We bring further news of exhibitions, lectures and webinars.
Exhibition | Painting in Coloured Light: The Modern Stained Glass of John Piper
Henley River and Rowing Museum reopened on the 20th May 2021, boasting a new display in its nationally significant John Piper Gallery, centering on a recently conserved cartoon for the window created by Piper for All Saints Church, Farnborough, West Berkshire, in memory of his friend John Betjeman.
The Museum will be open 10am- 4pm, Thursdays to Mondays. Pre-booking is essential (click here for more information and to book).
Webinars | British Society of Master Glass Painters Lecture Series
Celebrating their centennial year, the BSMGP have released details of their summer and autumn lectures, once again taking place virtually over Zoom. Tickets are £5, or £4.25 for members, and can be booked online (click here).
Friday 11th June (7pm BST) Stained Glass in America with Julie Sloan
Friday 10th September (7pm BST) Australia’s Stained Glass: Short History… Long Story with Bronwyn Hughes
Webinars | Churches Conservation Trust Thursday Lunchtime Lectures
The CCT continue to offer free broadcast lectures on a wide variety of topics via their Facebook page. A full list of upcoming events can be viewed here, as well as an archive of previous lectures at this link. If you are unsure of how to use Facebook, the CCT have helpfully provided a video explanation (click here to view).
The next event is:
- Thursday 3rd June (1pm BST) — Full Circle – Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral: History and Conservation
Readers may also be interested in two recent webinars:
- Thursday 20th May (1pm BST) — The Element of Surprise: Church Design In The Twentieth Century
- Thursday 27th May (1pm BST) — Cloisters: Remarkable Cathedral Survivors
Webinars | Worshipful Company of Glaziers Events
Whilst the UK remains in a transition period regarding lockdown restrictions, many of the in-person events provisionally planned by the Worshipful Company of Glaziers are unconfirmed, but the April 2021 programme of events is available to download via their website.
Tickets are free to members, and £5.98 (including booking fee) to non-members. Webinars previously delivered can be viewed on their website (click here to view).
Readers may be interested in a recent event on Tuesday 18th May (6pm BST) — From The Cellar To The Light with Rolf Achilles and Paul Greenhalgh.