VISITS AND TOURS



STAINED GLASS STORIES IN THE SQUARE MILE


Detail, Christopher Webb, St  Lawrence Jewry (C) Simon Knott  (c) Simon Knott

Detail, Christopher Webb, St Lawrence Jewry (C) Simon Knott

City of London Churches walking tour with Alexandra Epps


Tuesday 4 June 2024, 10.30am -3.30pm

£50 SGM Friends / £60 per person
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A day of guided walks exploring the wealth of stained glass within the historic churches of the unique square mile of the City of London. We will explore windows both old and modern created by a series of remarkable artists and craftsmen in a variety of styles. Discover unique stained glass stories of people, time and place.

Alexandra Epps is a qualified Guide to the City of London offering walks and talks about many aspects of the arts, an accredited lecturer for The Arts Society and official guide at Tate Modern, Tate Britain and the Guildhall Art Gallery. Alexandra's background is in design having practised as a graphic designer running her own design consultancy for many years. www.artcity.co.uk

Walking distances: All sites are less than half a mile from one another, so max. 5-10min walks in between sites.

Timings and further details
Meeting point: St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AA (nearest underground stations Bank, St Pauls). Coffee, tea and biscuits will be available from 10.30am. The tour will commence at 11am
Lunch: please note there will be a break for lunch 12.30-1.30pm. Lunch is not included but there are plenty of cafes and places to eat a packed lunch.
End point: we will finish in Cornhill by 3.30pm
Audio headsets will be used during this tour. Attendees are more than welcome to bring their own headphones/earbuds if they should wish to. Binoculars are also welcome.



NORTHAMPTONSHIRE CHURCHES


Mark Angus stained glass at Oundle School Chapel. Photo (C) Jasmine Allen  (c) Jasmine Allen

Mark Angus stained glass at Oundle School Chapel. Photo (C) Jasmine Allen

Stained glass in Northamptonshire Coach Tour



Monday 9 September 2024, 10am-5.30pm



A coach tour of four churches in Northamptonshire to visit stained glass windows created by a series of remarkable artists and craftsmen, including Louis Comfort Tiffany, John Piper, Patrick Reyntiens, Evie Hone, Mark Angus and more.

Our day will begin at the 17th century church at Apethorpe before heading to the highlight of our day - Oundle School chapel, a ‘treasure house of modern stained glass’. Our group will have exclusive access to the chapel. After lunch we will visit Kimbolton to see the Tiffany window there, and to round off the day we will visit the contrasting windows of modernist Evie Hone and gothic revivalist Ninian Comper at churches in Wellingborough.

Tickets
£95 / £80 – Friends of SGM
Tickets include coach travel from Peterborough, audio headsets, guiding and notes but not lunch.
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Meeting and Departure points Meet in Peterborough for a 10am departure by coach. We encourage travelling to Peterborough (on the London KGX-Edinburgh mainline) by train. The coach will return to Peterborough by 5:30pm latest. If it is easier for you to depart from Wellingborough train station (towards Leicester), we recommend travel is booked for after 4pm.

Access requirements
We will travel from site to site by coach. There may be a short amount of walking from the coach to the site of no more than a few hundred metres.

Lunch
Please note there will be a short break for lunch at Oundle. Lunch is not included but there are plenty of cafes and places to eat a packed lunch.




Spotlight Tours



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Join us on Monday and Wednesday at 12:30 to enjoy a short 'Spotlight Tour' of the gallery with a member of our team.

These award winning tours focus on one or two panels within the gallery, exploring them in more detail.


Spotlight tours are included with your usual admission and are subject to availability














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



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