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The Stained Glass Centre Wins Heritage Lottery Support

The Stained Glass Centre, based in the retired historic church of St Martin-cum-Gregory in York’s busy Micklegate, has secured £8,600 from the United Kingdom’s Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project called ‘Mobilising our Supporters, Empowering our Friends’. The project … Continue reading

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Dictionary of Medieval Latin completed!

The British Academy has published the final part of its monumental Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources, which contains more than 58,000 entries in nearly 4,000 pages.  The dictionary, the most comprehensive study ever produced of Latin in medieval … Continue reading

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American Glass Guild Conference 2014

The American Glass Guild conference will be held next year on 26–30 June 2014 on the campus of Bryn Athyn College in Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania, with access to Glencairn Museum and Bryn Athyn Cathedral. The conference will present papers on … Continue reading

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The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass Award for Excellence

Applications are being invited for the Worshipful Company of Glaziers Award for Excellence, a forty-week enhanced work experience programme for a graduate of a stained-glass course, or a candidate who has taken a course in further education, or has undertaken … Continue reading

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Patrick Reyntiens: Catalogue of Stained Glass

A major study of the stained glass artist Patrick Reyntiens (OBE) has been published. Written by Libby Horner, an authority on the work of Reyntiens, the book fully catalogues, county by county, his ninety-eight major commissions, including his famous work … Continue reading

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BSMGP Events

Spring Conference The British Society of Master Glass Painters will hold its spring conference on 7–8 April 2014 at t Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, SE1 9DD. The conference, in association with The Worshipful Company of Glaziers, is … Continue reading

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Fifteenth-Century Altar Screen Restored in the Vale of Glamorgan

An intricate altar screen dating from the fifteenth century in St Cadoc’s at Llancarfan near Barry has been restored. The restoration of the screen marks the end of a four-year major conservation project, during which medieval wall-paintings of St George … Continue reading

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‘Tudor Monastery Farm’ Features Stained Glass

Vidimus readers may find a small segment of the BBC programme ‘Tudor Monastery Farm’ interesting, as historians and archaelogists explore Tudor techniques of lead and stained glass window production. The episode is available to watch online until Christmas.

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Bringing Back 16th-century Beauty at the Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology, Brisbane

The Abbey Museum of Art and Archaeology holds a significant collection of medieval and Victorian stained-glass windows that are in desperate need of conservation. The museum, just north of Brisbane, is one of Australia’s foremost collectors of fine arts and … Continue reading

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Society of Glass Technology Conferences: Calls for Papers

The Society of Glass Technology has announced the conferences it will be holding in 2014 and is calling for papers.  The SGT Living Glass conference will be heading to Durham University and will also host Glassac14.  Attendees might want to … Continue reading

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