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Journal advertising

Want to advertise in the journal? Here are the details:

£125.00 for full page (A4)
£60.00 for half page (Landscape)
£40.00 for quarter page (Portrait)

Specifications for Advertising are:
• All adverts to be submitted as PDF with images at 300dpi.
• All fonts to be outlined in the PDF if possible (this stops problems with me not having the fonts you used)
• If a PDF is not possible then a 300dpi 24/32 bit PNG file will be OK, finally if all else fails a JPEG at 300dpi but make sure the quality setting is high.
• All artwork is to be submitted at 300dpi at full size.
• Full page = 210x297mm with 3mm bleed added (therefore 216x303mm)
• 1/2 page = 184mm x130mm (Landscape)
• 1/4 page = 90mmx130mm (Portrait)
• Please can everyone also supply a JPEG copy of their advert to check that it looks as expected.

Adverts to journal@gbuk.org ASAP. Journal Issue 9 will be available at the Flame Off in June.

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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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GBUK AGM 2016

Thanks to the generosity of Martin and the Tuffnell team, this year’s AGM will take place at Flame Off.

If you are attending Flame Off, please make an effort to attend the AGM, or if you’re local and not attending Flame Off, please still attend the AGM.
We anticipate the AGM to take approximately 1 hour of your time, we need your input if we are to act in the interests of majority vote.

The AGM will take place at 5.30 pm on Saturday 16th April at Flame Off – Uttoxeter Racecourse.
Location – upstairs in the demo room.

Any items you would like added onto the agenda, please email chairman@gbuk.org
Agenda to follow.

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Unique studio opportunity

colin_746_346If you happen to live near Stourbridge and are looking to start a new studio we’ve received some information about a new studio development there which may be of interest to our members:

Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge – new units for craft-related businesses

Thanks to funding from the European Regional Development Fund, Heritage Lottery Fund and Black

Country Local Enterprise Partnership, Ruskin Mill Land Trust (RMLT) has recently completed seven new work units on its Glasshouse site in Stourbridge (the former Webb Corbett/Royal Doulton glassworks).

The units, located in the new reception building and the former Acid House, range in size from 15 to 68 square metres and are available on attractive terms.

RMLT is looking for businesses that will complement the historic nature of the site and the existing commercial activity in the Ruskin Glass Centre (www.ruskinglasscentre.co.uk) to continue to develop this vibrant community and to provide valuable work experience for Glasshouse College students.

Further information is available from:

Colin George property@rmlt.org.uk 07813 234669

Sharon Harris Sharon.Harris@ghc.rmt.org 01384 399448

or by visiting: www.rmt.org/rmlt

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GBUK Journal Issue 8 entries

Publication date: Flame Off 2016
Entries to: events@gbuk.org by midnight on Wednesday 30th September 2015.

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 30 September 2015 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 events@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 events@gbuk.org.

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