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Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass of St Laurence, Ludlow: a One-Day Conference

A one-day conference will take place in St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, on Saturday 25 June 2016. The lectures are as follows: •    Bridget Cherry: ‘St Laurence, Ludlow in Context’ •    Prof. Tim Ayers: ‘The Tree of Jesse Window’ •    Emma … Continue reading

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Call for Help – Panels of Medieval Stained Glass Stolen from Cambridgeshire Church

On Sunday 21 February, the congregation of St Mary and St Michael, Trumpington, discovered that the entire central lancet of their medieval fragment window had been stolen. The fragments are thought to be original to the church, having been discovered … Continue reading

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MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class. The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems & Solutions Saturday 27 February 2016

Report by Emily Yates, currently studying on the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management course The eighth annual spring master class, presented by the University of York in conjunction with the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage … Continue reading

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Appeal for Information: The Cameo glass technique

Charlotte Roden, a stained-glass student at the University of York, is appealing for information regarding the cameo glass technique developed at the end of the 19th century in Glasgow by Meikle and Sons but was surely experimented with by other … Continue reading

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Glaziers Art Fair 2016

Following the success of the first Glaziers’ Art Fair, the Glaziers’ Company will be staging a second fair at the Glaziers Hall, London, which will be open to the public 25 26 October 2016. The fair will showcase the work … Continue reading

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Messingham Church Restoration

A Lincolnshire church with an important collection of medieval stained glass has been awarded a £229,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out extensive repairs to the roof and tackle various other dampness-related problems. Although parts of Holy … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Clarke Panels Installed at the Stained Glass Museum

In 2014, after a fund-raising appeal, the Stained Glass Museum successfully purchased four unique modern stained-glass panels from the studio of Geoffrey Clarke. Vidimus reported on the conservation of these panels, which was documented on the blog ‘Through the eyes … 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 27 February 2016 and is entitled ‘The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems, Solutions’. The speakers and lectures are as follows. … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: The Rood

The Rood in Medieval Britain and Ireland c.900 – c.1500 2–3 September 2016 King’s Manor, University of York The rood – understood as the cross itself, and/or the image of Christ crucified – was central to the visual and devotional culture … Continue reading

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ICOM-CC Interim Meeting and Student Forum, Wrocław, Poland

The next interim meeting of the ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group will be held in Wrocław, Poland 25–29 May 2016. The conference, focusing on recent advances in glass and ceramics conservation, aims to present relevant case studies in the … Continue reading

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