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.
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.
Image (c) Margaret Adamson
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.
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.
Come along and have an inside tour of the Mormon Church and
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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