The Mackintosh Festival, Glasgow, October 2015



The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, walks, talks, tours and performance in various locations including Glasgow School of Art.

You will find activities for the whole family as you celebrate the life and work of Glasgow’s renowned architect.

See the full programme

Events include:


The Nature of Art Nouveau Exhibition

Sat 17 October – 24 December 2015 :: 10.30am – 5.00pm, Monday – Saturday, 12.00pm – 5.00pm Sunday
The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
Admission: FREE

See the full programme:


Mackintosh at the GSA tours

Daily throughout October 2015 :: 11.00am, 2.00pm and 3.15pm

The Glasgow School of Art, Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: £9.75 adult / £8.00 student / £8.00 senior / £4.75 under 18’s.
Tickets: Online:   Telephone: 0141 353 4526 
In person: Window on Mackintosh visitor Centre at The Glasgow School of Art Website

The Glasgow School of Yarn

Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct 2015 :: 10am – 5pm both days

Location: Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow, G20 7EL
Admission: Prices vary by workshop and entry, please see
Tickets: Book online at

Tea, Talk and Tour The Willow Tea Rooms

Friday 16th, Friday 23rd and Friday 30th October :: 11am

The Willow Tea Rooms, 217 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3EX
Admission: Adult/Conc: £5 pp. Child: £3.50 pp
Tickets: Call Sheila Proctor, Willow Tea Rooms on 0141 332 0521 or email


Rediscovering Hous’hill in Nitshill

Fri 16 October 2015 :: 2pm – 4pm

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC) 200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow, G53 7NN
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Booking Essential – To book, call 0141 276 9300 or  email

Glasgow Style City Walking Tours

Sunday 18 and Sunday 25 Oct 2015 :: 11.15am

The Glasgow School of Art, Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: Adult: £19.50, Senior: £16, Student: £16, Under 18: £9.75
Tickets: Book online at Call GSA on 0141 353 4526 or join a tour at the Window on Mackintosh visitor centre.


Mackintosh at the Grand

Thu 15 – Sun 18 Oct 2015 :: Thu 6pm – Sun 4pm

Location: Grand Central Hotel, Gordon Street, Glasgow with the Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society, Queen’s Cross, 870 Garscube Road G20 7EL
Admission: Price:
Prices vary, See website for costs and information
Tickets: online at or by telephone at 0141 946 6600


Gujarati Society Glasgow, Evening of Music and Dance 24 October, 2015
Support North Kelvin Meadow and The Children's Wood Tuesday 20 October, 2015

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