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DoorS Open Day Glasgow’s Built Heritage Festival

16-22 September 2013 Access to 100 buildings, with walks, tours, talks & special events all for FREE!

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DoorS Open Day Glasgow’s Built Heritage Festival

Welcome to Glasgow Doors Open Day 2013...

The key to the city is yours! Join us to celebrate Glasgow’s buildings, parks, streets, architecture, history and people. This is our 24th year of Glasgow Doors Open Day and we have lots of NEW buildings taking part and events to help you get to know Glasgow. It all kicks off on Monday 16th September with a week of talks, tours and special events and on Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd September 100 buildings will open their doors. Plan your FREE weekend by browsing the brochure or go online to create a personal schedule at glasgowdoorsopenday.com

How to book Some of the buildings, tours, talks & events require you to book. This is specified in the event listing along with the contact number, email or website. Bookings open Tuesday 20th August at 9am.

Essential information Go online to find out more! The programme is subject to change, so make sure you stay up to date with the latest news and updates by getting social with us:

Remember to use our hashtags: #Glasgow #DoorsOpenDays We are part of National and International Doors Open Days! Doors Open Days take place throughout Scotland and are part of European Heritage Days. Information about the national programme can be found at doorsopendays.org.uk

2013 Star Attractions chance to see the Henry Wood Hall, RSNO Centre (page 16) uu Get creative on the Arty-Archi Tour (page 25) uu Go back in time with Costumed Interpretation at Pollok House (page 15) uu Discover The Rome of the North – Springburn (page 26) uu Sample therapies at the Calman Cancer Support Centre (page 16) uu Join the Storytelling Tour of Pollok (page 24) uu Visit an exhibition on the world’s mosques at Madrasa Taleem ul Islam (page 15) uu Learn to play the pipes at the National Piping Centre & Pipers’ Tryst Hotel (page 8) uu See behind the scenes at STV Studios (page 15) uu Build in the Ice Lab Workshop: New Architecture and Science in Antarctica (page 28) uu Explore the new Glasgow Gurdwara (page 14) uu Tour the Firefighters’ Heritage Trail (page 22) uu Get access into the stunning McLellan Galleries (page 8) uu Travel in style on the Glasgow Canal Water Taxi (page 23) uu Hear the Challenges and Opportunities of Glasgow’s Built Heritage (page 27)

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Glasgow Sightseeing Bus Tour

Glasgow Style City Walking Tour (McAteer Photography)


This year we have three themes... Commonwealth Games There are a number of changes taking place in the city in preparation for the Commonwealth Games in 2014. This theme explores these changes and will give you an insight into how the Games will affect the citizens of Glasgow in the long term.

Thank you… Glasgow Building Preservation Trust raises the necessary funds to organise & coordinate Glasgow Doors Open Day. Huge thanks go to the supporters and sponsors that enable the event to be delivered for free. In particular, the following organisations…

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buildings playing host to the games; the Athletes’ Village, Glasgow Green Hockey Centre, Hampden Park, Kelvingrove Park Tennis & Bowls Pavilion and Tollcross International Swimming Centre. uu Explore the sites of the Games in Discover Hidden Bridgeton. uu And view the architecture of sport & leisure in Starting Blocks & Building Blocks.

Green City 2013 is the Year of Natural Scotland, which aims to celebrate and promote Scotland’s natural beauty. This year we have highlighted the natural beauty of Glasgow and the ways in which we can all help to keep it that way. uu Appreciate

a view of the city from City of Glasgow College and The Gallowgate Twins. uu Visit the Concrete Garden’s Homegrown Scottish Fare and The Hidden Gardens’ native and exotic plant collection. uu Discover Eco-Friendly Glasgow Caledonian University & The Tall Ship’s Eco-friendly Heating system.

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in a temporary park with SEDA PARK(ing) Glasgow, turning parking spaces into parks. uu Learn about the Seven Lochs Wetlands Plan & go on a journey through the History of Glasgow Park’s. uu Explore natural Scottish materials used in Scottish buildings in Material Considerations.

Glasgow’s Railway Heritage Glasgow has a rich railway heritage and this year Glasgow Doors Open Day is celebrating this history with talks, walks and some participating stations. uu Visit

the oldest surviving railway station in operation in Glasgow - Pollokshaws West, and the biggest - Glasgow Central. uu Ride on the city’s underground and learn about the buildings surrounding it on the ‘Subcrawl’. uu Talks exploring Glasgow and its Early Railway and Glasgow’s Southside Suburban Railways.

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and also… DWF Biggart Baillie, Clydeport Ltd, French Duncan Chartered Accountants, Gardiner & Theobald LLP, Collective Architecture, GTG Training and Conference Centre.

We would also like to thank the countless volunteers, venues, walk leaders, speakers and organisers for their hard work and dedication to Glasgow’s built heritage. If you would like to help support Glasgow Doors Open Day, you can find out more at glasgowdoorsopenday.com/be-involved

Contact us We want to hear your comments, thoughts & suggestions. Fill out our visitor survey online!

Room 16, Wellpark Enterprise Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow G31 1JF

Tel: 0141 554 4411 e: doorsopenday@gbpt.org w: glasgowdoorsopenday.com • gbpt.org Layout & design: Ian Corcoran (ianc@mac.com)

Contents

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Could you ‘Chip in a Penny’? Donate online! Disclaimer: Visitors entering buildings do so at their own risk. Please take care! Neither Glasgow Building Preservation Trust nor participating buildings are responsible for any accidents or damage incurred. All information contained in the brochure was correct at the time of printing.

5 Central; 10 East; 12 North; 12 South; 16 West

18 Maps 22 Heritage walks & tours 27 Heritage talks & events 30 Getting around 31 Competitions Cover: photography by www.nealesmith.com


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Index Remember: some buildings are only open on certain days and times over the weekend. This is detailed in each entry, so please check carefully. Open Saturday & Sunday Athletes’ Village page 10 Barrowland Ballroom 5 12 BBC Scotland Bridge, The 10 Bridgeton Bus Garage, 10 Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust 5 Briggait, The Britannia Panopticon Music Hall 5 Burrell Collection, The 13 16 Calman Cancer Support Centre Castlemilk Stables 13 5 Centre for Contemporary Arts City of Glasgow College, City Campus 5 Cottiers Theatre 16 11 Easterhouse Community Fire Station Fairfield Shipyard Offices 13 6 Gallery of Modern Art Gallowgate Twins, The 11 Girlguiding Glasgow Headquarters 6 Glad Cafe, The 14 Glasgow Caledonian University 6 Glasgow Cathedral 6 Glasgow Central Mosque 6 Glasgow Central Station 7 Glasgow City Mission 7 Glasgow Green Hockey Centre 11 Glasgow Gurdwara 14 Glasgow High Court 7 Glasgow Museums Resource Centre 14 Glasgow Police Museum 7 Glasgow School of Art, The 7 Govan Old Church 14 Govanhill Baths 14 Hampden Park 14 Henry Wood Hall, RSNO Centre 16 House For An Art Lover 14 Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, The 16 4

Kelvingrove Park Tennis & Bowls Pavilion Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church Lighthouse, The Mackintosh House, The Madrasa Taleem ul Islam Maggies Gartnavel Maryhill Burgh Halls McLellan Galleries National Piping Centre & Pipers’ Tryst Hotel People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) People’s Palace & Winter Gardens Pipe Factory, The Pollokshaws West Railway Station Provan Hall Queens Park Railway Station Riverside Museum Rokpa House: Kagyu Samye Dzong Glasgow Scotland Street School Museum Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre St. Andrew’s in the Square St. Andrew’s Cathedral St. John’s Renfield Church St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art Tall Ship, The Trades Hall of Glasgow, The Wellpark Brewery (Tennent Caledonian) Whisky Bond, The – Glasgow Sculpture Studios Willow Tea Rooms

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Open Saturday only Citizens Theatre 5 Clydeport6 Concrete Garden, The 12 13 Elder Park Library & Learning Centre 7 Glasgow City Chambers Glasgow Evangelical Church 7 Glasgow House 7

Glasgow Sheriff Court 8 11 Glasgow Women’s Library Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke 16 Hidden Gardens, The 14 King’s Theatre 8 Laboratory Medicine and Facilities 15 Management Building 12 Lambhill Stables Merchants House of Glasgow, The 8 11 Olympia, The Pearce Institute, The 15 Quaker Meeting House 8 Ramshorn9 Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 9 St. Vincent Street Church 9 STV Studios 15 9 Theatre Royal 12 Tollcross International Swimming Centre White House Inn 12 William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre 16 Wise Group Head Office, formerly Our Lady and St Francis’s Secondary School 10

Open Sunday only Applecross Street Workshops Barony Hall City Halls & Old Fruitmarket Cowcaddens Fire Station Garnethill Synagogue Lansdowne Parish Church Mackintosh Church, The Pollok House Pollokshaws Burgh Halls

Key to symbols: Doors Open Day 2013 Highlight Green Theme Rail Theme Commonwealth Games Mackintosh Buildings Performances by Somewhereto__ (for more details on the performances go online)

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3. The Briggait 141 Bridgegate, G1 5HZ Clarke & Bell, 1873; Nicol Russell Studios, 2010 The Briggait was originally the city’s fish market and has now been transformed into a vibrant new home for over 80 artists and cultural organisations, alongside hosting exhibitions and events. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: 10.30am, 1pm & 2.30pm; 45 minutes

backstage! Expert tour guides give you a fascinating insight into life on and off stage. Access may be restricted due to rehearsals. Advance booking essential at citz.co.uk or 0141 429 0022. Tours: Saturday 10.15am, 11am, 11.45am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm, 4pm & 4.30pm; 45 min

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4. Britannia Panopticon Music Hall 1st Floor, 117 Trongate, G1 5HD Thomas Gildard & Robert HM MacFarlane, 1857

1. Barony Hall 16 Rottenrow East, G4 0RA JJ Burnet & John Archibald Campbell, 1886-90 Magnificent Victorian Gothic Revival church, now a ceremonial and graduation hall for the University of Strathclyde. 1030’s stained glass. Featuring 1930s and 1990s stained glass. Come along to explore with short talks on history at 11am and midday. Sunday 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 30 minutes

