• Date
    1st March 2023
  • Venue
  • Host
    First Of March
  • Category
    Arts & Culture

Gwydraid: Gwydr, Glass - a six month digital festival celebrating the artistic, economic, technical and scientific story of glass in Wales, past, present and future.

As a company showcasing the exquisite craftsmanship of Wales, the beauty of glass as a desirable object or feature of our environment will be part of our DNA, so it was important for us and our Makers to be part of the 2022 UN story, celebrating the contribution of glass to science and technology, culture and economy.

First Of March will host a series of online exhibitions and related digital activities celebrating outstanding glass makers and architects from Wales as well as future stars, the history of glass production and innovation in Wales: the current innovators in industry and science.

The programme will include an online magazine, podcasts and social media ‘features’, as part of Wales Week London and Wales Week Worldwide.

The story will be told in the voice of the maker, collector and client (private, industrial and commercial) capturing the full glory of glass in Wales.

If you would like to be involved, please contact Ruth at ruth@firstofmarch.com quoting Glass.

Our UN Year of Glass celebration continues with two exclusive digital exhibitions showcasing the work of renown glass artists, Catrin Jones and Ruth Shelley.