Saturday, 22 January 2011

Jewels on the Cut Guided Walks for 2011

Jewels on the Cut is a leisurely stroll along the Town Arm of the Stourbridge Canal examining the industrial heritage of the area with particular reference to the Stourbridge Glass Industry. The guide is writer and broadcaster Graham Fisher MBE, an outreach worker with Broadfield House Glass Museum and author of the accompanying book Jewels on the Cut.

The walk takes roughly an hour and a half to cover approximately a mile and a half, starting from Canal Street and finishing at the Red House Glass Cone.

The programme of Jewels on the Cut Guided Walks for 2011 has been announced. Dates are ...

Saturday 30th April 10.00am
Sunday 22nd May 11.00am
Saturday 25th June 10.00am
Sunday 24th July 11.00am
Monday 29th August 10.00am

Building on the success of previous years, the times and days on which the walks are held have been varied this year to enable participants to tailor the event to their weekend. Cost is £3.50 per adult, under-16s by arrangement please.

Booking via Broadfield House on ...

01384 812745

Groups and organisations are also advised that the walk can be organised as a bespoke event on specific dates; further details from Broadfield House Glass Museum.

The book Jewels on the Cut is available from various outlets including Broadfield House and Books Unlimited, RRP £12.50

The Jewels on the Cut Guided Walk is part of a wide range of activities, exhibitions and events hosted by Broadfield House Glass Museum throughout the year. Situated off Compton Drive, Kingswinford the Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday 12.00 − 4.00pm and admission is free.

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