The Carnival Glass Society(UK)

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Carnival Glass Society Newsletter 163


Carnival Glass Society Newsletter 163 is now out, with a hot and summery theme ranging from the delicious Millersburg Strawberry Wreath on the front cover to the ‘Cream of the Collection’ article inside. 

The newsletter is exclusive to CGS members and highlights include:

Exotic and Rare New Finds from members who have been ‘out and about’ in the sunshine;

Gone Fishing’ (fishy ‘tails’ from the Anthony and Maureen Ward Collection);

‘Here comes the Sun’ from the Weatherman – a look into carnival glass designs inspired by the sun which reveals intriguing new information on their origin;

Tornado Update – more evidence to support new research revealed in Newsletter 162 which completely changes the outlook on the inspiration for this iconic vase design;

What Members saw on V&A Museum Trip – a walk through 2,000 years of glass leading up to the production of carnival glass;

A North East ‘Tyneside Star’ an ‘inside out’ look at this Sowerby pattern in all its glorious forms;

More ‘Jewels Amongst the Gems’ as Phyllis looks at carnival glass jewellery and accessories;

Notification of a Get-together / Open House in Hampshire during May 2019;

As well as ‘Carnival in a Gypsy Caravan’, a summer quiz and lots of bunnies in our ‘Young Collectors’ section.

To obtain a copy of this Newsletter, simply click on ‘Join the CGS’ on our website -  and select the type of membership that you would like. Electronic membership is only £14 for up to two people for which you receive our quarterly 40 page newsletter by email,  plus a host of other membership benefits including invitation to get togethers and events. You will receive Newsletter 163 and back-issues of Newsletter 161 and 162 right away, and another Newsletter later this year - so why not join us now.

Newsletter Sampler

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