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Vacancy: Stained Glass Conservator/Glazier

A vacancy for a stained glass conservator/glazier has arisen at Holy Well Glass, Somerset. The successful applicant will be responsible for working on a wide variety of high profile historic and architectural glass as a member of a busy team. … Continue reading

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Rescued : Original Stained Glass Designs & Drawings from the Camm Studio

More than 100 original designs and drawings for stained glass windows commissioned from the early to mid-20th century are going on display – and sale – at the Babylon Gallery in Ely.  Discovered in a damp and decaying farm building … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass of All Saint’s Church, Stamford: Book and Launch

A new book on the Stained Glass of All Saint’s Church in Stamford will be launched on Tuesday, 1 November 2016 with an event at the church. The book explores the history of the stained glass in the church, and … Continue reading

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University of York Autumn Master Class Lecture

The University of York’s MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management  Autumn Master Class lecture will take place on Friday, 11 November 2016, in the Philip Ratz lecture theatre, at the Kings Manor, York.  The lecture will be given … Continue reading

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Cambridge Medieval Art Seminar Series: Craft, Process, Technique – Anglo-Saxon Sources of the Theological Windows at Canterbury Cathedral

As part of Cambridge University’s Medieval Art Seminar Series, a lecture will be given by Dr George Younge (University of York) on ‘Anglo-Saxon Sources of the Theological Windows at Canterbury Cathedral.’  The lecture is free and open to the public … Continue reading

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Opus Anglicanum: Masterpieces of English Medieval Embroidery – Exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum

The V&A’s recently-opened exhibition showcases the dazzling skill of England’s medieval needle-workers, who, between the 12th and the 15th centuries, enjoyed an international reputation for the quality of their luxury embroideries, often referred to as ‘Opus Anglicanum’ (English work). Made … Continue reading

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Friends of Shrewsbury Museum Lecture: ‘David Evans of Shrewsbury and the Revival of Gothic Stained Glass’

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 3.30pm – 4.30pm. As part of a series of talks accompanying the exhibition at Shrewsbury Museum and Art Gallery of the work of Margaret Rope, one of the greatest stained-glass artists of the early twentieth century, … Continue reading

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Burrell Collection Closes for Four-year Makeover

Glasgow’s Burrell Collection has closed its doors and is expected to reopen after a major redevelopment in 2020.  Comprising more than 8,000 pieces, the collection, given to Glasgow by Sir William Burrell in 1944, is regarded as one of the … Continue reading

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Lecture: Light, Space and Time: The History of Stained Glass, a personal view by Brian Clarke

Thursday, 3 November 2016, 7pm, Salisbury Cathedral. The so-called ‘rock star’ of stained glass, Clarke is the creator of some of the world’s most prominent stained glass.  He works in a variety of media, and his work can be found … Continue reading

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Theft of Renaissance Glass

A rare panel of English Renaissance glass dating from the 1530s and depicting the prophet Ezekiel has been stolen from Withcote Chapel in Leicestershire [fig. 1]. According to the police, the theft occurred between 24 and 30 July. A spokesman … Continue reading

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