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Illuminarte

| Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7BS, Wales
+44 1678 520256
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Such a great way to spend a day!

I visited Illuminarte and made a beautiful and perfectly imperfect stained glass piece. I got a... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Shannon P
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Sierra Vista, Arizona
Excellent Tiffany Stained Glass Workshop

I thoroughly enjoyed the Tiffany Stained Glass workshop last Saturday. Julie is a great teacher... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Amanda-ADB
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Corwen, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Bala, Gwynedd, North Wales, Snowdonia National Park, Bala LL23 7BS, Wales
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+44 1678 520256
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

I visited Illuminarte and made a beautiful and perfectly imperfect stained glass piece. I got a little lucky and had the whole place to myself which allowed me to get to know Julie a little better in our time together. Julie is a sweet and...More

Thank Shannon P
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the Tiffany Stained Glass workshop last Saturday. Julie is a great teacher, starting clearly with the basics and guiding you through to a finished piece to take home with you. Really absorbing and thoroughly enjoyable. I shall definitely be going back later...More

Thank Amanda-ADB
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

I absolutely love going to illuminarte. Having been once I found it truly addictive and have now been 7 or 8 times. The process is engrossing and Julie encourages us to try new things but is always on hand to help out. Thanks to her...More

Thank 14cav
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Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Julie early this December to complete the stained glass taster workshop. What a fantastic experience, Julie was a wonderful teacher with great patience. We both made brilliant decorations for the Christmas tree in such a lovely setting on the side of the lake....More

Thank Jamie T
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

I had an extremely enjoyable day at Julie's workshop producing a lovely tiffany stained glass panel for my home. Her workshop is in a lovely setting and Julie is patient, helpful and also provided a very tasty lunch! Would love to go back and do...More

Thank Lesley J
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Spent a wonderful relaxed afternoon with Julie learning the basics of stained glass making, in the most beautiful location - lake, steam railway, fields of sheep - idyllic, I didn't want to leave! Many thanks to Julie who was an excellent skilled and patient tutor....More

Thank staceva2016
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

A peaceful, therapeutic couple of hours with Julie, learning the fundamentals of stained glass making. Julie was an informative and patient teacher and my family of seven all came away with a pleasing piece. A great change from the mad activity of the rest of...More

Thank MrsBuckspal
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Julies studio is beautifully placed by Bala lake. It is a fantastic place to learn the art of stain glass. Julie's tuition allows you to master the art and encourages your creativity. She is a wonderful host and makes you feel so relaxed. A wonderful...More

Thank alicarneddau
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Reviewed 11 May 2016

Lovely location overlooking the lake, delightful professional stained glass expert to teach; Julie, really clear tuition and marvellous end result to take home. Never tried this craft before, but would like to come back again soon. Very relaxing, therapeutic and creative! Lunch was provided and...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2016

First time trying stained glass and wow! What a brilliant experience. I had a really lovely time with Julie in the most fantastic, breathtaking setting in between the lake and the railway station (the views alone would be worth paying for). Julie really knows her...More

1  Thank tortoisedeb
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