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Doors Open Days The Lighthouse
17 & 18 Sep

Over the course of the Doors Open Days weekend The Lighthouse will host a series of free events relating to the flagship Year of Architecture Innovation and Design exhibition; Adventures in Space.

There will be a number of drop-in workshops aimed at getting children excited by the positive impact that design has. In line with our Adventures in Space exhibition these designer-led workshops will allow visitors to explore the design of the future and create space inspired crafts.

Music Box Migrations Workshop

Sunday 18th September
Drop-in between 1pm & 4pm
Mackintosh Centre, Level 3
For all ages

Master the art of making an Origami bird and create its flight path in sound with Music Box Migrations.

Space Themed Craft Workshops

Saturday 17th: 10.30am - 4pm
Sunday 18th: 11.30am - 4pm
Ground Floor & Level 3
For all ages

Drop-in to our craft workshops where you can make rockets, shooting stars, alien masks, astronaut helmets and more.

The finished pieces will be suspended from the ceiling on Level 3 against a black space background to create a unique galaxy!

Other Activities

Help transform our Viewing Platform into a futuristic space ship, redesign the architecture of Glasgow's future on the windows or check out the inflatable planetarium, complete with pieces of rock from space!

There will also be a craft market hosted by The Urban Market, showcasing products from a curated selection of Scottish makers, producers and designers as well as guided tours allowing visitors to learn more about the history of The Lighthouse building.

Opening Hours

Saturday 17th: 10.30am - 5pm

Sunday 18th: 11am - 5pm

Tours of The Lighthouse

Saturday 17th: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Sunday 18th: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm

Booking essential

Tours will last 40 minutes

Call now to book: 0141 276 5365

Let us know if you plan to come along over on our Facebook Events Page.

Adventures in Space Exhibition
Doors Open Days Glasgow Website
Music Box Migrations workshop

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