Author Archives: ltempest

Discovering St Edmund

Images of St Edmund (d. AD 869), king and martyr, survive in a number of English medieval stained glass windows, particularly in the eastern counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. In early May it was announced that a voluntary charity, The … Continue reading

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Conference: Norwich and the Medieval Parish Church, c. 900-2107

A major conference on the medieval parish churches of Norwich will be held at Norwich Cathedral on Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th June. The programme includes a lecture by CVMA Author, David King, on ‘The contribution of antiquarians to the … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Conference: Touring Leicester

Wednesday, 30th August – Saturday, 2nd September 2017 This year’s BSMGP Autumn Touring Conference will be based in Leicester. Although the final agenda is yet to be revealed, a rich and impressive itinerary is promised.  Potential highlights include Twycross, where … Continue reading

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Contemporary Glass Society Lecture: ‘Southwark Cathedral’s Stained Glass Artists’

Thursday, 20th July 2017, 7.00 pm Southwark Cathedral is home to a wealth of stained glass, completed by a range of artists in numerous styles at a variety of dates. Caroline Swash is an award-winning stained glass artist and lecturer, … Continue reading

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Art and Christian Enquiry Symposium: ‘In Glass Thy Story’: 70 years of Innovation and Iconography in the Glass Art of British and European Churches and Cathedrals

Friday, 8th and Saturday, 9th September 2017 This two-day symposium, to be held at Robinson College, Cambridge (which houses in its chapel John Piper’s Light of the World window), will explore the shifts in methods, style and iconography found in … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Summer Lecture: ‘Painting and Stained Glass in the Work of Ardyn Halter’, by Ardyn Halter

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Ardyn Halter was born in London in 1956. He is known as a painter, print maker, and designer and maker of stained glass. He has worked on large-scale projects in England, Israel … Continue reading

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York Evening Decorative and Fine Art Society Lecture: ‘Old Craft, New Art: An Artistic Journey through Stained Glass’

Wednesday, May 10th 2017, 6.00pm for 6.30pm start The lecture will be given by Helen Whittaker of Barley Studios, York, and will take place at Shepherd Hall, St Peter’s School, Bootham, York, YO30 6AB. Guests may purchase tickets (to a … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Centre, York Lecture: ‘York Minster’s ‘Sweet Posy’: The Rose Window Past, Present and Future’, by Celeste Flower

Thursday, 18th May, 6.30 pm The Stained Glass Centre’s Spring Lecture will be given by Celeste Flower, a recent graduate of the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management at the University of York, and will focus on the … Continue reading

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Reminder: 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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Reminder: 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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