Exploring Stained Glass – Its History, Production and Current Developments with Mike Hope


Residential course

Mike Hope

20 February 2022 to 25 February 2022

£474 Non-residential fee (includes supplement), £780 Single bedroom or shared occupancy, £890 Double bedroom single occupancy

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This course is part of Dillington Discovery Winter/Spring week.

For the last 1200 years from the earliest surviving fragmentary Anglo-Saxon period stained-glass through mediaeval glass, to the nineteenth and twentieth century revival of the this most magical of art forms, the story is a compelling and fascinating one.

Through a series of lectures and the opportunities to handle examples and the materials you will not only gain an insight into the history and stylistic development of the medium but also the process of creating a window. In addition, there are also a series of short visits to in-situ windows. If you are at all interested in the history and development of stained-glass then this is the programme for you.

Residential Fees From: £780.  There will be a supplement of £200 for this course towards the cost of transport and entrance fees.

Non-resident fee £474 (includes supplement)

Course runs from Dinner on Sunday to Lunch on Friday.

Tutor information

Mike Hope author, lecturer, curator and designer spent over twenty-five years lecturing and holding senior management posts in four Universities (Staffordshire, Portsmouth, Nottingham Trent and Plymouth) and has spent nearly thirty years delivering Summer School Programmes. He has lectured around the world and was a founder board member of The European Academy of Design. Alongside an extensive publication list, he has researched, designed and curated many exhibitions. He is a lecturer for Travel Editions Art & History Abroad programme. He is also currently a member of the Exeter Diocesan Advisory Board and advisor on stained glass to the Diocese of Exeter.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.