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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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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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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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Your Doors Open Days Experiences: Part 1

There’s nothing we like better here at Doors Open Days HQ than hearing all about your great DOD experiences. Today I’m going to share some of your fantastic blog posts, articles and pictures from this year’s Doors Open Days. Stay … Continue reading

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Doors Open Days Adventures: Glasgow

Here at Doors Open Days, we love hearing all about what you got up to and which buildings you went to visit. With such a huge and diverse range of buildings, talks, tours, walks and other events available (and all … Continue reading

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