Wednesday, 15 June 2011

.... and after A-Day, H-Day, 18/6/11

"H" for history!  At Lansdowne Church, 416 Great Western Road Glasgow Saturday 18 June

Four Acres Charitable Trust presents JOHN HONEYMAN : ARCHITECT OF LANSDOWNE
David Stark, architect and Honeyman biographer on the history of architectural firm Honeyman, Keppie and Mackintosh. Honeyman's work spanned Victorian life. This story is as much a social as an architectural one.
10:15am   Free Event   No Booking   Additional info:

Four Acres Charitable Trust presents ALF WEBSTER AND HIS STAINED GLASS
Robin Webster, Glasgow architect, will talk about the family life and background of his grandfather. Alf Webster, whose work brought him "into the category of genius", according to Michael Donnelly. "Webster's great north and south windows are among the crowning achievements of Scottish stained glass”. These were Webster's last major commissions prior to his tragic death in Flanders in 1915, aged 30.
11:30am   Free Event   No Booking   Additional info:

Glasgow City Heritage Trust and Friends of Glasgow West presents BOOK LAUNCH: “A NOTABLE ORNAMENT” - LANSDOWNE CHURCH
The launch of "A Notable Ornament: Lansdowne Church - an icon of Victorian Glasgow", a new book on the history of one of the west end of Glasgow's most familiar landmarks. With the author architectural historian Gordon R Urquhart, who will be available to sign copies. Light refreshments.
2:00pm   Free Event   No Booking   Additional info:

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