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What's On at Broadfield House Glass Museum

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2012 Art of Fire Exhibition at Broadfield House Glass Museum
Art of Fire Exhibition

In this section you will find details of our exhibitions, events, news articles, past exhibitions and hand-casting days.

The Friends of the Glass Museum also have a programme of lectures and events. 

Svartland Re-enactors at Family Fun Day 2014
Rampaging Vikings

Our next event: Vænn Vikings - Crafts and Creativity of the Vikings (Saturday 13th September, 10am - 4pm, free entry)

Tillerman Beads making glass beads
Tillerman making glass beads

Vikings will be descending on the museum as part of Heritage Open Days 2014.

On Saturday 13th September, 10am - 4pm Svartland Living History SocietyandTillerman Beads will take you back in time and show you the skills and creativity of the Vikings. 

Reproduction of Viking Beads made by Tillerman Beads
Beads made by Tillerman Beads

Dressed in accurate Viking clothing, they will demonstrate various historical craft skills, from making glass beads to metal work and arrows.    

Explore their encampment, ask questions, handle the tools and armour or enjoy a game of Hnefatafl, a Viking board game. Svartland will also be putting on displays of fighting for the crowds.

Children can also have cutting and pasting fun with the JAM team, making your own helmets (a small charge will apply).

The Friends of Broadfield House Glass Museum will be selling refreshments.

Download a leaflet below 

Reproduction of Viking beads made by Tillerman Beads
Beads made by Tillerman Beads

Events 2014

Vænn Vikings - Crafts and Creativity of the Vikings Saturday 13th September, 10am - 4pm

Christmas Festival  Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 November

For all Juniors At Museums events, follow the link below

JAM club logo
JAM club

Past Events

Lamp-working demonstration
Glass lamp-working at Beads Day 2013
View of a paperweight stall
Paperweight Day

To find out about other events happening throughout the Dudley borough, visit the Events page at Discover Dudley.