Thursday, 15th December 2016, 11am.
Highgate Decorative and Fine Arts Society will welcome Dick Bolton in exploring the development of stained glass in England. Beginning in Saxon times, the talk will trace the emergence of stained glass, the introduction of enamelled windows, and the renewal of interest in stained glass in the nineteenth century. The story ends with an appreciation of the skills of today’s conservators, preserving our unique inheritance of windows in cathedrals, churches and public buildings.
Mr Bolton is a registered Blue Badge guide for the south east of England and the city of Canterbury. He lectures and leads tours at Canterbury, Rochester and Salisbury Cathedrals, and York Minster. He is a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass.
Guests are welcome, and admission for guests is £5. The lecture will take place at the Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution, 11 South Grove, Highgate, London N6 6BS.
For more details, visit the Highgate Decorative and Fine Arts Society website.