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Corpus Vitrearum 27th International Colloquium, York, 7–8 July 2014

A limited number of places are available for the two days of lecture sessions at the 27th International Colloquium of the Corpus Vitrearum, which take place at the Tempest Anderson Hall of the Yorkshire Museum on 7 and 8 July … Continue reading

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Events at The Stained Glass Centre

Spring Lecture The 2014 spring lecture will take place on at 7.30 pm on Thursday 22 May, at St Martin-cum-Gregory, Micklegate, York. The lecture, entitled ‘“He is not Here …”: First World War memorial stained glass and the fragile art … Continue reading

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American Glass Guild Conference

The annual conference of the AGG will take place 26 – 30 June 2014 at Bryn Athyn College, Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania. The event will feature a workshop in which Tom Kupper and Dean Beal of Lincoln Cathedral will demonstrate methods … Continue reading

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Exhibition of Medieval Seals

An extraordinary display of medieval seals – including one belonging to King Henry VII – has opened to the public [Fig. 1]. The exhibition, entitled ‘Small Objects of Power’ is being held at Berkshire Record Office, Reading, and admission is … Continue reading

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Cork Church Appeals for help

A landmark church in Cork city has launched a fund-raising drive to aid urgent repairs. St Vincent’s Church in Sunday’s Well, which opened in 1856, has had preventative maintenance work carried out to weatherproof the south face of the church, … Continue reading

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Timsbury Glass Survives Fire

Important early fifteenth-century glass at the parish church of St Andrew in Timsbury (Hampshire) has survived a terrifying fire that destroyed parts of the ancient roof and bell tower and severely damaged a modern window at the west end made … Continue reading

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Ancient Lead in York Minster’s Great East Window

Lead that has long been suspected to be medieval in a shield in the bottom row of York Minster’s Great East Window has been further revealed during conservation. The shield in panel 1f depicts the arms of the see of … Continue reading

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New Book on Medieval York

Adding to the already rich bibliography on York, David Palliser’s Medieval York, on the history of England’s second city, covers the 1,000 years from the post-Roman revival of the settlement to the end of the Middle Ages. The book compares … Continue reading

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BSMGP Summer Lecture and Touring Conference

Summer Lecture The BSMGP summer lecture will be given by Steve Clare and is entitled ‘An under-appreciated masterpiece: conservation of the great Jesse Tree window in Wells Cathedral’. The window dates from around 1340 and features an unusual colour palette, … Continue reading

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Major Grant for Visitor Centre at One of Britainʼs Most Important Stained-Glass Collections

The Heritage Lottery Fund has given £94,000 towards the building of a visitor centre and café at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Shrewsbury (Shropshire), home to one of Britainʼs most important collections of English and Continental medieval … Continue reading

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