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Newsletter … this edition …..

  • Journal
  • Monthly Compeition
  • Annual Competition
  • Flame





Have you sent in your entires for the journal yet?

2021 Journal

It’s time to submit your photographs for the 2021 Journal, which will be issue 13. 

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 January each year will receive a free copy.

We would like you to send up to 3 images to journal@gbuk.org, but as before, all other required information will need to be submitted using the online submission form below.

Publication date: TBC

Submission Form:GBUK Journal Issue 13 Submission Form

Photos to: journal@gbuk.org
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.

Further details can be found on the website here


Monthly Competition

March Category – Murrini

How are your entires for March’s competition coming along? 

Don’t forget to email them to competition@gbuk.org

Annual Competition
Have you started working on your entries for the annual competition?

The subject this year is “High in the Sky”


There are five categories and you can enter as many as you like. 

  • Beginner – any type of entry.
  • Bead set – a set of, non-sculptural beads, made on a mandrel.
  • Focal bead – a single, non-sculptural bead, made on a mandrel.
  • Sculptural bead – a single, or series of, sculptural bead/s made on a mandrel.
  • Other – anything not listed above, includes off mandrel, diorama’s, fused, stained glass and cold worked pieces.
  • Jewellery – this category is open to members and non-members of GBUK. The entry should be in the form of a finished piece of jewellery, and can include mixed media e.g. seed beads, wire, formed/forged metal etc., but must include a focal or set of handmade, artisan glass beads.


Finally for the moment, we just wanted to let you know that we have for the moment put a hold on the quarterly Flame Colette has been finding it more and more difficult to find content for it, or to get people to send in information for it.  We will review again later in the year, in the meantime if you have any ideas of what you would like to see, please do let us know.

Hope you are all staying safe.

GBUK Committee





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Monthly Competition

Hello Everyone! We had a committee meeting recently and it was agreed it would be fun to have a monthly glass competition for members only, themed around different lampwork techniques.

We hope that everyone, whatever your level or skill will enter. It is always lovely to see your work.

There is a £20 Voucher to spend at Tuffnell Glass for the winner of each months category. To make it easier for you to plan there is a chart below. This outlines the themes for each month. You have until the 21st of each month to enter via email. competition@gbuk.org

We will pop all the entries into a photo album and we can all vote for our favourite each month.


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