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A Walk Out Of This World: What survives of the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival

Don't miss this guided tour around the site of the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival, with the combined expertise of the 'After the Garden Festival' team!

A Walk Out Of This World: What survives of the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival

About A Walk Out Of This World: What survives of the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival

When the 1988 Glasgow Garden Festival closed, the site was completely cleared - or was it? Join Urban Prehistorian Kenny Brophy, heritage expert Gordon Barr and Garden Festival obsessive Lex Lamb on a guided walk around the festival site. We will take you back in time to show you what was there - and also reveal some surprising remnants still there today of the unique event that changed the way Glasgow sees itself, and how it is seen by the world.

Please note: when you buy a ticket, we will contact you with the meeting point for the start of the walk. On the day, you'll get a handout with a map to help orientate you and take you back in time to 1988...

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