The festival takes places across the Stourbridge Glass Quarter attractions. Admission is free and the sites are all within a few miles of each other, so it's an ideal day out for the whole family and one that's sure to get everyone into the Christmas spirit. 10am-4pm. Free admission but there may be charges for some activities.
Sat 23 & Sun 24 November 2019. 11am to 4pm
During the Christmas festival Santa and Mrs Claus will be meeting and greeting visitors. The Cone's gift shop has a fantastic range of gifts and there are a range of contemporary studio glass and artisan craft studios that provide everything you need to create that perfect Christmas table and decorate your home yourself.
Watch the traditional skill of glass making in the hot glass studio. Glass Fusion: Christmas Trees will be available for children to take part in throughout the festive period. £6 per person. Suitable for 7 years+. Pre-bookable only on 01384 812381.
Enjoy some hot chocolate and mince pies in the Red Cone Coffee House to keep you warm throughout the day.
Tel: 01384 812750 www.dudley.gov.uk/see-and-do/museums
Sat 23 & Sun 24 November 2019. 10am to 4pm.
Over 20 on-site artist and maker studios selling a range of products, unique, affordable and exciting creative displays of work.
The site once was home to the glass trade greats of Royal Doulton and Webb Corbett is continuing to help the glass trade thrive in Stourbridge. Ruskin Glass Centre is home to a wide array of glass crafts; from live glassblowing, respected studio glass artists, engravers, glass decorators, and glass repair specialists to the diverse yet complementary trades of furniture design, handmade soap and textiles, for you to browse to purchase that perfect Christmas gift.
You can sit back and enjoy festive food and drink at the Organic Cafe including homemade mulled wine and mince pies.
The Glasshouse Heritage Centre tells the story of the local glass heritage and glassmaking on site and the new Glasshouse Arts Centre is an artistic and cultural hub for local groups, theatre performances, conferencing and hospitality.
Free admission and car parking.
Sat 23 & Sun 24 November. 10am to 4pm
Several stallholders will be selling their handmade gifts. Seasonal refreshments will be available. Glassblowing demonstrations.