A fine example of Victorian architecture, the main facade is well proportioned and gives an effect of modest Classicism. Top Tips: Nearest train station is Pollokshields East; We have free Car Parking for Visitors and a Bike Stand; Charge up your phones and cameras and feel free to take photos of the Gurdwara But, it was in 1987 that Glasgow civil engineer Graham Roxburgh conceived and developed the idea of building the House for an Art Lover, from the competition drawings, on a site he had identified in Bellahouston Park.Graham had been responsible for the refurbishment of the nearby Craigie Hall which contains early Mackintosh interiors. About this Event. Visit to find out more.The �4million complex, designed and built by Scottish companies adds to the elegance of the Glasgow skyline. It�s amazing what can be grown in a metre square space. Our Open Days are a great opportunity to find out about student life in Edinburgh from the people who know it best: our staff and students. You can find out more about our courses and chat to staff and students online. The Park area mansions were 'the place to live' in the 1850s. Bridgeton Bus Garage was built for Glasgow Corporation Transport and opened in 1965. This 1950's white box powered trolleybuses in southside Glasgow. To register your interest in future open days, please email [email protected] View portraits of our Ex Lord Dean's of Guild - second citizen of the city of Glasgow, and view items from our original building dating back to 1605. The talents of some of the UK’s most influential political figures have been nurtured here. The Happenstance brings together a team of Artists and Architects who are experts in play, in exploring the spaces in-between. Building work was discontinued during the WWII and this extension finally opened in 1963. The perfect time for you to come down to our campus and see our high-spec creative facilities for yourself. Overview (active tab) Venue; Open Day . The little windows around the entrance to the church were also restored as a gift to the current Congregation, who enjoy the art within and are keen to share with all who enter.The sumptuousness of these pre-raphaelite windows is always a delight especially with the sun shining through.The space is a friendly one and the recent building works have enabled the previously closed South Porch Door to be re-opened, such that you can now enter straight 'into the body of the kirk' if you wish, but essentially this extra door allows the Congregation greater flexibility in the use of the space upstairs, not just for worship, but for performance and exhibitions.All Buildings such as this must be sustainable going forward, the door opening is just the first step along the way. FREE festival getting you behind the scenes in Glasgow. The perfect time for you to come down to our campus and see our high-spec creative facilities for yourself. For Glasgow Doors Open, the core structure in Venice will be presented and activated with a series of screenings and documentation in the iconic Caledonia Road Church.�, Home to Cancer Support Scotland, a beautifully restored arts and crafts styled Sir John James Burnet building built in 1904 formally as the Royal Gartnavel Chapel. This year, festival organisers, Glasgow Building Preservation Trust , have overcome the obstacles COVID-19 presented by making their event entirely accessible online, with the timely theme of Untold Stories. You�ll spot them as they�ll be wearing the green Greyfriars Garden aprons. In the event, the Mackintosh entry was disqualified from the competition on the grounds of incomplete submission, but after three required interior perspectives were completed and submitted, the designs were awarded a purchase prize for �their pronounced personal quality, their novel and austere form and the uniform configuration of interior and exterior�.�Significantly, no first prize had been awarded.Creating the House, The Mackintosh competition entry, has been admired by academics and architects alike over the last century. As Emirates Cabin Crew your day starts on a plane and ends with you exploring a new city. Founded in 1867, Glasgow Art Club has occupied two handsome Georgian terrace houses in Bath Street since 1893. Visit the Category B listed Burgh Halls of the historic Burgh of Maryhill. Why the ads? Glasgow Doors Open Day Festival is a brilliant, eclectic celebration of the city we love, and in which we live and work. The Mitchell Library, with its distinctive copper dome, is Glasgow�s largest public library and one of its most famous landmarks. See the station architecture that led Victorian engineering and discover the tales behind them. The University of Lincoln is holding a Postgraduate Virtual Open Day on Wednesday 18th November 2020, from 4.30–6:30pm GMT. Organised by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust, Glasgow Doors Open Days is part of a family of Doors Open Days events taking place across Scotland throughout September, coordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust. This glass-walled building stands as a link to its heritage and community.James Sellers original design was altered and adapted to suit a �more Scottish manner�, then in 1921 the interior was re-ordered when the 'Light' was introduced with the new War Memorial Chancel arrangement.The beautiful soaring windows will lift your eyes upwards to the groined and vaulted ceiling which has also been