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Review: The University of York Spring Master Class 2017

Review by Celeste Flower, recent graduate of the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, The University of York The annual Stained Glass Conservation Spring Master Class took place this year at the King’s Manor, University of York on … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Workshops

Over the coming months, the Stained Glass Museum will run a series of specialist, one-day  workshops, focusing on various aspects of stained glass design and manufacture.  The workshops are run by professional artists and craftsmen, and are suitable for individuals … Continue reading

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Winchester Cathedral Stained Glass Tour and Tea

Saturday, 8th July, 10 – 11am Winchester Cathedral has a rich heritage of stained glass spanning a period of nearly 700 years, from the early fourteenth century until the present day. This tour will provide visitors with an insight into … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Discussion Day: Caroline Swash FMGP and others ‘Splendid yet intimate – stained glass for house and home’

Friday, 26th May 2017, 9.45am – 4pm. Stained glass once played a significant role in architect designed houses. Stained glass was used in the Victorian and Edwardian periods, for example, both as a way of bringing privacy to the entrance … Continue reading

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Dr Neil Moat

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden and unexpected death of stained glass scholar Dr Neil Moat. We hope to include a fitting tribute to him in the next issue of Vidimus.

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Reminder: Call for Papers for the The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass

The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass, organised by the Corpus Vitrearum / ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass in conjunction with the Society of Glass Technology will take place in … Continue reading

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Bristol Cathedral Considers Removal of its Largest Stained Glass Window

Bristol Cathedral may take the significant step of removing the church’s largest stained glass window because of its links to Edward Colston, an official of the slave trading Royal African Company, who made much of his fortune directly and indirectly … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Spring Lecture: ‘Morris and after: G. F. Bodley and Stained Glass, 1860-75’, by Michael Hall

Friday, 10th March 2017, 6.15 pm for 6.45 pm start. By 1870, the aesthetic lead in stained-glass design in Britain had passed from such High Victorian firms as Clayton and Bell to the new names who were to set the … Continue reading

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Lecture: Painting on Light: A History of Stained Glass, by Roger Rosewell

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 7.00pm. Roger Rosewell will give a richly-illustrated lecture to the Norfolk Decorative and Fine Arts Society tracing the history of stained glass in English churches from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. It will discuss … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Lecture: Science and Stained Glass, by Dr David Dungworth

Saturday, 20th May 2017, 7.00pm, South Transept, Ely Cathedral. Stained glass has been prized as a unique and colourful art form since the Middle Ages. This lecture will ask what science, as opposed to the skills of the art historian, … Continue reading

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