Carols by Candlelight, Sunday 11th December 2022

It’s that time of year again …. so please join us for Carols by Candlelight on Sunday 11th December!

The Stained Glass Centre will be open from 11am, with children’s craft activities and craft and book stalls for those last-minute gifts. At 5pm, the wonderful Acomb Community Choir will join us to sing Christmas classics and carols – with mince pies and mulled wine to help get you in the festive spirit!

Entry is free and everyone is welcome!

York Unlocked Weekend October 2022

The Stained Glass Centre will be open on Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th October, from 10.30 am to 4.00 pm each day, as part of York Unlocked 2022.

Please join us in this historic Grade I listed building for demonstrations and discussions, craft and book stalls, family-friendly activities and refreshments.

We aim to foster public appreciation of the architecture of York by organising the opening of 60 buildings, and open spaces, of merit to the public free of charge. Our goal is to educate, engage and inspire. Find out more at https://york-unlocked.org.uk.

Heritage Open Days September 2022

The Stained Glass Centre at St Martin cum Gregory will be open for Heritage Open Days on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September 2022 between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm. A rare opportunity to visit one of York’s most beautiful ‘secret’ buildings and learn about the art and craft of stained glass.

Stained glass experts will be on hand for demonstrations and discussions. There will be stalls selling stained glass pieces and books on stained glass, art, architecture and history.

Please join us in this historic Grade I listed building for family-friendly activities and refreshments.

Visit https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/the-stained-glass-centre for more information on Heritage Open Days.

Stained Glass Workshops Summer 2022

The Stained Glass Centre will once again host some fantastic one-day stained glass workshops taught by Ann Sotheran, Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters.

Workshops will be held on:
Sunday 12 June 2022 – Glass painting
Saturday 25 June 2022 – Glass painting
Sunday 26 June 2022 – Leading and Glazing
Saturday 16 July 2022 – Leading and Glazing

Click here for more information on how to book a place!

York Residents’ Festival January 2022

The Stained Glass Centre at St Martin cum Gregory will be open for York Residents’ Festival on Saturday 29 January 2022 between 10 am and 4 pm. A rare opportunity to visit one of York’s most beautiful ‘secret’ buildings and learn about the art and craft of stained glass. Our stained glass experts will be on hand for demonstrations and discussions.

Please join us in this historic Grade I listed building for family-friendly activities and stalls selling stained glass pieces and books on stained glass, art, architecture and history.

Find out more about the York Residents’ Festival at https://www.visityork.org/residents-festival.

Heritage Open Days 2021

The Stained Glass Centre at St Martin cum Gregory will be open for Heritage Open Days on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 September 2021 between 10.30 am and 4.30 pm. A rare opportunity to visit one of York’s most beautiful ‘secret’ buildings and learn about the art and craft of stained glass.

Stained glass experts will be on hand for demonstrations and discussions, with tours of the Centre at 1.30pm on Saturday and 11.30 am and 1.30pm on Sunday. There will be stalls selling stained glass pieces and books on stained glass, art, architecture and history.

Please join us in this historic Grade I listed building for family-friendly activities, including an opportunity to try your hand at glass painting.

Visit https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/visiting/event/the-stained-glass-centre for more information on Heritage Open Days.

Stained Glass Workshops Summer 2021

The Stained Glass Centre will once again host some fantastic one-day stained glass workshops taught by Ann Sotheran, Fellow of the British Society of Master Glass Painters.

Workshops will be held on:
Saturday 7 August 2021 – Glass painting
Sunday 8 August 2021 – Leading and Glazing
Saturday 21 August 2021 – Leading and Glazing

Click here for more information on how to book a place!

Autumn Lecture 2018

Our Autumn Lecture will be given by Katie Harrison, WRoCAH-funded Doctoral Student at the University of York, on the Life of St. Cuthbert Window at York Minster. The lecture will be held on Thursday 15th November at 6.30pm. More details can be found by clicking here