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Lecture: ‘The Illustration and Stained Glass of Harry Clarke 1889-1931

Friday, 8th February 2019, 1.00pm Harry Clarke is best known as the leading Irish stained glass artist of the early twentieth century, but he also deserves recognition for his talents in other media, including as an illustrator and painter, as … Continue reading

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Lecture: ‘Stained Glass in the English Parish Church: Through the Ages’

Saturday, 23rd February 2019, 2.30pm Dr Jasmine Allen, Curator of the Stained Glass Museum, Ely, will give a Flamstead Heritage Lecture, for the St Albans and Hertfordshire Architectural and Archaeological Society, in association with the Flamstead Society, exploring stained glass … Continue reading

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Day Course: ‘Christian Imagery in the Medieval English Parish Church’

Saturday, 16th March 2019 As part of its programme for 2019, Norwich Historic Churches Trust (NHCT) will host a day school, led by Sophie Weston, exploring the use of imagery within the medieval parish church. Using images in stained glass, … Continue reading

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Reminders

York Open Studios: Lecture by Ann Sotheran Saturday, 23rd February, 2019, 10.30 am York Open Studios (YOS) is an annual arts event celebrating the best artists and art makers living in and around the city of York. As part of … Continue reading

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A Royal Visit for the Stained Glass Museum

On 27 November, the Stained Glass Museum celebrated the upcoming 40th anniversary of its opening to the public with a visit from His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. The Prince became patron of the museum during its 25th anniversary … Continue reading

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The Corpus Vitrearum Celebrates

The British arm of the international stained glass research project, the Corpus Vitrearum, recently celebrated being awarded charitable status. As a registered charity, the CVMA (GB) will more easily and widely by recognised as existing for social benefit, and will … Continue reading

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Further travels of Nineteenth-Century British Stained Glass

Following on from the discovery, featured in last month’s Vidimus (issue 121), of stained glass at the Güell Palace in Barcelona from the studio of T. W. Camm, this month brings further evidence of the international travels of stained glass … Continue reading

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York Open Studios: Lecture by Ann Sotheran

Saturday, 23rd February, 2019, 10.30 am York Open Studios (YOS) is an annual arts event celebrating the best artists and art makers living in and around the city of York. As part of this event, YOS is proud to pre-sent … Continue reading

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British Society of Master Glass Painters: a New Website and a Look Ahead to 2019

The BSMGP recently launched its beautifully transformed website (www.bsmgp.org.uk). It now contains not only information about the Society, its events, publications and how to become a member, but also serves as a broader resource for stained glass, both con-temporary and … Continue reading

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Gothic Hall with Medieval Stained Glass discovered in Crusader Fortress

Renewed excavation at Montfort Castle, a Crusader fortress in modern northern Galilee, dating to the thirteenth century, has discovered a previously unknown, massive Gothic hall in which survives the remains of medieval grisaille-painted stained glass. These recent findings follow on … Continue reading

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