Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh lovers often enquire about Glasgow tours featuring the Glasgow School of Art. This prestigious building was founded in 1845, and as such it holds a very strong place in the hearts and minds of the Scottish, and everyone from other nationalities who studied there. The building began its life as the Glasgow Government School of Design, but changed from this clunky moniker in 1853 to what it is known as today. Initially it was located at 12 Ingram Street, but moved to the McLellan Galleries in 1869. In 1897, work began on a new building that was designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a notable Scottish architect. This project was funded by a £10,000 donation from the Bellahouston Tr

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival

Glasgow is a notoriously friendly place. People all throughout the city will talk to you, offer advice about places to visit in Glasgow, Glasgow sightseeing and Glasgow attractions. Glasgow open doors week may fool you into thinking that all the locals are ready to throw open their houses and offer you cups of tea and ‘craic’ in their own homes - this is not what this event is about! It is equally as inviting as the name sounds though, you'll be pleased to hear. Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival has been running since 1990, so it is by now an established event which is well known and loved across the world. It is an event to celebrate the city's culture, heritage and architecture - and it's f

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