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Light, Glass & Stone: Conserving the St Cuthbert Window

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Explore the medieval St Cuthbert Window through a new exhibition which tells the story of the life and miracles of one of Northern England’s most significant saints.

Take the rare opportunity to see at close range original stained glass panels removed from the window as part of a major conservation project. Newly conserved panels showing some of the key scenes from St Cuthbert’s life including his birth and death have now gone on display in the exhibition for spring 2022.

Visitors can learn about the cathedral’s project which started in spring 2021 to conserve the 600-year-old window, which is one of the largest surviving narrative windows in the world and among the finest remaining examples of the art and techniques of medieval glaziers and stonemasons.

Entrance to the exhibition is free with general admission – book your timed entry ticket here.

Learn more about the conservation project here or support the work by adopting a piece of the window’s stained glass.


Click HERE for information about the accessibility features of this exhibition.

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