recently preserved as part of the 2014-15 re-roofing works. Open day. It is a Recognised Collection of National Significance, a status only awarded to those museums that house collections deemed important to telling of a national story.Mon-Wed & Fri 9.30am-5pm, Thu 9.30am-7.30pm, Sat-Sun 12pm-4pm��. As well as continuing to be an active place of worship, the building is the home of the Scottish Jewish Archive Centre and Museum. A place where talented people are given the space to realise their dreams. The restaurant is remodelled to resemble a luxurious ocean liner capturing the style and glamour of 20s and 30s era America. Open days are a great way to see if a university is the right fit for you. 06 Mar 2021. Langside Parish Church, also known as Finn’s Place, is a modern multi-purpose community building. Doors Open Days gives you free access to hundreds of fascinating buildings across Scotland, every September. About this Event. Visit our campus open days in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. Don't forget to leave us feedback on your experiences of Doors Open Days by completing our visitor survey.  you could even win a prize! Advertisement. Hampden Park is rated by UEFA as a 5-star stadium.Entrance to the Museum will be charged at normal rates.�Image credit: Ross Campbell, A stunning building completed in 1996 from original designs by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Category B listed, revival Gothic designed crematorium established 1895, Scotland's first crematorium offers a unique insight into the history of the cremation movement, beautiful architecture, stained glass windows, high technology and considerate memorial facilities.Image credit: Herald and Times Group��, Glasgow Evangelical Church has a restored exterior and beautiful interior, entrance and sanctuary and is an A-listed building. 140 years later, the spectacular Category A listed building still fulfils its original purpose as a place of sanctuary and community. 09 Oct. Recently converted into a community & youth sports/health hub. Secondary tabs. 12K likes. There is a library, archive and a programme of year round events dedicated to women�s lives, histories and achievements.GWL is visited by people from all over the world and from just around the corner. In 1988, the then vacant building was acquired by Taleem ul Islam Trust for the growing Muslim community. It has a unique arched roof indoor courtyard. Our next undergraduate open day is on Saturday 12 June 2021. The original library, opened in 1877 in Ingram Street in the city centre but by the mid-1880s the Library moved to Miller Street. This iconic theatre has a vibrant history in its Gorbals home. The Briggait was the city's fish market for over 100 years, and incorporates the Merchant's Steeple, one of the few remaining parts of Medieval Glasgow. University of Lincoln Postgraduate Virtual Open Day 18 November 2020 Nov. 18, 2020. From 30 November - 4 December 2020, we are hosting Postgraduate Open Day Live, a week-long online event. We encourage everyone into a vital relationship with the built environment, using play as an active agent within the process of rethinking and reclaiming their Freespace. One of Scotland�s most historic and significant theatres, designed by prolific theatre architect Frank Matcham. Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival, Glasgow, United Kingdom. Sadly�2018 may be our last year as plans have been submitted to develop the site.�You can enter via Shuttle Street or via St Nicholas Street.�, An iconic stadium in world football, and the host stadium to the track and field athletics at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The last purpose-built Glasgow Corporation bus garage. The new extension was begun in 1972 and opened in 1981. Category A listed, it is now home to 80 artists and cultural organisations, as well as events and exhibitions. Glasgow Museums can only display a fraction of its collections at any one time, the rest is stored at GMRC, a publicly accessible store. In 1904, the Corporation decided to erect a new building and an architectural competition was held and plans by William B. Whitie were chosen. The Organ is regularly maintained and is believed to be one of only a few of its kind in Scotland.Some Members of the Church learned the craft of Stained Glass Windows making and have created eight award winning windows installed from 1999 to 2001.We are proud of this place of Worship in what is the true centre of the City. The talents of some of the UK’s most influential political figures have been nurtured here. Keele University Virtual Postgraduate Open Afternoon. This is a refurbished 17th Century Stables Block designed by David Hamilton and restored and re-purposed by Cassiltoun Trust. After much debate it was agreed that the site could be used for a library extension and Edinburgh architects, Sir Frank Mears and Partners were appointed to prepare the plans. Set in leafy Bellahouston Park, House for an Art Lover has been realised in materials, craftsmanship and dimensions as closely as possible to the original Mackintosh designs.In 1901 Charles Rennie Mackintosh, now Glasgow�s most famous architect, entered a German-based competition to design a �Grand Residence for an Art Lover�. Glasgow Gurdwara (Albert Drive) has been an enthusiastic supporter of Glasgow Doors Open Day and over the last many years we have hosted thousands of