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Win A Class

Win a place on Astrid Riedel’s class

We’re giving our members the opportunity to win a place on the amazing Astrid Riedel Flame Off class on Thursday the 1st of June 2017. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to learn some wonderful techniques from an amazing glass artist. You can find full details of the class here: on Tuffnells Website

How to enter:

We would like you to write a tutorial or glass research article for Flame, our magazine. Tutorials can be anything from ‘how to do a certain technique’, to a full blown ‘make this spectacular bead’ tutorial. Glass research can be history of glass or some interesting glass related research.

Simply send us your tutorial or article with good quality pictures by April the 30th to chairman@gbuk.org

We’re really looking forward to seeing your entries. Good luck!

If you have already booked a place and win this, your class fee will be refunded.

Win a taster day class Friday 2nd of June 2017

Would you like to win a place on one of the taster day classes which will be running on Friday the 2nd of June 2017?

You can choose from Elena, Sabine, Caroline or Tracy’s Classes.

You can find details of all of the Flame Off taster classes here: on Tuffnells Website

How to enter:

If you would like the chance to win a place on one of the taster day classes then all you need to do is agree that you would be willing to tell us all about your day afterwards in the form of a small article with pictures, so we can publish it online or in Flame our e-mag. Simply send us an email entitled ‘Taster Day Competition 2017’ by April the 30th to chairman@gbuk.org – please include your name and which taster class you would prefer to win a place on.

We’re really looking forward to seeing your entries. Good luck!

If you have already booked a place and win this, your class fee will be refunded.

Small print

Entrants must be available to attend the class on Friday the 2nd of June.

No cash equivalent or alternative prize will be offered if entrants are unable to attend the class.

You will agree for us to take pictures of you at the class for us to use for publicity purposes.

Winners names will be made public. All entries will be judged by the GBUK panel and the winners chosen – the judge’s decision is final.

Competition closing dates are midnight the 30th April 2017.

Only one member per household is eligible to enter.

Multiple entries may be submitted in all competitions but your name will only be entered once per draw.

Committee members are not eligible to enter.

GBUK reserves the right to use any submissions in the future for either publication or promotion of GBUK. Full credit will be given if and when used.

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Flame – January 2017

This quarters flame is all about pink glass. We’ve dug deep to bring you a whole variety of different pinks and a bit of an insight on how pink glass is made.

There is a challenge near the back of the issue if you want to challenge yourself. Don’t forget to send us your photos, either by email or post them on our facebook page and we’ll include your photos in the next issue.

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Flame – Sept 2016

This quarters flame is all about inclusions, all the non glass items we can add to our glass works to give stunning effects.

There is a colour challenge at the back of the issue if you want to challenge yourself. Don’t forget to send us your photos, either by email or post them on our facebook page and we’ll include your photos in the next issue.

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GBUK Journal Issue 9

Publication date: Flame Off 2017
Submission Form: GBUK Journal Issue 9
Photos to: journal@gbuk.org by midnight on 4th November 2016.
Further guidelines below.

The GBUK Journal is a great opportunity to showcase your work in a high quality publication. Best of all it is free to submit an entry and all members who are paid up as of 1st November 2016 will receive a free copy.

If you would like to have your work included in the next GBUK Journal, then please read this carefully. We would like you to send one image only to journal@gbuk.org, but as before, all other required information will need to be submitted using the online submission form below.

If you do not fill in the online form, your entry will not appear in the journal. If you cannot fill in the form, email journal@gbuk.org.

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Flame – June 2016

Flame has returned as a quarterly e-zine, in this issue we are taking a look at silver glass.

The challenge theme for the next issue is a picture inspiration. Don’t forget to send us your photos, either by email or post them on our facebook page.

Articles are also welcomed by email these can be anything glass related, all you need to do is send the text and photos clearly named for the article.

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