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British Society of Master Glass Painters Discussion Day: Caroline Swash FMGP and others ‘Splendid yet intimate – stained glass for house and home’

Friday, 26th May 2017, 9.45am – 4pm. Stained glass once played a significant role in architect designed houses. Stained glass was used in the Victorian and Edwardian periods, for example, both as a way of bringing privacy to the entrance … Continue reading

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Dr Neil Moat

It is with great sadness that we report the sudden and unexpected death of stained glass scholar Dr Neil Moat. We hope to include a fitting tribute to him in the next issue of Vidimus.

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Reminder: Call for Papers for the The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass

The 10th Forum for the Conservation and Technology of Historic Stained Glass, organised by the Corpus Vitrearum / ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Stained Glass in conjunction with the Society of Glass Technology will take place in … Continue reading

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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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