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2. Barrowland Ballroom 244 Gallowgate, G4 0TT Original: Hunter & Clark Ltd, 1934; Rebuilt: Gratton & McLean, 1960 Coinciding with the launch of the muchanticipated book 'A Glasgow Experience' a rare chance to experience the rock world’s favourite venue – the sprung floor, backstage, the light-bulb festooned dressing room mirrors where stars prepare, original design features and perchance the resident ghost. No access to electrical switchrooms. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 20 minutes

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The world’s oldest surviving music hall opens its doors for a new exhibition of costume and some very moving pictures of Glasgow. Tuesday - Sunday 11am-5pm

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5. Centre for Contemporary Arts 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, 1865; Page\ Park, 2001 Behind the Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson facade is a hub of creative activity at the heart of Glasgow’s vibrant contemporary art scene. Dramatic spaces - galleries, cinema, theatre and cafe bars - highlight the 19th century villa at the centre. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 352 4900 or boxoffice@cca-glasgow.com Saturday & Sunday, 10am-midnight. Tours: 11am & 1pm; 40 minutes

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6. Citizens Theatre 119 Gorbals Street, G5 9DS Campbell Douglas, 1878 Citizens Theatre flings its doors even wider to let you see the nooks and crannies of the historic Victorian theatre, including

7. City Halls & Old Fruitmarket Candleriggs, G1 1NQ Various architects, 1817-2006 (see website for full details) Glasgow's first hall built for large gatherings and concerts. After undergoing a period of extensive renovation, the City Halls and Old Fruitmarket now house several performance and events spaces in one of the busiest venues in the city. Sunday 10am-4pm

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8. City of Glasgow College, City Campus 60 North Hanover Street, G1 2BP Wylie, Shanks & Underwood, 1958-64 Get a unique tour to the top of this Category B-listed building. From the Corbusian style roof terrace there are wonderful views over the central

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conservation area and beyond. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3.30pm; 30 minutes

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129 Hill Street, G3 6UB John McLeod & NS Joseph, 1879

Castle Street, G4 0QZ Architect unknown, 1197

Scotland’s first, purpose-built synagogue is also the home of the Scottish Jewish Archives Centre and Museum. This A-listed building features extensive high quality stained glass windows. Security at the door is strict and photography inside the building is not permitted. Sunday 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 15 minutes

Glasgow's oldest building, a place of worship containing the tomb of St. Mungo, founder of Glasgow. Very fine stained glass, millennium window designed by John Clark, Altar Frontal designed by Malcolm Lochhead and a fine 4-manual Father Willis organ. Saturday 9.30am-5.30pm; Sunday 1pm-4pm. Tours on request; 1 hour

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13. Girlguiding Glasgow Headquarters 15 Elmbank Street, G2 4PB Architect unknown, c.1850

9. Clydeport 16 Robertson Street, G2 8DS JJ Burnet, 1883-86 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. Access restricted to 2nd floor. Saturday 10am-4pm

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10. Cowcaddens Fire Station 91 Port Dundas Road, G4 0ES Architect unknown, 1985 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. Working fire station so some areas may be restricted at different times. Sunday 10am-4pm

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Girlguiding Glasgow will house a display in their basement to commemorate the Brownie Guide Centenary in 2014. Scottish Guiding Archives hold a comprehensive collection of uniforms, books, photographs and memorabilia dating back to 1910. Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 11am-4pm

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14. Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU)NEW! 70 Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA Various architects, 1971 - 2006 (see website for more details) GCU is 20 years old but the founding institutions date back to 1875. Find out more about GCU and the site itself with behind the scenes tours and family friendly activities and contribute to the story of Cowcaddens with your own history. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 273 1486, emailing doorsopenday@gcu.ac.uk or online at gcu.ac.uk/theuniversity/communityandpublicengagement Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours available all day, see online for details & activities

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16. Glasgow Central Mosque 1 Mosque Avenue, G5 9TA Coleman Ballantine, 1983 The largest mosque in Scotland and one of the most recognisable buildings in Glasgow. Visited by over 5,000 Muslims and nonmuslims every week. Mid Afternoon Prayer Time commences at 2pm for 10mins. All visitors are invited to view. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: every 15 minutes; 30 minutes

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11. Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)

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58 Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AH Architect unknown, 1778; David Hamilton, 1827-30; 1880 GoMA plays an important part in Glasgow’s rich heritage. For over 100 years the building was a centre for commercial exchange. GoMA continues that philosophy of exchange by being a centre for people to gather, discuss and learn through art. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 287 3050 or GoMABookings@glasgowlife.org.uk Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 2pm & 3pm; 1 hour

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21. Glasgow High Court 1 Mart Street, G1 5JT William Stark, 1814; Clarke & Bell and JH Craigie, 1913; TPS Architecture, 1998 Glasgow High Court ‘Jail Square’ where some of the most serious and high profile cases in Scotland have been tried since 1814. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 10.15am, 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm & 3pm; 45 mins

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22. Glasgow House, Construction Skills Academy & Carehome ‘Pods’ 99 Norfolk Street, G5 9EJ City Building & PRP Architects, 2010 Unique skills training centre for young apprentices and a ground breaking prototype house project to construct energy-efficient sustainable homes to reduce Glasgow’s carbon footprint and impact on the environment. Visit GHA's Big Red Truck - interactive, mobile exhibition! Tours: Saturday, every 30 minutes from 10am-3pm; 1 hour

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17. Glasgow Central StationNEW! Gordon Street, G1 3SL Robert Rowand Anderson, 1879; James Miller, 1899 - 1906 For the first time in its history, Glasgow Central Station will open its underground tunnels to the public. Get a tour of the unseen areas and find out about its long and fruitful history. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 9am, 10.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm & 3pm; 90 minutes

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18. Glasgow City Chambers 82 George Square, G2 1DY William Young, 1888

garden. For kids: face painting, crafts, games. Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 1pm-4pm. Tours: Saturday 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; Sunday 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 55 minutes

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20. Glasgow Evangelical Church 18 Cathedral Square, G4 0XA John Honeyman, 1878-80 An ornate building designed by John Honeyman, featuring a Forester & Andrews organ which is used in the Sunday service. A must-see is this category A-listed building with an almost perfectly intact interior. Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours on request

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23. Glasgow Police Museum 1/1, 30 Bell Street, G1 1LG AB McDonald, 1904 The museum tells the story of the UK’s oldest police force, the City of Glasgow Police (1800-1975). International police uniforms and insignia on display with a curator available to answer questions. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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24. The Glasgow School of Art 11 Dalhousie Street, G3 6RQ Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1897-1909 Over a century since its completion, Mackintosh’s ‘masterwork’ continues to function as a vibrant and hard-working institution. Discover this iconic landmark

Stupendous example of 19th century architecture and home to Glasgow City Council. The interior boasts mosaic, marble, carved wood, mural paintings, embossed wallpaper and gilding to create a wonderful civic palace. Saturday 10am-4pm

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19. Glasgow City Mission 20 Crimea Street, G2 8PW Elder & Cannon, 2009 A beacon of hope in the heart of Glasgow, the charity’s purpose-built centre serves disadvantaged adults. Tours including viewing the IT cafe, art studio & exhibition, music studio, gym, foodbank and roof

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on the award-winning, student-led guided tours. Mackintosh furniture gallery, interpretation space, GSA Shop and exhibition in Mackintosh gallery freely accessible. Interiors of Mackintosh building by guided tour only. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 353 4584 or at gsa.ac.uk/ tours Saturday & Sunday, 9am-7pm. Tours: every 30 minutes, from 9.30am-6pm; 45 minutes

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25. Glasgow Sheriff Court 1 Carlton Place, G5 9DA Keppie Henderson & Partners, 1986 A purpose built court house covering Civil and Criminal business. Highly polished interiors with imaginative use of timber, stone and daylight. One of the busiest courts in Europe. Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 45 minutes

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26. King's Theatre 297 Bath Street, G2 4JN Frank Matcham, 1904 One of the finest remaining examples of Frank Matcham’s eclectic mix of styles. Busy working theatre receiving large scale musicals, comedy, drama, dance and traditional pantomimes. Not suitable for people with limited mobility; minimum age 8. Advance booking essential on 0844 871 7648. Tours: Saturday 9am, 10am & 10.30am; 45 minutes

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last century and a half, but are now under wraps. The RGI (Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts) is campaigning for their re-use. Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm. Tours: Saturday 12pm & 3pm

coffee at The Pipers' Tryst. Saturday 9am-12pm; Sunday 10am-4pm. Tours: Saturday 10am; Sunday 10am, 12pm & 2pm; 1 hour

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27. The Lighthouse 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1895; Page\ Park, 1999 Stunning transformation of the former Glasgow Herald building, Mackintosh’s first public commission. Explore design and architecture exhibitions, see unique exhibits in the Mackintosh Centre and climb the tower for fantastic views. There are drop-in family workshops, tours and much more. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 276 5365 or thelighthouse.co.uk Tours: Saturday 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm; Sunday 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm; 1 hour

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28. McLellan Galleries 270 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EH James Smith, 1856 These magnificent, purpose-built art galleries hosted a multitude and variety of cultural events throughout the

29. The Merchants House of Glasgow 7 West George Street, G2 1BA John Burnet, 1874-8; JJ Burnet, 1907-8 Magnificant panelled rooms, vividly conveying the mercantile wealth of ‘The Second City of the Empire’. Stained glass window representing the meeting on 6th February 1605 at which the Letter of Guildry was produced. Saturday 10am-4pm

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30. National Piping Centre & Pipers’ Tryst Hotel 30-34 McPhater Street, G4 0HW Douglas & Sellers, 1872; McGurn, Logan, Duncan & Opfer, 1993-6 The National Piping Centre is a centre of excellence for the great highland bagpipes. Go along to experience live music, world class bagpiping, tours of the beautiful building and you could stay for a

