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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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British Society of Master Glass Painters New Year Dinner

Friday, 13th January 2017, reception 6.30pm The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT Steve Clare FMGP – ‘ A Life on the Boards- Stained Glass Stand-up’ The biennial New Year Dinner is primarily a social occasion but … Continue reading

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Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society Lectures

The Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society is holding a series of Francis Cheetham Lectures in 2017 7th February – “How can we keep the craft of stained glass alive and can we call it Fine Art” by Emma Blount 7th March … Continue reading

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Peter Gibson

Vidimus is sad to report the death of Peter Gibson, MBE, OBE.  Peter Gibson, former Superintendent of Works at York Glaziers Trust, was granted Honorary Freemanship of the city for his services to York churches, especially the Minster, where he … Continue reading

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David Hockney to design new window for Westminster Abbey

The artist David Hockney is to design a stained glass window in Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Queen’s reign.  The large window – approximately 6m tall and 2m wide – in the north transept is currently plain glazed and will … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Milner-White and All That: The Restoration of York Minster’s Windows, c.1780-c.1950

By Catherine Fairless and Hannah Page The November Master Class at the University of York, on “Milner-White and All That: The Restoration of York Minster’s Windows c. 1750 –c.1950”, presented by Sarah Brown, course director of the MA in Stained … Continue reading

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Continuing Professional Development 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 two Continuing Professional Development Awards for the year 2017. The next deadline for entry is 31st January 2017.  The aim of all the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Centre at St. Martin-cum-Gregory, York – Christmas Craft Fair

The Stained Glass Centre will hold a Craft Fair on Saturday 17th December, 10:30am-3:30pm, followed by Carols at 5pm. There will be crafts of all kinds on sale, including; –  Pottery by Alison Bradley, Nina Wright, Julie Morris, Jackie Knight, … Continue reading

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