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British CVMA Essex Update

Christopher Parkinson reports on his project to photograph all the stained glass of Essex for the British CVMA. The project was inspired by Kerry Ayre, author of Medieval English Figurative Roundels (CVMA (GB), Summary Catalogue 6, Oxford, 2002), who was … Continue reading

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Jean Chastellain Window for Sale in New York

Roger Rosewell reports. A large three-section panel of 16th-century stained glass depicting the Adoration of the Magi by the famous French painter Jean Chastellain and his workshop is among the highlights of a selling exhibition of medieval art which opens … Continue reading

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Medieval Rood Screens in East Anglia

A pilot project organized by the Church of England and the Hamilton Kerr Institute (University of Cambridge) to create a conservation plan for the 400 medieval painted rood screens in East Anglia has received £40,000 from the Headley Trust. The … Continue reading

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British Museum Buys Medieval Silver Chalice

The Lacock Cup, an exceptional medieval silver chalice, has been acquired by the British Museum for £1.3m. The cup is unmarked, but has been dated by its style to around 1429 and was probably produced in London. The cup began … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum, Ely

The Geoffrey Clarke Appeal After launching an appeal in May 2013, the Stained Glass Museum has successfully raised £15,000 to purchase four unique modern stained-glass panels from the studio of Geoffrey Clarke, RA (b.1924). The four panels, acquired by the … Continue reading

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Heritage Skills Bursaries

Lincolnshire County Council and Lincoln Cathedral have been granted extra funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and are able to offer six bursaries in heritage brickwork, glazing, stonemasonry, joinery, and leadwork (two bursaries). Training will be at Lincoln Cathedral and … Continue reading

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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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