Glasgow Mackintosh

The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events & tours in Mackintosh and partner venues. This year we are celebrating the Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design and have created 'Mackintosh the Innovator' events in St Enoch Centre with our partners Wireframe Immersive.

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Celebrate the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design with The Glasgow School of Art’s 2.25 hour long walking tours of the city. Investigate turn of the century architectural styles with GSA’s knowledgeable student guides. Discover Glasgow’s distinct architectural language, from Victorian influences to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s innovative designs and the output of his contemporaries working in the Glasgow Style of Art Nouveau.

Every Saturday throughout October 2016 :: 11:30am

Mackintosh’s Glasgow Walking Tours

Location: Window onMackintosh visitor centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: Adult: £19.50 Senior: £16.00 Student: £16.00 Under 18s: £9.75
Tickets: Book tickets
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk/tours

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Enjoy a 30 minute guided tour of The Mackintosh  House – meticulous re-assemblage of the principal interiors from 78 Southpark Avenue (originally Florentine Terrace) the Mackintoshes Glasgow home.  Guided Tours: tours take place from Tuesday - Friday at 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm and 12.30pm. Tours operate on a first come, first served basis. Self Guided Visits: admission is self-guided from 1pm Tuesday - Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday. Last admission 4.15pm (3.15pm Sunday). Please note, a maximum of 12 visitors are allowed in the house at any one time. Please note we are currently carrying out refurbishment works and there may be some disruption to opening hours. Please check our website before you visit.

Throughout October 2016 (closed on Mondays) :: Tuesday – Saturday, 10.00am – 4.00pm,  Sunday 11.00am – 3.00pm

Tours of The Mackintosh House

Location: The Mackintosh House, Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow, 82 Hillhead Street, Glasgow G12 8QQ
Admission: General Admission £5.00, Concessions £3.00
Tickets: Tickets available at reception:  www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian
Website: www.glasgow.ac.uk/hunterian

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Join Glasgow School of Art’s Archivist Susannah Waters to discover what life was like at the School in the late 19th century. Visitors will have the rare opportunity to see original sketches and watercolours created by Mackintosh during this period alongside original documentation from the School’s Archives and Collections.

Tuesday 25th October 2016 :: 12.30pm

Mackintosh’s Student Days at The Glasgow School of Art

Location: Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 8RF
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk

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The Hill House will show an exhibition on the work of Henry Taylor Wyse – artist, teacher and craftsman. Wyse was an influential teacher of art and his grandsons have lent material and work by him which includes: watercolours, family tree, landscape portraits, pots, books and leaflets.

2nd July - 31st October 2016 :: 11.30am - 5.30pm

Henry Taylor Wyse - Artist, Teacher and Craftsman

Location: The Hill House, 8 Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, G84 9AJ
Admission: Adults £10.50, Conc £7.50, Family £24.50 (2 adults and up to 4 children aged 4 – 16)
Website: www.nts.org.uk

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We are delighted to add The Mackintosh Club to our programme for 2016! Designed in 1894 by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, this remarkable building used to be the Conservative Club and is now a public gallery dedicated to the Glasgow Four. Throughout October there will be daily talks on the collaboration of inspiring architecture, art and design.

Throughout October 2016 :: 10am-4pm

The Mackintosh Club:  A Celebration of the Glasgow Four

Location: The Mackintosh Club, 40 Sinclair Street, Helensburgh, G84 0HN
Admission: Donations please.
Tickets: Contact:  nicola@mackintosh.club or call 07540 419532 for tickets.
Website: www.mackintosh.club

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Join a 40-minute tour led by one of our knowledgeable staff members detailing the history of The Glasgow Herald Building up to the present use as The Lighthouse. Find out lots of interesting facts about Mackintosh and the city he came from.