visitors. Advertisement. This beautiful church was designed in its entirety by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. The jewel in its handsome Victorian interior is the gallery, largely designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh.Recent extensive refurbishment with substantial financial aid from Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic Scotland with generous contributions from private donors, has resulted in restoration of the Gallery to its original Victorian splendour.Much careful research went into establishing the original designs and colours used by Mackintosh for his frieze which has been painstakingly recreated. University of Glasgow - Open Day Date and location This event has now finished. The building is now A-listed and provides office premises for Peel Property, Peel Ports - Clydeport and other organisations.��, This large fire station provides fire cover to most of Glasgow city centre from the River Clyde northwards. Built in 1876 as the subject of an architectural competition, the winning design was based on Sainte-Chapelle in Paris. It is a grade A listed building where notorious characters of bygone days were tried. Visit our campus open days in the centre of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city. Completed in 1888, the City Chambers has for over a hundred years been the headquarters of successive councils serving the City of Glasgow. Still serving its original purpose of charitable giving to the city, visitors can learn more about its charitable work while admiring its well-preserved historic city centre offices.�We offer a unique experience with all being welcomed equally. It has a wide range of posters for luxury cruises reflecting the golden age of ocean travel. In the 1920s, it was converted into a Synogogue and served the local Orthodox Jewish community of Pollokshields for over 60 years. Human rights activists have gained their voice. Home > SAE Glasgow Open Day . Doors Open Day 2018:Explore the many hidden parts of Glasgow Central Station. Mackintosh worked on the submission with his new wife, Margaret Macdonald. This building has stood as a place of worship for over 140 years and it still fulfills its original function as a place of sanctuary and community. The City Chambers somehow manages to be a hidden gem in the very centre of the city. You will hear about issues relating to new developments and technologies too. Open: 3 Mar 2020 - 3 Mar 2021 Tue - Wed, - Times vary - see event page Our two-hundred year old 'B' listed building and extensive gardens provide a range of opportunities for people of all ages to meet, gather, learn and grow.����. The Institute of Historic Pipe Organs has granted it a Grade 1 Certificate. 12:00 to 16:00. It opened in 1904 as one of the most brilliant designs of the prolific theatre architect Frank Matcham and has played host to top stars ever since.It is home to possibly the very best Christmas pantomime to be seen in the United Kingdom which over the years has featured the Scottish greats including Stanley Baxter, Jimmy Logan, Rikki Fulton, Elaine C. Smith and Gerard Kelly.The King's provides Glasgow's flourishing amateur groups with a high profile stage. Register. Award-winning writers have developed their craft. See a full list of all medical school open days for 2020 here! Register your interest today! Unfortunately, our online open days in 2020 have all taken place. Scotland�s first purpose-built Synagogue. Established in Glasgow�s South Side in the 1960s, the Gurdwara moved to a spectacular purpose-built building, inspired by traditional South Asian architecture, in 2013. A place where inquiring minds can develop their ideas. This was then extended between 1906 and 1908 to create the building as it appears today. The most important court in Glasgow. Various Churches, Mosques, the new Gurdwara, and Tramway's rich though tragic history.The suburb contains parks, green spaces, villas, tenements and church by some of Glasgow's well known architects including Alexandrer Greek Thomson, WJ Anderson, JC McKellar, William Hunter McNab, HE Clifford, Burnet Boston and Carruthers.The heritage of the Maxwell family is evident in gifted space for parks, bowling greens and allotments, with their varied landscapes and wildlife. We have also recently put in new Pew Cushions, some of which are donated by Members and Friends of the Church. At 22-storeys, Anniesland Court is the tallest listed building in Scotland and Glasgow's only Category A listed tower block. Visit SAE Glasgow, The Home of Creatives. Our Virtual Open Days will give you a taste of life as a Stirling student. "The Mitchell Library, with its distinctive copper dome, is one of Glasgow�s most famous landmarks. Don't forget to leave us feedback on your experiences of Doors Open Days by completing our visitor survey. The rules stated that �only genuinely original modern designs will be considered�. In 2007 redevelopment work took place to turn the old Mitchell Theatre foyer into an impressive Surf Area with public PCs, Leisure and Lifestyle for lending, and Caf�. The architectural styles and building materials used demonstrate the eclecticism and evolution of Victorian/Edwardian middle class taste. � In 2006 library material was made available for lending for the first time in the Library�s history. Our live sessions may be over but you can still visit our academic and service areas and chat to our staff, students and alumni on Unibuddy. The exterior of the building has been cleaned and the stonework restored.