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Job Opportunity: Learning Officer, The Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum is recruiting a part-time learning officer to develop and deliver its high-quality programme of formal and informal learning activities for all age groups. The learning oOfficer will be responsible for developing and delivering the museum’s learning … Continue reading

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Guild of Glass Engravers – Spring Lecture

The Guild of Glass Engravers Spring Lecture is entitled ‘The 100 Best Stained Glass Sites in London for everybody to enjoy’ and will be given by Caroline Swash. It will be held at the Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, … Continue reading

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Window on a Parish: The Stained Glass of St Laurence, Ludlow: a One-Day Conference

A one-day conference will take place in St Laurence’s Church, Ludlow, on Saturday 25 June 2016. The lectures are as follows: •    Bridget Cherry: ‘St Laurence, Ludlow in Context’ •    Prof. Tim Ayers: ‘The Tree of Jesse Window’ •    Emma … Continue reading

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Call for Help – Panels of Medieval Stained Glass Stolen from Cambridgeshire Church

On Sunday 21 February, the congregation of St Mary and St Michael, Trumpington, discovered that the entire central lancet of their medieval fragment window had been stolen. The fragments are thought to be original to the church, having been discovered … Continue reading

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MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class. The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems & Solutions Saturday 27 February 2016

Report by Emily Yates, currently studying on the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management course The eighth annual spring master class, presented by the University of York in conjunction with the MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage … Continue reading

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Appeal for Information: The Cameo glass technique

Charlotte Roden, a stained-glass student at the University of York, is appealing for information regarding the cameo glass technique developed at the end of the 19th century in Glasgow by Meikle and Sons but was surely experimented with by other … Continue reading

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Glaziers Art Fair 2016

Following the success of the first Glaziers’ Art Fair, the Glaziers’ Company will be staging a second fair at the Glaziers Hall, London, which will be open to the public 25 26 October 2016. The fair will showcase the work … Continue reading

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Messingham Church Restoration

A Lincolnshire church with an important collection of medieval stained glass has been awarded a £229,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to carry out extensive repairs to the roof and tackle various other dampness-related problems. Although parts of Holy … Continue reading

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Geoffrey Clarke Panels Installed at the Stained Glass Museum

In 2014, after a fund-raising appeal, the Stained Glass Museum successfully purchased four unique modern stained-glass panels from the studio of Geoffrey Clarke. Vidimus reported on the conservation of these panels, which was documented on the blog ‘Through the eyes … Continue reading

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University of York Spring Master Class

The University of York MA in Stained-Glass Conservation and Heritage Management Spring Master Class will be held this year on Saturday 27 February 2016 and is entitled ‘The Nineteenth Century: Treasures, Problems, Solutions’. The speakers and lectures are as follows. … Continue reading

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