The Wonderful World of Glass

F. E. Burroughes.

South West
Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Expensed: A suggested fee of about £1per member attending for charity, plus petrol expenses.
18th November 2017
Antiques | Glass | Design | Craft

An acknowledged expert and authority on glass, the speaker is often called upon by television programmes to supply and talk about examples of the glass-blower's craft and art. He talks about the history of glass making from 3000B.C., and brings historic and valuable specimens from his own extensive collection of glass for members to examine. An authoritative and humorous insight into a fascinating subject.

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About F. E. Burroughes.

A well-known and experienced Lecturer and After-Dinner Speaker for W.Is, Rotary Clubs, Round Tables, U3As, and special interest groups and societies. Francis is on the W.I Speakers List of most Counties in the South West. His talks do not require any special equipment, and for those which are illustrated Francis brings his own equipment.

He is available during the day, and at short notice, and will travel all over the South West, including Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset, Somerset and Devon. He askes for his petrol expenses, and a donation towards his chosen charity, and suggests a fee of £1 per member attending, up to a maximum of £60 - £70.

More details about his talks can be found on his website,

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