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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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Copy that! Top Results for Zettler windows

A recent auction of 34 copies of ‘medieval’ panels and border pieces made by the Zettler Glass Manufactory in Munich around the turn of the 19th/20th century saw many lots exceed their pre-sale estimates. The firm of F.X. Zettler & … Continue reading

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Exhibition: 300 Years of Norwich Churches

An exhibition of paintings and drawings featuring some of Norwich’s fifty eight known medieval churches (31 of which survive) will be on show from August 21st to November 17th at the Norfolk Record Office on the County Hall site in … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Windows restored

Five panels of stained glass, dating to the 15th century, have been restored and returned for display at St Cystennin’s church in Llangystennin near Mochdre, Conwy. The fragmentary panels were discovered wrapped in blankets beneath the pulpit of the church, … Continue reading

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Curatorial Opportunity at the Victoria & Albert Museum

The V&A is seeking to appoint a Curator of Medieval Art and Design to join its Department of Sculpture, Metalwork, Ceramics and Glass. The post-holder will be responsible for the care, research, display and interpretation of medieval art and design … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Centre Autumn Lecture 2017: ‘The Oak, the Vine and the Lily: the design and creation of the Jesse window for St Mary’s Priory Church, Abergavenny’

Thursday, 12th October Art historian and stained glass conservator Sarah Brown will introduce the intriguing iconography of the Jesse tree, with historical examples. Stained glass artist Helen Whittaker MA FMGP  will follow this by presenting her own modern-day Jesse window … Continue reading

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British Archaeological Association Lecture

Wednesday, 4th October 2017 Dr Julian Luxford (University of St Andrews) will present a paper entitled, ‘Ways of Seeing Late Medieval English Art’. The lecture forms part of the British Archaeological Association’s programme of meetings, and will take place in … Continue reading

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