The Great Big Mackintosh Bus Tour is a special edition of Glasgow Museums’ popular Great Big Heritage Bus Tours, as part of this year’s citywide #Mackintosh150 celebrations. The FREE bus service, provided by the Glasgow Vintage Vehicle Trust, will be operating a number of vintage buses along a pick up and drop off route between Kelvin Hall, Mackintosh at The Willow, Mackintosh House, The Lighthouse, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Scotland Street School Museum, and Mackintosh Queens Cross Church.
Stop by the popular Glasgow Museums venues Kelvin Hall, Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and Scotland Street School Museum, where you can enjoy a raft of family-friendly arts and crafts activities, all for free. At Kelvin Hall there will be a mini Mackintosh chair workshop, while at Scotland Street School Museum create a Mackintosh-inspired playground toy for some school-yard themed fun. At Kelvingrove, enjoy an all-ages day of stenciling, embroidery and making willow hearts, alongside metal work demonstrations by artist Bryony Knox.
The route will also give passengers the opportunity to visit other popular Mackintosh spots across the city, including Mackintosh at The Willow, Mackintosh House, The Lighthouse and Mackintosh Queens Cross Church. This is a fantastic chance to learn more about the magnificent work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, with a number of tours, talks and displays to enjoy across these venues.
Here at The Lighthouse we will be running free building tours on the hour from 12pm until 4pm. Spaces are limited so will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.