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Glasgow Shamrock Street Pet Aid hospital is one of the largest PDSA facilities in the UK. Get behind the scenes tours of consulting rooms, operating theatres, a digital X-ray room, laboratory, separate animal recovery wards and a dedicated pet dispensary. Please note there may not be animals present. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday, every half hour from 10am-3.30pm; 30 minutes

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32. The Pipe FactoryNEW! 42 Bain Street, G40 2LA M Forsyth of Airdrie, 1877 The former Italian Renaissance inspired factory features the most intricate and ornate use of brick to be found in the city. Now used by The Pipe Factory - a group of artists, writers & architects who run an open studio. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm

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33. Quaker Meeting House 38 Elmbank Crescent, G2 4PS Architects unknown, c.1850; c.1920; 1992 1850s terraced house, originally a private house, then owned by North British Railway and let to an Artists'

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Collective in the 1920s, then to Royal Artillery Club, who bought it, and sold it on to the Quakers in 1992. Many original features. No access to top floor. Saturday 10am-4pm

see behind the scenes and visit the areas of the Conservatoire usually closed to the public. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday 11am & 1pm; 1 hour

worship, 10am and 12 noon on Sunday. Saturday 10am – 4pm (cloister garden only); Sunday 10am – 4pm. Tours: Saturday on request, Sunday 2pm & 2.30pm; 30 minutes

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38. St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art

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36. St. Andrew’s in the Square

98 Ingram Street, G1 1EX Thomas Rickman, 1824-6; Page\Park, 1990-2

1 St. Andrews Square, G1 5PP Allan Dreghorn, 1739-56; Nicholas GrovesRaines Architects, 2000

Former church, now owned by the University of Strathclyde, with magnificent Victorian stained glass windows. Set in graveyard used by Glasgow’s tobacco barons. Also burial place of Pierre L’Angelier, allegedly murdered by Madeleine Smith. Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 30 minutes

A beautifully restored 18th century former church right in the heart of Glasgow. The main gallery provides an amazing auditorium awash with natural light. Come along to see an exhibition of Glasgow's connection to the slave trade. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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35. Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 100 Renfrew Street, G2 3DB Leslie Martin, 1987; BMJ, 1998; Malcolm Fraser Architect, 2010 Enjoy an hour long tour of Scotland’s national conservatoire led by Stuart Harris-Logan, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s archivist. This is your chance to

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190 Clyde Street, G1 4JY James Gillespie Graham, 1816; Page\Park, 2011 Glasgow’s first post-Reformation Catholic Church and an early example of Gothic revivalism. See it's renewed splendour with stunning decor, artwork including Peter Howson’s St. John Ogilvie and the addition of a cloister garden. Visitors welcome for

2 Castle Street, G4 0RH Page\Park, 1991 St. Mungo Museum explores the variety and relevance of religion in the west of Scotland and further afield. From early pre-Christian beginnings to the multi-faith diversity of modern Glasgow, enjoy the fascinating exhibits. No offices/workshops open. Main galleries only. Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm

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39. St. Vincent Street Church 265 St Vincent Street, G2 5QY Alexander ‘Greek’ Thomson, 1859 The only intact survivor of 3 churches designed by the renowned Alexander Thomson in the city. Take this opportunity to see inside one of the city’s most stunning pieces of architecture – you’ll be amazed at the beautiful interior. Saturday 10am-4pm

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40. Theatre Royal 282 Hope Street, G2 3QA George Bell, 1867; Charles J Phipps, 1879 and 1895; Derek Sugden (Arup Associates), 1972 Opening in 1867, the first theatre on this site was the Royal Colosseum and Opera House. Following two fires (1879, 1895) the auditorium was rebuilt. Scottish Opera has owned the theatre since 1972 and a new development project is underway. Not suitable for people with limited mobility, minimum age: 8. Advance booking essential on 0844 871 7647. Tours: Saturday 9.30 & 10.30am; 45 mins

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41. The Trades Hall of Glasgow 85 Glassford Street, G1 1UH Robert Adam, 1794; David Hamilton, 1837-8; James Sellars, 1888 Use of Glasgow’s Trades Hall dates back to 1794 as a meeting place for the 14 Incorporated Trades of Glasgow. Today this magnificent and historic building retains a quiet majesty, providing a unique venue for functions. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-3.30pm. Tours on request St Vincent Street Church (Neale Smith Photography nealesmith.com)

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42. Wellpark Brewery (Tennent Caledonian) 161 Duke Street, G31 1JD Brewing on site since 1556 The home of Tennent’s Lager, and the largest brewery site in Scotland. The tour takes you through the brewing process, and you can learn about the rich heritage of one of Scotland’s most loved brands. Not suitable for people with limited mobility, sensible footwear advised. Over 18s only. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday, hourly, 11am to 3pm; Sunday, hourly, 12pm to 3pm; 1 hour

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43. Willow Tea Rooms 217 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EX Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1903

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72 Charlotte Street, G1 5DW Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, 1964

1000 Westerhouse Road, G34 9JW Gareth Hoskins, 2006

Category A-listed building, designed by Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, famous for their application of modernism in churches and schools. Our Lady and St Francis’s Secondary School until 1989, the building is currently head office to leading social enterprise, The Wise Group. Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 45 minutes

An inspirational and award-winning landmark in central Easterhouse, comprising four integrated facilities in a contemporary and barrier-free environment: John Wheatley College; Glasgow Life Library and Learning Centre; Glasgow Club swimming pool/leisure suite and Platform arts venue & cafe. Library closed Sunday, however access available via guided tours. Advance booking essential for tours at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours 11am & 1pm; 45 minutes

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47. Bridgeton Bus Garage, Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust

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Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, the Willow Tea Rooms is a fabulous example of a living museum. Many original features on show including leaded glass doors, windows and mirrors. Fireplace and original Kate Cranston dress on display in Billiard Room. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 332 0521, or email s.proctor@willowtearooms.co.uk Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 11am-4pm. Tours: Saturday 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm; Sunday 11.30am, 12.30pm, 2pm & 3pm; 30 minutes

This tour gives a sneak peek into the Athletes’ Village which will be completed in January 2014 before being handed over to the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Organising Committee. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 11.30am & 2.30pm; 90 minutes

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76 Fordneuk Street, G40 3AH Glasgow Corporation, 1965 Get a behind the scenes look at the last purpose-built Glasgow Corporation bus garage. Constructed in 1965, it is now home to the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust’s collection of vintage buses and commercial vehicles. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday every 30 minutes, from 10.30am until 4pm; 45 minutes

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48. Easterhouse Community Fire Station 9 Grudie Street, G34 9BL Architects unknown, 1964; 2007 Has served the area for almost 50 years. The station provides strategic heavy rescue. The current fire engines and equipment will be available to view, as well as a chance to understand the work of a modern firefighter. Tours: Saturday & Sunday between 10am - 4pm; 20 minutes

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51. Glasgow Women’s LibraryNEW! 23 Landressy Street, G40 1BP James Robert Rhind, 1903 This is no ordinary library, as it’s the only resource of its kind in Scotland and a true national treasure. Explore the historical and contemporary artefacts and archive materials that celebrate the lives, histories and achievements of women. Saturday 10am-4pm

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52. The OlympiaNEW! 2-16 Orr Street, G40 2QH George Arthur & Sons, 1911; Page\Park, 2012 The Olympia opened as a variety theatre in 1911. For fifty years from 1924 it was a cinema. Following use as a bingo hall and furniture showroom the building lay derelict for more than ten years before being brought back into use as a community hub including library, cafe, office space and sports facilities. Access only to library unless on a guided tour. Advance booking essential for tours at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 9am - 5pm. Tours: 12.30pm & 2pm; 30 minutes

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53. The People's Palace and Winter Gardens Glasgow Green, G40 1AT AB MacDonald, 1898 The People’s Palace, on Glasgow Green, tells the story of the people and city of Glasgow from 1750 to the end of the 20th century. Get an insight into how Glaswegians lived, worked and played. Cafe shuts at 4pm. Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Tours: 1pm & 2.30pm; 1 hour

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54. Provan Hall Auchinlea Park, Auchinlea Road, G34 9NQ Architects unknown, c.15th century onwards Provan Hall, which comprises two buildings, a courtyard and curtain wall which contains evidence of medieval origins and further developments in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. This fascinating Category A-listed complex, set within Auchinlea Park is a must see! Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 45 minutes

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49. The Gallowgate TwinsNEW! 51 Whitevale Street, G31 1HL D. Harvey, A. Scott & Partners, 1969 The Gallowgate Twins have towered over Glasgow for over 40 years and at 90m high they are amongst the highest tower blocks in the UK. As tours will be taken to one of the upper floors, a head for heights is required! Access is limited to external perimeter balcony on one of the upper floors. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 12pm, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm & 3.30pm; 30 minutes

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generally. Other areas accessible via guided tour only. Some office areas will not be open. Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm. Tours: 11am, 1pm & 3pm; 50 minutes

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61. The Whisky Bond: Glasgow Sculpture Studios 2 Dawson Road, G4 9SS Architect unknown, 1957; Network Five, 2012

55. Tollcross International Swimming CentreNEW! 360 Wellshot Road, G32 7QR Kerr Robertson, 1996 & 2013 Reopened to the public in May 2013 after an extensive refurbishment programme. Come and see the new sixlane 50-metre warm up pool and improvements to the existing competition pool area including a new 1,000-seat viewing gallery. Saturday 12pm-4pm. Tours: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 30 minutes

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Glasgow North 56. Applecross Street Workshops Canal House, 1 Applecross Street, G4 9SP Architect unknown, c. late 18th century The workshops at Applecross Street are the oldest canal-related buildings in Scotland. This is a one-off opportunity to gain access and see a fascinating exhibition on their history, and the history of the canal in Glasgow. Building capacity of 20 people. Sunday 11.30am-2.30pm

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57. The Concrete GardenNEW! 200 Balmore Road, G22 6LJ ERZ Architects, 2010 A community garden hosting ‘Scotland’s Natural Larder Harvest Festival’ will mark the year of Natural Scotland with a celebration of their home grown Scottish produce. Come along

with all the family for a good feed, arts, crafts, conversation, music and dancing. Saturday 12pm-4pm

