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Colourful clergy

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 15 Feb 2013 @ 12:14

WITH the help of funding from a generous donor, the clergy of Halifax Minster, in Wakefield diocese, are now gorgeously arrayed in new vestments designed by Graeme Willson, who is known for his work at York Minster.

He took as his starting point John the Baptist, to whom the Minster is dedicated, and also the geometric austerity of the Minster's Commonwealth window, and the vivid colours of the Victorian east window (Cromwell did away with their medieval coloured ...

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