A Look Ahead: Autumn Lecture Series Announced

For those who like to plan their diaries well in advance, a preview of a number of recently announced Autumn lectures.

The Stained Glass Museum

Weekly, from Wednesday, 13th September, 2pm, Ely Cathedral Education & Conference Centre, Palace Green, Ely.

This year’s lecture series covers a range of topics, from the medieval to the contemporary:

September 13th: Katie Harrison (University of York), Building the Picture: Investigating the Life of St Cuthbert Window, York Minster

September 20th: Dr Ayla Lepine (University of Essex/University of Cambridge), Aesthetes and Anglicans: Sacred Beauty in Stained Glass and Painting by Edward Burne-Jones

September 27th: Rev’d Steve Day (Vicar, Papworth), All 250. The Stained Glass Windows of Ely Diocese

October 4th: Derek Hunt FMGP ACR, Recently Completed Architectural Glass Commissions

The lectures are open to all, with reduced ticket prices for Friends of the Stained Glass Museum. Tickets for individual lectures can be purchased for £9 (£7.50 for Friends), or all four lectures may be attended for £30 (£25 Friends). Refreshments will be served after each lecture.

For further information and to book tickets, see the Stained Glass Museum’s website or telephone 01353 660347.

British Society of Master Glass Painters

Friday, 6th October, 6.15pm for 6.45pm, The Art Workers Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT

Diana Coulter IHBC, Zen and the Stained Glass Art of Keith New

Keith New was a well-respected member of the BSMGP for more than half a century, and an important innovator in post-war stained glass design. His output, however, was modest, the product of a mere 20 years work. Diana Coulter’s talk will highlight New’s talents and achievements, in commissions in England and further afield, and in working with glass in revolutionary as well as more affordable ways. For further information, and to book online, please see the Society’s website  or telephone 0790 907 0739.

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