��. Find out more about Glasgow's Firefighters and the inner workings of a station.Limited disabled accessFor more information go to http://glasgowdoorsopenday.com/event/cowcaddens-fire-station/, An easy cycle tour of Pollok Park, one of Glasgow's hidden gems, delivered by a professional cycle guide. Set in the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building houses a unique collection in a beautiful woodland setting. Visitors last year were charmed and delighted by the garden and many left inspired. OPEN DAY LIVE 2020. With its gridded streets lined with handsome tenements, terraces, shops and public buildings, East Pollokshields was developed as an upmarket tenement suburb.Maxwell Park station, 101 Fotheringay Road, G41 4EF�, This is a striking �Greek� Thomson church which was burnt out in 1965.During Doors Open Days, explore 'freespace', activated by WAVE particle as a space for the local community and artists. We are exploring how public space, non-space, stalled space and civic space all have the potential to change and grow, depending on how we choose to occupy them. More details will follow soon. A combination of mosaic, marble and carved wood come together to create a wonderful civic palace, with grand corridors and stately function rooms full of original details. The Edwardian Category A listed Anchor Line building has been beautifully renovated from a former cruise line booking office into one of Glasgow's best restaurants. All rights reserved.Company Registration: 10619982 Registered Office: 64 Tredington Park, Hatton Park, Warwick, CV35 7TT. With many original features intact, this Glasgow institution is still a busy working theatre receiving musicals, drama and dance, and is proud of its part in Glasgow�s pantomime tradition.The King's Theatre is one of Scotland's most historic and significant theatres. Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) houses a vast collection of objects from around the world. The original fa�ade of the St Andrews Halls, with its impressive statuary, became part of the new exterior. Built in 1197, the cathedral represents over 800 years history of the Church, city and indeed Scotland itself. Lambhill Stables is a vibrant community facility in the north of Glasgow. Fine Art gallery in William Leiper's A-listed red sandstone tower with sculpture by William Birnie Rhind. Govan Old churchyard is one of the oldest places of Christian worship in Scotland, with archaeological investigation uncovering burials dating back to the 5th century. Dumfries Campus November Information Session - Wednesday 25 November 2020 Each day we’ll be highlighting a different specialist school: Monday 30 November: School of Design Tuesday 1 December: Innovation School Wednesday 2 December: School of Simulation and Visualisation Thinking of studying a creative media course? 2020 Weekends; Visitor Survey 2020! Above all, it continues to pack in appreciative audiences, performance after performance, year after year. The Club opened on 1 August 1871 with membership drawn from the local area. Award-winning writers have developed their craft. Open Days 2020 . 06 Mar. Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is an annual event celebrating the city's architecture, culture & heritage. Relevant to. You'll find yourself walking through tunnels, boiler rooms and darkened basements. Come and explore and get into buildings. It has stood the test of time, its narrow buttresses were driven down to the rock below the old mine workings of the area.The magnificent addition of the figured Stained Glass took place around 1900, the size of which are seldom seen within a Parish Church and eight of these large windows have been restored in recent years.Cottier, Burne-Jones, Shrigley-Hunt, Meikle and Maclellan have all contributed to the beauty of this building. The collection is one of the greatest ever created by one person, comprising over 8000 objects.�, During Doors Open Days, join Pollokshields Heritage for a guided bus tour of this magnificent Victorian garden suburb: see listed buildings, discover splendid villas, tenements and nature areas see various communities, and hear many stories.Dating from 1849, Pollokshields is a fine example of a Victorian Garden suburb. University of Glasgow - Explore - Visit us - Undergraduate events - Open Days Our Virtual Open Day was on Friday 2nd October 2020. ... Glasgow: Thursday 18th June 2020 Wednesday 2nd September 2020 Saturday 24th October 2020: Registration opens 6 weeks before each open day. Doors Open Days are upon us once again, kicking off yesterday (Monday) and running until Sunday (September 22) with dozens of places for you to see as you’ve never seen them before. Sat�Sun Tours�on request; 20mins.Meeting Point:�Upstairs Receptionhttps://www.cancersupportscotland.orgwww.facebook.com/Cancersuppscotland/Twitter @CancerSuppScot Instagram @cancersupportscotland. Explore videos where you can hear from our crew and find out about the benefits Emirates offers, and what it's like to live in the exciting city of Dubai. A unique opportunity to visit Andrew Muirhead & Son's historic Leather Works as the Company opens its doors to see best practice manufacturing of modern seating leathers destined for the worlds major airlines and public buildings. Glasgow. 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