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1641 Maryhill Road, G20 0DZ Andrew Walker, 1811

11 Canal Bank North, G22 6RD Architect unknown, c.1830s; Peter McAllister, 2011 Lambhill Stables was built around the 1830s, for the horses that pulled the barges through the Forth and Clyde Canal. It is a Category B-listed historic building and was brought into community ownership and completely refurbished in 2011. Saturday 10am-4pm

The oldest building in Maryhill has a long history as a public house on the bank of the Forth and Clyde Canal. Scottish Canals are presenting an exhibition, focusing on the history of the canal and railway around the Kelvin Aqueduct. Building capacity of 20 people. Saturday 10am-4pm

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59. The Mackintosh Church 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1897-9 Mackintosh’s only church design to be built and now headquarters of the Mackintosh Society. Magnificent stained glass blue heart window and exceptional relief carving on wood and stone are highlights of the interior where light and space are used to dramatic effect. Sunday 10am-4pm

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60. Maryhill Burgh Halls 10 - 24 Gairbraid Avenue, G20 8YE Duncan McNaughton, 1878; JM Architects, 2010 Maryhill’s 19th century Burgh Halls, Police and Fire Station are now open as public hall, cafe, nursery, studios and offices. Featuring unique stained glass depicting various trades and industries by Stephen Adam, plus modern glass by Alec Galloway. Main hall and foyer areas open

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The Whisky Bond was built in 1957 and has recently been renovated as a creative centre. It is the new home of Glasgow Sculpture Studios, a unique centre for research, production, presentation and the dissemination of contemporary sculptural practices. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 353 3708 or info@glasgowsculpturestudios.org Saturday & Sunday, 11am-5pm. Tours: 11.30am, 1pm, 3pm & 4pm; 45 minutes

63. BBC Scotland 40 Pacific Quay, G51 1DA David Chipperfield, 2007 Pacific Quay is BBC Scotland’s headquarters on the banks of the River Clyde and is one of the most modern broadcast centres in the UK. You’ll find out more about how programmes are made and see inside some of the studios (broadcast schedules allowing). Advance booking essential on 0141 422 6374, or scotland.events@bbc. co.uk. Please state the date and time you are requesting, number of tickets, access requirements, your name, email address and phone number. Bookings for people with disability-related access needs must be made by phone. Tours: Saturday & Sunday every 30 minutes, from 10am-3.30pm; 45 minutes

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Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1AT Barry Gasson, 1983 Named after its donor, the shipping magnate Sir William Burrell, it is one of the greatest collections ever created by one person. Included are over 8000 objects from Ancient Civilisations, Medieval Europe and examples of Chinese and Islamic art. Children must be aged 8 and over and accompanied by an adult. Limited wheelchair space on tours - please advise of your needs when booking. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 287 2564. Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm; 1 hour

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65. Castlemilk Stables 59 Machrie Drive, G45 0AZ Attributed to David Hamilton, 1790; Elder & Cannon, 2007 A building rich in history, previously part of the Stuart estate. Having been sympathetically restored retaining many of its original features, the building is now home to community organisations. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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66. Elder Park Library & Learning Centre 228a Langlands Road, G51 3TZ JJ Burnet, 1903 Donated to the people of Govan by the Elder family (Isabella and John) along with the Park the Library sits in, it was opened by Andrew Carnegie and designed by JJ Burnet. Saturday 10am-4pm

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67. Fairfield Shipyard Offices 1048 Govan Road, G51 4XP John Keppie (Honeyman & Keppie), 1890 Described as the finest shipbuilding office in Britain, where some of the most famous Clydeside ships were designed and launched, Fairfield is being opened to the public by Govan Workspace for the first time in two years following an extensive refurbishment. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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• The Mackintosh Church at Queen’s Cross • The Mackintosh House • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum • The Willow Tea Rooms • The Glasgow School of Art • The Lighthouse • House for an Art Lover • Scotland Street School Museum Visit the website for more information on venues and details of forthcoming events.

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70. Glasgow Museums Resource Centre 200 Woodhead Road, G53 7NN Civic Design & Glasgow City Council, 2003; 2009

73. Hampden Park Letherby Drive, G42 9BA Jim Clydesdale (Clydesdale Associates), 1999

A vast collection of objects from around the world. Only a tiny fraction of them can be displayed at the 9 museums across the city – the rest is stored at GMRC. Join GMRC for a guided tour of Glasgow’s treasure trove. Advance booking essential on 0141 276 9300 or 0141 276 9428, or gmrcbookings@glasgowlife.org.uk Tours: Saturday 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm; Sunday 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm & 2.30pm; 1 hr

An iconic stadium in world football, Hampden Park was first built in 1903 then renovated during the 1990s with the South Stand being re-built. Now classified as a UEFA 5-star rated stadium. Parts of the Stand will not be accessible. Entrance to Museum will be charged at normal rates. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday 10.15am & 11.15am; Sunday 11.15am, 12.15pm, 1.15pm, 2.15pm & 3.15pm; 1 hour

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1006a Pollokshaws Road, G41 2HG John Nisbet, 1906; ATW Ltd Architects, 2012

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866 Govan Road, G51 3UU Robert Rowand Anderson, 1888

Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, G41 2PE W Clark, 1894; City Design Co-operative & NVA, 2003

The present incarnation of this industrial building as a community cafĂŠ is overflowing with great green designs by Roy Shearer, Gerry Thomson and Simon Harlow. Come along to find out more about the visions and design of this cafĂŠ. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-11pm. Tours: 10.30am, 11.30am, 2pm & 3pm; 40 minutes

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69. Glasgow GurdwaraNEW! 37 Albert Drive, G41 2PE CRGP, 2013 Scotland's largest Sikh Gurdwara - a stunning ÂŁ4m complex which adds a splash of golden Sikh architecture to the vibrant Glasgow skyline. Since April 2013, it has attracted 20,000 visitors and is used regularly by 2,500+ Scottish Sikhs. Everyone welcome! Saturday & Sunday, 10am - 4pm. Tours: Every 15 minutes; 30 minutes

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A highly influential church in terms of its ancient provenance as a site of worship, and the current building in terms of its Scoto-Catholic architecture, priceless stained glass, and as the home of one of the most significant collections of early medieval stones. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 45 minutes

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72. Govanhill Baths 99 Calder Street, G42 7RA Alexander Beith MacDonald, 1914-17 Designed in Edwardian Baroque style, Govanhill Baths were the only original substantially unaltered public baths in Glasgow still in use until closure in 2001. Discover how they have created a cultural hub for the community. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: 10am; 30 minutes

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Celebrating 10 years of The Hidden Gardens. Guided tours led by dedicated volunteers offer a rare and intimate account of the sights, sounds and smells of this greenspace sanctuary in the heart of Pollokshields. Includes seasonal plant sale. Advance booking essential for tours at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 10am-4pm. Tours: 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am & 12pm; 30 minutes

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75. House For An Art Lover Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, G41 5BW Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1901; constructed 1996 The exterior and some of the interior of the House for an Art Lover has been realised, in materials, craftsmanship and dimensions, as closely as possible to the Mackintosh designs of 1901. Hampden Park (Ross Campbell)

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Pollokshaws West Railway Station - South West Community Cycles (Ross Campbell)

many of its original 19th century features. Highlights are the Clocktower and 1937 Art Deco Wurlitzer Cinema Pipe Organ. Sun 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 30 mins

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81. Pollokshaws West Railway Station – South West Community CyclesNEW! 2092 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1AT Architect unknown, 1848; Richard Shorter, 2013 Important as the oldest surviving railway station in operation in Glasgow, it was recently refurbished by GBPT, and is now a base for South West Community Cycles. Sat & Sun, 10am-4pm. Tours: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 45 mins Saturday & Sunday, 9am-12pm. Tours: self-guided, with audio handset

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76. Laboratory Medicine & Facilities Management BuildingNEW!

492 Victoria Road, G42 8PQ Architect unknown, 1886

1345 Govan Road, G51 4TF BMJ Architects, 2012 In November 2012, Alex Neil, the Cabinet Secretary for Health, opened this 25,000 sqm healthcare building at the Southern General Hospital to provide medical laboratory space supporting blood sciences, medical genetics, medical pathology, microbiology and facilities management services. Access into operational labs areas restricted but visible via viewing windows. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday 10.30am, 12pm & 2pm; 1 hour

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78. The Pearce Institute 840-860 Govan Road, G51 3UU Robert Rowand Anderson, 1906 This inspirational and historic community facility was gifted to the people of Govan. Serving the needs of the local community for over a century, this A-listed landmark building continues to be well used and much loved. Saturday 10am-4pm

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79. Pollok House Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1AT Allan Dreghorn, 1752; Robert Rowand Anderson, 1888-1908

77. Madrasa Taleem ul IslamNEW! 161 Nithsdale Road, G41 5QS Architect unknown, 1878 Find out how Madrasa serves Scotland’s largest Muslim community; discover a unique mirror mosaic, a 100 year old spiral staircase, a photo gallery, and an exhibition of the world's Mosques in this 19th century Thomsonesque villa. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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An unusual survivor – 18th century country house a few miles from the city centre. Fine period furnishings and superb collection of art. Expert, volunteer guides to answer questions, costumed interpretation, plus children’s “Eye Spy� quiz. Sunday 10am-5pm (last admission 4.30pm)

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80. Pollokshaws Burgh Halls 2025 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1NE Robert Rowand Anderson, 1897 Outstanding building in traditional Scottish style, set in its own grounds, retaining

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83. Scotland Street School Museum 225 Scotland Street, G5 8QB Charles Rennie Mackintosh, 1906 Designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Scotland Street School Museum offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. See what school days were like in the reign of Queen Victoria, during World War II, and in the 1950s and 60s. Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Tours: Saturday & Sunday 12pm; 40 mins

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84. STV Studios Pacific Quay, G51 1PQ Parr Architects, 2006 Scotland’s leading media brand opens its doors for a behind the scenes look at their Glasgow headquarters. STV reaches over 4 million viewers each month and produces engaging multi-platform digital content on stv.tv. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday 10am, 10.45am, 11.30am, 12.15pm, 1pm, 1.45pm, 2.30pm & 3.15pm; 30 minutes

