Items of Interest

Items of Interest is Pollok House's programme of Winter Talks, every Friday a particular aspect of the house's history will be revealed by knowledgeable guides!

Items of Interest

About Items of Interest

Join us for our programme of winter talks. Every Friday at 2pm, a particular aspect of Pollok House’s history will be revealed by our knowledgeable guides.

18 January: The Architecture of Pollok House
25 January: A Look at Lady Maxwell’s Scrapbooks
1 February: The Religious Art of Pollok House

Price: Included with admission to House, £7.50 (£5.50 concessions); Trust members free*

Booking is necessary for all talks.

*Membership can be bought on the day.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Items of Interest are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Pollok House

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

Harry Benson: From Glasgow to America

19th May 2018 - 31st March 2019
Pollok House brings together photographs from photo-journalist Harry Benson's native Glasgow alongside images created during an illustrious career in America in this exhibition.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Pollok House

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Pollok House

30th March 2019 - 31st March 2019
Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to spoil your mum and show how much you appreciate her. Why not treat her to a very special afternoon tea at Pollok House?
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

31st March 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

19th April 2019 - 22nd April 2019
Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Pollok House!
Ghost Hunt Experience

Ghost Hunt Experience

27th April 2019
Join the Scottish Ghost Nights team as they explore another iconic Glasgow location... are you brave enough to go in search of the ghosts of Pollok House?
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

28th April 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break

Cornelia Parker: One Day This Glass Will Break

18th May 2019 - 15th September 2019
Pollok House is delighted to present an exhibition of prints by one of Britain's leading contemporary artists, Cornelia Parker, in partnership with Hayward Touring and the Southbank Centre, London.
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

26th May 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

23rd June 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

28th July 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

25th August 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
Costume Sunday

Costume Sunday

29th September 2019
Pollok House will be brought to life as staff wear trends from the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries on one of their regular Costume Sunday events!
The Witches of Pollok

The Witches of Pollok

31st October 2019
Join professional mind readers and historical witchcraft experts Cara Hamilton and Ethereal Fearchara for a night you will not forget at Pollok House!

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Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
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Early Korean Cinema: Lost Films From the Japanese Colonial Period
Early Korean Cinema: Lost Films From the Japanese Colonial Period
26th March 2019
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A special screening of two 'lost films' from Korea's Japanese Colonial Period is being held at Glasgow Film Theatre on Tuesday 26th and Thursday 28th March as part of the London Korean Film Festival.
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26th March 2019
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During March, Northlight Heritage will be running a community dig and a range of exciting activities and events in Govan Old Parish Churchyard!
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Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
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