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The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass: Architectural Glass Artist of the Year Competition 2017

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is inviting entrants to its prestigious annual Stevens Architectural Glass Design Competition. The competition is the only national competition of its kind; it is open to student glass artists and designers, … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Centre: Stained Glass Workshops 2017

The Stained Glass Centre in York still has places available on three of its one-day, self-contained workshops in glass painting and leading to be held over the course of the summer, on the following dates: Saturday 17th June – Glass … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Workshop: Metal & Glass Fusing, with Sarah Hunt

Saturday, 25th March 2017, 1.30pm – 4.00pm. This half-day workshop is designed to introduce beginners to the techniques necessary to begin creating fused glass artwork. Areas covered will include fusing clear and coloured glass using fritt, confetti, stringers, noodles and … Continue reading

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Storm damage at Soisson Cathedral

Late in the evening of 12th January, a violent storm seriously damaged the magnificent west rose window of the cathedral of Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais at Soissons. Exceptionally strong gusts of winds tore the central oculus free from the window, shattering much of … Continue reading

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University of York Spring Master Class

The University of York MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class will be held this year on Saturday, 4th March 2017. Organised in association with the Stained Glass Research School, the event is entitled, ‘Environmental Protective … Continue reading

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Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Stained Glass – Call for Papers

The International Scientific Committee for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass has issued a call for papers for its 10th Forum, to be held in Cambridge, 3-5 September 2017. Organised in collaboration with the Society for Glass Technology … Continue reading

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Festival at The Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory, York

Sunday, 29th January, 11am – 3pm. The Stained Glass Centre is taking part in this year’s York Residents’ Festival. The centre, in the church of St Martin-cum-Gregory, will be open on Sunday 29th January from 11am until 3pm. There will … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend: Student Bursary

Calling all students! Applications are now open for a student bursary place on the Stained Glass Museum’s Study Weekend in North East Wales and Chester (announced in last month’s Vidimus), to be held between 20th and 23rd April 2017. The … Continue reading

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Further Training 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 an Award for Excellence and two Ashton Hill Awards for the year 2017-18. The deadline for entry is Friday, 21st April 2017. These … Continue reading

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Lecture: The Medieval Glazing of Westminster Abbey: New Discoveries

Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 5.00pm Professor Richard Marks, of the University of Cambridge, and Laura Atkinson, from Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass Studio, will lecture on the remains of the abbey’s once magnificent, but now seriously depleted and little known, medieval … Continue reading

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