Robert Gary Parkes

Master Glassblower Menu

Christmas at The Loafing Shed

Friday’s, Saturday’s & Sunday’s – November 17 – extended to December 23rd, 2017     10:00 am – 3:00 pm (Glassblowing until 2:00 pm only)

In addition to our glass gallery; shop from a special display of small gift items by local artists and artisans in our casual country Christmas atmosphere. (guest artists are NOT on-site)      

Jams & preserves by Jeanette, packaged and ready for hostess or staff gifts – ask about customized orders. 

Deborah Strong – Coloured pencil drawings, silk paintings and more

Barbara Roden – Paintings and beaded jewelry

Joy Mancinelli – Quilted throws, wall-hangings, cards and more

Kathy Neudorf – Handmade vegan soaps

Maurissa Roden – Photo art note cards

The Parkes girls – Christmas yule log table centrepieces

Rose Seiler Scott – Hot Apple Cider gift books. Find the entire series of “Hot Apple Cider” books, including the new Christmas edition.

Enjoy complimentary seasonal beverages and warm up in the studio.

As always – if you are unable to come during our posted hours – please contact us to set up a time that works for you.

Commissioned Works

There is still limited time to have glass made-to-order for Christmas gift giving. Please contact Robert by December 14th with your special requests. Contact info here.


Glass-Blowing Workshops

An experience you will never forget and a great gift idea!  One-on-one glassblowing workshop with Robert. See all the details on our workshops page. Simply contact us to purchase a gift certificate.

Winter Hours

There are no scheduled events for January.

As always – if you would like to visit the gallery or you are looking for commissioned works – please contact us to set up a time that works for you. 

Commissioned works will be accepted and completed as usual.

December 24 through to January 31 – no group bookings (due to unpredictable weather)