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Refurbishment of Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire

English Heritage has refurbished its museum at Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire, displaying many medieval artefacts from its archaeological store at nearby Helmsley. The abbey, suppressed in 1538, was bought by Thomas Manners, 1st earl of Rutland. His inventories of the abbey’s … Continue reading

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Photographic Survey of Stained Glass in Essex Churches Complete

Photographer Christopher Parkinson brings us up to date on the dedicated work he has undertaken on behalf of the British CVMA. I am happy to report that all 166 churches in the county of Essex known to contain seventeenth-century or … Continue reading

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Richard III Windows at Leicester Cathedral

Earlier this year, on Sunday 24 April 2016, two windows inspired by the life of Richard III were hallowed at the scene of the English king’s reburial, which took place in 2015. The windows, in the Chapel of St Katherine … Continue reading

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Events at the Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory, York

10 July 2016: Summer Music Afternoon The Stained Glass Centre will be holding a Summer Music Afternoon on Sunday 10 July, 1.30 4pm. The ADAM Festival Community Choir, and Helen Atkinson, a lutesinger who specializes in early music, will be … Continue reading

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Call for Exhibitors: Second Glaziers’ Art Fair at Glaziers Hall, London

The call for artists, craftspeople and exhibitors for the Glaziers’ Art Fair has now gone out. The fair takes place on 25 and 26 October 2016 at the Glaziers Hall by London Bridge, with set-up and a ticketed evening reception … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Icon Stained Glass Group AGM and Conference 2016, Canterbury, 1-3 September 2016

The Icon Stained Glass Group AGM and Conference 2016 will be held at Canterbury on 1-2 September, with an optional day of study visits on 3 September. The sessions will be led by Léonie Seliger, Director of the Stained Glass … Continue reading

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The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland Conference Programme now on line

The programme for the conference ‘The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900 – c.1500’ has been announced and is available on line. The conference will take place 2 3 September 2016 at the King’s Manor, University of York. Registration … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lectures and Exhibition

Autumn Lectures This year, the Stained Glass Museum’s autumn lectures focus on neglected aspects of twentieth-century stained glass in Britain. There will be opportunities to hear about the successful Arts & Crafts artist Theodora Salusbury (who is not as well … Continue reading

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Trinity College Chapel, Oxford, Reopens after Conservation

After a year’s closure, the grade I listed chapel of Trinity College, Oxford, was reopened in April 2016. After one of the most comprehensive schemes of conservation and repair the chapel has undergone, it is once again resplendent in its … Continue reading

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Review: The First Transatlantic Stained Glass Symposium

Sophia Kircos reports on ‘The Hard Road from Stained Glass to Architecture: Advancing the Role of Art Glass in Contemporary Architecture & Design’, held 26 28 April 2016. The quaint town of Waldsassen, Germany came alive in the last week … Continue reading

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