The Stained
Glass Museum

2018 Events

Events with Ely Library

Local History Fayre

Ely Library

Saturday 17th March 2018

Join us at Ely Library as part of thier Local History Fayre between 9.30am - 12noon. A whole host of local heritage, history and archeaology groups will be there exhibiting. This is a free event.

Study Weekend 2018 - Suffolk

2018 Study Weekend

~ Suffolk ~

Thursday 19 April - Sunday 22 April 2018

Last Chance to BOOK!

Download a Booking Form: (MS Word doc.x) / (MS Word doc. 1997-2003) / (PDF)

The Museum's 2018 Study Weekend will take place in Suffolk, where we will be based in the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds, former home to one of the richest Benedictine abbeys in medieval England.

Beginning on Thursday afternoon we will explore Bury St Edmunds town centre by foot, taking in Council Offices, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, and St Mary’s and St John's churches .

15C S271 nXVI 1a, 1b, 1c Long Melford Holy Trinity_SmallFriday and Saturday will include coach visits to surrounding Suffolk towns and villages to visit medieval glass at Long Melford, Risby, Gipping and Hessett, an important collection of 16th and 17th century roundels at Nowton, 17th century heraldic glass at Clare and High Victorian glass at Sudbury and Lavenham. We will also see some beautiful early Henry Holiday glass at Shimpling and fine Arts and Crafts stained glass at Horringer and Herringswell.

On Sunday there will be the opportunity of exploring as a group the town of Bury St Edmunds including the Abbey ruins and Abbey and Moyse's Hall museum. 

Prices (per person)

£495 Residential single occupancy
(inc. three nights bed & breakfast & evening meals)
£445 Residential double/twin occupancy
(inc. three nights bed & breakfast & evening meals)

Please note Residential places have priority booking)
£250 Non-Residential and dinners
£150 Non-Residential (visits only) PLACES LIMITED

For more information please download a Booking Form


Student Bursary places are available to those in full/part-time education or who have completed a course in the last year. Applications for Student Bursary applications closed on 2 March 2018.


Stained Glass in Huntingdonshire

Stained Glass in HuntingdonshireHunts Study Day poster

~ Coach tour ~

Friday 8 June 2018

Departing from outside Ely Cathedral at 10.30am.
Return to Ely Cathedral by 5.30pm

This coach tour will be guided by Reverend Stephen Day (author of Stained Glass in Huntingdonshire, and Dr Jasmine Allen.

Visits include Wistow (15th century stained glass depicting the Annunciation); Huntingdon (19th century glass); Great Stukeley (20th century glass by Don Drury); Houghton (glass by Harcourt Medhurst Doyle and Alf Fisher); and St Ives (where we will see the medieval chapel bridge and parish church.

Tickets: £30 for the day (lunch not included).

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Cancellation Policy - Events

The Stained Glass Museum operates a cancellation policy for events bookings (for cancellation of workshop bookings please see our Workshops Cancellation Policy).

Refunds & Cancellations
For cancellations made more than 28 days in advance we offer a full refund of your ticket price.
For cancellations made between 14 and 28 days in advance we will offer a 50% refund.
For cancellations made less than 14 days in advance we are unable to offer a refund, although you are welcome to transfer your event booking to someone else.

Please bear in mind that the Stained Glass Museum is a registered charity (No.1169842) and in order to operate successfully it’s important that we adhere to this policy.

Cancellation of events by the Museum
Under rare or exceptional circumstances the Museum may have to cancel events. If a cancellation is necessary, we will do our utmost to contact you by phone or email as soon as possible before the event. You will be offered a full refund. Please note The Stained Glass Museum is not liable for any costs associated with travel or accommodation. Please bear this in mind when booking travel or accommodation in advance.

Events Archive

The Stained Glass Museum runs a variety of events throughout the year.

Click here to read about past events.


The Stained Glass Museum holds an annual leavture in the summer each year, and a series of autumn lectures in the autumn. Click here to read about upcoming lectures.


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