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December 2018

Symposium: Medieval Paisley

December 7 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Paisley Abbey, Abbey Close
Paisley, PA1 1JG United Kingdom
Free
paisley history

Join us for a full day event celebrating the medieval links between two cities in Scotland: Glasgow and Paisley. Paisley History: Date: Fri 7 Dec Time: 9:30-4:30pm Venue: The Place, Paisley Abbey Subjects: A comparison of Glasgow and Paisley Scottish Saints Archaeology of Glasgow And Paisley Paisley in the 12th century Influence of rivers Walter Fitzalan, High Steward Architecture of Paisley BOOK HERE: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/symposium-medieval-glasgow-and-paisley-tickets-49423549166 Proudly sponsored by:    

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January 2019

Food Festival Launch

9 January, 2019 - 18 January, 2019
Various

Join our many food venues as they celebrate Scottish and Medieval Fayre This Festival has grown from grass roots community of interest in the city since 2008 when a copy of the Vita Kenigerni was restored to the city.  This 12th century book records the legends and story of St Mungo who lived in the 6th century. Today this city celebrates with you as you enjoy hospitality from our host restaurants who welcome you with a ST MUNGO MEAL during…

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St Mungo’s Long Strange Trip: Archaeological explorations of Kentigern’s origins

9 January, 2019

This lecture will examine a range of archaeological and historical discoveries which have a bearing on our understanding of Kentigern’s origins. Taking the 12th-century Life of Kentigern as a guide, the lecture will trace the journey from his birthplace on the great Iron Age hillfort of Traprain Law in East Lothian, via St Serf’s monastery in Culross, Fife and finally to the Clyde. We will travel through time as well as space, from late prehistory to the peak of the…

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Opening Event: Glasgow Life Lecture – Professor Stephen Driscoll

9 January, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm UTC+0
St Mungo Museum

Mulled wine reception

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Mungo’s Bairns

11 January, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0
Wellington Church
Free

Glasgow Churches Together put on a family event for primary children in Wellington Church.University of Glasgow students have worked with over thirteen primary schools to produce this festival of song and drama to bring the legends and life of St Mungo into 2017. Who is Bishop Mungo and what is the Bell? Come and see.

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Youth Dedication Event

11 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm UTC+0
Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St
Glasgow, G4 0QZ United Kingdom
Free

Whitehill Secondary School and St Mungo's Academy join the Organiser of the St Mungo Festival for a youth dedication at the tomb of St Mungo.

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Mungo’s Pathways: Walk

12 January, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0

Join us to discover some of Glasgow's hidden medieval architecture and history - still visible in this walk round  the old quarter of Glasgow. We'll be following Glasgow City Council's historic tour, DOWNLOAD HERE.

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Vita Kentigerni readings and music

12 January, 2019 @ 11:30 am UTC+0
Mitchell Library
Free

Vita Kentigerni, the 12th century book commissioned by Bishop Jocelyn of Glasgow will be read in Latin by Archbishop Tartaglia and English by David Easton, interim-moderator Glasgow Presbytery.

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Exhibition: “The Legacy of St Mungo”

12 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 19 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm UTC+0
Mitchell Library
Free

Launch of Exhibition - Archives Documents and City History "The Legacy of St Mungo"

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Glasgow Walking Lunch: St Mungo’s Moveable Feast

12 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
Royal Exchange Square Glasgow, United Kingdom
£39.93

Visit hidden historic sites and sample food and drink from some of the best independent eateries in town. Find out about St Mungo's connection to one of the city's ancient watering holes, learn how Robert Burns is involved in the city's cafe scene and discover the part a family recipe from the Outer Hebrides played in helping to regenerate the city. Travel through 1,000 years of the Glasgow story with food and travel writer Andrea Pearson (The List Eating and…

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Feast of St Mungo

13 January, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0
St Mungo’s Parish Church, Townhead

St Mungo's Feast Day - plan your activities: List

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Feast of St Mungo: Interfaith Glasgow/Interfaith Scotland Talk

13 January, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm UTC+0
St Mungo Museum
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Running pilgrimage: Dunfermline to Glasgow Cathedral, following in the Footsteps of St Mungo

13 January, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm UTC+0
Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St
Glasgow, G4 0QZ United Kingdom

Dunfermline to Glasgow Cathedral on St Mungo's Day - following in St Mungo's footsteps and running pilgrimages in aid of a new Embrace the Middle East project working with returning refugees and IDPs in northern Iraq.

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Feast of St Mungo: Ecumenical Festival Service

13 January, 2019 @ 4:00 pm UTC+0
Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St
Glasgow, G4 0QZ United Kingdom
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Cathedral Tours with Adrian Cox

14 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St
Glasgow, G4 0QZ United Kingdom
Free

Join archaeologist Adrian Cox of the Historical Environment Scotland for a guided tour of the Cathedral, exploring its history and archaeology. As part of the tour, we will follow in the footsteps of countless pilgrims in the medieval period and look at how the building has developed through the centuries. 12.00 noon

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Catherdal Tours (Stonework & Conservation) with John Clark

15 January, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm UTC+0
Glasgow Cathedral, Castle St
Glasgow, G4 0QZ United Kingdom
Free

Johnnie Clark, the Historic Environment Scotland Works Manager, will explain to attendees the techniques used in the conservation programme to restore the walls, windows and tower of Glasgow Cathedral. Come in warm clothing and sturdy shoes!

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Molendinar Lecture: Professor Sir Tom Devine “New Glaswegians: Migrants to the city since 1950”

15 January, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm UTC+0
Glasgow City Chambers
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Lecture: ‘The earliest lives of the Saints in the Scots vernacular (c. 1375)’ Dr Theo Van Heijnsbergen

16 January, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm UTC+0
St Mungo Museum
Free

The collection of saints lives in Scots from the late Middle Ages, known as the Legends of the Saints, is a hugely understudied text but is recently receiving more attention. Jessica Reid and Theo van Heijnsbergen from the Scottish Literature department at Glasgow University will present and discuss several of the most striking and important saints lives from a number of angles, including the ways in which they seek to shape their readers' sense of self. Rather than presenting cardboard…

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Workshop – Archives Team – Medieval Music

17 January, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+0
Mitchell Library

Join the Mitchell Library Archive dept for a magical musical tour through medieval music.

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Arts Event: Mungo’s Installations

19 January, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm UTC+0
City of Glasgow College, 190 Cathedral St
Glasgow, G4 0RF United Kingdom
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