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The Stained Glass Museum Specialist Workshops: A Reminder

The Stained Glass Museum holds a regular programme of hands-on workshops run by professional artists and craftsmen. Subjects include Leading, Fusing, Glass Painting and Copper Foiling. Workshops are usually held on Saturdays, and small classes of up to six people … Continue reading

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Worshipful Company of Glaziers Continuing Professional Development Awards 2018

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass is inviting applications for two Continuing Professional Development Awards for 2018.  The deadline for applications is 31st January 2018. These awards are short duration help for practitioners with at least five … Continue reading

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The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts: Stained Glass Techniques and Design

Courses for those interested in exploring working with glass will also offered by the Prince’s School in early 2018.  The courses are taught by Genista Dunham, a 2015 graduate of The Prince’s School of Traditional Arts with a fine art … Continue reading

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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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