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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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Doors Open Days Event in Pictures: Yuck ‘n Yum Zine Fair, Dundee, 13.09.2014

  Dundee’s resident zine collective Yuck ‘n Yum hosted their third annual Zine fair at The Hannah McClure Centre, as a new addition to this year’s Doors Open Days programme.     The fair celebrates all things self-publishing, including print, … Continue reading

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Your Doors Open Days Experiences: Part 2

After the success of our Part 1 post, we thought it was time to share some more of your Doors Open Days experiences. This time we’ll be sharing lots of fantastic photos, as well as some blog posts and articles! … Continue reading

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