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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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New Restoration Begins at York Minster

The first of a series of windows have been removed as a major restoration project gets under way at York Minster. The windows, in the south choir clerestory, date to the early years of the fifteenth century – a period … Continue reading

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A Reader Enquires: Stained Glass at Ipswich Library

Hello, I have an amateur interest in photographing stained glass and often find the Vidimus articles of great interest. But I have a query and wonder if there is anyone who can provide an answer. I recently took some photographs … Continue reading

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St Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury

An appeal has been launched by Friends of St Mary’s church in Shrewsbury after an important renaissance window was damaged during a break-in to the church in the early hours of June 10th. Early estimates suggest that it may cost … Continue reading

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ICON Stained Glass Group Conference 2019: Accommodating the Past

On October 4 2019, the SGG Conference will take place in the Chapterhouse at Gloucester Cathedral. The renowned collection of stained glass at the cathedral will provide a wonderful backdrop to this event. Glass is a fragile medium and historic … Continue reading

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Relief at Notre Dame

Despite the loss of its great medieval roof, preliminary surveys suggest that none of the thirteenth-century glass in the three great rose windows of Notre Dame Cathedral has suffered irreparable damage following the terrible fire in Paris on April 15th. … Continue reading

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New Director at the Vitrocentre and Vitromusée, Romont

On June 1st, Francine Giese will take up the post of director of the Vitrocentre and Vitromusée Romont, due to the retirement of current director, Stefan Trümpler. With a background in Art History, Classical Archaeology and Ancient Near East Philogy, … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Museum Autumn Lecture Series

The Stained Glass Museum, Ely, has announced details of its lecture series for Autumn 2019. The series will focus on the concept of the ‘new’ in relation to stained glass: new commissions, new discoveries of medieval glass, and new ways … Continue reading

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CVMA Joins the Medieval Academy of America

The website of the CVMA (GB), part of the international research project dedicated to the recording and publishing of all medieval stained glass, has been approved for inclusion in the Medieval Academy of America’s database of Medieval Digital Resources http://mdr-maa.org. … Continue reading

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REMINDER: BSMGP Discussion Day 2019: ‘Splendid yet Intimate – Stained Glass for House and Home’

Friday, 31st May, 2019 from 10.00am to 4.30pm Each year the BSMGP holds a discussion day aimed at students and stained glass artists in the early stages of their career, although established artists and interested amateurs are also welcome. This … Continue reading

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