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North Lands Creative Glass : ‘Taking a Leap: Concept, Conservation and Innovation in Architectural Glass’

Sunday, 16th July 2017 This one-day event explores the potential of stained glass as an important and exciting medium for creative practice, whether in the context of the preservation of historic windows or in the creation of cutting-edge contemporary art. … Continue reading

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Society for Church Archaeology 2017 Conference : ‘The Articulation of Light and Space in Churches’

Friday, 15th – Sunday, 17th September 2017, Worcester Based in the Old Palace at Worcester Cathedral, the conference will focus on the relationship between light, space, liturgy and devotion in churches, from the early-medieval period until the Victorian era. The … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Tours at Wells Cathedral

Saturday, 5th August 2017, 10.00-11.30 Wells Cathedral houses a spectacular and one of the most substantial collections of Medieval stained glass in England. As part of its series of special interest tours, focusing on various aspects of the church’s art … Continue reading

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Harlaxton 2017

The 2017 Harlaxton Medieval Symposium will take place between 17–20 July at Harlaxton Manor, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 1AG. The conference will hear a variety of papers from both leading and younger scholars around the theme of: Church and City in … Continue reading

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Discovering St Edmund

Images of St Edmund (d. AD 869), king and martyr, survive in a number of English medieval stained glass windows, particularly in the eastern counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. In early May it was announced that a voluntary charity, The … Continue reading

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Conference: Norwich and the Medieval Parish Church, c. 900-2107

A major conference on the medieval parish churches of Norwich will be held at Norwich Cathedral on Saturday, 17th and Sunday, 18th June. The programme includes a lecture by CVMA Author, David King, on ‘The contribution of antiquarians to the … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Conference: Touring Leicester

Wednesday, 30th August – Saturday, 2nd September 2017 This year’s BSMGP Autumn Touring Conference will be based in Leicester. Although the final agenda is yet to be revealed, a rich and impressive itinerary is promised.  Potential highlights include Twycross, where … Continue reading

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Contemporary Glass Society Lecture: ‘Southwark Cathedral’s Stained Glass Artists’

Thursday, 20th July 2017, 7.00 pm Southwark Cathedral is home to a wealth of stained glass, completed by a range of artists in numerous styles at a variety of dates. Caroline Swash is an award-winning stained glass artist and lecturer, … Continue reading

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Art and Christian Enquiry Symposium: ‘In Glass Thy Story’: 70 years of Innovation and Iconography in the Glass Art of British and European Churches and Cathedrals

Friday, 8th and Saturday, 9th September 2017 This two-day symposium, to be held at Robinson College, Cambridge (which houses in its chapel John Piper’s Light of the World window), will explore the shifts in methods, style and iconography found in … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Summer Lecture: ‘Painting and Stained Glass in the Work of Ardyn Halter’, by Ardyn Halter

Friday, 23rd June 2017, 6.15pm for 6.45pm start. Ardyn Halter was born in London in 1956. He is known as a painter, print maker, and designer and maker of stained glass. He has worked on large-scale projects in England, Israel … Continue reading

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