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Storm damage at Soisson Cathedral

Late in the evening of 12th January, a violent storm seriously damaged the magnificent west rose window of the cathedral of Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais at Soissons. Exceptionally strong gusts of winds tore the central oculus free from the window, shattering much of … Continue reading

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University of York Spring Master Class

The University of York MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class will be held this year on Saturday, 4th March 2017. Organised in association with the Stained Glass Research School, the event is entitled, ‘Environmental Protective … Continue reading

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Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Stained Glass – Call for Papers

The International Scientific Committee for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass has issued a call for papers for its 10th Forum, to be held in Cambridge, 3-5 September 2017. Organised in collaboration with the Society for Glass Technology … Continue reading

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Festival at The Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory, York

Sunday, 29th January, 11am – 3pm. The Stained Glass Centre is taking part in this year’s York Residents’ Festival. The centre, in the church of St Martin-cum-Gregory, will be open on Sunday 29th January from 11am until 3pm. There will … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend: Student Bursary

Calling all students! Applications are now open for a student bursary place on the Stained Glass Museum’s Study Weekend in North East Wales and Chester (announced in last month’s Vidimus), to be held between 20th and 23rd April 2017. The … Continue reading

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Further Training Awards from The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass 2017

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass has announced that once again it will offer an Award for Excellence and two Ashton Hill Awards for the year 2017-18. The deadline for entry is Friday, 21st April 2017. These … Continue reading

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Lecture: The Medieval Glazing of Westminster Abbey: New Discoveries

Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 5.00pm Professor Richard Marks, of the University of Cambridge, and Laura Atkinson, from Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass Studio, will lecture on the remains of the abbey’s once magnificent, but now seriously depleted and little known, medieval … Continue reading

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Lecture: Windows into Heaven – Edwardian Female Stained Glass Artists, including Margaret Rope

Tuesday, 10th January 2017, 6.00pm-7.00pm Dr Claire FitzGerald will discuss female participation in the stained glass of the Arts and Crafts movement, focusing on Shrewsbury-native Margaret A. Rope in particular. Rope’s career encompassed an extraordinary combination of a love for … Continue reading

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Lecture: Stained Glass Crown Jewels of the South West

Monday, 9th January 2017, 2.30pm Mr Michael Swift will give a lecture for the Dartmouth & Kingswear Decorative and Fine Arts Society exploring some of the finest surviving examples of stained glass in Cornwall and Devon, dating from the Middle … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum: New Galley Guide and Study Visit

 Gallery Guide The Stained Glass Museum: Highlights from the Collection Since 1972 the Stained Glass Museum has given new life to hundreds of windows removed from redundant buildings across the British Isles. This new guide describes and illustrates highlights from … Continue reading

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