Online Talk: The Historic East End

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Weds 8th July 2020 | 6pm BST | via Zoom

Following our incredibly successful event exploring Pollokshields we are off to discover heritage gems in other areas of the city…starting with the East End!

Join GCHT and local historian Peter Mortimer for a virtual guided tour of the East End of Glasgow, from Calton & the Barras, via Bridgeton & Camlachie, to Parkhead & Dennistoun Peter will show us some of the familiar and lesser-known gems of the East End, past & present.

Peter has been researching the history of the streets of Glasgow since 1990. He leads heritage walks every year for Glasgow Doors Open Days through Parkhead, Calton and Bridgeton. He has been involved in a variety of local history groups including as President of the Old Glasgow Club during its Centenary Year in 2000. Peter is a regular speaker on various Glasgow related history topics and is the author of five books on Glasgow published by Stenlake Publishing.

FREE, booking required, donations welcome. 


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