Welcome to the home of the Carnival Glass Society (UK)
This UK based Society was formed by a small group of collectors in 1982 and has grown to have members in countries across the world. We are passionate about collecting, spreading awareness and appreciating the beauty of carnival glass. We encourage research into its history, arrange events for our members and we circulate information on carnival glass through our publications.
CARNIVAL GLASS SOCIETY 40TH ANNIVERSARY
EXHIBITION AT STOURBRIDGE GLASS MUSEUM
SATURDAY 8 APRIL TO SUNDAY 5 NOVEMBER 2023
Celebrating the Beauty, Creativity and Ingenuity of Carnival Glass
See over 300 items of carnival glass, including rarities never exhibited before, and learn the fascinating story behind this spectacular display.
Find Out More about this exhibition. Plus our Exhibition Events:
15 July: Carnival Glass Titans - Thomas Dugan and Harry Northwood, a Stourbridge Pioneers talk by renowned author and historian, James Measell
29 Sep - 1 Oct: Carnival Glass Society Weekend. Friday evening reception, talk and tour of the exhibition; Saturday carnival glass sales and much more....
CGS Newsletter 181 Is Out Now
Click here to read highlights of our latest Newsletter
Click here to read our 40 page Sample Newsletter packed full of articles, news and research
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EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS OF CARNIVAL GLASS MEMBERSHIP
Our quarterly, 40 page, CGS Newsletter is packed full of fascinating articles, new research, beautiful photographs, fun snippets and intriguing stories from our members plus news about trips and events. More Info.
Trips, Events and Gatherings to see carnival glass collections and meet with like-minded friends More info.
Access to the Carnival Glass Society Market Place in our members’ area where you can list items of carnival glass you would like to buy or sell.
Our special CGS 2-4-1 Fairs Discount Card. Two members of the Carnival Glass Society (or one member + guest) can attend each participating antiques fair for the price of one admission ticket. More info.
Invitation to attend the CGS Annual Weekend with talks, displays, sales of carnival glass, raffles, evening dinner with entertainment and much more.
Membership of the Carnival Glass Society is only £14 for up to two people per year for electronic membership (£25 for up to two people per year for printed newsletters delivered to a UK address, £32 per year for printed newsletters delivered to an address outside of the UK). Just go to join-the-cgs where you can join quickly and easily online or download an application form if you prefer to join by post.
Carnival Glass Society
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Browse our Photo Gallery which shows thousands of patterns made by different carnival glass makers from across the world.
Carnival Glass Titans
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Why not buy Carnival Glass Society membership as a gift for a friend or a loved one? Giving them a wealth of fascinating research, intriguing articles, spectacular photos and carnival glass fun to enjoy - only £14 for up to 2 people per year. Click here to find out more.
Exhibition of Carnival Glass that was on display at 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh House' in 2019