Glass Studio Team you will make your own pumpkin, choosing the colour you desire and then watch our glass artists blow down the ‘iron’ to make it come to life! They will finish your artwork by using a mould to create the pumpkin shape and add a colourful stem in the effect of your choice.

Glass Pumpkins will be ready for collection 1 week after workshop. If you can not collect your pumpkin in person we offer postage & packing for £10 per pumpkin, maximum postage £20. Please note there will be no glass blowing demonstrations on these dates.

Booking essential

Max 3 people per session.

Participants will be permitted to bring one additional person into the seating area during their experience.


Before booking, please take the time to read the additional information and delivery details below:

Important Information

  • Collection – Your pumpkin will be ready to collect, from the shop counter, 1 week after your workshop.
  • Delivery options – If you wish to have your pumpkin delivered to your home, please arrange and pay for this on the day you take part at our Visitor Services Desk. Postage and packing is £10 per pumpkin.
  • Refund/Exchanges – Bookings for Pumpkin Experiences are non-refundable and dates/times are not transferable. However, you may transfer your experience to a friend or family member if required.
  • Age Restrictions – This workshop requires no previous experience and is suitable for ages 16+. Please note that anyone under the age of 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Suitability – These workshops are suitable for most people, however, if you have any questions or concerns regarding mobility or safety then please contact the Visitor Services Desk on 0191 568 9700 & discuss whilst booking.
  • Duration – This workshop lasts 1 hour and includes 3 participants per hour.
  • Breakages – On rare occasions, your pumpkin may crack during the cooling process, if this happens we will make a replica/replacement pumpkin for you – in addition to your pumpkin which we will also give you if it is not deemed to be unsafe.
  • Dress Code – Please make sure you are suitably dressed and wearing flat closed-toe shoes.
  • Water – It is advisable to bring a small bottle of water with you to stay hydrated
  • COVID – If you or a member of your party have tested positive for COVID-19, preventing you from attending an event or performance for which you have booked tickets, please contact us up to 24 hours before the event with evidence of a positive test and we will credit you or refund your tickets.  If you have purchased tickets for a performance via an approved agent, please see their booking terms and conditions for the event and contact them directly. If you show symptoms after your visit, please contact the NHS directly on 111 or 119 and follow government guidelines. We will send you a pre-event email ahead of your visit to keep you updated on the latest Covid-19 guidance. Please also check our website, which will be regularly updated with further details, updates and information – all information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to changes to Government guidelines.

All our events are subject to regular risk assessments and while we currently expect to deliver these sessions it may be necessary to cancel for safety reasons if we deem it to be in participants’ best interests.

When booking multiple tickets please include ALL of the participant names. We need this information to make sure your pumpkins find their way back to their rightful owner when they come out of the lehr.

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