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Events at the Stained Glass Museum

Stained Glass in Essex Churches – Tour Tuesday 30 June 2015, 9.30am – 6.00pm Clavering, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden and Newport This group of relatively unknown churches includes 15th-century stained glass at Clavering (restored by Lowndes and Drury … Continue reading

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Spring Lecture at the Stained Glass Centre

The Stained Glass Centre at St Martin cum Gregory, Micklegate, York will be holding a Spring Lecture on Thursday 14 May at 7.30pm. The lecture, given by Susan Harrison of English Heritage, is entitled ‘Stained Glass by Henry Gyles from … Continue reading

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Conference at Wells Cathedral

To mark the completion of the conservation of the Jesse Window, and as part of a Celebration Weekend on 16 and 17 May, Wells Cathedral is hosting a specialist conference.  The Conference will be held on 16 May, and speakers … Continue reading

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The Kapel: A Very Modern Stained-Glass ‘Chapel’

In 2011, a collaboration of Geert De Groote Architecten and Katrien Mestdagh of Atelier Mestdagh resulted in the design and execution of a fully demountable stained-glass chapel, simply called de Kapel (‘the Chapel’). The project was selected to participate in … Continue reading

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Poole Hall Glass Lost in Fire

A fascinating panel of fragments, which included ten 17th-century quarries depicting soldiers performing military drill, has been largely destroyed in a fire. The panel from Poole Hall in Nantwich, which was 42cm square, consisted of an armorial of Gamul impaling … Continue reading

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Catalan Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi Volume Published

Anna Vila Rovira, coordinator of Volume V of the Corpus Vitrearum Catalunya, reports The long-anticipated fifth and final volume of the Catalan Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi series consists of two parts: The Stained Glass of La Seu D’Urgell Cathedral and … Continue reading

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Conference Review: University of York Masterclass ‘New Voices in Stained Glass Conservation’

Celeste Flower, current Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management MA student The spring masterclass of the University of York’s MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management took place in The King’s Manor, York, on 28 February 2015. The masterclass, … Continue reading

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Harry Clarke News

Church Recovers Harry Clarke Window A stained-glass panel crafted in 1962 at the Harry Clarke studios has been reclaimed by parishioners of Kildimo (Co. Limerick, Ireland), after being missing from the church since the 1970s. The panel, depicting three generations … Continue reading

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Medieval Glass to be Returned to St Andrew’s Church, Heckington

Medieval stained-glass fragments are to be returned to St Andrew’s Church in Heckington. The majority of the current church building was erected between c.1310 and the 1330s, although the nave aisle, south porch, and lower part of the south transept … Continue reading

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Glass Reflections: Glass in the Year of Light: Call for Papers and Registration 7–9 September 2015, University of Cambridge, Murray Edwards College

The annual conference of the Society of Glass Technology will be held 7–9 September 2015 in Cambridge and will celebrate the fundamental interactions of glass with light. One aspect of the conference will be research in glass science and its … Continue reading

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