Weekends in October 2016 10.30am – 5pm, 12pm – 5pm on Sundays Saturday guided tours: 12, 1, 2 and 3pm Sundaya :: 10.30am – 5pm and 12pm – 5pm on Sundays Guided tours on Saturdays at 12, 1, 2 and 3pm Sunday guided tours: 1 and 2pm

Guided Tours of The Lighthouse

Location: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1 3NU
Admission: £4 (with a complimentary tea or coffee in the Doocot Café). Max 20 people per tour.
Tickets:  Pay at reception on arrival, on a first come, first served basis.  
Website: www.thelighthouse.co.uk

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As part of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, awardwinning artist Kathy Hinde brings her musical flock of Luminous Birds to The Lighthouse. Celebrating the Mackintosh Tower’s historical design as both water tank and dovecote, visitors journey upwards through evocative soundscapes towards animated origami birds fluttering and chirping in harmony. Originally commissioned by Kidderminster Arts Festival 2015, with development and sound commissioned by Cryptic 2016, Luminous Birds is a sound and sight spectacular that is a magical experience for all the family! Picture credit: Kathy Hinde.

Throughout October 2016 :: 10.30-5pm and 12-5pm on Sundays

Luminous Birds by Kathy Hinde

Location: The Lighthouse
Admission: FREE
Website: www.thelighthouse.co.uk

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Mackintosh is considered one of the most influential Scottish Designers of our time. Do you have any other designers in mind that you find influential or have been influenced by Mackintosh? Come add their names to our Design Tree and tell us why! Each week we will reveal the most popular so keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter to see if others agree with you. The

throughout October 2016 ::

Design Tree

Location: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane,Glasgow G1 3NU
Admission: FREE
Website: www.thelighthouse.co.uk

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Go on a scavenger hunt through the building and discover some interesting facts with some strange and often over-looked details of the building. Your complimentary map can be picked up at reception. This tour is for all ages and a great opportunity to get the whole family involved.

throughout October 2016 :: 10.30am – 5pm, 12pm – 5pm on Sundays

Self Led Trail

Location: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, G1 3NU
Admission: FREE
Website: www.lighthouse.co.uk

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Butterflies and flowers! Explore the motifs which run through Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s work in this practical art session. Suitable for children and families. No need to book in advance, just drop in.

18, 19th and 20th October 2016 :: 1.30pm - 4pm

In the Glasgow Style

Location: Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8AG
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/kelvingrove

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Join us in the beautiful setting of the Glasgow Style Gallery to learn more about the artistic techniques used by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries. Then take part in our hands-on workshop to create an artwork inspired by The Wassail Gesso panels. Beginners welcome.

Saturday 1st October 2016 :: 11am-3pm

Adult Art Class

Location: Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Argyle Street, Glasgow, G3 8AG
Admission: FREE
Website: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/kelvingrove

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This taster day will be led by the contemporary glass artist, Siobhan Healy, and will teach you the fundamental techniques and skills required to create a Mackintosh inspired stained glass panel.

Saturday 1st October 2016 :: 10am - 4pm

Mackintosh Stained Glass Taster Day

Location: 2nd floor Studio, House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow
Admission: £40 (inc concession)
Tickets: Online, over the phone or in the shop. 0141 353 4770  
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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Glen Cunningham and Stephanie Maitland, both undergraduates at the Royal Conservatoire, bring you a recital of songs which have been specially selected around the influences of Mackintosh, his work and his beloved wife Margaret. To be followed by a sumptuous Afternoon Tea with Prosecco.

Sunday 2nd October 2016 :: 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Charles Rennie Mackintosh an Afternoon in Song

Location: House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: £24.50
Tickets: Online, over the phone or in the shop. 0141 353 4770  
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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Artist, Sculptor & Designer Siobhan Healy will create modern interpretations of the Glasgow Style. The work will be heavily influenced by the Glasgow Style and constructed primarily in glass, crystal and metal. The exhibition is sponsored by Swarovski Crystal.

2nd-30th October 2016 :: 11am-4pm daily

Glas(s)gow Style - a contemporary reinterpretation of Mackintosh in Glass & Swarovski Crystal

Location: Project Space, ART PARK, House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 3NU
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.houseforanartlover

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This masterclass will enable participants to explore and experiment with ways of using sheet glass as a 3D material to create small, glass sculptures inspired by Mackintosh. Participants will be encouraged to research and develop their ideas in personal sketchbooks during the course.

