The Carnival Glass Society(UK)

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The CGS (UK) Newsletter


Carnival Glass Society Newsletter 168


Carnival Glass Society Newsletter 168 is out. 

Another 40 pages packed full of articles, research, photographs and exciting CGS events. This issue includes:

  • A well connected Posy Vase with a surprising history

  • The first in our new series ‘Carnival Glass and the Oceans’ by the Oceanographer

  • Australian Adventures (2). Exciting new research on the trail of the Koala

  • Unusual finds from members including a pretty comport and some intriguing miniature mysteries

  • Fascinating research into Sowerby’s little known connections with the Arts and Crafts Movement

  • Our Editor’s great new feature on contemporary carnival glass

  • What was on show, for sale and what happened at our fantastic Carnival Glass Society Weekend

  • ‘Jewels amongst the Gems’ plus other news, views, articles and snippets from our members

    All this is exclusive to Carnival Glass Society members so why not join us? Our new Carnival Glass Society year is just starting and 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 other membership benefits including: the ability to buy and sell carnival glass on the members’ area of our website; two for one discount at many major antique fairs across the UK and an invitation to attend our annual weekend with lectures, glass displays, glass for sale tables, raffles, dinner and much more (or £25 per year for a printed newsletter to be delivered to a postal address in the UK or £32 per year for a printed copy to be delivered to a postal address outside of the UK).

    So why not ‘Join the CGS’ today and start enjoying these amazing membership benefits? 

    Recent CGS Newsletters
    (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 Sampler

    Click here to read some of the interesting Newsletter articles that CGS members were able to enjoy during 2016-17