Speaking for Scotland’s Buildings since 1956, the AHSS is a national charity with over 1000 members and volunteers across Scotland. We use our voice to study, protect and celebrate Scotland’s wealth of historic buildings and environments.
Members and non-members of the AHSS are welcome to attend these events. No-pre booking required, tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the event at the door.
24th October: OCEAN LINERS: SPEED AND STYLE
Professor Bruce Peter of Glasgow School of Art explores ship design from the heyday of the 'ocean greyhound', with an emphasis on Clyde-built liners and their interiors.
21st November: GLASGOW’S GREAT INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
John Hume, historian of industrial archaeology and architecture examines some of the extraordinary, magnificent and, indeed, noble buildings put up by Glasgow’s industrialists in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
23rd January: JAMES MILLER
Fergus Sutherland of Icosse Heritage and Media talks about the career of one of Glasgow's most successful (and least discussed) architects, the wonderfully eclectic James Miller.
20th February: BUILDINGS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, 1451-2020
Nick Haynes, historic environment consultant traces the architectural history of the University from its origins in the High Street to the most recent developments at Gilmorehill.
19th March: HENRY EDWARD CLIFFORD (1852-1932) - POLLOKSHIELDS ARCHITECT
Niall Murphy, Deputy Director of Glasgow City Heritage Trust introduces us to one of the key architects from Glasgow’s Golden Age and one that was a rare beast, the Glaswegian architect with a European reputation.
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Have you always wanted to know more about how GCHT's grants scheme works? Do you have a project in mind but are not sure if it would be eligible? Then this surgeries series is for you!
Join the Kendal Mountain Festival Tour in Glasgow for a one-of-a-kind evening, celebrating exploration of some of the wildest places on earth, as they screen some of the world's best adventure films!
Gain an insight into The Hunterian's world class collections at one of their weekly lunchtime talks!
Join Greenpeace Glasgow for a look at alternative sustainable transport systems that could benefit Glasgow and some of the groups and campaigns working on this.