December 6, 2022

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Food Festival Launch

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 Read more about Food Festival Launch[…]

Art Exhibition: “Transitions”

5 Florence Street

Born in Liverpool in 1959, Mary Mitchell qualified in medicine in Southampton in 1983 and following training in general practice and paediatrics, developed an interest in child development to become a consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist in 1999. By tearing up magazines and catalogues Mary constructs vibrant images on a grand scale which lie between Read more about Art Exhibition: “Transitions”[…]

Mungo’s Bairns

Wellington Church

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.

Free

Youth Dedication Event

Glasgow Cathedral Castle St, Glasgow

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.

Free

Mungo’s Pathways: Walk

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.

Vita Kentigerni readings and music

Mitchell Library North Street, Glasgow

Vita Kentigerni, the 12th century book commissioned by Bishop Jocelyn of Glasgow will be read in Latin by Archbishop Tartaglia and English by Rev Roy Henderson, Moderator of Presbytery of Glasgow.

Free

Glasgow Walking Lunch: St Mungo’s Moveable Feast

Royal Exchange Square Glasgow

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 Read more about Glasgow Walking Lunch: St Mungo’s Moveable Feast[…]

£39.93

Exhibition: “The Legacy of St Mungo”

Mitchell Library North Street, Glasgow

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

Free

Feast of St Mungo

St Mungo's Parish Church, Townhead

Guided Walk: Following the Molendinar Burn

Stepps Railway Station bridge on Cardowan Road, G33 6HG

St Mungo’s Feast Day this year is on Sunday 13th January 2019. To mark the occasion Catherine Mooney will be leading a guided walk following the route St Mungo would have taken along the Molendinar Burn; from its source to its conclusion where it joins the River Clyde. The walk takes about 3 hours, it Read more about Guided Walk: Following the Molendinar Burn[…]

Running pilgrimage: Dunfermline to Glasgow Cathedral, following in the Footsteps of St Mungo

Glasgow Cathedral Castle St, Glasgow

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. The running fundraiser was both a wacky idea Mark had on a particular run around Aberdeenshire in late spring, Read more about Running pilgrimage: Dunfermline to Glasgow Cathedral, following in the Footsteps of St Mungo[…]

Cathedral Tours with Adrian Cox

Glasgow Cathedral Castle St, Glasgow

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

Free

Catherdal Tours (Stonework & Conservation) with John Clark

Glasgow Cathedral Castle St, Glasgow

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!

Free

Lecture: ‘The earliest lives of the Saints in the Scots vernacular (c. 1375)’ Dr Theo Van Heijnsbergen

St Mungo Museum

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 Read more about Lecture: ‘The earliest lives of the Saints in the Scots vernacular (c. 1375)’ Dr Theo Van Heijnsbergen[…]

Free

Closing Event: #MungoFest

101 Portman Street 101 Portman Street, Glasgow

Celebrate #MUNGOFEST with traditional music from Roddy Hart, Tommy Reilly, Kara Conway and Gerard McGread. Come dance and sing with great traditional music in this stunning rooftop garden.

St Aidan’s Lectures 2019: The Church In Medieval Scotland

St Aidan's Clarkston Mearns Road, Clarkston, Glasgow

The 2019 St Aidan's Lectures will be delivered by Dr John Davies, Research Fellow in History in Glasgow University. An acknowledged authority on the history of Christianity in Scotland and Wales, Dr Davies teaches courses in both History and Theology and Religious Studies in the University, and has previously held posts in the Universities of Read more about St Aidan’s Lectures 2019: The Church In Medieval Scotland[…]

St Enoch Feast Day 2019

Glasgow

Celebrating St Enoch Most Glaswegians will know the name "St Enoch" but very few will know the true story of who she was: the mother of Glasgow's patron saint, St Mungo. Saint Enoch has been described as "Scotland's first recorded rape victim, battered woman and unmarried mother" - a very modern saint for the #MeToo Read more about St Enoch Feast Day 2019[…]

Family Day at St Enoch’s

St Enoch’s church Glasgow

Family Day at St Enoch’s with entertainment for children and a barbecue. All welcome. This is to celebrate St Enoch’s welcome to all in need.

Service of Celebration of St Enoch

St Enoch’s church Glasgow

Service of Celebration of St Enoch at St Enoch’s church at 11.00. Again all welcome.

Mediaeval Medicine – a symposium

Eyre Hall 196 Clyde Street, Glasgow

Join us for a symposium discussing mediaeval medicine, curated by Dr. James Macaulay and Dr. Stephen Marritt. Time Schedule 9:30-10am Registration and Coffee 10am-10:15am Welcome by Archbishop Conti 10:15-11am Peter Yeoman, Early Medicine and Healing at the May Island Monastery 11am-11:45am Mona O’Brien, Contagion, Morality and Practicality: The French Pox in Western Europe, c. 1495-1505 Read more about Mediaeval Medicine – a symposium[…]

£30

Glasgow Cathedral Festival 2019

Glasgow Cathedral Castle St, Glasgow

A weekend of music, dance and culture based in Glasgow's medieval cathedral. Includes free tours, concerts,education outreach, music and dance. To download the brochure, click here.

St Mungo Festival 2020

Glasgow

Please contact info@mediaevalglasgow.org if you would like to be featured as part of the festival.