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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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York Minster’s Great East Window Inspires Glass at Chelsea Flower Show

York Minster’s Great East Window has inspired the design of a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show 23 28 May 2016. Welcome to Yorkshire’s garden,‘God’s Own County – A Garden for Yorkshire’, designed by Matthew Wilson (former head of RHS … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass-Painters Summer Lecture

Friday, 17 June 2016, 6.15pm for 6.45pm start, open to all The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT Frédéric Pivet: ‘Stained-Glass Windows of the Sainte-Chapelle in Paris’ This illustrated lecture will explain the recent conservation of the … Continue reading

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Events at the Stained Glass Centre

The Stained Glass Centre in the Church of St Martin-cum-Gregory in York, supports the study and appreciation of stained glass. Spring Lecture: Thursday, 26 May 2016 Prof. Sarah Rees Jones, University of York: ‘A Holy Neighbourhood? Rethinking the relationship between … Continue reading

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Vacancy: Junior Stained Glass Glazier/Conservator

An opportunity has arisen for Lincoln Cathedral Works Department to appoint a junior member of staff who is skilled in working on historical and architectural stained glass. The Glazing Department is a small team dedicated to the care and maintenance … Continue reading

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Completion of York Minster Revealed Project: On Target and Under Budget!

On 31 March hundreds of people, conservators, stonemasons, volunteers, guides and friends gathered at the east end of York Minster to celebrate the successful completion of the five-year Heritage Lottery funded York Minster Revealed Project, which has seen the conservation … Continue reading

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Gilded Light: Sixteenth-century Stained-glass Roundels Exhibition

An exhibition entitled Gilded Light: 16th-century Stained Glass Roundels from the Collection of Sir Thomas Neave and other Private Collections will be held at the gallery of Sam Fogg, a leading dealer in the highly specialized field of medieval art, … Continue reading

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Events at the Stained Glass Museum

Stained Glass Walking Tour Caroline Swash, stained-glass artist and author of The 100 Best Stained Glass Sites in London (2015), will lead a stained-glass walking tour in Putney and Fulham on Tuesday 31 May 2016. For more information, see January’s … Continue reading

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New Funding: University of York MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management

In 2017, the York Glaziers Trust will be celebrating its fiftieth anniversary. Having been instrumental in the establishment of the University of York’s stained-glass conservation programme, the trust has allocated a proportion of its anniversary fund to the provision of … Continue reading

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