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Canterbury Cathedral: Stained Glass Studio Tour

Friday, 17th May, 2019 Canterbury Cathedral houses one of the country’s most important collections of early medieval stained glass. The Cathedral’s Stained Glass Studio employs a team of expert conservators to restore this historic body of material, as well as … Continue reading

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

Starting on May 1st, Canterbury Cathedral Stained Glass Studio will host a series of six presentations by leading public speakers looking through and at Canterbury Cathedral’s stained glass windows, the biblical figures they illustrate and their relevance for today. The … Continue reading

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Vacancy at Cologne

Cathedral’s Stained Glass Studio Cologne Cathedral is inviting applications for a permanent position as a stained glass restorer, working in the cathedral studio. International applicants are welcome. Fluency in the German language is not expected, and applications may be made … Continue reading

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BSMGP Touring Conference 2019: Bath and the Levels

Wednesday, 28th – Saturday, 31st August, 2019 The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ annual three-day autumn conference, exploring the British Isles’ stained glass heritage, attracts stained glass artists, conservators, restorers, historians, researchers and other enthusiasts alike. The conferences are … Continue reading

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BSMGP Summer Lecture 2019

Friday, 14th June 2019 at 6.15pm The British Society of Master Glass Painters’ (BSMGP) Summer lecture will be given this year by the award-winning architectural glass art specialist, Martin Donlin, who will share his Reflections on 30 years of Glass. … Continue reading

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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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Lecture: The Stained Glass of Charles Eamer Kempe (1837-1907)

Friday, 12th April, 2019, 2.30pm – 4.30pm Kempe’s influence on Victorian and 20th-century church art and decoration was immense, and his work attracted the patronage of Royalty, senior clergy, the aristocracy and friends. Adrian Barlow, an experienced writer, lecturer and … Continue reading

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Tewkesbury Abbey cartoons preserved

A private viewing of important cartoons of the famous medieval glass at Tewksbury Abbey (Glos) was held at the Society of Antiquaries of London in February prior to the drawings being professionally conserved by Derrick Chivers FSA.. [Fig.1] The cartoons … Continue reading

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Lecture: ‘Radiant Art-The Splendour and Sorrow of Medieval Stained Glass’

Thursday, 7th March 2019, 2.00pm Well-known to readers of Vidimus through his regular contributions, the stained glass author, photographer and lecturer, Roger Rosewell appreciates fully that stained glass was one of the most important arts of the Middle Ages, combing … Continue reading

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Reminder: Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2019: West Yorkshire

Taking place between Thursday, 25th and Sunday, 28th April, the weekend will be based in Bradford and will explore the wide range of stained glass, both medieval and more modern, to be found across the boroughs of Bradford, Dewsbury, Halifax, … Continue reading

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