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FREE CLASSES AT FLAME OFF

Have you thought about entering the draw to get a FREE class at Flame Off?

Win a one full day class with Elizabeth Welch (worth £195) on Thursday 31st May.

Elizabeth works with borosilicate glass and will be teaching you how to work with boro colours and how she creates her fantastic ocean creatures.

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 technique”, to a full-blown “make this bead” tutorial.  Glass research can be on the history of glass or some interesting glass related research.

Simply send us your tutorial or article with good quality pictures by 30th April 2018 to chairman@gbuk.org with ‘win a place on Elizabeth’s class’ as the subject.

Next up are two taster classes:

Choose Caroline of BlueberriBeads (worth £45) to learn about ceramic raku. This is a great chance to learn a new skill that maybe you haven’t thought about before.

You can choose either Friday or Saturday 10am – 1pm or 2pm – 5pm

Choose Floriane Lateille (worth £75) on Friday 10am – 1pm. You will learn how to make a rainbow twisty and then add it to a larger bead. Great for those wanting to learn tips and tricks or just to have a try.

For the taster classes, we’d like you to agree to tell us all about your day afterwards in the form of a small article with pictures.  This will be published either online and/or in Flame, our e-magazine.  

To enter send an email to chairman@gbuk.org entitled “Taster class Competition 2018” by 30th April 2018.  Please include your name and which taster class you would prefer to win a place on.

Good luck! 

Closing date for entries 30th April 2018

Send to chairman@gbuk.org

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

ANNUAL COMPETITION
The theme this year is Steampunk

The closing date is 30th April 2018.

The categories are:

  • Newcomers …….. Any form of entry is valid. Newcomers may enter this category OR enter any/all of the main categories.
  • Bead set ………… multiple beads, on mandrel
  • Focal bead …… on mandrel, single bead
  • Sculptural bead …on mandrel
  • Other …………….. incorporates anything else not included above e.g. cold working, dioramas, off-mandrel
  • Jewellery

The competition is judged at Flame Off usually by the visiting artists.

Entries must be sent to the competition organiser, and are held as part of the GBUK Collection for one year, after which the pieces are returned to the creator or sold in aid of GBUK, whichever the creator chooses.

Full details can be found on the GBUK here

 

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Win a place on a class at Flame Off 2018

Artists Class Competition

We are giving our members the opportunity to win a place on the amazing Elizabeth Welch Flame Off class on Thursday the 31st of May 2018.  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 the Tuffnell Glass 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 technique”, to a full-blown “make this bead” tutorial.  Glass research can be on the history of glass or some interesting glass related research.

Simply send us your tutorial or article with good quality pictures by 30th April 2018 to the Chairman.  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.

 

Taster Class Competition

Would you like to win a place on one of the taster day classes which will be running at the Flame Off 2018?  We have two places available, one place on the BlueberriBeads taster class which can be either Friday 1st or Saturday 2nd June 2018, and one place available on Floriane Lataille taster class which will take place the morning of Friday 1st June 2018.

You can find details of all of the Flame Off taster classes here on the Tuffnell Glass website.

How to enter:

If you want the chance to win a place on either of these classes, then all you need to do is agree to tell us all about your day afterwards in the form of a small article with pictures.  This will be published either it online and/or in Flame our e-mag.  Simply send us an email entitled “Taster class Competition 2018” by 30th April 2018.  Please include your name and which taster class you would prefer to win a place on.

We are looking forward to receiving 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 as specified.  No cash equivalent or alternative prize will be offered if entrant is unable to attend the class.  You 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 2018.  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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GBUK bead & jewellery competition 2016

The themes this year are “Marine Life” and “Symmetry“.

Deadline will be February 29th, 2016.

Entries need to be received by email and be in the post by midnight on Monday February 29th, 2016– The entry form and rules are available in WORD or PDF format.

You will be sending us the physical entries so we can display them on our stall at Flame Off as well as a good print-quality photo for each.

You need to be a paid-up member on 29th February 2016 to enter any category other than Jewellery.

The categories are…

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GBUK AGM 2014 at Tuffnell Glass

Venue: Tuffnell Glass, Rudston, Yorkshire, YO25 4UD
Date: 12/13/14 September 2014 (AGM on Sat 13th).

On Friday 12th we will have the torch benches for members to play and/or demo on – we are hoping there will be some of you willing to share your techniques with our other members; Teresa has offered to show us a trick or two too.

On Saturday the AGM will be at middday.

Sunday is a free day on the torches for those who want to stay for the whole weekend. More info below.

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Competition 2014 winners!

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition this year, the entries were both beautiful and stunning. A lot of hard work went into each and every one. Thanks also to everyone who came and ogled the entries on our stand at the Flame Off! Here are the winners.

BEGINNER – Katrina Beattie
SET – Ilsa Fatt
FOCAL – Judith Hannington
SCULPTURAL – Sue Webb
OTHER – Judith Hannington
JEWELLERY – Linda Newnham

Pictures below.

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GBUK bead & jewellery competition 2014

The themes this year are: “Feeling Blue” or “Famous Artists“.

Members are invited to make a bead or beads, a set or a focal, an off-mandrel piece of work or a piece using mixed media.

The deadline for entries is 28th February 2014.

Please note, we have changed the categories this year to embrace the many different styles and methods of working.

The categories are:

Beginner – any form of entry is valid. Beginners may enter the beginners category OR enter any/all of the main categories.

Focal bead – on mandrel, single bead.

Set of beads – multiple beads, on mandrel.

Sculptural – on mandrel.

Other – incorporates anything else not included above e.g. cold working, dioramas, off-mandrel.

Members are welcome to enter multiple categories with different pieces of work, except the beginner category. No one entry can be submitted for multiple categories.

Jewellery – one entry per person, or collaboration group, which must include lampwork beads.

You do not have to be a member of GBUK to enter the jewellery category.

The entry form is available as a PDF or a Word doc.

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