The Stained
Glass Museum

Annual Lecture and Special Tour 2014

An Art Illuminated: Stained Glass in British Synagogues - some new research

Dr Sharman Kadish, Director of Jewish Heritage UK

followed by a special tour of New West End Synagogue, Bayswater

Date: Wednesday 23 July 2014

Venue: New West End Synagogue, Bayswater, London

Time:  Lecture at 5.30pm, followed by refreshments. Tour 7.00pm.

(price includes lecture, kosher snacks and tour)

In this illustrated lecture, Dr Sharman Kadish will introduce the variety of stained glass to be found in synagogues across Britain, casting light on a significant but under-appreciated Jewish art form. She will explore examples from synagogues all over the country, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present, including works by designers David Hillman, Nehemiah Azaz and Roman and Ardyn Halter.

Following the tour, attendees will be given a guideed tour of the New West Ends Synagogue, a beautiful Victorian building with stained glass windows by N.H.J. Westlake and Erwin Bossanyi.

Sharman Kadish is Director of Jewish Heritage UK and the author of a number of publications on Jewish history and heritage, including Jewish Heritage in England and The Synagogues of Britain and Ireland: An Architectural and Social History

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