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Painton Cowan Lecture

Painton Cowan will be speaking on ‘Lesser known medieval masterpieces in England and France’ at the National Glass Centre in Sunderland, on 1 November at 6.30 pm. The lecture is sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of … Continue reading

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Conservation Research Fellowship

The Clothworkers’ Foundation is offering a grant of up to £80,000 to a UK public institution to enable an experienced conservator (employed by that institution) to pursue a research project for two years. During the sabbatical the post will be … Continue reading

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Angels and Demons

An exhibition of drawings and stained glass by two of England’s leading contemporary artists and conservators, Jonathan Cooke and Helen Whittaker, has opened at Lotherton Hall, Aberford, Leeds. It will run until 31st December. The exhibition is open 10am-5pm, Tuesdays … Continue reading

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Name that Roundel!

This month’s puzzle comes from the parish church of St Lawrence at West Wycombe (Buckinghamshire). It shows several figures in acts of prayer inside a richly decorated temple with a statue in a niche to the right. In the middle … Continue reading

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Stained Glass in Wales: New Free Website

A fantastic new illustrated catalogue of stained glass in Wales is avaliable online. The free website includes around 5,000 images of windows from over 350 sites in Wales, dating from the fourteenth to the twenty-first centuries. It features the medieval … Continue reading

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Stained Glass From Lorsch Abbey: New Exhibition

A new exhibition at the Museum Centre in Lorsch, 10 km east of Worms in the German Rhineland, features some of the most exciting stained glass in Europe. The exhibition is entitled Kloster Lorsch Vom Reichskloster Karls des Großen zum … Continue reading

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Stained Glass at The Naumburg Master exhibition

Important thirteenth-century stained glass is part of a new exhibition of medieval art in Naumburg, an ancient city in Saxony-Anhalt, 60km south-west of Leipzig (Germany). The exhibition is being held at several venues in the city including the cathedral and … Continue reading

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Exhibition of Roundels in Heidelberg

Sixty-five fifteenth- and sixteenth-century roundels and additional Swiss panels can be seen in a new exhibition at the Museum für Sakrale Kunst und Liturgie in Heidelberg (south-west Germany). The roundels belong to Dr Klaus Tiedemann. They are illustrated and discussed … Continue reading

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Seventeenth-century Painted Glass in Oxford

An important weekend course on seventeenth-century century painted glass in Oxford will be held in the city in May next year. Organised by the University’s Department for Continuing Education in association with the Ecclesiological Society and the Stained Glass Research … Continue reading

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Replica Fifteenth-century Painted Panel Displayed at Thornhill

Previous issues of Vidimus have traced Jonathan and Ruth Cooke’s conservation of important fifteenth-century painted and stained glass at the parish church of St Michael and All Angels at Thornhill in West Yorkshire As part of this project Jonathan Cooke … Continue reading

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