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Stained Glass Museum Glass Racks Appeal

The Stained Glass Museum is currently raising funds to buy and install two new bespoke collections storage racks to help to house its growing collection of stained glass. This extra storage space will help to enable the museum to continue … Continue reading

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BSMGP Lecture Series 2020

The British Society of Master Glass Painters has announced details of its annual three-part lecture series for 2020. In the Spring lecture, on March 13th, John Edwards will explore the life and works of Christopher Webb, drawing on Webb’s archive, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2020: West Kent

Booking is now open for the SGM’s 2020 Study Weekend. This year, the event will take place Thursday 23rd – Sunday 26th April, and will explore West Kent from a base in Royal Tunbridge Wells. Highlights of the weekend will … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Peter Laurence Martin MA MPhil

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Peter Martin. A professional architect in private practice in Switzerland for 30 years, Peter was first drawn into stained glass studies by chance. While teaching at the University of … Continue reading

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Exhibition at The Stained Glass Museum: ‘Where the Buffalo Roam: Stained Glass from the American Frontier’

September 9th, 2019 – February 20th, 2020 ‘Where the Buffalo Roam’, by award-winning photojournalist M.J. Alexander, reflects the tumultuous history of the American frontier, as memorialised in the windows of its churches and chapels. For centuries, the North American Plains … Continue reading

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BSMGP Autumn Lecture 2019” ‘Imported Continental Glass in Kent Churches’

Friday, 11th October 11th at 6.15pm The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ (BSMGP) Autumn lecture for 2019 will be given by the Society’s Honourable Librarian, Leslie Smith. Taking as his theme Imported Continental Glass in Kent Churches, Leslie will … Continue reading

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Friends of Gloucester Cathedral Lecture: ‘The Stained Glass of Tom Denny’

Friday, 4th October 2019, 4.30 – 7.45pm In this lecture, stained glass author, Adrian Barlow, will discuss the achievements of one of the most accomplished and recognisable contemporary stained glass artists, in a cathedral fortunate enough to house a number … Continue reading

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Stained Glass discovery at Holkham Hall

At Holkham, in Norfolk, a large, beautifully-preserved panel of stained glass was recently discovered in the Hall’s cellars (Fig, 1). Modern but with similarities in style to early medieval work at sites such as Canterbury Cathedral, it is not (yet) … Continue reading

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Reminder: Canterbury Cathedral Lecture Series: See-through Stories: Windows on the World

Continuing the theme of the trio of lectures given in May, this September and October three further lectures will be presented by leading public speakers taking as their inspiration Canterbury Cathedral’s stained glass windows and the figures represented within them. … Continue reading

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Reminder: Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture Series

This Autumn, the Museum’s lecture series will focus on the concept of the ‘new’ in relation to stained glass: new commissions, new discoveries of medieval glass, and new ways of looking at the medium. The series comprises four lectures, each … Continue reading

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