Summer Newsletter Now Available

The Stained Glass Centre’s Summer Newsletter is now available to download!

As well as news of our recent activities and exciting new partnerships, Monika Adamczak reviews our Spring Lecture by Susan Harrison. We also have details of our upcoming events, including August and Heritage Open Days.

Friends can download the Newsletter through the Friends Zone. If you would like to become a Friend of the Stained Glass Centre, you can download a registration form here.

Happy reading!

August Open Days Announced

Thanks to our newly-trained volunteers, we are pleased to announce that the Stained Glass Centre will be open to visitors on the following days in August:

Saturday 1st

Sunday 9th

Saturday 15th

Saturday  22nd

Volunteers will be on hand to provide information about the building and its spectacular range of historic stained glass!

For more information, please email [email protected]

Keith Barley awarded an MBE

Congratulations to our trustee, Keith Barley, who has been made an MBE for services to Cultural Restoration and Conservation  in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List! A well-deserved recognition of Keith’s outstanding contribution to the field over more than forty years of pioneering conservation work.

Stained Glass Centre proud to host The Assembled for York Spring Festival

The Stained Glass Centre is proud to host the Assembled on Sunday 3rd May, as part of the York Spring Festival .

The Assembled are a group of experimental, collaborative musicians. They will be performing line/shadow, a series of performances developed specifically for the stunning St Martin-cum-Gregory Church. It presents an amazing opportunity to experience the Centre in a different way, exploring the resonance and light of the space.

For more information you can visit the York Spring Festival website, or download a flyer.

Join us for the Tour de Yorkshire on 2nd May

Join us for the Tour de Yorkshire and a Yorkshire Cream Tea on Saturday 2nd May

BluebikerailingsTDYAs the Tour de Yorkshire passes through York, get a prime viewing spot at The Stained Glass Centre on Micklegate. The peloton is due to pass the Centre twice between 2pm and 4pm, and we will be serving a Yorkshire Cream Tea to keep you going.

The elevated churchyard offers the perfect vantage point for viewing the race and our freshly-brewed tea and homemade fat rascals and scones are guaranteed to get you in the Yorkshire spirit!

The Centre will be open from 1pm to 6pm. From 1 pm until 4 pm entry will be by ticket only, and tickets can be bought by clicking here. Entry will be free after 4pm.

We are offering free entry to all accompanied children and an exclusive discounted ticket for our Friends.

Ticket Prices

Adult: £12 

Friends: £10

Children: FREE

All prices include a Yorkshire Cream Tea

Carols at The Stained Glass Centre

rsz_york_st_martin-cum-gregory_sii_a2_angelFollowing the success of last year’s Christmas carols, we are proud to host carolling  at The Stained Glass Centre,  St Martin cum Gregory, Micklegate. Help us get Christmas week off to a tuneful start by joining us for carols, candle-light and good cheer from 17.45 on Saturday 20 December.

We will be joined by the Acomb Community Choir and David Hull’s team of wonderful hand-bell virtuosi. Mince pies and warming drinks will also be on tap – so come and sing!