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BSMGP Conference 2013

The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ conference will be held 29 August – 1 September 2013 and will focus on Worcester and Gloucester [Fig. 1]. Subjects will include the Great East Window at Gloucester, the Tewkesbury choir, and Fladbury … Continue reading

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BSMGP Autumn lecture

As mentioned in Vidimus 66, the BSMGP Autumn Lecture will take place on Friday 11 October.  The lecture, given by Michael Peover and Elise Learner, is entitled ‘The renewal of the painted glass at Strawberry Hill’ and opens at 6.15pm … Continue reading

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Glass-Painting Workshops

The Architectural Glass Centre, the commercial arm of the Swansea School of Architectural Glass, has been running glass-painting workshops/masterclasses with Jonathan Cooke for the past twelve years. The next workshop, which runs over three and a half days, is planned … Continue reading

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ICOM-CC Interim Meeting, Amsterdam

The ICOM-CC interim meeting will take place this year in Amsterdam, 7–10 October 2013. For the first time, the interim meeting of the ICOM-CC Glass and Ceramics Working Group and the Forum of the International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained … Continue reading

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Appeal for Help

A stained-glass student is appealing for information on two panels. Together the two panels make up a standing figure of St Paul, probably of late nineteenth- or early twentieth-century date. The upper panel measures 390mm x 730mm. The panels are … Continue reading

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The Corning Museum Calls for Submissions for the New Glass Review

The Corning Museum of Glass is inviting artists, craftspeople, designers and architects to submit images of new works that use glass for possible publication in their annual New Glass Review. The New Glass Review is published by the Corning Museum … Continue reading

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New Windows Installed at Westminster Abbey

To commemorate the 60th anniversary of the coronation of Her Majesty The Queen on 2 June 2013, the church where she was crowned, Westminster Abbey, has had two new stained-glass windows commissioned and installed.  The two new windows have been installed … Continue reading

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Burne-Jones Exhibition at the Lady Lever Art Gallery

  An exhibition of drawings by Victorian artist Edward Burne-Jones (1833–1898) opens at the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight this month. The exhibition includes designs for stained glass windows.  Featuring twenty-six drawings, seen together for the first time and … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture 2013

The Stained Glass Museum has announced its 2013 annual lecture.  This will be given by Sarah Brown, FSA, on ‘The conservation of a medieval master-piece: John Thorntonʼs stained glass Apocalypse in York Minster’. Sarah Brown is Director of the York … Continue reading

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QEST Scholarship Granted to York Student

With the help of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust, Merlyn Griffiths will be starting a two-year Masterʼs degree at the University of York.  Merlyn is enrolled on the Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management MA, and will be taking up … Continue reading

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