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87. Cottiers Theatre 95 Hyndland Street, G11 5PX William Leiper, 1865; Ian Begg, 1992; Nicholas Groves-Raines, 2002-13

85. William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy CentreNEW! 20 St Kenneth Drive, G51 4QD Anderson Bell Christie, 2013 Opened in April this year and the only one of its kind in Scotland, The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre uses world-class and cutting edge technology combined with comfortable, quality surroundings to care for, treat and diagnose people with complex epilepsy. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tours: Saturday 11am, 1pm & 3pm; 30 minutes

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William Leiper’s first commission, Dowanhill Church, has been under restoration for more than 20 years. Now Cottiers Theatre, 2013 sees a significant part of Daniel Cottier’s painted decoration restored and revealed since it was painted over in the 1960s. Saturday 10am-12pm; Sunday 10am-4pm

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88. Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke 27 Dundonald Road, G12 9LL James Sellars, 1877

from meteorites to mummies. Within this diverse collection you will find astounding artefacts, amazing art and an astonishing array of animal life! Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-4pm

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91. Kelvingrove Park Tennis & Bowls PavilionNEW! Kelvin Way, G3 6BY Glasgow Corporation, 1922; Glasgow City Council, 2013 The building is in Kelvingrove Park, one of the city's oldest public parks, which is situated in Glasgow’s West End. Come along to see the completely refurbished Tennis Pavilion with some original features. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

The Church was designed by James Sellars and built in 1877 in Norman Gothic style. It remains the only Greek Orthodox Cathedral to date in Scotland. It hosts some magnificent, original stained glass and stonework inside. Saturday 10am-4pm

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The building has stood as a place of worship for nearly 140 years and still fulfils its original function as a place of sanctuary and community. Visitors welcome for worship, 11am - 12pm on Sunday. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: Saturday 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; Sunday 10am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm; 20 mins

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92. Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church Saltoun Street, G12 9AG James Sellars, 1876

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93. Lansdowne Parish Church 89. Henry Wood Hall, RSNO CentreNEW! 73 Claremont Street, G3 7JB John Honeyman, 1864; John Robertson Notman, 1978

86. Calman Cancer Support CentreNEW! 75 Shelley Road, G12 0ZE JJ Burnet, 1904; Austin-Smith:Lord, 2012 New home to Cancer Support Scotland (Tak Tent), a beautifully restored arts & crafts styled building, formerly known as the Gartnavel Royal Hospital Chapel. A bright, welcoming space with a relaxing atmosphere. Advance booking essential for tours at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 20 minutes

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Category B-listed, former Trinity Congregational Church designed by John Honeyman in 1864, has been home to the Royal Scottish National Orchestra since 1977. This is a final opportunity to view the RSNO at Henry Wood Hall before it relocates to new premises in 2014. No access to church tower or spire. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm

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90. The Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery Gilbert Scott Building, University of Glasgow, G12 8QQ George Gilbert Scott (museum), 1866-86; William Whitfield & Partners (art gallery), 1980-81 Scotland’s oldest public museum and home to over a million magnificent items ranging

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416 Great Western Road, G4 9HZ John Honeyman, 1863 Lansdowne Church is a major Glasgow landmark, one of the most elegant churches with a famously slender spire. It is in transition and is taking on a new life as a venue in the West End. The building is now a black out theatre but visitors will be able to walk through and up to the gallery to view the stained glass. Sunday 10am-4pm

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94. The Mackintosh House 82 Hillhead Street, G12 8QQ William Whitfield, 1981 Meticulously reassembled interiors from the house in which Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his artist-wife Margaret Macdonald lived from 1906 to 1914. The interiors are furnished with his original furniture and fitments and decorated as closely as possible to the original. Tours: Saturday between 10am - 4pm; Sunday between 10am - 3pm; 30 minutes

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95. Maggie's Gartnavel Gartnavel General Hospital, 1053 Great Western Road, G12 0YN Rem Koolhaas (OMA Architects), 2011

97. Rokpa House: Kagyu Samye Dzong GlasgowNEW! 7 Ashley Street, G3 6DR Architect unknown, c.1850

99. St. John’s Renfield Church 22 Beaconsfield Road, G12 0NY James Taylor Thomson, 1931

The building is designed as a sequence of interconnected L-shaped spaces – an arrangement that minimises the need for corridors and hallways and allows the rooms to flow. The Centre feels casual, almost carefree, allowing people to feel at ease and at home. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: every 30 minutes from 10.30am; 30 minutes

Currently used as an Interfaith Centre providing low cost rental spaces for therapeutic uses such as yoga, shiatsu and a variety of workshops. Come along to sample these and gain an insight into the organisation. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours: hourly, on the hour; 15 minutes

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This light-filled sanctuary by James Taylor Thomson features stained glass by Douglas Strachan, arguably one of Scotland’s finest stained glass artists, and Gordon Webster, an elder of the church who made a major contribution to the decoration of Scotland’s churches. Visitors welcome for worship, 11am - 12noon on Sunday. Tours not available during worship. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm. Tours on request; 30 minutes

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96. Riverside Museum

8-10 Balcarres Avenue, G12 0QF Architect unknown, 1966

100 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS Zaha Hadid Architects, 2011 Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the world-class Riverside Museum is a marvel of engineering and design. Moored outside is the 19th century sailing ship Glenlee, creating an iconic destination that celebrates Glasgow’s past and embraces its future. Advance booking essential for tours on 0141 287 2720 or museums@glasgowlife. org.uk Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 11am-5pm. Tours on request; 1 hour

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SMPC is often described as ‘one of Glasgow’s wee hidden gems’ and hosts a theatre, cafe, exhibition, library, workshops and a yearly programme of shows and workshops for children and families. For full details of tours, shows and children's activities during Doors Open Day go online. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-4pm.

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100. The Tall ShipNEW! 150 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS Anderson Rodger (shipbuilder), 1896; Restored by Clyde Maritime Trust, 1992-2011 The Clyde Maritime Trust is committed to the preservation and interpretation of SV Glenlee (The Tall Ship) and the maritime history of the area. The Glenlee is one of only five Clyde built ships still afloat in the world today. Because of limited visitor capacity, it may be necessary to queue for a short time for admission. Saturday & Sunday, 10am-5pm

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DoorS Open Day Glasgow’s Built Heritage Festival

Heritage walks & tours Monday 16th only 101. Glasgow MacGovanNEW! Does Glasgow only exist because of Govan? Beginning in Govan and finishing in Glasgow Cathedral, this walk (and subway trip) investigates how the power of medieval Govan led to the creation of our city’s most important building. Purchase of a one way subway ticket required before the start of the tour. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Monday 16th, 12pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Govan Subway entrance, 737 Govan Road, G51 2YJ

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102. GFT Cinema City Walking Tour Glasgow Film Theatre and ScottishCinemas.org present a Cinema City walk through Glasgow’s cinema history - from converted warehouses, early purpose-built halls, ‘back-court’ theatres to 1930s deco supercinemas, taking in cinemas that were, that are and even some that might have been‌ Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Monday 16th, 6.30pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Britannia Panopticon Music Hall entrance, 113-117 Trongate, G1 5HD

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Thursday 19th only 103. Firefighters’ Heritage TrailNEW! Firefighters’ Heritage Trail is a tribute to Glasgow firefighters who lost their lives whilst on duty. This tour involves walking between sites where 12 memorial plaques have been set into the pavement to mark where firefighters lost their lives. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Thursday 19th, 10am; 75 minutes Meeting point: Gallery of Modern Art main entrance, Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AH

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104. From Cathedral to CathedralNEW!

107. Parkhead Heritage TrailNEW!

A walk taking in the huge variety of churches along the way, from St Andrew’s to St Mungo’s. Discover the history and hidden gems of Glasgow’s churches. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Thursday 19th, 12pm; 2 hours Meeting point: St Andrew’s Cathedral, 190 Clyde Street, G1 4ER

Enjoy this walk around the Parkhead area. Learn about its weaving and coal mining roots, and later industrialisation, characterised by the world famous Parkhead Forge. Appreciate the architectural gems that make Parkhead Cross one of the best preserved in Glasgow. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 10am; 90 minutes Meeting point: 1 Tollcross Road, Parkhead Cross, G31 4UG

Saturday 21st only 105. Special City Centre Sightseeing Bus Tour Journey through seven centuries of Glasgow’s architectural history on the special Doors Open Day tour. Hop on and off at any of the six special stops serving many of the city centre venues taking part in Doors Open Day 2013. Tour is as follows (stops in brackets); West side of George Sq (1); George St; North Frederick St; Cathedral St; Castle St; John Knox St (2); Gallowgate; London Rd; St Andrew’s Sq (3); St Andrew’s St; Saltmarket; Trongate (4); Stockwell St; Howard St; Dunlop St; Clyde St; York St (5); Argyle St; Hope St; Saint Vincent St; Douglas St (6); Sauchiehall St; Blythswood St; West George St; then return to George Sq. £4pp guided tour. Tickets cannot be used on regular City Sightseeing services. Saturday 21st, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm; 45 minutes Meeting point: City Sightseeing bus stop, George Square West, G2 1ET

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106. Subcrawl ’Dress for the Weather’ lead an all-day tour using the subway system visiting cultural attractions, great buildings, city nuances, public art and public houses. An alternative, exciting way to view the city. Purchase of a Subway ‘All Day’ ticket required. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 10am; 7 hours Meeting point: St Enoch Subway (Argyle St entrance), St Enoch Square, G1 4BW

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108. Historic Guided Tour of Dennistoun Alexander Dennistoun had a vision to build a residential suburb. He employed architect James Salmon to produce a masterplan of the area with villas, terraces and gardens, some of which form the Dennistoun Conservation Area. No booking required. Saturday 21st, 11am; 90 minutes Meeting point: Duke Street Post Office, 1 Annfield Place, G31 2XT

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109. Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Applecross StreetNEW! A fascinating boat trip on the canal in Glasgow. Crewed by volunteers from the Forth and Clyde Canal Society, come and explore the canal and its place in the history of Glasgow. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 10am, 12pm & 2pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Canal House, Applecross Street, G4 9SP (ends at Lambhill Stables)

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110. Glasgow Canal Water Taxi from Lambhill StablesNEW!

