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The Ancestors at Canterbury Cathedral

As reported in Vidimus 88, twenty-one mostly life-sized figures from the Great South Window of Canterbury Cathedral will be on show inside the cathedral from 18 May until 25 August 2015. The exhibition of the stained glass will be accompanied … Continue reading

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Meet the York Ancestors

This summer the immense task of returning John Thornton’s stained-glass Apocalypse cycle (together with the donor and other figures in row 1) to the Great East Window of York Minster will begin. Ninety panels of stained glass, meticulously conserved by … Continue reading

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Forthcoming Lecture by Professor Ian Freestone: ‘Yesterday’s Progress, Today’s Problem: Medieval Stained Glass and its Deterioration’

On 7 May 2015, Ian Freestone, Professor of Archaeological Materials and Technology at UCL, will present a lecture entitled ‘Yesterday’s Progress, Today’s Problem: Medieval Stained Glass and its Deterioration’ for UCL’s Institute for Sustainable Heritage. The lecture will take place … Continue reading

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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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