Saturday 15th & Sunday 16th October 2016 :: 10am - 4pm

Sculptural Glass Masterclass

Location: 2nd Floor Studio, House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: £100
Tickets: Online, over the phone or in the shop. 0141 353 4770  
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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The skyline of Glasgow has been radically transformed as high rise tower blocks have been blown down and bulldozed. Does this Disappearing Glasgow herald a renaissance in the city? Photographer and filmmaker Chris Leslie is widely acknowledged as the most consistent chronicler of the city’s recent history. His exhibition and accompanying book, edited by Johnny Rodger, documents an era of spectacular change in film and still photography.

17th September - 2nd October 2016 :: Monday - Sunday 10am-4.30pm

Disappearing Glasgow by Chris Leslie

Location: Reid Gallery, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G2 6RF
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk/life/gsa-events

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Cutting edge digital documentation techniques have been employed by the Digital Design Studio at the GSA to capture the Mackintosh building post fire, to help illustrate the story of the 2014 fire, and to assist the design teams in planning for the return of this iconic building to its former glory and provide a new creative environment ready for the next generation of artists, architects and designers to inhabit.

7-9th October 2016 :: Monday - Sunday 10am - 4.30pm

‘The Mack’ Digital Recovery Begins Physical Re-Imagining - Digital Design Studio

Location: Reid Gallery, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk/life/gsa-events

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Since its completion in 1909, Glasgow School of Art’s Mackintosh Building has undergone various subtle adaptations and changes. In this talk, Peter Trowles, the School’s Mackintosh Curator, reflects on some new discoveries about the building’s history unearthed following recent research.

Wednesday 12th October :: 12.30pm

Mackintosh’s Masterwork:  A Century of Transformation and Change

Location: Reid Lecture Theatre, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: FREE
Tickets: not ticketed
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk

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With repairs underway, ‘State of the Mack’ will offer several short talks about the latest developments in the reconstruction of the Mackintosh building at the Glasgow School of Art, including highlights from related research and conservation projects. Speakers will include: Robyne Calvert, Mackintosh Research Fellow; Duncan Chappell, Academic Liaison Librarian; Polly Christie, Collections Recovery Project Manager; Liz Davidson, Senior Project Manager;Sarah MacKinnon, Project Manager Brian Park, Page\Park Architects.

Monday 17th October 2016 :: 6pm - 8.30pm

State of the Mack - Restoration Team

Location: Reid Lecture Theatre, Reid Building, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew St, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: FREE
Tickets: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-school-of-art-state-of-the-mack-tickets
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk/life/gsa-events

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We invite you to help artist Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw from The Lansdowne House of Stencils - who stencilled the rooms at House for an Art Lover - create a carpet of "Glasgow Roses" on the path leading to House for an Art Lover, The Hill House, Mackintosh Queen's Cross and The Lighthouse. Participants will be invited to stencil their own Mackintosh rose on the paths. #BIGROSEThe

Sunday 2nd October 2016 :: 11.30am - 4.30pm

The Big Rose Project - The Hill House

Location: The Hill House, 8 Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, G84 9AJ
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Free for local schools and public
Website: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com/2016/06/01/the-big-rose-project

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Stencil a large welcoming rug. We will be stencilling a large welcoming rug on the pavement in front of Mackintosh Queen's Cross: the only church Mackintosh built. Book a space to avoid disappointment – bookings on a first come, first served basis.

Sunday 9th October 2016 :: 11am-4pm

The Big Rose Project - Mackintosh Queen’s Cross

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow
Admission: FREE
Tickets: free workshop for local schools and public
Website: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com/2016/06/01/the-big-rose-project

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Stencil your very own Glasgow rose pattern through the building. Follow the garland of roses down the lane to The Lighthouse, there you will be welcomed and encouraged to stencil your very own Glasgow rose pattern through the building. Book a space to avoid disappointment – bookings on a first come, first served basis.

