For the first time, we are excited to officially open our doors to visitors on Sundays. Bermondsey Street on a Sunday is a special place offering a refuge from the chaos of the city. Established in 1976, London Glassblowing showcases the work of Peter Layton, his resident artists and specially invited guest artists.


Spring Open House

12 - 28 April

Join us in the gallery for our annual exhibition, Spring Open House! A historical landmark in the London Glassblowing calendar, this exhibition follows a tradition dating back to our first studio space. Unlike the London Glassblowing we all know and love today, the gallery space did not yet exist. Every year, the studio would open its doors in an 'open house' fashion, offering a treasure trove of glass wonder! 

Visit us to see Peter Layton's latest glass series, Cascade, and the debut of Tim Rawlinson's Jupiter and Fabrica. The fun doesn't stop as we are hosting a demonstration this Saturday 20 April with Peter Layton. Witness the master of glass 'sketching on the blowing iron' as he is assisted by Louis Thompson. This is a drop-in event, but as we anticipate a high demand for this demonstration, we recommend that you RSVP to reserve your space.

To RSVP, call the gallery on 0207 403 2800 or email us on


To view our Spring Open House online catalogue, click here

See below for a preview of what to expect!



After visiting, have brunch in one of the delicious culinary spots on the street. Our favourites include The Garrison for Sunday lunch, Jose Tapas for a taste of Spain and The Shard for Afternoon Tea. Or for something a little more casual with a variety of flavours, explore the stalls in Maltby Street Market. 

Finish off your journey with a tour of one of the galleries on Bermondsey Street. Follow the journey of the Thanes at Eames Fine Art with their exhibition by Jason Hicklin before continuing onto The White Cube where Tiona Nekkia will captivate your attention and finally wrap yourself in the Fabric of Democracy at The Fashion and Textile Museum. 

Our opening hours are from Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday 11am - 5pm. We look forward to seeing you then. 

Written by Abi Pooley and Isabel Gilchrist

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