Author Archives: Katie Harrison

Nantes Cathedral Fire

On the 18th July, Saint-Pierre and Saint-Paul Cathedral, Nantes, was severely damaged by fire, allegedly the result of arson by a volunteer church assistant. Firefighters were able to contain the blaze and save the building, but historic furnishings and artworks, … Continue reading

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Historic England Releases New Guidance Note for Stained Glass

Historic England has published a new guidance note for custodians of stained glass. Stained Glass Windows: Managing Environmental Deterioration is intended to provide building owners and managers with an understanding of the impact of the environment upon stained glass deterioration, … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum is aiming to reopen to the public, with a number of safety measures in place, from Wednesday 5 August. During August the museum will be open on fewer days and slightly reduced hours, Wednesday-Saturday, 10:30-15:30. For … Continue reading

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New Appointments to the International Board of the Corpus Vitrearum

After eight successful years, Dr Hartmut Scholz, the outgoing President of the International Corpus Vitrearum, has warmly welcomed Professor Tim Ayers as his unanimously elected successor. Professor Ayers, who has previously served as Vice-President, is a Professor in the History … Continue reading

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Online Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Parish Church Studies: History, Heritage and Fabric

Studying the English Parish Church can be one of the most enriching pursuits in academia. A physical embodiment of religion, popular devotion, community, economy and government, these institutions encapsulate the very history of the British Isles. At the University of … Continue reading

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