Stained Glass in Essex Churches - Study Day
Tuesday 30 June 2015
Clavering, Little Easton, Great Dunmow, Saffron Walden and Newport
This group of relatively unknown churches includes 15th-century stained glass at Clavering (restored by Lowndes and Drury in the 1920s), 17th-century glass by Baptista Sutton at Little Easton and a variety of Arts and Crafts stained glass at Great Dunmow. We will travel by coach and be guided by Christopher Parkinson and Jasmine Allen.
Joining Instructions: A coach will depart Ely at 9:30am and return by 6pm. Those travelling by rail from the south/London can join us at St Mary''s Church, Newport for 10:45am. Newport is an hour by train from London Liverpool Street Stationand it is just a 10 minute walk to the church. The coach will also make a drop-off at Newport at the end of the day for 5pm.
Cost: £30 per person, including coach travel and tea. We will break for lunch in Saffron Walden where you can buy lunch or eat a packed lunch.
Right: St Catherine, St Mary the Virgin's Church, Newport (nIX, 2a)
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Stained Glass Museum Study Weekend 2015
Coventry and Warwick
Thursday 23 - Sunday 26 April 2015
Our 2015 annual Study Weekend will take place in Warwickshire, where we will be based in Coventry. highlights include: a study day at Coventry Cathedral, medieval glass in the Beauchamp Chapel, Collegiate Church of St Mary; Victorian stained glass at Rugby College Chapel and the guildhall of St Mary's Coventry.
Accomodation: Coventry City (Earlson Park) Premier Inn. The hotel is located in a large Art Deco building, formerly the Coventry Technical College. it is 20 minutes walk away from the Cathedral.
Above: Detail of Golden Window by Lawrence Lee (1909-2011), Coventry Cathedral nave
Guides: Our guides will be Prof. Richard Marks and Dr Jasmine Allen.
NOW FULLY BOOKED. *An administration fee of £50 will be charged in the event of cancellation. There will be no refund if you cancel after 1 April 2015.
In 2015, the 15th year of the Stained Glass Museum’s Study Weekend, we are pleased to invite students registered in full or part-time higher education to apply for a bursary to cover all or most of the cost of a place on the Study Weekend. This bursary has been made available thanks to the generosity of individual Friends of the Stained Glass Museum.
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