Category Archives: News

Caroline Benyon FMGP

All the team at Vidimus note with sadness the sudden death this month of Caroline Benyon FMGP. Caroline was Chairman of the British Society of Master Glass Painters for more than two decades. She also served the Worshipful Company of … Continue reading

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News from the Stained Glass Museum

The Stained Glass Museum has announced their Autumn 2021 online webinar series which include: Wednesday 22 September 2021, 7pm (UK)  The Illuminated Canvas: Francis Eginton (1737-1805), the Prospect Hill Studio and Glass Painting in late Georgian Britain – Suzanne Phillips … Continue reading

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Event reminder: ICON Ceramics, Glass and Stained Glass Conservation Annual Conference

Fragmented Stories: Case Studies in Ceramics, Glass, and Stained Glass Conservation 16th-17th October 2021, Online  Tickets are now on sale for the annual ICON Ceramics, Glass and Stained Glass Conservation Annual Conference, taking place online between 16th and 17th of … Continue reading

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New dating for some of Canterbury Cathedral’s glass

Readers of Vidimus will no doubt be aware of the recent exciting news that glass panels from the “Ancestors Series” at Canterbury Cathedral may be the oldest existing stained glass windows in England. This series was created and installed in … Continue reading

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Event Reminder: BSMGP Autumn Lecture – Australia’s Stained Glass: Short History…Long Story with Bronwyn Hughes

10th September 2021, 7pm, Online via Zoom Through a selection of stained glass windows installed in Australian architecture, this webinar will explore British connections and influence from the 1850s onwards, as both countries were changed by depression, war and economic … Continue reading

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Call For Papers – International Conference

Glass in Museums: Research, Context, Communication Bildungszentrum Adler, Historisches Museum Thurgau, Frauenfeld, 5 November 2022 Deadline for submission: 15 October 2021 2022 is the International Year of Glass. The United Nations is going to dedicate an entire year to this … Continue reading

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The Stained Glass Museum Open from 18 May 2021

The Stained Glass Museum has reopened to the public from Tuesday 18th May following the extended lockdown.  New opening hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-3.30pm. Advance booking is encouraged. Joint tickets (to visit both Ely Cathedral and Stained Glass Museum) can be … Continue reading

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Stained Glass Exhibition at York Minster

In June, a new exhibition at York Minster will offer the opportunity to explore the fifteenth-century St Cuthbert Window, which is among the finest extant examples of the art and techniques of medieval glaziers and stonemasons.  For centuries, Cuthbert was … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

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Protected: Opportunity to download Leicestershire stained glass gazetteer

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