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Glasgow Doors Open

10 September, 2018 - 16 September, 2018

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doors open glasgowAll events take place between Monday 10th and Sunday 16th September and feature a variety of medieval buildings and events such as:

  1. TALK: Talwin Morris: the Fifth member of the Glasgow Four

    Recently retired Professor of Medieval History & Codicology at Glasgow University, Robert Gibb, presenting an illustrated talk on Talwin Morris, Art Director of Blackie & Sons & major proponent of the Glasgow Style.

  2. Greyfriars Garden

    Medieval City on a site adjacent to the former Franciscan Friary. As Franciscans were known as Greyfriars, we adopted the name as a link to Glasgow’s medieval past. When you step into this magical space you will enjoy seeing the variety of vegetables and …

  3. The Briggait

    Medieval quarter, the Merchant City. Built in 1873, the Briggait served as the city’s fish market for over 100 years. The building also incorporates the ‘Merchant’s Steeple’ notable for being one of the few remaining parts of Medieval Glasgow.  …

  4. Provand’s Lordship

    is Glasgow’s oldest remaining house. Step back in time to see how Glasgow life has changed through the centuries. Outside, the medieval ‘Physic’ garden contains herbs and plants traditionally used to heal various parts of the body.

  5. Glasgow Cathedral

    Built in 1197, the cathedral represents over 800 years history of the Church, city and indeed Scotland itself. This remarkable medieval building, built over the burial place of St Mungo, founder and Patron Saint of Glasgow, is still a thriving place of worship.

  6. Govan Old Church

    Children’s Activities Discover what life was like in the medieval period with artefact handling, try on a Viking shield, helmet and chain-mail or become an ancient artist and make your own Celtic design! Mon-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat & Sun

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10 September, 2018
16 September, 2018
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