Charles Hajdamach is one of the top authorities on glass in the country. He has lectured in America, Canada, South Africa and Ireland and has written extensively on the subject from antique to contemporary studio glass. Broadfield House.
For 23 years he was the Director of Broadfield House Glass Museum in Kingswinford, which he established in 1980, and which quickly became one of the top glass museums in the world. During that time he increased the collections to over 17,000 pieces. In 2000 he commissioned twelve of the country's top glass artists to create unique pieces for the Dudley Millennium Commission.In 1991 he published 'British Glass 1800-1914' which remains the standard work on the subject. In 2000 he was elected a Fellow of the Society of Glass Technology. In 2003 he took early retirement to concentrate on his lecturing and writing.