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Tate Liverpool Exhibition of John Piper (1903-1992)

Tate Liverpool’s Winter exhibition programme includes a new exploration of the work of John Piper: a formidable, multi-layered British artist, travel writer and photographer. A collection of 40 of his works covers Piper’s wide-ranging interests, inspirations and lasting legacy.  It … Continue reading

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Gloucester Council plans Stained Glass for Bus Station

Plans to install a £100,000 stained glass window in a new bus station in Gloucester have been approved.  A condition of the planning approval for the station was that it included a piece of public artwork. The window is scheduled … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2018: Suffolk

Thursday, 19th April – Sunday, 22nd April 2018 The Stained Glass Museum’s 2018 Study Weekend will take place in Suffolk, from lunchtime on Thursday 19th April to the morning of Sunday 22nd April 2018. Based in the historic market town … Continue reading

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The Belfast Society Lecture

Wednesday, 7th February 2018, 6.30pm. Dr Nicola Gordon Bowe will present a lecture entitled, Wilhelmina Geddes (1887-1955), Belfast’s reclaimed treasure, “the finest stained glass artist of our time”? Dr Bowe  has published, lectured and broadcast widely on aspects of the … Continue reading

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Lecture: Art of Light – Stained Glass in the City of London

Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 2.00-3.00pm Alexandra Epps, City of London Guide and Tate Guide, will give an illustrated talk about the post-war stained glass found within some of Sir Christopher Wren’s historic churches.  The stained glass was created by a … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum Specialist Workshops: A Reminder

The Stained Glass Museum holds a regular programme of hands-on workshops run by professional artists and craftsmen. Subjects include Leading, Fusing, Glass Painting and Copper Foiling. Workshops are usually held on Saturdays, and small classes of up to six people … Continue reading

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Worshipful Company of Glaziers Continuing Professional Development Awards 2018

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is inviting applications for two Continuing Professional Development Awards for 2018.  The deadline for applications is 31st January 2018. These awards are short duration help for practitioners with at least five … Continue reading

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The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts: Stained Glass Techniques and Design

Courses for those interested in exploring working with glass will also offered by the Prince’s School in early 2018.  The courses are taught by Genista Dunham, a 2015 graduate of The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts with a fine art … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity at York Glaziers Trust

The York Glaziers’ Trust, Britain’s oldest and largest specialist stained glass conservation studio, is seeking to recruit a full-time stained glass conservator on a 12-month maternity cover contract. The person appointed will join a dedicated team working on the imple-mentation … Continue reading

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Closure of Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle, home to an internationally significant collection of stained glass span-ning over seven centuries, from the 1100s to the Victorian period, closed on October 31st for five months. The closure is part of an extensive restoration project at the … Continue reading

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