Lincoln Cathedral is home to 140 unique stained glass windows including rare 13th century medieval glass to modern day work.

Adopting a section of stained glass at Lincoln Cathedral makes for a perfect gift or memorial and supports the Cathedral’s in house Glazing Department with the ongoing conservation and restoration of Cathedral glass. Glass adoptions are available from just £25 and there are a variety of adoption opportunities for you to choose from:


When you adopt a section of glass, you will receive an Adoption Pack containing a plan of the window locating your panel, an adoption certificate and a dedication certificate in either your or the recipient's name. Adoption packs are generally sent out on the next working day following your adoption, but there may be a slight delay at busier times.

Did you know?
If you adopt a section of glass that is £150 or more, you will also be offered a complimentary Fellow membership of Lincoln Cathedral for a year - usually worth £120. To find out more about the benefits of this membership, please click here.

There's more
In addition to the glass adoptions highlighted here, we also have a panels of medieval stained glass that are available for sponsorship, starting at £6,500. Should you wish to find out more about these, please contact the Grants & Donations Office on 01522 561614 or email and we will be happy to discuss the current availability with you.

Images are for illustration purposes only.  Actual panel may differ.

Make a Donation - Small Decorative Section of Glass

Small Decorative Section of Glass

£ 25

Make a Donation - Decorative Section of Glass

Decorative Section of Glass

£ 75

Make a Donation - Large Decorative Section of Glass

Large Decorative Section of Glass

£ 150

Make a Donation - Small Illustrated Section of Glass

Small Illustrated Section of Glass

£ 250

Make a Donation - Large Illustrated Section of Glass

Large Illustrated Section of Glass

£ 500

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