The Carnival Glass Society(UK)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Devoted to the collecting and accurate documentation of Carnival Glass

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 and circulate information through our publications.

Northwood's Summer Fruits


The CGS at the
2017 National Glass Fair

The CGS had a wonderful display of carnival glass at the National Glass Fair, Motorcycle Museum, (NEC),  Solihull on 12 November. A full report on the day appears in  Newsletter 161, but here are some tasters of the 125 pieces of glass that were displayed. 


And many thanks to all those members who turned up to support the event. 

Click on any photo for a closeup.......


Newsletter 163 is out

Newsletter 163 has been distributed to all CGS (UK) members. And it's another 40 page bumper edition.  

Click on Newsletter in the menu bar to find out more.

Dates for your diaries

36th AGM / Social Weekend

14th to 16th September 2018

Three Swans Hotel

Market Harborough

(Further details - click here)

Hampshire Get-together / 

Open House

18 May 2019

(More details to follow)

The Power of the Tornado

CGS (UK) Newsletter 163 has even more information and research into this iconic carnival glass vase design.