Visitors will be able to explore the first floor of this extensively refurbished C Listed Victorian town house.
Within the building there will be 2 exhibitions, '456' from Quigley Architects which contains sketches and historical research of 45 key buildings in Inverclyde and another exhibition by the artist George Wyllie entitled 'Sculptor and Navigator' looking at the ideas and design of Wyllie's work.
Plot holders will be available to answer questions and give advice. Tea/coffee/cakes available
The Dutch Gable House is an iconic and unusual building in Greenock’s historic William Street town quarter. The rear of the building allows access to the oldest surviving house in the town. The buildings are being redeveloped by Inverclyde Community Development Trust as a space for community, culture and enterprise.
Over the weekend Magic Torch will launch their new children's book "13 Commonwealth Tales", supported by Big Lottery Celebrate funding with free copies exclusively available. On show will be a special exhibition of comic artwork inspired by the Viking poem "Battle of Largs" by local write John Galt. Throughout the weekend there will be short presentations, storytelling and exclusive films. Check our Blog and Facebook page for details/schedule. http://identityinverclyde.blogspot.co.uk/
Visitors to the building will have the opportunity to see where the contents of Inverclyde's blue bins are delivered and how the co-mingled dry recyclable material is sorted prior to being sent for reprocessing.
Tours only, bookable by calling 01475 715905
Lodge Greenock St John’s numbered 175 on the roll of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons of Scotland was founded on 1st February 1790 and has operated continuously since that date and has now contributed to our community for almost 225 years.
The Lodge building which is constructed of red sandstone from the long since defunct Skelmorlie quarry is one of the few buildings of character which remain in Greenock town centre. It is a testimony to the designers, Messrs Boston, Menzies and Morton, who were the foremost Architects in Greenock in the late 19th Century.
Designed by A Adamson, the museum houses outstanding collections of fine art, local heritage, technology and culture in a wonderful Grade A listed Victorian museum.
There is also an art gallery and a temporary exhibition programme.Museum staff on hand to answer questions.
On show will be the commemorative exhibition Inverclyde's War 1914-1918 supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Shop. Disabled access and toilets on the ground floor.
Opportunity to view this Category 'A' listed building.
The Mariners Home was built by Mr W King, Contractor & Builder, Houston in 1850 and opened in 1954. The front of the building ranging from 1500-1540 in a Tudor period of Gothic architecture.
Currently a Care Home for the elderly and specialist unit for Korsakoff mainly for retired seafarers but currently open to all.
The Scottish Civic Trust: The Tobacco Merchants House, 42 Miller Street,Glasgow, G1 1DT
Tel: 0141 221 1466, Fax: 0141 248 6952,Email: email@example.com
The Scottish Civic Trust is a registered Scottish charity. Charity No. SC012569
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