Ruth MorrisGlasgow Building Preservation TrustRoom 16, Wellpark Enterprise Centre120 Sydney StreetGlasgowG31 1JFTel: 0141 554 4411
Glasgow Doors Open Day is a popular built heritage festival that takes place throughout the city of Glasgow. It is organised by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and is now in its 26th year.
We will be announcing the full programme of events at the start of August. Why not join the mailing list to be kept up to date.
All buildings will be listed on this site soon for more details and the latest information visit: http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/
An impressive contemporary arts, leisure and learning facility. Join one of the 'access all areas' tours led by staff, artists and architects. Peek backstage and you'll get a sense of what makes the venue so impressive and much loved.
Tours: Sat 10.30am, 12noon & 2.30pm, Sun 12.30pm & 2.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: The Bridge - Main Reception Desk
For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/bridge-the/
The last purpose-built Glasgow Corporation bus garage. Now home to the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust and its collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles. View vehicles and transport-related artefacts. This year celebrates the garages' 50th birthday!
Tours: Sat & Sun Every half hour between 10am - 4pm; 3/4 hour. Meeting Point: On bus parked at Fordneuk Street entrance gate
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/bridgeton-bus-garage/
Limited disabled access
Glasgow’s former fish market, now an arts venue! Visitors will have the chance to take in the building’s stunning and unique architecture, learn more about its fascinating history and take in some fantastic visual art at the same time.
Tours: Sat & Sun 12noon & 2pm; 3/4 hour. Meeting Point: Main Hall Entrance
For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/briggait-the/
One of the rarest auditoriums in the world, this is a chance to view the recently restored historic stage where Stan Laurel and Jack Buchanan made their debut, and Cary Grant danced around in his tights.
For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/britannia-pano?con-music-hall/
Much admired charming A-listed terraced Victorian townhouse with innumerable original features. Fromerly the home of David Hutcheson, the founder of Calmac, and subsequently bought by the Buchanan Bridge Club in 1960. Sample bridge lessons; Sat & Sun 2pm.
Tours: On arrival; 20 minutes. Meeting Point: Front Door
For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/buchanan-bridge-club/
Due to close for refurbishment in 2016, this is your last chance to explore the hidden stores of one of the greatest collections created by one person. Join a tour and explore objects not normally open to the public. 8yrs+ must be accompanied by an adult.
Tours available Sat & Sun 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Limited disabled access
The iconic building has been activated by WAVEparticle as a space for use by the local community and artists. Visit the Bamboo Pavilion by architect Lee Ivett, a unique temporary installation in the grounds. Under 12’s should be accompanied by an adult.
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/caledonia-road-church/
The Scottish Civic Trust: The Tobacco Merchants House, 42 Miller Street,Glasgow, G1 1DT
Tel: 0141 221 1466, Fax: 0141 248 6952,Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scottish Civic Trust is a registered Scottish charity. Charity No. SC012569
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