Category Archives: Doors Open Days

The doors – and my eyes – have been opened!

By Laura Coventry EVER wanted to uncover many of Scotland’s best-kept secrets about its buildings? I have! A keen photographer with a background in communications, and an interest in architecture and buildings, I was in no doubt about where I … Continue reading

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“My Favourite Building Changes Every Week”

BECAUSE she is exposed to some of Glasgow’s most fascinating buildings on a daily basis, Ruth Morris says her favourite building changes every week. The events and development coordinator at Glasgow Building Preservation Trust says this week her favourite is … Continue reading

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“A privilege not to be missed”

CURIOSITY is the reason you should visit Doors Open Day in Falkirk this year, according to local historian Geoff Bailey. The Keeper of Archaeology & Local History at Falkirk Community Trust is gearing up for one of the busiest times … Continue reading

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Great opportunity to uncover “good stories” and “be nosey”

UNCOVERING the good stories behind Scotland’s buildings fascinates Frances MacArthur the most about Doors Open Day. She’s recently discovered some interesting facts about a building she’s frequented regularly for many years. Frances, Cultural Development Manager for East Dunbartonshire, revealed: “Any … Continue reading

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Photoblog post: Pipe Factory, Glasgow

Gillian Hayes of Dapple Photography took these photos of The Pipe Factory as the latest instalment for our photoblog post series. The Pipe Factory is next to The Barras in Glasgow. This former Italian Renaissance inspired factory was designed by M Forsyth … Continue reading

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Impact Arts at The Briggait, Doors Open Day Glasgow

David Shrigley’s life drawings were the main attraction at The Briggait during Doors Open Day last weekend. The Turner Prize nominated artist, who is patron of the Impact Arts project, has curated a selection of 200 drawings currently on show in the building’s … Continue reading

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Guest Blog post: Euan’s Guide on accessible venues in Edinburgh

Euan’s Guide is an online guide to accessible places written by disabled people, their family and their friends. They are based in Edinburgh and love to take part in Open Doors Day each year. This year, they have kindly put together … Continue reading

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