Visit Stained Glass!18 November 2021
A new website showcasing some of our finest stained glass heritage launches today.
The Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters of Glass and the British Society of Master Glass Painters, with support from the Glaziers Foundation, are proud to announce the launch of a new website www.visitstainedglass.uk designed to encourage us all to get out and see some special stained glass.
From early medieval craftsmen to today’s artists, Britain is blessed with some of the greatest examples of the glass painter’s art. The windows highlighted on the brand new, easy-to-use website have been selected by a number of leading artists, conservators and authors, who have each selected 10 windows that they think are particularly inspiring and worthy of a visit.
An important feature of the site is a map, which allows the location of highlighted windows to be quickly established, and helps in planning visits. The website has been designed with visits in mind, so only windows in buildings that are regularly open or where access can be achieved through a simple email request have been included.
The many hundreds of windows featured, with supporting high quality images, make this an interesting site to browse, but hopefully most of all it will encourage us all to Visit Stained Glass!