The Ancestors

Canterbury Cathedral vacancy for glazier

10 November 2021

 A rare opportunity has arisen within Canterbury Cathedral’s Stained Glass Studio for the appointment of an experienced Glazier who is skilled in working on historical and architectural stained glass. ...


Icon internship opportunity at Barley Studio

09 June 2021

Applications now open! To graduate conservators of all disciplines – our studio is offering an exciting opportunity to join our highly skilled team in conserving and protecting the exceptional...


Conservation Webinars Unveiled

18 April 2021

As part of our continuing Centenary webinar series, a conservation themed event is planned for the 14th May at 6pm. The webinar will explore the collaboration between conservation disciplines. It...


Conservation Best Practice page is live

03 January 2020

The first topic for discussion deals with conservation records. Our panel of experts each responds to the question ‘What is your view on the purpose of, and best practice for,...

Stained Glass

New experts for Conservation Working Group

21 February 2019

Following discussions, it is with great pleasure that we can announce new personnel on the working group, and look forward to exciting and productive times ahead for the Society...


Kempe’s connection to Tewkesbury

20 February 2019

Our Society’s librarian, Leslie Smith, facilitated a recent meeting at the Society of Antiquaries to view a fascinating group of 44 drawings discovered in the antiquaries archive. The drawings...

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John Piper at Clifton

18 November 2018

All Saints’ Church is a remarkable building in Bristol, being an ingenious reworking of a major church of 1868 designed by architect George Edmund Street which was devastated by...