Be a part of the Stained Glass Museum for a lecture by Erica Statham on the medieval treasures of Leicester: Wygston’s Home Glass. The speak takes place on Wednesday twenty first April at 7pm (GMT)
The lecture will happen on-line, through Zoom. Please guide your tickets through Artwork Tickets & you can be emailed a hyperlink
This illustrated speak will concentrate on some medieval treasures of Leicester generally known as Wygston’s Home Glass, 13 panels of that are on show on the Newarke Homes museum in Leicester, usually open every day. These distinctive stained glass panels had been made within the late fifteenth century for a home which is now owned by Leicester Metropolis Council and leased to a bar and restaurant. There have been 27 glass panels initially, depicting scenes from the lifetime of the Virgin Mary, the medieval catholic liturgy and the seven Acts of Mercy (eg feeding the hungry and many others). This can be a distinctive alternative to seek out out extra about this charming glass and to see these panels that aren’t usually on show.
After finishing an MA in Native Historical past from Leicester College 15 years in the past Erica Statham developed a eager curiosity within the historical past of Leicester and Leicestershire, which has lately prolonged to stained glass. Erica lives in a village simply outdoors Leicester the place she has an allotment and till comparatively just lately served as a parish councillor. She is a member of the Leicester Stained Glass Appreciation Society and a Pal of The Stained Glass Museum.
Tickets are simply £4 for Mates of the Museum or £5 for non-Mates. There are not any reserving charges