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, 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, 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.
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