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Heritage Lottery Funding Success for the Stained Glass Museum and All Saints North Street, York

The national significance of two stained glass institutions has been recognised in recent grants by the National Lottery. In Ely, the Stained Glass Museum, the only museum dedicated to stained glass in the UK, has received a grant of £88,000 … Continue reading

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British Archaeological Association Annual Conference 2018: Cambridge: College, Church and City

Saturday, 1st September to Wednesday, 5th September This September, for the first time in 105 years, the British Archaeological Association will gather in Cambridge to celebrate, explore and debate the city’s medieval artistic, architectural and archaeological wealth. In addition to … Continue reading

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The Burrell Collection Database

The Burrell Collection is undergoing an ambitious refurbishment, which will upgrade the building into an energy efficient, modern museum. In addition to the existing galleries, two new floors of exhibition space will be created, and the museum’s stores will open … Continue reading

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Icon Stained Glass Group Conference: Booking now open

Booking is now open for the ICON Stained Glass Group conference, which will be held on Tuesday 8 May 2018 at Glaziers Hall, London. Papers on the theme of ‘Conservation, Communication, and Collaboration’ have been drawn from a wide international stained … Continue reading

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Study Day: Stained Glass in Huntingdonshire

Friday, 8th June 2018 Departing Ely Cathedral 10.30am, arriving back by 5.30pm This coach tour will be guided by Reverend Stephen Day (author of Stained Glass in Hun-tingdonshire), and visits will include Wistow, with its 15th century glass depicting the … Continue reading

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Celebration Event for Keith New monograph

An event to celebrate the recently published monograph about Keith New, a modernist stained glass artist, will be hosted by the authors Diana Coulter and Robert Smith and their publisher, Sansom & Co, on Tuesday 24 April 2018 in Bristol Cathedral … Continue reading

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Last chance to book: The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

Thursday, 19th April – Sunday, 22nd April 2018 Based in the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds, former home to one of the rich-est Benedictine abbeys in medieval England, the weekend will include tours of a number of churches … Continue reading

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Reminder: The Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture 2018: Exhibiting Stained Glass in 19th Century London and Paris

Wednesday, 9th May, 6.30pm for 6.45pm Ely Cathedral, South Transept Travel back in time with the Stained Glass Museum’s Curator, Dr Jasmine Allen, to explore the fascinating, and often surprising, displays of stained glass at International Exhibitions in the 19th … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum: Stained Glass Workshops 2018

Over the coming months, the Stained Glass Museum will run a series of specialist, hands-on workshops, focusing on various aspects of stained glass design and manufac-ture. The workshops are run by professional artists and craftsmen, and are suitable for individuals … Continue reading

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Family Fun Extravaganza at the Stained Glass Museum

Thursday, 31st May and Friday, 1st June 2018 This May half-term, the Stained Glass Museum will host two family-fun days, with hands-on demonstrations, tours, family activities, and other events. The museum’s usual admission fees apply. Further details will be released … Continue reading

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