Pollokshields Heritage Lecture Series 2017-18

Pollokshields Heritage hold a regular series of talks and lectures in The Fotheringay Centre throughout the year.

Pollokshields Heritage Lecture Series 2017-18

About Pollokshields Heritage Lecture Series 2017-18

Tuesday, 14th November 2017: From Roses to Squares - interior stencilling from the turn of the century to the Deco period
Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw

Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw will be talking about the evolution of designs in interior stencilling from the turn of the century to the 1920’s, taking examples from the schemes in which she has been involved. She will look at trends and fashions and show schemes designed by some of the best artists for the well-to-do new “entrepreneurs” of Victorian/Edwardian times and later. She will describe the challenges she has to face when recreating some of those schemes and give an insight into domestic stencilling in Glasgow. She will also be able to discuss local sources and give basic pointers on personal projects.

Tuesday, 16th January 2018: Alexander Thomson 2017 - his bicentennial year
Sally White

Sally White, Director and Secretary of the Alexander Thomson Society, will be looking back over the Bicentenary events of 2017 and the scope of the Alexander Thomson Society’s achievements in extending awareness of ‘Greek Thomson’ and his architecture. The challenge now facing the Society is how to build on this past year to achieve its aims and respond to the interest that has been generated.

Tuesday, 20th February 2018: Going Round in Circles
John Yellowlees

John Yellowlees, the recently retired leader of ScotRail's ‘Adopt a Station’ programme who now has taken on an honorary role, will look at history of the Caledonian Railway and the development of Glasgow's South Side.

Tuesday, 24th April 2018: The History Girls Frae Glasgow
Karen Mailley-Watt and Rachael Purse

Karen Mailley-Watt and Rachael Purse will delve into the fascinating history of the South-Side through its female inhabitants. Rachael and Karen will discuss the colourful, energetic and powerful female personalities of Glasgow’s Southside including artists and designers, as well as activists and wealthy philanthropists, in order to create a HERstory of this side of the city.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Pollokshields Heritage Lecture Series 2017-18 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Talks and Lectures Events you might like...

Object in Focus
Object in Focus
17th July 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow West End
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Tours of The Mackintosh House
Tours of The Mackintosh House
17th July 2018
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow West End
Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh House, a meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his wife's Glasgow home.
Insight Talks at the Hunterian
Insight Talks at the Hunterian
17th July 2018
Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, Glasgow West End
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!

History Events you might like...

Object in Focus
Object in Focus
17th July 2018
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow West End
Each week join one of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum's Curators as they look at one of the artefacts or paintings in more detail!
Special Interest Tours
Special Interest Tours
17th July 2018
Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, Glasgow South Side
Meet the specialist staff at GMRC and learn about their area of the museum collection... come and discover something new!
Guided Walk - Glasgow’s Finest Buildings
Guided Walk - Glasgow’s Finest Buildings
17th July 2018
Glasgow City Centre
Explore some of Glasgow's finest buildings, including work by Alexander 'Greek' Thomson and Charles Rennie Mackintosh on this guided walk from Glasgow Historic Walks!

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