Chapel morning

Programme

A two-day conference on the history of the Laudian Chapel at Peterhouse, and its future

Friday 6 October - Saturday 7 October

Organisers: Professor Richard Holton and Dr Saskia Murk Jansen

Printable Programme

Booking

FRIDAY 6 OCTOBER

13.30-14.00

Registration – name badges and programmes

Theatre Entrance Hall
14.00-15.00

The Transformations of Peterhouse Chapel: 1627-2017

John Adamson, Peterhouse

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
15.00-15.30

Refreshments

Lubbock Room
15.30-16.30

The Peterhouse Part Books

Scott Metcalfe, Artistic Director, Blue Heron

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
16.30-17.30

Roundtable discussion on the Peterhouse Chapel in the context of other chapels by Matthew Wren and John Cosin

Adrian Green, Durham University

Jane Kennedy, Senior Partner, Purcell

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre

 

SATURDAY 7 OCTOBER

10.00-10.30

Welcome and Refreshments

Lubbock Room
10.30-11.30

Books and Manuscripts at Peterhouse (from Matthew Wren to John Cosin via Lazarus Seaman)

Scott Mandelbrote, Peterhouse

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
11.30-12.30

Roundtable discussion on historical evidence for the lighting and ornamentation of the Chapel

Maureen Dillon, The National Trust

Luke Hughes, Furniture maker

Mark Kirby, Peterhouse, University of York

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
12.30-14.00

Buffet Lunch

Lubbock Room
14.00-15.00

Roundtable discussion on the history of the Chapel organ

Evidence for the earliest organ in the Chapel,

Nicholas Thistlethwaite

A history of Snetzler and his instruments 

Saskia Murk Jansen, Peterhouse

Martin Renshaw, Sounds Medieval

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
15.00-15.30

Refreshments

Lubbock Room
15.30-16.00

16.15-17.00

Roundtable discussion on the stained glass

The lateral windows of Peterhouse Chapel, 1852-59

Paul Shakeshift, University of Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Affiliated Lecturer in the Department of the History of Art

The 1630s Painted Glass for Peterhouse Chapel: Meaning, Reception, and Reinvention

John Adamson, Peterhouse

Joost Caen, University of Antwerp,tbc

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
17.00-18.00

The Strange Idea of Restoration

Richard Holton, Peterhouse

Friends of Peterhouse Theatre
18.00-19.00

Closing Reception

The Master’s Lodge
19.30-Close

Blue Heron Concert

Trinity College Chapel