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New Exhibition in Coventry

  A new exhibition featuring medieval glass from the pre-Second World War Coventry Cathedral will open on 6 August at the city’s Herbert Art Gallery and Museum in Jordan Well. Called Faces in Glass Live it features some of the … Continue reading

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New Shire Book on Stained Glass

  A new history of stained glass in English churches has been published in the popular Shire Books series. Written by own indefatigable News Editor, Roger Rosewell, the book traces the history of stained glass from its origins in Anglo-Saxon … Continue reading

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Stained Glass from Chicksands Priory

Chicksands Priory in Bedfordshire was founded as a Gilbertine house in c.1150. It is one of the best surviving examples of thirteenth-century monastic architecture in England and is certainly one of the few such structures that are still occupied. The … Continue reading

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Reminder: Study Day about the Medieval Stained Glass in the Savile Chapel at Thornhill (Yorkshire)

A study day on the important fifteenth-century glass in the Savile Chapel at the parish church of St Michael and All Angels, Thornhill (Yorkshire), will be held on 13 October 2012, 11am – 3pm. The glass in the east window … Continue reading

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York Master-Class

A master-class in glass-painting will be held in York 24–26 September this year. ‘Painting on Light: Glass Painting Master-Class’ with Jonathan Cooke, ACR, will take place in a custom-designed stained glass workshop at the University of York’s historic King’s Manor … Continue reading

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The Brandiston Hall Roundels

  Last month we reported the reappearance of the fine series of English medieval roundels depicting eight Labours of the Months that used to be in Brandiston Hall, Norfolk, and which had not been seen since the mid-1980s, when the … Continue reading

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CVMA Colloquium

The 26th international colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum will be held this year in Vienna, 10–14 September 2012. It will be hosted by the Austrian national committee of the CVMA, and the theme of the conference will be ‘Dynastic representation … Continue reading

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Professor Rüdiger Becksmann

We are extremely sorry to announce the untimely death of Professor Rüdiger Becksmann, one of the world’s leading scholars of medieval stained glass, and a key member of both the German CVMA and the international Corpus Vitrearum. A full appreciation … Continue reading

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Unique Roundels Acquired

Six roundels from a unique early sixteenth-century group of eight depicting Labours of the Month have been acquired by Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and the Victoria & Albert Museum. Four are now in Norwich and two in London. … Continue reading

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Study Day about the Medieval Stained Glass in the Savile Chapel at Thornhill (Yorkshire)

A study day on the important fifteenth-century glass in the Savile Chapel at the parish church of St Michael and All Angels, Thornhill (Yorkshire), will be held on 13 October 2012, 11am – 3pm. The glass in the east window … Continue reading

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