gill silversides glass artist


1a Beaufort Place, Larkhall, BA1 6RP   email   telephone 01225 480333

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Welcome to our webpage, it is a good place to start if you want to find out about our gallery, Silversides & Friends, or Gill & Rob Silversides, the artists behind the name.

What's New?


Our landlord has placed the freehold of our building on the open market. This has caused a bit of worry and panic with our regular visitors, but don't worry.  It doesn't mean we are closing - our lease will continue with whoever buys the building and adds it to their property portfolio. 
Coincidentally we are making some changes to our business, to fit in the opportunities we have had with new clients and commissions, which has meant less time available for the shop and classes. We will be going back to being closed on Tuesdays to allow Gill to travel to our customers.  As we haven't had time to make so much stock for the shop we have bought in some new luscious glass from our friends Wayne , Rachel & Liz and more ceramics from Emily, Lavinia and Alan.

National Insect Week

As part of national insect week,‚Äč we are holding four glass bug making days. Come and make your own glass bugs, real or imaginary Decorate your home with them, or fix fridge magnets or brooch backs to them, and celebrate the diversity of beautiful insect world! (3-5pm Saturdays and Sundays 18/19 and 25/26 June) 

Exhibitions at Silversides & Friends

Headland, heath and Heather
A collection of work by Gill Silversides inspired by the North York Moors.

Thursday 9th June to Saturday 25th June
This is the first collection of a longer term project for the North Yorkshire Moors Visitor Centre.

Classes at Silversides & Friends

A new list of classes are being advertised, including splash! and button making.  see more detail on the classes and the timetable page.

Before you book a class or workshop please take a look at our latest special deals and promotions