Walks in Glasgow.

Celebrating Ten Years of Woodlands Community Garden

19 and 20 September, 2020 Woodlands Community Garden, 91 – 101 West Prince Street, Glasgow G4 9BY Woodlands Community Garden and online celebrating 10 years of the Woodlands Community Garden at Woodlands Workspace. A weekend of walk through, socially distanced activities to celebrate the story of the garden and highlight some of  Woodlands Community Development […]

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Govan’s Glories: Central Govan Walk Ian R. Mitchell

Salmon Bank Govan X.

THE TALK In one of his biographies, Alex Ferguson expressed pride in his origins  when he stated that “to call Govan a district of Glasgow was an insult.” Most Govanites would agree and the area is without doubt the one with the strongest sense of identity amongst the older working class districts of the city. […]

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020 | Filed under: Coronavirus, Ian Mitchell, Pat's Home Page Blog, Walks in Glasgow

Ghost Signs of Glasgow, Glasgow City Heritage Trust

ghost signs of glasgow

Guided Walk Saturday 9th November | 11am | Free, but booking essential  Meeting point: George Square, in front of the Robert Burns Statue  Ghost signs are the fading remains of old painted signs on buildings, which offer an invaluable window into the past.With the help of our great volunteers we have created engaging and informative walks […]

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Monday, November 4, 2019 | Filed under: Books, Talks, Poetry and Creative Writing Events, Walks in Glasgow

Remembering the 40 hour strike – Walking Tour Glasgow

read the riot act

Saturday, 2nd February, 2019 – 12 p.m. Starts from George Square, City Centre. With David Lees, Ewan Gibb and Henry Bell To commemorate the centenary of the 40-hours strike there will be a walking tour on Saturday 2nd February. Free event – all welcome. During late January and early February 1919 workers in Glasgow and […]

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Govanhill; no single-ends by Ian R. Mitchell

Govanhill against racism

The Talk Govanhill is almost certainly the most intact area of working-class tenement housing left in Glasgow. Apart from on its north-eastern fringes, very few of the four storey blocks dating from the later nineteenth century have been demolished, and the grid-plan of the streets remains exactly as it was laid out over 100 years […]

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 | Filed under: Ian Mitchell, Walks in Glasgow

Guided Walking Tours of Glasgow’s music scene, past and present – from August, 2015

music city tours

Guided Walking Tours of Glasgow’s music scene, past and present Explore the fascinating places, people and performances which have shaped Glasgow’s musical landscape and hear the tales of the venues. Choice of Two Tours  Fridays and Saturdays from August 2015. Merchant City Walking Tours Glasgow Music Mile Waling Tour  £15 (Concessions £10)  Bespoke tours can also […]

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Thursday, July 23, 2015 | Filed under: Gig Guide plus Club Events, Walks in Glasgow

music city tours

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