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Corpus Vitrearum International: 28th Colloquium, in Troyes

 Emma Woolfrey reports. The 28th Colloquium of the Corpus Vitreaum International was hosted by the French CVMA in Troyes on 4–8 July 2016. Troyes, often referred to as the ‘sacred city of stained glass’ (‘ville sainte du vitrail’), provided an … Continue reading

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Window on a Parish: Conference Review

By Megan Stacey On the 25 June, the bustling market town of Ludlow was filled with stained-glass and heritage professionals from near and far, as well as local enthusiasts, for a one-day conference, ‘Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass … Continue reading

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New Volume Published. Ars Vitrea: Collected Writings on Mediaeval Stained Glass

Lech Kalinowski (d. 2004) was one of the most eminent art historians in Poland in the twentieth century. He was a specialist in mediaeval and Renaissance art, and his scholarly interests concentrated on iconology. He began work on the Polish … Continue reading

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Exhibition: The Splendour of Light – Christopher Webb and the Windows of St Lawrence Jewry

An exhibition on Christopher Webb (1886–1966), a well-known and popular stained-glass artist of the mid-20th century, will be held at St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard, London, 4–28 October 2016 . The windows at St Lawrence Jewry made up the largest … Continue reading

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Icon Stained-Glass Group AGM and Conference 2016, Canterbury, 1–3 September 2016

A reminder that booking for this year’s Icon stained-glass group AGM and conference is now open, and that proposals for papers are still being accepted. The theme of the conference is ‘Disaster! Management, Recovery, Reconstruction, Opportunities’, and there will be … Continue reading

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Refurbishment of Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire

English Heritage has refurbished its museum at Rievaulx Abbey, Yorkshire, displaying many medieval artefacts from its archaeological store at nearby Helmsley. The abbey, suppressed in 1538, was bought by Thomas Manners, 1st earl of Rutland. His inventories of the abbey’s … Continue reading

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Photographic Survey of Stained Glass in Essex Churches Complete

Photographer Christopher Parkinson brings us up to date on the dedicated work he has undertaken on behalf of the British CVMA. I am happy to report that all 166 churches in the county of Essex known to contain seventeenth-century or … Continue reading

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Richard III Windows at Leicester Cathedral

Earlier this year, on Sunday 24 April 2016, two windows inspired by the life of Richard III were hallowed at the scene of the English king’s reburial, which took place in 2015. The windows, in the Chapel of St Katherine … Continue reading

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Events at the Stained Glass Centre, St Martin-cum-Gregory, York

10 July 2016: Summer Music Afternoon The Stained Glass Centre will be holding a Summer Music Afternoon on Sunday 10 July, 1.30 4pm. The ADAM Festival Community Choir, and Helen Atkinson, a lutesinger who specializes in early music, will be … Continue reading

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Call for Exhibitors: Second Glaziers’ Art Fair at Glaziers Hall, London

The call for artists, craftspeople and exhibitors for the Glaziers’ Art Fair has now gone out. The fair takes place on 25 and 26 October 2016 at the Glaziers Hall by London Bridge, with set-up and a ticketed evening reception … Continue reading

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