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/
The former Royal Gartnavel Chapel is a beautifully restored Arts and Crafts style building. Enjoy the welcoming space achieved through the conservation of original features and sympathetic new extension, all retaining the building's original charm.
Tours: Every half hour, 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Reception
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/calman-cancer-support-centre/
A fine and rare example of a grand late Georgian stable block and one of the few remnants of the old Castlemilk House and estate. Visit to learn about the people who lived and worked in the Stables, the surrounding woodland and the restoration.
For more information please go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/castlemilk-stables/
Cemetery prayer hall, just near Holmwood House, incorporates Glasgow’s only Holocaust Memorial. Come along to listen to short talks by the sculptor, and learn the story of those who fled the Holocaust in the ‘Gathering of the Voices’ Exhibition. In the event of a funeral there may be a short interruption.
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cathcart-hebrew-cemetery/
A 19th-century Scottish baronial-style hotel, complete with turrets, originally built as a hostel for inmates released from nearby Duke Street Prison. Discover the history of the building and area. You may even catch a glimpse of the resident ghosts!
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cathedral-house-hotel/
A unique opportunity to take a guided tour around this iconic theatre and hear about the vibrant history of its Gorbals home. Explore backstage areas and get up close to hidden gems under the stage. Early booking recommended!
Tours: Sun 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 4pm & 4.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Box Office
Limited disabled access
Join a rooftop tour of one of Scotland's largest colleges to enjoy wonderful views over the central conservation area and beyond.
Tours: Sat & Sun 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3.30pm; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Reception
Full Disabled Access throughtout thebuilding, however no access to the rooftop
Seldom open to the public, Clydeport's superb head office contains a number of fine features including French walnut panelling and Stephen Adam stained glass.
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/clydeport/
A feast of locally grown food, horticulture, music and crafts. Possilpark is home to 2 community food growing projects, with 40 local food growers. This Harvest festival is a celebration of all they have grown!
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/concrete-garden-the/
This large fire station provides fire cover to most of Glasgow city centre from the River Clyde northwards. Head along to find out more about Glasgow's Firefighters and the inner workings of a station.
Limited disabled access
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cowcaddens-fire-station/
Craigholme is the top independent girls' school in the West of Scotland, consisting of four Victorian villas and a state of the art Sports Complex. See how they have adapted these buildings and get an insight into its 121 year history.
Tours available on request; 1/2 hour. Meeting Point: Main Entrance
For more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/craigholme-school/
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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