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Job Opportunity at York Glaziers Trust

The York Glaziers’ Trust, Britain’s oldest and largest specialist stained glass conservation studio, is seeking to recruit a full-time stained glass conservator on a 12-month maternity cover contract. The person appointed will join a dedicated team working on the imple-mentation … Continue reading

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Closure of Highcliffe Castle

Highcliffe Castle, home to an internationally significant collection of stained glass span-ning over seven centuries, from the 1100s to the Victorian period, closed on October 31st for five months. The closure is part of an extensive restoration project at the … Continue reading

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November Stained Glass events at Lancashire Archives

This November, Lancashire Archives will celebrate the achievements of Abbot & Co of Lancaster, and delve into the archives of stained glass manufacture in Lancashire from the medieval period to the 20th century. Tuesday, 21st November 2017, 6.30 – 7.30pm: Heather … Continue reading

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The Godmersham Occasional Lecture 2017

Friday, 24th November 2017 at 7.30pm Leslie Smith, FSA, Hon. Librarian of the BSMGP will give a talk on, 20th Century Stained Glass in Kent Churches, in aid of the Friends of Godmersham Church. This visual tour of Kent churches … Continue reading

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Worshipful Company of Glaziers announces The Stevens Competition 2018

The Glaziers’ Company is now inviting entrants to its prestigious annual Stevens Archi-tectural Glass Competition. The competition, running since 1972, this year requires entrants to design two window to be installed in a dance studio at Eastbourne College in East … Continue reading

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The Victorian Society Lecture

Wednesday, 8th November 2017, 6.30 – 8.00pm Martin Harrison, a leading Victorian stained glass specialist, will present a lecture enti-tled, Architects, Artists, Craftsmen and 19th-century Stained Glass, discussing some of the is-sues that arose when artists became directly involved in … Continue reading

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Restored: the West window of Stow Minster

By Alison Gilchrist In June 2017 the Barley Studio team completed the restoration of the West stained glass window of Stow Minster, Lincolnshire.  The 2.4 metre wide oculus had been boarded up since January 2014, when the window was blown … Continue reading

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Copy that! Top Results for Zettler windows

A recent auction of 34 copies of ‘medieval’ panels and border pieces made by the Zettler Glass Manufactory in Munich around the turn of the 19th/20th century saw many lots exceed their pre-sale estimates. The firm of F.X. Zettler & … Continue reading

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Exhibition: 300 Years of Norwich Churches

An exhibition of paintings and drawings featuring some of Norwich’s fifty eight known medieval churches (31 of which survive) will be on show from August 21st to November 17th at the Norfolk Record Office on the County Hall site in … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Windows restored

Five panels of stained glass, dating to the 15th century, have been restored and returned for display at St Cystennin’s church in Llangystennin near Mochdre, Conwy. The fragmentary panels were discovered wrapped in blankets beneath the pulpit of the church, … Continue reading

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