The Carnival Glass Society(UK)

                                                                                                                                                                                                            Devoted to the collecting and accurate documentation of Carnival Glass

The CGS (UK) Newsletter




Another 40 pages packed with articles, research, and stories from members who have made a fantastic contribution as well as a lot of carnival glass fun. This issue includes some 'super sleuth' investigations :

  • An amazing 'Two Fruits' Dusting Discovery

  • Double Diamond Takes a Tumble - and reveals just how it was made

  • Tumble Ups - an 'Inside Investigation' makes a surprising discovery 

  • 'Getting a Handle' on how Brockwitz's Snowstorm was made

  • Stevens & Williams and Kralik - Carnival Glass Designs and Inspirations

As well as:

  • Spectacular Carnival Glass from the 1970s

  • Seasonal fun with Fruits, Butterflies and a trip to the Seaside

  • An 'Auction Sleeper' - worth the lockdown wait

  • A Fleur de Lys with a special connection

  • And featuring 'Carnival Glass Jewellery, Part 2, which continues to look at the origins of carnival glass beads, together with a 'Special Carnival Glass Jewellery Supplement' that traces the journey of those who made them

All this is exclusive to Carnival Glass Society members so why not join us? 

It only costs £14 per year for Electronic Membership for up to two people for which you receive our quarterly, 40 page newsletter by email plus a host of membership benefits including: the ability to buy and sell carnival glass on the members' area of our website, our exclusive CGS Fairs Discount Card which gives 2 for 1 entry at major antique fairs across the UK, invitations to CGS events and much more (or £25 per year for printed newsletters delivered in UK, £32 per year for printed newsletters delivered outside of the UK).



As many of us face restrictions in these unprecedented times we are extending our Special Membership Offer. Join now and, in addition to NL172, NL173 and NL174 from this membership year, we will send you three extra issues from last year, in electronic format, for free!!  

That's 240 pages of articles, research, news and carnival glass fun to enjoy right away with a another issue to come later in the year. 

Our latest Newsletter highlights are above and you can click below on the front covers of the other five Newsletters in this special package, that we shall send you right now, to discover what delights they hold.

Then   'Join the CGS' to take advantage of this very special offer.

Join now and you will receive Newsletters 169, 170, 171, 172, 173 and 174 straight away with another issue to come later this year.  Find out how to Gift this Special Membership Package to a friend or loved one.


(Click on cover photos to read more about each Newsletter )

Newsletter 160

November 2017

Newsletter 161

February 2018

Newsletter 162

June 2018

Newsletter 163

August 2018

Newsletter 164

November 2018

Newsletter 165

February 2019

Newsletter 166

June 2019

Newsletter 167

August 2019

Newsletter 168

November 2019

Click here to view photographic highlights of past CGS newsletters

Newsletter Sampler

Click here to read our Carnival Glass Society Newsletter sampler