The York Civic Trust is having a ‘Get to know your York” weekend of free city walks on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June. The weekend will enhance your appreciation of the great city of York, and will be a thoroughly enjoyable and sociable event, based in a Civic Trust marquee in St. Sampson’s Square. There will be the added opportunity to view new activity displays and chat with people in the Civic Trust who are having a growing positive influence on York’s future plans. See the attached poster for details!
Sunday 29th January, 11am – 3pm
Join us on Sunday the 29th as we open the doors for York Residents’ Festival 2017! We’ll be open from 11am to 3pm for the following:
- Painting and glazing demonstrations
- Have a go at glass painting yourself!
- Children’s activities
- Book sale and refreshments
We’re looking forward to opening our doors and inviting you in to visit!
‘I know my geese are not all swans – The WA Ismay Collection of Studio Pottery’, by Helen Walsh, Curator of Ceramics, York Museums Trust
On 13th October we’ll be having our Autumn Lecture. Tickets are sold on the door for £6 (£5 concessions) and include refreshments, available from 7 pm (lecture starts at 7.30). Entry is free to Friends of the Stained Glass Centre. Hope to see you there!
We have a larger number of books for sale following a generous donation of books from Peter Gibson, as well as Michael Archer. The books are primarily on art, architecture and stained glass, many focusing on the city of York. You can download a list of the books below, and if you would like to request any books, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to download the PDF: Stained Glass Centre Books
Our lecture programme for 2016 is now available here.
Dates for our popular hands-on workshops in summer 2016 are now available here. Priority booking for Friends of the Stained Glass Centre opens on 1 February, and general booking on 15 February.
The Stained Glass Centre will once again be opening for Residents’ Festival on Saturday 30th January. Join us between 10 am and 4 pm. For more information see our Events page.
Our next event will be our Autumn lecture on Thursday 29th October 2015 at 7.30 pm (doors open 7 pm for refreshments).
Ann Sotheran FMGP (a York-based stained glass artist who worked with Harry Harvey for many years) will speak about “The Harry Stammers School of Glass-painting in York”.
For further information see our Events page.
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.