Saturday 15th October 2016 :: 11am-4.30pm

The Big Rose Project - The Lighthouse

Location: The Lighthouse, 11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow G1
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Free workshop for local schools and the public
Website: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com/2016/06/01/the-big-rose-project

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To celebrate the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, Glasgow Mackintosh, in conjunction with our partners at Wireframe Immersive, have created a 3D experience that will allow users to design and interact with a Mackintosh space. We invite visitors to stand beside Mackintosh and see how his design perspective would be applied today. The event features two 55 inch TVs showing the walkthrough that visitors are experiencing. Two visitors can experience this at a time. To wear the goggles you have to be aged 12 and over. There will be additional activities for younger people in the Glasgow Mackintosh unit on the first floor of St Enoch Centre where visitors can enjoy an accompanying exhibition: ‘Mackintosh the Innovator: Past, Present, Future’ – a competition run in conjunction with secondary schools in Glasgow.

every weekend throughout October 2016 :: 12pm - 4pm

Mackintosh the Innovator (with our partners Wireframe Immersive)

Location: St Enoch Centre, Glasgow G2
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Drop in - first come, first served basis
Website: www.glasgowmackintosh.com

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We want you to photograph the buildings you visit, the tours you go on and the events you take part in during this year's Glasgow Doors Open Day Festival. Winners will be displayed on the Glasgow Doors Open Day Festival's online Gallery, as part of The Mackintosh Festival.

throughout Oct 2016 :: various

Competition - Photographing Glasgow

Location: various
Admission: FREE
Tickets: www.doorsopenday.com/competitions for details on prizes on offer and how to enter.
Website: www.doorsopenday.com/competitions

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Cut and Paint Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Rose! A drop in workshop by Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw of The Lansdowne House for Stencils, for children aged 8+ (or younger if accompanied by parent/guardian). We will encourage you to create your own Mackintosh Glasgow Rose with a mix of stencilling and paper cutting generating a mixed media collage to take home. For the story of #THEBIGROSE please visit: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com

Saturday 8th & Saturday 29th October 2016 :: 11am - 3pm

Cut and Paint a Charles Rennie Mackintosh Rose - Children’s Workshops

Location: First floor (adjacent to food courts) St Enoch Centre
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Drop in
Website: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com/ 2016/06/01/the-big-rose-project

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FREE Drop in workshops for local schools and the public at House for an Art Lover! Stencil a carpet of Mackintosh Roses - learn to stencil and take part in The Big Rose Project. Book a space to avoid disappointment!

Monday 17th October 2016 :: 10am - 5pm

The Big Rose Project - House for an Art Lover

Location: House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: FREE
Website: www.thelansdownehouseofstencils.com/2016/06/01/the-big-rose-project

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As part of the 2016 Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design, join a 45 minute 'Mackintosh at the GSA' tour to investigate the story of the Mackintosh building and the architect’s life and work, from student to master designer. Examine the history of the Mackintosh building, uncover Mackintosh’s famous designs, and view rare artwork by his wife and long-term collaborator, Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, now back on display as part of this special daily tour.

Daily throughout October 2016 :: 11.00am and 3pm

Mackintosh at the GSA tours

Location: Window on Mackintosh Visitor Centre, The Glasgow School of Art, 164 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6RF
Admission: £7 adult / £5.75 student / £5.75 senior / £3.50 under 18’s.
Tickets: Online: www.gsa.ac.uk/tours   Telephone: 0141 353 4584  In person: Window on Mackintosh visitor centre at The Glasgow School of Art.
Website: www.gsa.ac.uk/tours  

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Take a tour of The Glasgow Art Club and see the Charles Rennie Mackintosh frieze in the  Main Gallery. During the festival, there will be a chance to see existing exhibitions at the Glasgow Art Club. The GAC Autumn exhibition featuring work including Robert Kelsey's 'Evening Light, Portencross' (pictured) runs until 8th October and an exhibition of work by artist, Joe Hargan's opens on 14th October.  

every Tuesday throughout Oct 2016 :: 11.30am

Free Guided Tours of The Glasgow Art Club

Location: The Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HU
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Please book in advance - called 0141 248 5210 to make your booking.
Website: www.glasgowartclub.co.uk

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An unusual take on the theme of Mackintosh and his influence on a group of Glasgow-based artists who work from Glasgow's Dovehill Studios. Exhibiting artists: Tommy Lydon; Ernesto Vaz; Ian McKechnie; James MacDonald; Shirley Girdwood and Lorraine Lamond.

