The Stained Glass Museum 2014 Annual Study Weekend

The Stained Glass Museum’s 2014 study weekend ‘Salisbury and Wiltshire’ will be on Thursday 24 – Sunday 27 April 2014. It will take place in the delightful county of Wiltshire, where the group will be based in Salisbury.

Fig. 1. Wilton Church, east window: the Prodigal Son is led away

Fig. 1. Wilton Church, east window: the Prodigal Son is led away

Visits will include a number of sites with stained glass from the early medieval period to the twentieth century. Highlights include magnificent 12th- and 13th-century French stained glass at Wilton; the 14th-century scheme at Edington; the 17th-century glass by Abraham van Linge at Lydiard Tregoze; and the 19th- and 20th-century glass at Alderbury and Salisbury Cathedral. There will also be a three-course dinner in the enchanting chapter house at Salisbury Cathedral. The main guide will be Dr David O’Connor, a member of the British CVMA committee, who has published widely on medieval and Victorian stained glass.

Costs: residential £400 per person (three nights half board); non-residential £200 per person (including three evening meals); non-residential £100 per person (visits only). All prices include travel, audio headset, and a conference pack with site notes

Accommodation: at the Grasmere House Hotel, Salisbury, a fine Victorian house surrounded by mature gardens. Situated on the banks of the Rivers Avon and Nadder, the hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from the city centre and offers superb cathedral views.

Reservations: to reserve a place on the study weekend, please email curator [at] stainedglassmuseum [dot] com, or telephone 01353 660347. A deposit of £150 per person is required by 1 February 2014, and full payment should be received by 1 April 2014. Please make cheques payable to ‘The Stained Glass Museum’.

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