A fascinating boat trip on the canal in Glasgow. Crewed by volunteers from the Forth and Clyde Canal Society, come and explore the canal and its place in the history of Glasgow. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. GlasgowDoorsOpenDays @GlasgowDOD GlasgowDOD


Saturday 21st, 11am, 1pm & 3pm; 1 hour Meeting point: canal towpath by Balmore Road bridge, Lambhill Stables, 11 Canal Bank North, G22 6RD (ends at Canal House, Applecross Street)

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111. World Tour of the West End A guided walk through the West End looking at the different cultural influences on the architecture: Venetian, Greek, Roman, French, English, Islamic and even Scottish! Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 105 minutes Meeting point: gates of Botanic Gardens, corner Queen Margaret Drive & Great Western Road, G12 0UE

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112. Kinning Park History Walk The third year of this popular walk will follow a new route focusing on some of the interesting personalities in the history of the area. Starts and finishes outside Kinning Park subway station. Led by Drew McMahon. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 90 minutes Meeting point: Kinning Park subway, Cornwall Street, G41 1AQ

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113. Crosshill Sir Joseph Paxton designed Queens Park with a surrounding area of villas. The area has villas, tenements, churches and schools, many designed by Glasgow architects. Tour with Roger Guthrie looking at a selection of these listed buildings. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 2 hours Meeting point: Queens Park Gates, Victoria Road, G42 8BJ

114. Possil Marsh Heritage and Nature Guided WalkNEW! Guided tour highlighting the unique environment, history and heritage of Lambhill and surrounding areas. Learn all about the Forth and Clyde Canal, Miners, Possil Loch & Marshes and the High Possil Meteorite Monument. Advance booking essential at lucie@lambhillstables.org, online at lambhillstables.org or 0141 945 4100. Saturday 21st, 11am & 1pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Lambhill Stables entrance, 11 Canal Bank North, Lambhill Bridge, G22 6RD

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115. Pollokshields Heritage Trail 1: The Villas Join Niall Murphy of Pollokshields Heritage for a walking tour through the avenues of Pollokshields with

their splendid villas, and find out more about the UK’s original, biggest and best planned Garden Suburb and the stories of those who built it. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 2 hours Meeting point: Maxwell Park station, 101 Terregles Avenue, G41 4EF

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116. Route 75 Bus Tour Explore a series of recently commissioned public art works and creative venues within the North of Glasgow by travelling on No.75 Bus Route. Full details of the route and downloadable map is available from ngarn. net (ÂŁ1.85 one way or ÂŁ4.50 all day ticket to allow for multiple stops). Saturday 21st, 11am and every 20 minutes until 4pm; 1 hour, self-guided First stop: Cowcaddens Subway Station bus stop, 40 New City Road, G4 9JT

120. Along the River ClydeNEW! Take in some of the natural beauty of Glasgow with this interesting tour along the banks of the River Clyde from Custom House Quay Gardens and Glasgow Green, over the waterway into Richmond Park and Oatlands. Stories and basic history given. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 1pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Gallery of Modern Art, main entrance, Royal Exchange Square, G1 3AH

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117. Seven Lochs Wetland Park and the Bishop’s EstateNEW!

121. Calton Heritage Trail

The Seven Lochs Wetland Park will be Scotland’s largest urban nature park. Find out more about the natural heritage of this fantastic wetland area, and about plans for the park. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am, 1pm & 3pm; 75 minutes Meeting point: entrance to Provan Hall, Auchinlea Park, G34 9NQ

Enjoy a walk around Calton led by Peter Mortimer and experience the history of the weaving industry in this ancient Glasgow District. Admire the architecture of Glasgow Cross and St Andrew’s Square and witness the Barras street market. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 2pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: Mercat Building, Glasgow Cross, G1 5AB

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118. St Vincent Street Crescent One of Glasgow’s most extraordinary midVictorian developments and one of the most significant town planning endeavours of its era. The area now combines residential development with a range of industrial and service buildings. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 1 hour Meeting point: 30 Finnieston Street (at Argyle St), G3 8JU

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122. Dennistoun Alexander Dennistoun commissioned a grand design from James Salmon for a new middle class suburb. However, as the 19th century ended, pressure to house Glasgow’s influx of workers forced higher density development creating the community’s extraordinary variety. Led by Roger Guthrie. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 2pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Duke Street Post Office, 1 Annfield Place, Westercraigs, G31 2XT

123. Pollokshields Bus Tour

David Boddy visits architectural gems – villas such as ‘Janefield’ which predate the tenements, a terrace and two tenements by Greek Thomson, Otago Lane, and the fine backcourt at Westbank Quadrant. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 11am; 2 hours Meeting point: steps of Hillhead Primary School, 110 Otago Street, G12 8NS

Join Janet Lamb and Elizabeth Jarvis of Pollokshields Heritage for a bus tour of Pollokshields and find out more about the UK’s original, biggest and best planned Garden Suburb and the stories of those who built it. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 2pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Maxwell Park station, 101 Terregles Avenue, G41 4EF

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124. Pollokshields Heritage Trail 2: The Tenements Join Niall Murphy of Pollokshields Heritage for a walking tour of East Pollokshields’ many listed buildings and find out more about the UK’s original, biggest and best planned Garden Suburb and the stories of those who built it. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 2pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Maxwell Park station, 101 Terregles Avenue, G41 4EF

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125. Maryhill Walking Tour Come on a tour around the historic heart of the former Burgh of Maryhill, featuring the scenery of the River Kelvin and the Forth & Clyde Canal, and eras of built heritage from Victorian to post-war. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 4pm; 2 hours Meeting point: entrance courtyard to Maryhill Burgh Halls, 10-24 Gairbraid Avenue, G20 8YE

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Sunday 22nd only 126. The Monkland Canal in GlasgowNEW! Scottish Canals’ Heritage Advisor traces the history, route and remains of the Monkland Canal in Glasgow. Begins and ends at the southern end of Speirs Wharf, outside the Customs House. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 10am & 2.45pm; 90 mins Meeting point: Customs House, Spiers Wharf, G4 9UG

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127. Storytelling Bus Tour of PollokNEW! A tour taking in Glasgow’s only medieval castle (Crookston Castle), historic Hawkhead Tower, and St James’ Church, the first church designed by H E Clifford. Advance booking essential at daniel@thevillagestorytellingcentre.com or 0141 882 3025. Sunday 22nd, 10.30am; 90 minutes Meeting point: Pollok Civic Realm, 27 Cowglen Road, G53 6EW

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128. Discover Glasgow East Bus Tour Returning for a fifth year to celebrate Glasgow East through its fascinating history, ever-changing built environment and legendary people, some of whom you’ll meet along the way. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 10.30am & 1pm; 2 hours

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129. Walmer Crescent Among Alexander Thomson’s achievements was the creation of some of Glasgow’s most remarkable housing. Walmer Crescent is a rare survivor of grandeur in an unexpected setting. Led by Roger Guthrie of The Alexander Thomson Society. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 11am; 1 hour Meeting point: Cessnock Subway entrance, 1 Cessnock Street, G51 1AS

130. Echoes of Empire Part 1: Buchanan Street With its superb Victorian, Edwardian and early 20th century commercial architecture, Buchanan Street is Glasgow’s best street, recognised through numerous accolades. Architect Niall Murphy guides a tour explaining the street’s history, evolution, architectural highlights and what the future might hold. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 11am; 2 hours Meeting point: Royal Concert Hall steps, Buchanan Street, G2 3NY

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134. Bridgeton Heritage Trail Discover the rich history of Bridgeton, as Peter Mortimer takes you on this walk, taking in such treasures as Greenhead Works, Templeton’s, Olympia Cinema, the Umbrella at Bridgeton Cross and other impressive buildings and monuments. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: The People’s Palace, Glasgow Green, G40 1AT

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131. Seven Lochs Wetland Park WalkNEW! The Seven Lochs Wetland Park will be Scotland’s largest urban nature park. Find out more about the natural heritage of this fantastic wetland area, and about plans for the park. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 11am & 1pm; 75 minutes Meeting point: front door of The Bridge, 1000 Westerhouse Rd, G34 9JW

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132. RGI Fine Art Quarter Walking TourNEW! This tour embraces the Georgian development of Blythswood Square, the heydays of Glasgow’s Art Club and School of Art, the glories of ‘Greek’ Thomson and St Aloysius, the Deco Diva Cosmo Cinema, and the more recent reincarnations of terraces and churches. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 12pm & 3pm; 1 hour Meeting Point: McLellan Galleries entrance, 270 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EH

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atmospheres, heritage, memories, histories, traces of past events and forgotten people. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Olympia Building entrance, 2-16 Orr St, G40 2QH

135. Echoes of Empire Part 2: The Western City Centre With its distinct American flavour, the gridded streets of Glasgow’s western city centre contain some of the best Edwardian and Victorian commercial architecture in the UK. Join architect Niall Murphy for a walking tour exploring this key part of Glasgow. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Central Station main entrance, 99 Gordon Street G1 3SL

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136. Dumbreck & Hazelwood Heritage Walk Starting at A-listed Craigie Hall (no access), the walk will proceed through Dumbreck following the moves of Sir Thomas Mason and the work of builder George Hamilton and others to Hazelwood House (B-listed). In Hazelwood there are Hamilton’s ‘electric houses’. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: entrance to Craigie Hall, 6 Rowan Road, G41 5BS

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137. East End Women’s Heritage Walk

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Researched by Glasgow Women’s Library learners and volunteers, this heritage walk uncovers the hidden heroines of Glasgow’s East End. Find out more about the wonderful women of an area rich in history. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 2 hours Meeting point: Mercat Cross, 26 Gallowgate, G1 5AB

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138. Historic Partick Historian Gordon Urquhart will lead a walk around historic Partick, starting out amongst the remains of the old weaving and milling village and appropriately progressing to the tenemental streets of this proud industrial burgh. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 3pm; 2 hours Meeting point: steps of former Transport Museum, Bunhouse Road, G3 8DP

