Thursday, 19th April – Sunday, 22nd April 2018
Based in the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds, former home to one of the rich-est Benedictine abbeys in medieval England, the weekend will include tours of a number of churches and other buildings featuring stained glass in situ.
Visits will include: St Edmundsbury Cathedral, the parish churches of St Mary and St John, and Council Offices, all in Bury St Edmunds. In addition, there will be visits to see medieval stained glass at Long Melford, Risby, Gipping and Hessett, an important col-lection of 16th and 17th century roundels at Nowton; 17th century heraldic glass at Clare, and High Victorian glass at Sudbury and Lavenham. There will also be opportuni-ties to see some beautiful early Henry Holiday glass at Shimpling and fine Arts and Crafts stained glass at Horringer and Herringswell. For more information and booking forms, please see the museum’s website.