***SOLD OUT*** Moments of Beauty in Glasgow: A Walking Tour

The cenotaph at George Square

Sunday 24 March 2024 | 11am – 1pm | Meet at 54 Bell Street, G1 1LQ

If you enjoy our Director Niall Murphy’s ‘Moments Of Beauty in Glasgow’ on X (Twitter), come and join him on a walking tour exploring some of the highlights, both big and small!

Starting from Bell Street, the walk will head into Glasgow Cross via the High Street then on into the Merchant City via Albion Street. The tour will take in Wilson Street, Glassford Street, Ingram Street, Virginia Street, Miller Street, and Royal Exchange Square before finishing at the Lighthouse.

Niall will cover the lost realm of the Tobacco Lords, the high jinks of the Hellfire club, the devastation caused by the collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank, the works of the Glasgow City Improvement Trust, Glasgow’s interwar ‘Avenue of the Americas’ and the County Buildings, Robert Adam’s Trades House, a Post-modern courtyard, Sir JJ Burnet’s baroque banking hall, a precocious facade, the site of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Ingram Street tea rooms, the link between Paris’s Arc du Triomphe and the Equestrian Statue of the Duke of Wellington, Glasgow’s links to slavery, and, the symbology of the Lighthouse.

£15, booking is essential

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