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Various dates 139. Best West End Tenements Ann Laird of Friends of Glasgow West looks at the architecture and history of some of the West End’s 40 Listed Victorian and Edwardian tenements, including Avril Paton’s famous ‘Windows in the West’ building. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Monday 16th, 2pm, Wednesday 18th, 7pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: Kelvinbridge Subway, 431 Great Western Road, G4 9JA

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140. Arty-Archi TourNEW! A guided sketch tour taking in some of Glasgow’s finest architecture and views. You don’t have to think you are ‘an artist’ or ‘good at drawing’, just have a desire to look up and explore! Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Wednesday 18th & Saturday 21st, 5pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Centre for Contemporary Arts entrance, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD

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141. The Glasgow School of Art: ‘Glasgow Miracle’ City Walking Tour Investigate the remarkable transformation of post industrial Glasgow as the GSA guides reveal cultural sites and artworks throughout the city. Through grassroots organisations and Turner Prize winning

artists, witness the rise of Glasgow’s internationally acclaimed arts scene with an engaging student guide. Advance booking essential at tours@gsa.ac.uk, online at gsa. ac.uk/tours or 0141 353 4584. Thursday 19th & Friday 20th, 11.15am; 135 minutes Meeting point: Glasgow School of Art Shop & Visitor Centre, 11 Dalhousie Street, G3 6RQ

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142. The Glasgow School of Art: ‘Glasgow Style’ City Walking Tour Journey back to industrial Glasgow with talented GSA student guides as they illuminate Glasgow’s wealth of built heritage. Discover Mackintosh and his contemporaries’ unique ‘Glasgow Style’ though their architectural achievements and uncover surprising Art Nouveau details in the city. Advance booking essential at tours@gsa.ac.uk, online at gsa.ac.uk/tours or 0141 353 4584. Thursday 19th & Friday 20th, 2.15pm; 135 minutes Meeting point: Glasgow School of Art Shop & Visitor Centre, 11 Dalhousie Street, G3 6RQ

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143. From Dan To BeershebaNEW!

144. The Wonderful ClydeNEW! This tour features a short history of the River Clyde, a chance to step aboard Kelvinhaugh Ferry No.8 and discover how The Tall Ship harnesses energy from the river to power its eco-friendly heating system. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, 10am & 1pm; 1 hour Meeting point: the Tall Ship ticket pavilion, Riverside Museum, 150 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS

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145. River Clyde Bridges A guided walk along the River Clyde, discover facts and history surrounding 12 of Glasgow’s most famous bridges. The walk commences at Glasgow Green’s St Andrew’s Suspension Bridge and ends at the M8 Kingston Bridge. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, 10am & 1pm; 90 mins Meeting point: St Andrew’s suspension bridge (blue footbridge), Society House, Glasgow Green, G40 1BA (please note tour ends at Kingston Bridge, M8)

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146. Jacobite Glasgow

Retrace the history of London Road from Bridgeton Cross to the fabled Auchenshuggle through the memories and stories of local East End historian Charlie McDonald. Advance booking essential at c.mcdonald83@btinternet.com or 0788 508 7796. Friday 20th & Sunday 22nd, 10am; 90 minutes Meeting point: Olympia Building entrance, 2-16 Orr Street, G40 2QH

In the 18th century most Glaswegians supported the Hanoverian kings, but a small group of citizens played a significant role in Jacobite intrigue, fighting on the opposing side at Killicrankie, Sheriffmuir and Culloden. This walk explains their forgotten story. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sat 21st, 10am, Sun 22nd, 3.30pm; 90 mins Meeting point: Tron Theatre steeple, 63 Trongate, G1 5HB

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147. Barras Area & Sights Visit Barras Market Area and explore the fascinating charms of the Barras including: Barrowland Ballroom and iconic neon sign, the old clay pipe factory, cobbled lanes, the oldest chippy in Glasgow, St Alphonsus Church, Heilan Jessie & Tollbooth - Glasgow Execution Site. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd, 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Magpie Cafe, Barras Market, 233 London Road, G40 1PE

150. Southern Necropolis with the Happy Reaper

152. Springburn: The Rome of the NorthNEW!

Come along to the Gorbals’ very own ‘City of the Dead’ for a meander through the history and lairs of the Southern Necropolis with the ‘Happy Reaper’ aka Colin Mackie. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, 12pm; 1 hour Meeting point: Gatehouse entrance, 305 Caledonia Road, G5 OJH

Just as in the days of the Roman Empire, when ‘all roads led to Rome’, in the British Empire all railways led to Springburn. Springburn Park, with its magnificent A-listed Winter Gardens, stands as an enduring monument to Glasgow’s railway industry. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, 12pm & 2pm; 90 mins Meeting point: Springburn Park – Broomfield Road Gate, 162 Broomfield Road, Springburn, G21 3UE

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148. Medieval City Tours This is a tale of two towns - the stone built religious heart of Glasgow in the north of the town and the busy, jostling burgh in the south. The two areas grew together along the High Street and as you will see very much benefitted from each other. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd, 11am; 90 minutes Meeting point: Marks and Spencer, 12 Argyle Street, G2 8AA

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149. Behind the Scenes at the Clyde Maritime TrustNEW! Discover more about The Tall Ship and Clyde Maritime Trust with a chance to look behind the scenes at the CMT boat building workshop and meet the volunteers. This will follow a short history of The Tall Ship. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd, 11am & 2pm; 1 hour Meeting point: The Tall Ship ticket pavilion, 150 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS

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153. The Regeneration of Govan: Past, Present & FutureNEW!

151. Glasgow Necropolis The Friends of Glasgow Necropolis will undertake friendly, informative walking tours of the magnificent Glasgow Necropolis. After the 5pm tour on Saturday, why not join them for a warming soup and sandwich buffet at the Cathedral House Hotel at a cost of £9.50 per person. Advance booking essential at tours@glasgownecropolis.org or 0797 143 7034. Saturday 21st: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 5pm, Sunday 22nd: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm; Tours at 1pm & 3pm are 1 hour. Tours at 12pm, 2pm & 5pm are 2 hours Meeting point: Cathedral House Hotel, 28-32 Cathedral Square, G4 0XA

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This is the fourth sponsored Royal Town Planning Institute guided walk. Find out about the planning of the old Burgh of Govan. The guides will explain the history of Govan’s regeneration, recent progress, and the future vision. Advance booking essential at jmwalls50@gmail.com or 0141 586 8497. Sat 21st & Sun 22nd, 2pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Road, G51 3UU

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154. The Obscure History of the Merchant CityNEW! Experience the romance, intrigue, humour and hidden histories of the picturesque Merchant City with tour guide Judith Bowers. The tour also includes a series of fabulous new lighting installations that illustrate some of the stories told on the tour. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd, 9pm; 90 minutes Meeting point: Marks & Spencer, 2-12 Argyle Street, G2 8AA

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Heritage talks & events 159. Lost Glasgow, Hidden Glasgow & Aerial Views of GlasgowNEW!

Glasgow’s Built Heritage, Tobacco, Slavery and the Abolition

St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, G4 0RH A slideshow and talk by Carol Foreman, author of the above titles. This talk features buildings and scenes lost to Glasgow, buildings whose history is largely unknown and aerial views that show the city from a completely different perspective. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Wednesday 18th, 6pm; 1 hour

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160. Whose City Is It Anyway? 2: Architectural ImprovisationNEW! The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU

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155. A Journey through the History of Glasgow ParksNEW!

157. Glasgow & its Early RailwayNEW!

The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU

National Piping Centre & Pipers’ Tryst Hotel, 30-34 McPhater Street, G4 0HW

This talk takes you on a journey, allowing you to ‘walk on the grass’ and listen to the history of Glasgow Parks from 1814 when Glasgow Green was declared as Europe’s first public park through to the present day. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tuesday 17th, 1pm; 1 hour

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156. Glasgow’s Built Heritage, Tobacco, Slavery & Abolition

Jim MacIntosh explores how rail progressed to meet the demands of industry and the population, culminating in a level of railway services second only to London and put Glasgow on the road to becoming a world leader in locomotive manufacture. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Wednesday 18th, 1pm; 1 hour

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158. The Tall Ship’s Eco-friendly Heating SystemNEW!

St. Andrew’s in the Square, 1 St. Andrews Square, G1 5PP

The Tall Ship, 150 Pointhouse Place, G3 8RS

Stephen Mullen presents this fascinating lecture which explores Glasgow’s mercantile past from 1660 and examines the links with tobacco, slavery, the abolition movement and the city’s urban environment. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Tuesday 17th, 6pm; 90 minutes

In one year, The Tall Ship saves the equivalent of six double decker bus loads of carbon dioxide emissions and has cut the electricity consumption for heating by 75%. Find out how at this talk and viewing opportunity. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Wednesday 18th, 3pm; 45 Minutes

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Following on from the sell-out event in February, join special guest speakers Ranald MacInnes and Alistair MacDonald as they discuss a series of ‘unseen’ architecture & planning-related slides, with no prior knowledge of what they will be! Advance booking essential at info@glasgowheritage.org.uk or 0141 552 1331. Wednesday 18th, 7pm; 90 minutes

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Thursday 19th only 161. Glasgow’s Built Heritage: Challenges and OpportunitiesNEW! St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, G4 0RH This talk will explore the challenges faced by Glasgow City Council in ensuring its unique legacy of historic buildings continue to play a prominent role while also celebrating opportunities that exist for successful transformation of the City’s architectural gems. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Thursday 19th, 1pm; 1 hour

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162. Arms and the City – Heraldry in Glasgow BuildingsNEW!

Sunday 22nd only 167. Ice Lab Workshop: New Architecture and Science in AntarcticaNEW!

