Tag Archives: Scotland

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 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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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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Competition: DOD and Timorous Beasties

Doors Open Days might be over for this year but don’t worry, we’ve still got another competition for you to enter! We’ve teamed up with Timorous Beasties to give you the chance to win one of their stunning thistle cushions. All … Continue reading

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Doors Open Days in Ayrshire

Although much of the focus of Doors Open Days is on the buildings themselves, it’s often the “living” aspect of the buildings that makes them special. Whether through connections to family history, or current residents (in this case residents of … 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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