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Doors Open Day at The Lighthouse 03 Sep 2015

Glasgow Doors Open Day is now in its 26th year and we’re delighted to be offering a whole range of drop-in activities for you and your family. Doors Open Day is organised by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and celebrates the City buildings, streets, parks, architecture, history and people with over 100 buildings taking part and ‘opening their doors’ to the public.

Here at The Lighthouse we have activities running on the 19th and 20th September. There will be free guided tours of the building throughout the day as well as a fantastic art, design and contemporary craft market with up and coming designers selling their gorgeous and unique products, organised and hosted by Tea Green.

For children we will have drop-in creative workshopsrunning throughout the building on both days. They can design a 3D building from recycled materials, take part in creating a giant frieze of the City using as much imagination as they like or they can join us in creating a kaleidoscopic skyline installation on the windows in our Viewing Platform. The workshops will be running all day so drop in and get crafting any time you like! More information via this link

Finally, Architecture and Design Scotland in collaboration with the Scottish Traditional Building Forum are running talks throughout the day on the 19th September as well as hosting child-friendly activities such as a treasure hunt, ‘I Spy’ and interactive computer games where you can build your own sustainable house or town. Find out more about their Doors Open Day activities via this link.

We are really looking forward to Doors Open Day this year and can’t wait to welcome you to The Lighthouse.

Opening Hours during Doors Open:

Saturday 19th September: 10am - 5pm
Sunday 20th September: 11am - 5pm

Building Tours during Doors Open:

Saturday 19th September: 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm
Sunday 20th September: 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm


The Lighthouse: Family Workshops

The Lighthouse: Tea Green Market

Architecture and Design Scotland: Talks & Events

Glasgow Doors Open Day Website


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