Ramshorn, 98 Ingram Street, G1 1ES Glasgow is a veritable riot of heraldry – if you know where to look. Dr Bruce Durie introduces the Science and Art of Heraldry, with examples from personal, corporate and other Coats of Arms to be seen around the city. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Thursday 19th, 4pm & 6pm; 1 hour

The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU Have a go at large scale building and play around with the den kits to create your own shelter from the extreme weather that is the Scottish Summer! Suitable for all ages. Sunday 22nd, 12pm - 4pm; drop-in

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168. Story of Glasgow in Four Chapters

163. Starting Blocks & Building Blocks: The Architecture of Sport & LeisureNEW! Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD

Glasgow Caledonian University, 70 Cowcaddens Road, G4 0BA

165. Inspiring the Hidden GardensNEW!

Neil Gregory’s talk will feature stunning photos and drawings relating to the 1970 Edinburgh Commonwealth Games and sport & leisure buildings in the West of Scotland. He’ll demonstrate how RCAHMS are documenting the impact of the 2014 Games on Glasgow’s built environment. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Friday 20th, 1pm; 1 hour

T4 Tramway, 25 Albert Drive, G41 2PE

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166. Glasgow’s Southside Suburban RailwaysNEW!

164. SEDA PARK(ing) GlasgowNEW!

Talk by Angus Farquhar, originator of The Hidden Gardens and Creative Director of NVA public arts organisation, and Rolf Roscher, a key player in the original design team for The Hidden Gardens and Director of ERZ Ltd. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday. com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 1pm; 90 minutes

Candleriggs, G1 1NP

The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park, 2060 Pollokshaws Road, G43 1AT

The Scottish Ecological Design Association members will be turning parking spaces throughout Glasgow into Parks for the day. Come along to see Glasgow transformed. For locations and pictures see @ScotEcoDesign. Weather permitting: see glasgowdoorsopenday.com for details. Saturday 21st, 10am - 4pm; drop-in

This talk covers the history and development of the railways still serving the south side of Glasgow, the Cathcart Circle and the lines to Neilston, Barrhead and East Kilbride from 1848 to the 21st century. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Saturday 21st, 2pm; 1 hour

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Compressing 800 years into a 40 minute talk, this presentation by Neil Baxter of the RIAS considers the evolution of Glasgow from a centre of pilgrimage to the world city of today. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 1pm; 1 hour

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169. 1820 Martyrs Sighthill Monument Sighthill Cemetery main gate, 300 Springburn Road, G21 1SE This striking monument commemorates two of the Martyrs of the 1820 Radical Rising; John Baird and Andrew Hardie. In this talk, you’ll discover how they were both charged with treason, convicted, then hung and beheaded in Stirling, later their remains interred in Sighthill Cemetery. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 1 hour

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170. Seven Lochs Wetlands ParkNEW! The Bridge, Westerhouse Road, G34 9JW Destined to become Scotland’s largest urban nature park, the Seven Lochs Wetland Park extends from Hogganfield Loch in Glasgow to Drumpellier Country Park in North Lanarkshire. At this talk Collective Architecture will present the vision and an opportunity to discuss the project. Advance booking essential at glasgowdoorsopenday.com or 0141 554 4411. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 1 hour

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171. Stories from the Bishops PalaceNEW! St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art, 2 Castle Street, G4 0RH St. Mungo Museum stands on the site of the Medieval Bishops Palace, and an archaeological dig was conducted prior to the museum’s construction. Join Dr. Ellen McAdam, Head of Glasgow Museums, as she explores the dig’s finds. Sunday 22nd, 2pm; 90 minutes

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175. Britannia Panopticon Talk SeriesNEW!

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, 1st Floor, 117 Trongate, G1 5HD The Britannia Panopticon’s first annual talk series starts on Monday 16th September and will run until Sunday 22nd. With special guest speakers including: Graham Hunter, Professor Vanessa Toulimin, Dr Paul Maloney, Dr Gypsy Charms, Lawrence Dunn, John Addison & Judith Bowers. For more information see www.britanniapanopticon.org or call 0141 553 0840 Wednesday 18th-Friday 20th, 7pm; Saturday & Sunday, 6pm; 90 minutes

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172. BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – Come and Sing: Mozart’s ‘Requiem’NEW! City Halls & Old Fruitmarket, Candleriggs, G1 1NQ Join the BBC SSO as it rehearses and performs excerpts from Mozart’s Requiem. Joining them for this ‘Come and Sing’ event is a choir made up of members of the public, who have rehearsed throughout the day (choral participation is by website application and strictly limited). Sunday 22nd, 2.30pm; 90 minutes

174. History of Gallowgate Pubs TalkNEW! Hielan Jessie, 374-378 Gallowgate, G4 0TZ The Gallowgate had more public houses than any other street in Scotland and possibly the whole of the UK. The Gallowgate had 86 pubs stretched along an area of less than 3 miles. No under 18’s. Wednesday 18th, Saturday 21st, Sunday 22nd, 1pm; 1 hour

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176. Material Considerations NEW! The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU A library of sustainable building materials. Activities and computer games will be available for children to explore sustainable buildings and materials and a drop in clinic with A+DS Sust. programme and architects from the Scottish Ecological Design Association. Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd, 12pm - 4pm; drop-in

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173. Glasgow’s Historic Shops: School Pupil’s ExhibitionNEW! Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 54 Bell Street, G1 1LQ Glasgow has an interesting and vibrant retail history. S3 pupils from four city schools have explored Glasgow’s historic retail environment and their photos of traditional local shops and successful modern adaptations of historic retail units form this new exhibition. Monday 16th - Friday 20th; 10am-4pm (late Thursday to 7pm); drop-in

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Getting around We always promote the use of sustainable transport but as we have a ‘Green Doors Theme’ for this year’s Doors Open Day, why not help save the planet and walk, bike or use public transport throughout the festival. Day Plans & Trails

East End Shuttle Bus To help plan your weekend we have been working with Walk Glasgow to create downloadable day plans and trails between buildings. Full details at glasgowdoorsopenday.com/walking

Walking Create your own walking tour by incorporating several venues into your day. Find a great route at walkit.com/ glasgow or use our new maps function at glasgowdoorsopenday.com/map

Cycling To help you get to as many venues as possible, why not cycle between them? Create your own bike tour and explore new areas of Glasgow. For help in finding an enjoyable route try glasgow.cyclestreets.net

FREE Discover Festival has arranged a Free shuttle bus service that runs from the front of the City Chambers at George Square to and from Provan Hall. Sat & Sun: from George Square: 10am, 11am, 12noon, 1pm, 2pm & 3pm from Provan Hall: 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm, 3.30pm & 4pm

Castlemilk Shuttle Bus FREE Cassiltoun Housing Association has provided a free bus service to take passengers to the multi-award winning Castlemilk Stables building with one of the best views of Glasgow and Clyde Valley en route. Journey time is approximately 20 minutes. Please arrive in good time to board. Saturday: from George Square: 9.45am, 12.45pm & 2.45pm from Castlemilk Stables: 11am, 2pm & 4pm Sunday: f rom George Square: 10.45am & 12.30pm from Castlemilk Stables: 12noon & 2pm

Remember to stay safe on the roads!

Special City Centre Sightseeing Bus Tour

Public Transport For information on public transport in Glasgow please see travelinescotland.com. There are a number of options when travelling throughout Glasgow: bus, train and Subway. Find the best way for you.

£4pp guided tour – purchase tickets on board. Tickets cannot be used on regular City Sightseeing services. Journey through seven centuries of Glasgow’s architectural history on the special Doors Open Day tour. Hop on and off at any of the six special stops serving many of the city centre venues taking part in Doors Open Day 2013. For full details of stops see tour entry on page 22. Saturday only: f rom City Sightseeing Bus Stop, George Square West: 10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm

Route 75 Bus Tour £1.85 one way, £4.50 all-day

Create a Personal Schedule online to access from anywhere

Explore a series of recently commissioned public art works and creative venues within the North of Glasgow by travelling on No.75 Bus Route. For details see tour entry on page 23. Saturday only: 11am and every 20 minutes until 4pm

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Competitions ‘Inspired by Mackintosh’ Photographic Competition Following last year’s success, Glasgow Building Preservation Trust is teaming up again with Glasgow Mackintosh to offer you the chance to have your photographs displayed as part of The Creative Mackintosh Festival and within Glasgow Airport. There’s also a chance to win some of the prizes below, including two return flights from Glasgow to Barcelona with Jet2.com!

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All you need to do is take your best photograph of one of Mackintosh’s buildings or Mackintosh inspired buildings during Glasgow Doors Open Day. To enter, email a high resolution JPEG photo to doorsopenday@gbpt.org along with your name, contact telephone number, name of the building & chosen caption. One entry per person. Images to be sent between midday on Monday 23rd September & midday on Monday 30th September.

You could win… «« Two return flights from Glasgow to Barcelona with Jet2.com

«« A VIP package for Glasgow Airport

‘The Mackintosh House’ «« book, signed by Prof. Pamela Robertson, Prof. of Mackintosh Studies

«« The Glasgow Art Club Award (£50 cash)

«« Afternoon Tea for two at Willow Tea Rooms

«« The Lighthouse Award (£50 cash)

«« Two Mackintosh prints (selected by winner)

«« Free admission for two to The Hill House with tea and cake

«« Two course lunch for four including a bottle of wine at House for an Art Lover

«« Gift Voucher for four people for the Mackintosh Building Tours at Glasgow School of Art

«« Two Time Traveller Tickets for four people with Glasgow Museums in October 2013

‘Modernista: Gaudi and his «« contemporaries in Modern Day Barcelona’ book, with photographs by Michael Thomas Jones

Dormouse illustration: Anna Brewer

We have discovered some cheeky dormice sleeping in all the Doors Open Day buildings and need your help to find them! When you find one, take a picture of you with the culprit and email to us at doorsopenday@gbpt.org or tweet @‌GlasgowDOD using #GlasgowsDormouse as the hashtag to be entered into our prize draw for a family ticket (up to 6) to any event in 2013 at The Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre, including events during Magi Pup festival. Don’t

Complete our Children UNDER 16s Survey online

forget to include your full name, contact number and what you think our mouse should be called. We will be posting some of the Dormouse photos on our website - watch out for yours! One entry per person. Entrants must be aged 16 or under. Competition closes at midday on Monday 30th September.

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