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Maggie's Centre
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14.09.13 (13:00 - 16:00)
Tom McDonald Avenue, Ninewells, Dundee,  DD2 1NH
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Frank Gehry said of Maggie’s Dundee -

“There’s is a Yiddish expression ‘ Heymish’. It means homelike, comfortable. This is what we are trying to do here.”

 

The Centre sits in front of Ninewells Hospital looking across the Tay to the Fife hills, the only Gehry building in the UK. Maggie’s Centre has his signature curving walls and undulating stainless steel roof.


Architect: Frank Gehry
Building Date: 2003

Maggie's provides emotional, practical and social support to people with cancer and their families and friend.

 

The centre will be open for viewing between 1pm and 4pm on Saturday 14th September.

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Meadowside St Paul's Church of Scotland
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14.09.13 (10.00-16.00) - 15.09.13 (11.00-14.00)
114-116 Nethergate, (opposite City Churches), Dundee,  DD1 4EH
Meadowside St Paul's Church of Scotland - Image 1Built in 1852, replacing the Mariners Church, to a design by Charles Wilson. It boasts a spire terminating the elevation of Nethergate before it is disrupted by the ring road. Hammerbeam roof. Organ by Walcker & Co 1902, overhauled by Rushworth & Dreaper 1971. Stained glass, some by Jones & Willis, and by Alexander Russell. Sets of tapestried pulpit falls, tapestry kneelers. Doorway mosaics by Elizabeth McFall. A hall complex, M J Rodgers 1988, the location of regular meetings of Presbytery of Dundee, as well as providing storage for the Presbytery Resources Centre. A feature of the garden is an artistic stone wall by David Wilson.

Image (c) Margaret Adamson


Architect: Charles Wilson
Building Date: 1845

Weekly  services 11am on Sundays. Monthly joint services with other churches, Sunday, 6.30 pm. Wednesday lunchtime prayers, 1 pm. The Guild meets alternate Mondays, 2pm. Memory Group meets alternate Mondays, 2.15 pm. Dorcas Society meets alternate Thursdays, 2.15 pm. Craft Class meets alternate Mondays, 7 pm. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Thursday evenings from 6.30 pm. Choir practice, Sundays 9.30 am  CLC Bookshop and Guide Shop on premises.

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Medieval gravestones at The Old Steeple
New This Year
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14.09.13 (11:00 - 16:00)
St Mary's Tower (The old steeple), Nethergate, Dundee,  DD1 4DG
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Come along to St Mary’s tower, one of Dundee’s only surviving medieval buildings.   You can help to investigate a collection of medieval coffin covers that will be on display for the first time in many years. 


Architect: John Mylne
Building Date: Late 15th Century
Further activities to be announced.  Please continue to check the  Doors Open Day website  http://www.doorsopendays.org.uk for further details nearer the event.
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Morgan Academy
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14.09.13 (12.00-16.00)
Main Entrance to building, Forfar Road, Dundee,  DD4 7AX
Morgan Academy - Image 1The Morgan is an imposing landmark building of tremendous architectural significance, originally designed in 1862 by the Edinburgh architects John Dick Peddie and Charles Kinnear. By the early 20th century, pressure for more suitable and additional accommodation resulted in extensive internal alterations including a large three story wing to the north and was completed in 1915, designed by the Architect James Langlands.
 Due to a fire in 2001 which destroyed much of the building. It was rebuilt using the original facade and much of the internal appearance was kept and re-opened in August 2004.
Architect: John Dick Peddie & Charles Kinnear
Building Date: Designed 1862. Opened 1868.
Between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday 22nd September, visitors will be guided around the grounds and building by Morgan Academy former pupils.
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Mormon Church and Family History Centre
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14.09.13 (10.00 - 14.00)
Bingham Terrace, Dundee

Come along and have an inside tour of the Mormon Church and

visit the Family History Centre, where you can find out how to trace your ancestors.  The Centre is free to use and is open to the public at set times each week.
Building Date: 1966
The tour of the building, built be church members in the 1960s will allow you to see the unique facilities including the baptismal font where people who choose to join the church are baptised by immersion.
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Nilupul Centre
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15.09.13 (14.00-16.00)
51 Reform St. (2nd floor), Dundee,  DD1 1SL
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Nilupul Centre has refurbished meeting halls which have always been used for peaceful purposes, acting as a traditional place of worship for members of Dundee's Tibetan Buddhist Community.  The centre also incorporates the distinctive Nilupul Foodbar and Shop selling hand-made goods from Tibet, Nepal, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Find out about our classes, workshops and MBSR (Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction) training courses and Complementary Therapies offering help to  individuals and communities throughout Dundee and surrounding areas.


Architect: George Angus
Building Date: 1832
Since 1998 the property has housed a meditation venue and in 2011 Nilupul Foundation (www.nilupul.org) purchased 51 Reform Street.  Nilupul Centre offers mindfulness training, wellbeing workshops and courses and is now also the home of the Dundee Tibetan Buddhist Group.    (www.meditationindundee.org) & Nangi’s Foodbar & Fairtrade Shop.
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One World Centre
New This Year
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14.09.13 (11:00 - 16:00)
189 Princess Street, Dundee,  DD4 6DQ
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Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the interesting and challenging window displays at 189 Princes Street?  Now is your opportunity to discover what One World Centre really means.

Come and explore our resources and activity programmes.  Find out about the work that we do in schools and with community groups in Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and Fife.

Challenge your thinking and your understanding of the world we live in, whilst enjoying a cup of fair trade tea or coffee.
Architect: Unknown
Building Date: approx 1880
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Royal Tay Yacht Club
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15.09.13 (12:00 - 16:30)
34 Dundee Road, West Ferry, Dundee,  DD5 1LX

Come and see one of the first grand houses in the Ferry.  This was Captain James Neish’s summer home, originally called Fort William House.  He brought the first consignment of jute to Dundee on his ship Fort William.  Architectural features include Ionic loggia, Ionic columns in the hall with wonderful views of the Tay.


Architect: George Mathewson
Building Date: 1835

You will be shown around the house by club members, who have lots of information about the building and the club.   Tea/coffee and refreshments available all day.  Exhibitions and information about sailing available.    

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Scotland's Jute Museum at Verdant Works
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14.09.13 (Hourly tours: 11:00 - 16:00)
27 West Henderson's Wynd, Dundee,  DD1 5BT
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Behind-The-Scenes Tours

 

Verdant Works is an A-listed building and a rare surviving example of an early 19th century courtyard-style mill. Take a behind-the-scenes tour, meet the curators and learn about the care and conservation of museum collections.

 

Plus find out about the exciting High Mill restoration project at Verdant Works.

 


Building Date: 1833

 

On Saturday 14 September tours will run hourly from 11.00 am - 4.00 pm.

 

Behind-the-scenes guided tours are free, but booking is essential on (01382 309060). Normal admission charges apply to main Verdant Works museum.

 

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St Aidan's Centre
New This Year
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14.09.13 (10:00 - 16:00)
408 Brook St, Broughty Ferry, Dundee,  DD5 2EB
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New life in former St Aidan’s Church (1826) redeveloped into a modern church and community centre by Broughty Ferry New Kirk. Renovated spire and clock tower.  Victorian stained glass and woodwork incorporated into design by architects Ingenium Archial. Explore its old graveyard, now an eco friendly wildlife project planted with native trees and shrubs. 


Architect: James Black
Photos of building redevelopment and Eco Congregation graveyard  project with guides for adults and children. Local historical and archive material on show.
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