Mackintosh Festival, Glasgow, October, 2017
The sixth annual Mackintosh Festival – celebrating the achievements of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow’s most famous architect, designer and artist.
An extensive programme of events will take place in Glasgow Mackintosh venues with a focus on architecture, design, visual arts and crafts.
You can enjoy walks, workshops, exhibitions, performances, talks and events for all ages. These will appeal to longstanding Mackintosh fans and those who are just learning about his architecture, art and designs.
An Afternoon with Windows in the West
Avril Paton at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross Church
Artist Avril Paton as she tells us about the inspiration and process behind two of her most iconic paintings – Windows in the West and the Art School. Refreshments included as well as the opportunity to purchase signed prints.
Tickets at Eventbrite
Friday 20 October, 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Mackintosh Queen’s Cross
870 Garscube Road
Glagow G20 7EL
Mackintosh’s Glasgow Walking Tours
Visitor Centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: Adult: £19.50 Senior / Student £16.00 Under 18s: £9.75
Telephone: 0141 353 4526
In person: The Glasgow School of Art Visitor Centre.
Tours of The Mackintosh House
1st-7th October 2017 (closed on Mondays) :: Tuesday – Saturday, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Sunday 11.00am – 3.00pm
Location: The Mackintosh House, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Admission: General Admission £5.00, Concessions £3.00
Tickets available at reception: www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian
The Big Banner Project: Stencilling workshop
(Photo credit: Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw @the Lansdowne House of Stencils)
Saturday 22 October, 2017
12 – 4 p.m.
Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow G5 8BQ
Tickets are available from the Royal Concert Hall on 0141 353 8000 or online at tickets.glasgowconcerthall
A banner making workshop with artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw of Lansdowne House of Stencils. Inspired by a Charles Rennie Mackintosh banner from the Willow Tea Rooms, you will explore the skill of stencilling on paper and fabric and decorate your own cushion cover in Mackintosh style to take home before creating a communal banner using stencilling and multi-media. The finished banner will be exhibited during the month of October at the Lighthouse, Glasgow. You don’t need special skills or be able to draw to take part. We will be using paint and stencils on the day please make sure you wear old clothes.
Tea/Coffee are included together with all material, there will be a short lunch break.
The Mackintosh Club Helensburgh
‘A Threaded Story‘ will be exhibited during the Mackintosh Festival 1-31st October 2017 A one off collection of textiles from around the globe including exquisite Japanese Kimonos.
‘A Rather Remarkable Evening’ A Japanese Tea Ceremony will take place on Thursday 5th October at 7.30pm , Geisha Girls,Tea,Traditional Treats and Sake.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations for any of the above.
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- Word Jazzology, Partickhill Bowling and Community Club
- Jingle All The Way, GFT
- Remembering Glasgow’s Forgotten Women
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- A Letter to Nan – women-only creative writing workshop
- Glasgow Feminist Arts Festival, CCA
- Liam McIlvanney, Creative Conversations University of Glasgow
- Glasgow Scribes (calligraphy).
- The Slow Readers Club at The Art School
- Book Week Scotland: Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin Documentary GFT
- Book Week Scotland 2018 – Events at Arlington Baths Club
- Oklahoma, Kings Theatre Glasgow
- It Is Easy To Be Dead, OranMor
- Poetry at Inn Deep with Cat Hepburn
- Dance Along Movie, Trolls
- The Parlotones at OranMor
- Book Week Scotland: Denise Mina and Liam McIlvaney
- Take 2. Belle and Sebastian 3 Friends Forever, GFT
- Widows GFT