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Fig. 1. Stained glass window at All Saints Church, Farnborough, West Berkshire, featuring symbols of The Resurrection: fishes; tree of life; butterflies. Designed by John Piper and made by Joseph Nuttgens. (Photo: Andrew Loutit. © The Piper Estate / DACS 2021)

We bring further news of exhibitions, lectures and webinars.

Exhibition | Painting in Coloured Light: The Modern Stained Glass of John Piper

Fig. 1. Stained glass window at All Saints Church, Farnborough, West Berkshire, featuring symbols of The Resurrection: fishes; tree of life; butterflies. Designed by John Piper and made by Joseph Nuttgens. (Photo: Andrew Loutit. © The Piper Estate / DACS 2021)

Fig. 1. Stained glass window at All Saints Church, Farnborough, West Berkshire, featuring symbols of The Resurrection: fishes; tree of life; butterflies. Designed by John Piper and made by Joseph Nuttgens. (Photo: Andrew Loutit. © The Piper Estate / DACS 2021)

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).

Summer Lecture:

Friday 11th June (7pm BST) Stained Glass in America with Julie Sloan

Autumn Lecture:

Friday 10th September (7pm BST) Australias 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).

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Readers may also be interested in two recent webinars:

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.