This stained glass mosaic picture of a hare gazing up at the sun will look great when it's finished. Here the pieces are being glued onto the glass backing.

Stained glass mosaic (glass appliqué) day in the Kent Downs AONB

Come for a stained glass mosaic (glass appliqué) day in our glass studio. We’re nestled in the Kent Downs AONB. Stained glass mosaic (also called glass appliqué) is a beautiful and eco friendly craft and one that’s easy to master. You don’t even need to cut glass.

Spring should be with us; birds will be nesting in the trees and our daffodils should be nodding in our wildlife garden. Come and join us for an experience day to remember.

Stained glass mosaic is a great way to make art from glass offcuts. It makes something beautiful out of what would otherwise go into landfill! It also makes a perfect creative staycation too, in the beautiful village of Chilham, near Canterbury, Kent.

What does it cost?

Your day’s stained glass mosaic eco friendly experience including all materials, lunch and refreshments & still costs just £90 per person. There are no single supplements either.

What’s stained glass mosaic?

Also known as glass appliqué, it’s a style of glass art that uses offcuts of stained glass that would otherwise be wasted. Instead you get to transform them into a work of art to take home and treasure. The light will be able to flood through your finished creation, painting your home with ever changing colours and patterns of light as the sun moves.

There’s more information here.

What can I make?

In a day, you can make a panel of around A5 size or a little larger, with an almost unlimited number of pieces. Glass cutting is entirely optional; you can make something absolutely beautiful from our huge range of precut pieces of glass.

Is there an age limit?

Under-18s (and over 80s too!) can take part, if they’re safe handling sharp pieces of glass. Under-18s need to be accompanied by a responsible adult who’s also taking part.

Where are you and how do I get there?

We’re on the A252 in Chilham, midway between Ashford (Kent), Canterbury and Faversham. We’re a 15 minute stroll from Chilham railway station (for services between London, Canterbury & Ramsgate; change at Ashford if you’re catching the high speed train out of London). Chilham is also served by a number of buses from Ashford and Canterbury and is a short way from national cycle route 18.

If you’re coming to enjoy the area for several days, do bring your walking shoes & / or your cycle. Beautiful Chilham village is on the Pilgrims’ Way & the North Downs Way, long distance footpaths with stunning views. It has lots of other walking and cycling routes too.


The Stained glass mosaic day ticket sales has ended!


06 Apr 2024


10:00 am - 5:30 pm


Single Course,
Taster Day
Covid secure fused glass class in progressphoto of copper foiled swan panel being soldered on a two day stained glass course in Kent