UK: Glass-Making Showcased

Stourbridge’s glass-making heritage is being showcased during an exhibition in the town centre.The History of Stourbridge exhibition will be held in the Crown Centre, opposite the library, until Saturday.

Organised by Dudley Council’s Archives and Local History Service, it features historical images and documents, plus art workshops for children to paint and create glass designs.Councillor Michael Evans, cabinet member for library services, said: “This exhibition will offer residents and visitors to Stourbridge an ideal opportunity to learn more about the town’s glorious glass-making history.“Putting together the exhibition has been a real community effort.”It forms part of a three-year Black Country archives initiative called Documenting the Workshop of the World, aimed at cataloguing and making historical business records accessible to the public.It is open today and tomorrow and from 1pm to 4pm on Thursday August 16, Friday August 17 and Saturday August 18.Read the entire story on the source link below.Stourbridge’s glass-making heritage is being showcased during an exhibition in the town centre.

The History of Stourbridge exhibition will be held in the Crown Centre, opposite the library, until Saturday.

Organised by Dudley Council’s Archives and Local History Service, it features historical images and documents, plus art workshops for children to paint and create glass designs.

Councillor Michael Evans, cabinet member for library services, said: “This exhibition will offer residents and visitors to Stourbridge an ideal opportunity to learn more about the town’s glorious glass-making history.

“Putting together the exhibition has been a real community effort.”

It forms part of a three-year Black Country archives initiative called Documenting the Workshop of the World, aimed at cataloguing and making historical business records accessible to the public.

It is open today and tomorrow and from 1pm to 4pm on Thursday August 16, Friday August 17 and Saturday August 18.

Read the entire story on the source link below.

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