Winter Glass Market 2016

A free community celebration of glass and glass-making, revealing the power of glass and light at the Canberra Glassworks from 10am to 10pm on Saturday 18 June 2016.


Full program

To download the full Winter Glass Market 2016 program


Event schedule

Event schedule
10am – 10pmHindmarsh Prize exhibition
10am – 8pmWinter Glass Market Stalls
10am – 3.30pmFree children’s activities and entertainment
4pm – 9.30pmFireside Music
4pm – 10pmEngine Room Wine Bar
4pmWinter Icicle Glow Garden sales open
8pmSilent Auction bidding closes
8pm – 8.30pmSilent Auction Artist Talks
8.30pm - 9pmOfficial proceedings, raffle draw, silent auction announcements
10am – 10pmWarm food and cold drinks from My Sweet Alice (10am – 10pm), Brodburger (10am – 10pm), Diplomat Boutique Hotel (12noon – 10pm) and Molto Italian (12noon – 10pm), Bentspoke (4pm – 10pm). Note: this is a licensed event from 4pm – 10pm.
10am – 3pmMake Your Own Winter TileBook online
10am – 3.30pmFree and fun activities for children will run in the ActewAGL marquee outside the Fitters Workshop.No bookings required
10am – 4pm Make Your Own Beaded Snowflake No bookings required
Make Your Own Hotshop PaperweightsBook online
2 – 4pmMicrowave enthusiast Amelia De Frost will hold microwave demonstrations in the foyer.
From twilight A spectacular wintry light display by local designer Justin Watson will illuminate the Canberra Glassworks building.
4 – 8pm Snowflake Quilt No bookings required
4 – 9.30pmFireside Music will run in the ActewAGL marquee, offering a chilled spot to sit, eat and drink, on a winter afternoon. Artists include Ghostnoises, Nepal and a collection of talented emerging singers.
4 – 10pmRelax with a glass of wine in the spectacularly lit Engine Room Wine Bar, listening to Off the Cuff and talented local blues-folk duo Alex and Joel.



Thank you!

Canberra Glassworks sincerely thanks our generous artists, Board members, staff, volunteers and partners for supporting this event.

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Kingston Partner: Event Partners:
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Event Supporters
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Canberra Glassworks is supported by the ACT Government through artsACT.  The Winter Glass Market and Hindmarsh Prize is supported by the ACT Events Fund. Thanks to the Australia Council for the Arts, The Thomas Foundation, King and Wood Mallesons, Capital Chemist and KPMG for supporting Canberra Glassworks throughout the year.

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