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Poole Hall Glass Lost in Fire

A fascinating panel of fragments, which included ten 17th-century quarries depicting soldiers performing military drill, has been largely destroyed in a fire. The panel from Poole Hall in Nantwich, which was 42cm square, consisted of an armorial of Gamul impaling … Continue reading

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Catalan Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi Volume Published

Anna Vila Rovira, coordinator of Volume V of the Corpus Vitrearum Catalunya, reports The long-anticipated fifth and final volume of the Catalan Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi series consists of two parts: The Stained Glass of La Seu D’Urgell Cathedral and … Continue reading

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Conference Review: University of York Masterclass ‘New Voices in Stained Glass Conservation’

Celeste Flower, current Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management MA student The spring masterclass of the University of York’s MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management took place in The King’s Manor, York, on 28 February 2015. The masterclass, … Continue reading

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Harry Clarke News

Church Recovers Harry Clarke Window A stained-glass panel crafted in 1962 at the Harry Clarke studios has been reclaimed by parishioners of Kildimo (Co. Limerick, Ireland), after being missing from the church since the 1970s. The panel, depicting three generations … Continue reading

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Medieval Glass to be Returned to St Andrew’s Church, Heckington

Medieval stained-glass fragments are to be returned to St Andrew’s Church in Heckington. The majority of the current church building was erected between c.1310 and the 1330s, although the nave aisle, south porch, and lower part of the south transept … Continue reading

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Glass Reflections: Glass in the Year of Light: Call for Papers and Registration 7–9 September 2015, University of Cambridge, Murray Edwards College

The annual conference of the Society of Glass Technology will be held 7–9 September 2015 in Cambridge and will celebrate the fundamental interactions of glass with light. One aspect of the conference will be research in glass science and its … Continue reading

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Canterbury Stained-Glass Exhibition

Twelfth- and thirteenth-century panels from the Great South Window of Canterbury Cathedral, which have been on tour in Los Angeles and New York (see Vidimus 72 and 77) have now returned to the precinct. Following on from the success of … Continue reading

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New Guide to Durham Cathedral Launched

A new book on Durham Cathedral, entitled Durham Cathedral: History, Fabric and Culture, has just been published. It is edited by the Revd Prof. David Brown, a professor formerly at Durham University and now at the University of St Andrews, … Continue reading

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The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass Awards

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is pleased to announce that once again they will again be offering the Award for Excellence and Ashton Hill Award training work placement, for the year 2015–16. The deadline for entry … Continue reading

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Strawberry Hill reopens and unveils private rooms

Strawberry Hill, Horace Walpole’s remarkable eighteenth-century ‘Gothic’ fantasy castle, reopens on 1 March for the 2015 visiting season. After painstaking restoration, private rooms that have never been open to the public, including Walpole’s bedroom and the room in which he … Continue reading

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