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British Society of Master Glass Painters New Year Dinner

Friday, 13th January 2017, reception 6.30pm The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT Steve Clare FMGP – ‘ A Life on the Boards- Stained Glass Stand-up’ The biennial New Year Dinner is primarily a social occasion but … Continue reading

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Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society Lectures

The Norfolk Contemporary Craft Society is holding a series of Francis Cheetham Lectures in 2017 7th February – “How can we keep the craft of stained glass alive and can we call it Fine Art” by Emma Blount 7th March … Continue reading

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Peter Gibson

Vidimus is sad to report the death of Peter Gibson, MBE, OBE.  Peter Gibson, former Superintendent of Works at York Glaziers Trust, was granted Honorary Freemanship of the city for his services to York churches, especially the Minster, where he … Continue reading

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David Hockney to design new window for Westminster Abbey

The artist David Hockney is to design a stained glass window in Westminster Abbey to celebrate the Queen’s reign.  The large window – approximately 6m tall and 2m wide – in the north transept is currently plain glazed and will … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Milner-White and All That: The Restoration of York Minster’s Windows, c.1780-c.1950

By Catherine Fairless and Hannah Page The November Master Class at the University of York, on “Milner-White and All That: The Restoration of York Minster’s Windows c. 1750 –c.1950”, presented by Sarah Brown, course director of the MA in Stained … Continue reading

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Continuing Professional Development Awards from The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass 2017

The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass has announced that once again it will offer two Continuing Professional Development Awards for the year 2017. The next deadline for entry is 31st January 2017.  The aim of all the … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Centre at St. Martin-cum-Gregory, York – Christmas Craft Fair

The Stained Glass Centre will hold a Craft Fair on Saturday 17th December, 10:30am-3:30pm, followed by Carols at 5pm. There will be crafts of all kinds on sale, including; –  Pottery by Alison Bradley, Nina Wright, Julie Morris, Jackie Knight, … Continue reading

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Lecture: The Christmas Story in Medieval Art, by Sally Dormer

Monday, 12th December 2016, 7.30pm. Sally Dormer will give a lecture for the Lincoln Decorative and Fine Arts Society examining the Medieval origins of many familiar images associated with the Christmas story, and using a diverse range of source material, … Continue reading

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Lecture: Painting with Light – the Development of Stained Glass in Britain from Bede to the 21st Century, by David Winpenny

Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 11am. The Westmorland Decorative and Fine Arts Society’s upcoming lecture will offer an introduction to the techniques, styles and subjects associated with stained glass, tracing the development, decline and renewal of the art form from the … Continue reading

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Lecture: The History of Stained Glass through the Christmas Story, by Diana Lloyd

Wednesday, 14th December, 2016, 10.30am. Diana Lloyd will give the Runnymede Decorative and Fine Arts Society’s Christmas lecture, tracing the history of stained glass through representations of episodes relating to the story of Christmas. Mrs Lloyd lectures on ceramics, glass … Continue reading

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