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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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“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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Doors Open Days Adventures: Edinburgh

This weekend saw the last of 2013’s regions opening their doors for this year’s Doors Open Days festival. I made one last DOD trip and headed to Edinburgh city centre to explore a fantastic hidden gem. The Anatomy Museum and … 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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Doors Open Days Adventures: Aberdeenshire

Sometimes Doors Open Days is about going to that one special building you’ve been meaning to visit for years. Other times, it’s all about having a whole day out and visiting as many different buildings as you possibly can along … Continue reading

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Doors Open Days Adventures: Aberdeen City

This Saturday Aberdeen opened the doors to lots of different buildings so I went along to explore a few in the city centre. With so many great buildings within a few minutes walk, I had time to get round not … Continue reading

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