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Bristol Cathedral Considers Removal of its Largest Stained Glass Window

Bristol Cathedral may take the significant step of removing the church’s largest stained glass window because of its links to Edward Colston, an official of the slave trading Royal African Company, who made much of his fortune directly and indirectly … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters Spring Lecture: ‘Morris and after: G. F. Bodley and Stained Glass, 1860-75’, by Michael Hall

Friday, 10th March 2017, 6.15 pm for 6.45 pm start. By 1870, the aesthetic lead in stained-glass design in Britain had passed from such High Victorian firms as Clayton and Bell to the new names who were to set the … Continue reading

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Lecture: Painting on Light: A History of Stained Glass, by Roger Rosewell

Tuesday, 18th April 2017, 7.00pm. Roger Rosewell will give a richly-illustrated lecture to the Norfolk Decorative and Fine Arts Society tracing the history of stained glass in English churches from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present day. It will discuss … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Lecture: Science and Stained Glass, by Dr David Dungworth

Saturday, 20th May 2017, 7.00pm, South Transept, Ely Cathedral. Stained glass has been prized as a unique and colourful art form since the Middle Ages. This lecture will ask what science, as opposed to the skills of the art historian, … Continue reading

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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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