The Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum opens its doors for free to celebrate its 40th Birthday

On Saturday 30th March 2019 The Stained Glass Museum in Ely will celebrate 40 years of opening to the public! To celebrate this landmark birthday, entry to the museum will be FREE* all day on Saturday 30 March, during our Family Fun Day. The Stained Glass Museum’s Curator, Dr Jasmine Allen, commented: “This will be …

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SGMinis – Letters

Join us for our monthly under 5’s session, SGMinis! We will have themed stories, crafts and other actvities. September’s Theme will be Letters. 1pm – 3pm. £2 per child, accompanying adult free. Stories read at 1pm and 2pm. Drop in sessions, just come along!

Family Fun Extravaganza!

Join The Stained Glass Museum for a celebration of family friendly and fun activities on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June! Events on Thursday 31st May: • Glass Painting Demonstration and Taster – 11.00am – 1pm and 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Drop in session, no need to book. Free to take part, small firing fee. …

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Family Fun Extravaganza!

Join The Stained Glass Museum for a celebration of family friendly and fun activities on Thursday 31st May and Friday 1st June! Events on Thursday 31st May: • Glass Painting Demonstration and Taster – 11.00am – 1pm and 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Drop in session, no need to book. Free to take part, small firing fee. …

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SGMinis – Animals

Join us for our monthly SGMinis session for 5’s and under with stories, crafts and other activities inspired by our collections. April’s theme is Animals. Drop in sessions, so just come along. Stories read at 1pm and 2pm. £2 per child, accompanying adult free.

The Stained Glass Museum wins National Lottery support

Stained Glass Museum awarded funding for developing future plan. The Stained Glass Museum in Ely has received a grant of up to £88,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). This exciting two-year project, awarded under the Resilient Heritage scheme, will investigate options and produce a masterplan for the museum’s future development. The project has been …

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Create a Comic Strip (inspired by a famous story)

Be inspired by the Stained Glass collections to modernise and re-tell a famous story. This event is a partnership between Ely Library and Stained Glass Museum inspired by the BBC Civilisations Series Appropriate for children (aged 8 years and older) and adults.

SGMinis – Shapes and Colours

Join us for our monthly SGMinis session for under 5’s with stories, crafts and activities inspired by our collection. February’s theme is Shapes and Colours! £2 per child, accompanying adult free. Stories read at 1pm and 2pm. Drop in sessions, please just come along!

Childen’s Glass Fusing Workshop

Come along to one of our popular children’s glass fusing workshops. Children will learn to cut glass and then apply this skill to create their own kiln-fired glass decoration. Advance booking essential on 01353 660 347. Suitable for ages 7-16; Under 8s must be accompanied; £12 per child. Please note that due to kiln firing …

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Half Term Activities – Coat of Arms

Inspired by our collection, join us to create your own freestanding Coat of Arms. Drop in Sessions, just come along. 10.30am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3.30pm. £2 per child, accompanying adults free.