The British Glass Foundation and Dudley MBC have been successful in securing £118,000 of funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a further ‘in principle’ grant of £780,000 to create a new state of the art Glass Museum at the White House Cone site in Stourbridge, opposite the Red House Cone.

To secure this further grant we need help to develop ideas and provide support for the application. Please take a few moments to fill in the following questionnaire.

* 1. Had you ever visited Broadfield House Museum? (If no, go to question 5)

* 2. If yes, how often did you visit?

* 3. What were your reasons for visiting? (please tick all that apply)

* 4. What was your main reason for visiting? (please tick only one)

* 5. How important is the history of the Stourbridge and Dudley glass collections to you?

* 6. How much do you know about the history of the Stourbridge and Dudley glass collections?

* 7. Would you like to learn more about the history of the Stourbridge and Dudley glass collections?

* 8. How important would the following facilities and information be to your enjoyment where 1 means not important at all and 5 means very important?

  1 (not) 2 3 4 5 (very)
Changing temporary exhibitions
Space for children's activities
Purchasing refreshments and light bites
A shop selling antique glass
A shop selling contemporary glass
A welcome/introductory space
Space for adult workshops
A research facility with access to the library collection
Space for 'have a go' hands on activities
Hands on interactives within the gallery spaces
k. Wifi access

* 9. Please take a look at the following activities that could be available in the future.
On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 meaning not interested at all and 5 meaning very interested, how interested would you be in the following?

  1 (not) 2 3 4 5 (very)
Glass related workshops
A programme of activity sessions for children
Children’s holiday activities
Object handling sessions
A heritage trail of the Glass Quarter that starts and ends at the Whitehouse centre
Glass blowing demonstrations
Canal boat trips to Red House Cone
Behind the scenes tours including access to the underground tunnels
Guided tours
A travelling exhibition of Stourbridge glass to tour major Museums throughout the UK
k. A programme for schools

* 10. Which of the following themes would you be most interested in learning about where 1 is not interested at all and 5 is very interested?

  1 (not) 2 3 4 5 (very)
The history of glass from its discovery to the present day
The history of White House Cone/Stuart Works site
The history of other glass houses in Stourbridge
The history of glass in the wider UK
Information about the workers and families involved with glass making
Information about the designs and styles of glass from different periods including the designs contained in pattern books
Technical information on the production of glass including the operation of the furnaces
h. Contemporary glass designers and makers

* 11. How would you rate the following ways of learning about the history of glass and the Glass Quarter where 1 is not important at all and 5 is very important?

  1 (not) 2 3 4 5 (very)
a. Information on graphic panels
b. Film
c. Oral history recordings
d. Low tech interactives
e. High tech interactives
f.  Audio Guide
g  Mobile App
h. Guide book
i. Guided tours
j. Gallery bats/Laminated sheets

* 12. What would put you off visiting the new Glass Museum, if anything?

* 13. What one thing could the British Glass Foundation do to encourage you to visit?

* 14. How supportive are you of establishing a new Glass Museum in Stourbridge?

* 15. If you are not supportive, why?

* 16. The British Glass Foundation is likely to charge for entry to the new Glass Museum in order to become financially viable. What would you be willing to pay for an adult ticket?

* 17. How likely would you be to visit the Museum once it has been redeveloped, where 1 is not likely at all and 5 is very likely?

* 18. Which of the following statements best describes your attitude to volunteering at arts and heritage venues?

* 19. And were you to volunteer, which would be your preferred area to do so?

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