Tuesday, September 28, 2010

York Minster receives funding boost £ 9.7 m lotto

Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Glass and aggregate at York Minster for the return of the sources of the East Front of £ 9.7 m to promote.

Heritage Lottery Fund (which) do not necessarily represent the views of the grant will go towards York sightseeing of the project which will also help to improve disabled visitors.

15 Years of the project centres Great East window, medieval stained glass of the world's largest valoiksi again.

Minster has already received a grant, almost € 10 m in 2007.

York Minster sightseeing project also supports apprenticeship systems and York Minster Stoneyard Lasimestarit Trust to protect traditional skills alive.

York Dean, Keith Jones said: "grant enables us to restore one of the country's most important works of art, York Minster East window.

"At the same time, it will help us Welcome the visitors do not necessarily represent the views of the premises, with much better in such a way as to visit all the more rewarding.

"This is one of the country's best loved places, and this enables us to make available to the public, and enjoy many more people is very interesting, and work in the coming years is also its values."

Archbishop Dr John Sentamu, said: "the East window, which tells the story of the entire revelation book painted glass, is a beautiful and historical work of art that brings joy to so many people.

"I look forward to the testing activities they carry out the window is restored to its former glory."

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