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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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Reminder: Stained Glass Museum Annual Lecture

Monday, 16th September 2019, 2.00 pm Ely Cathedral Education & Conference Centre, Palace Green, Ely David Hillman’s Stained Glass windows for Synagogues: A lecture by Prof David Newman OBE Followed by a viewing of the David Hillman ‘Purim’ window from … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Dr Ulf-Dietrich Korn

We have heard the sad news that our German CVMA colleague Ulf-Dietrich Korn died on 14 May of this year aged 82. Having studied architecture and art history in Stuttgart, Hamburg, Rome and Münster he worked from 1966 to 1968 … Continue reading

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Heraldry and Loss at East Sutton church

An article about the fourteenth- to seventeenth-century armorial glass in East Sutton church (Kent), by the genealogist, Marcus Herbert, appears in the 2018 volume of Archaeologia Cantiana, the Journal of the Kent Archaeological Society. East Sutton church (seven miles south-east … Continue reading

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