Throughout October 2016 :: 11am05pm Monday to Friday (or by appointment)

Aye Mac

Location: Glasgow Art Club, 185 Bath Street, Glasgow G2 4HU
Admission: FREE
Website: www.glasgowartclub.co.uk

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For the third year in a row, The Mackintosh Festival has teamed up with Glasgow's best restaurants to bring you The Big Mack Dinearound - a range of special dining offers at Glasgow's best restaurants.

throughout Oct 2016 :: Various

The Big Mack Dinearound

Location: Glasgow Restaurant Association restaurants throughout Glasgow
Admission: various
Tickets: https://peoplemakeglasgow.com/the-big-mack-dinearound

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The Glad Cafe will be showing some recent work by Simon Harlow - designer, fabricator, furniture maker and a graduate of The Mack School.

Saturday 1st - Monday 31st October 2016 :: 10am - 5pm

Simon Harlow Exhibition

Location: The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Road,  Shawlands, G41 2HG
Admission: FREE
Tickets: www.thegladcafe.co.uk
Website: www.thegladcafe.co.uk

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Legendary Scottish Artist, Avril Paton 'Windows on the West' will turn a piano into a work of painterly art, over the course of October. This is in celebration of the work of Glasgow Piano City. See a work of art appear before your eyes! Times of artist being present will vary, call for further details. Avril Paton’s painting 'The Art School' is also on display during the Festival. www.avrilpaton.org.uk www.glasgowpainocity.co.uk

Throughout October 2016 :: No specific times - the artist will paint from time to time and day to day

Attention - Artist at Work and Play!

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, G20 7EL
Admission: General entry charge to the building £4/£2 or free after 1pm on Wednesdays) Donations to Glasgow Piano City project.
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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Within Garnethill's confined boundaries, guides from Glasgow Women's Library spotlight the women who pioneered European art movements, designed banners for suffragette processions, created the first women's library in Scotland and made Garnethill the most exciting cultural and multicultural hotspot in Glasgow.

Sunday 2nd October & Saturday 8th October 2016 :: 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm

The Glasgow Girls of Garnethill by Glasgow Women’s Library

Location: Meet outside Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3JD
Admission: £10/£6 (under 16s go free, must be accompanied by an adult)
Tickets: Visit:  http://womenslibrary.org.uk or in person at Glasgow Women's Library, 23 Landressy Street, Glasgow G40 1BP or call 0141 550 2267
Website: www.womenslibrary.org.uk

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Create art through experimenting with different media and techniques on this 4 week course. Participants will use House for an Art Lover as inspiration to create their work. At the end of the four weeks, you will have generated a number of handmade collages and greeting cards.

Tuesday 4th - 25th October 2016 (4 week course) :: 6pm - 8pm

Art is the Flower

Location: House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: £40
Tickets: Online, over the phone 0141 353 4770 or in the shop  
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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On this walking tour you will enjoy hearing about the history of tearooms in Glasgow, the amazing stories behind the buildings, the architecture and the innovation which led to the success of the partnership with Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Kate Cranston. The tour will be led by Sylvia Smith from Willow Tea Rooms and you can enjoy a cup of tea in the Willow Tea Rooms at 97 Buchanan Street afterwards.

Tuesdays throughout October - 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th :: 10am

Miss Cranston and her Tea Room Empire

Location: Willow Tea Rooms, 97 Buchanan Street, Glasgow G1 3HF
Admission: £5, Children £3 - including cup of tea and a scone at the Willow Tea Rooms, 97 Buchanan Street
Tickets: Email: s.proctor@willowtearooms.co.uk  
Website: www.willowtearooms.co.uk

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Is it Authentic? With a sidelong glance to the restoration of The Glasgow School of Art, historian and writer Michael Davis will explore the issue of authenticity in restoration, and why authenticity is a difficult concept.

Tuesday 4th October 2016 :: 6.30pm

Is it Authentic?  A talk by Michael Davis

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow G20 7EL
Admission: £5 (includes coffee) + booking free
Tickets: Mackintosh.eventbrite.co.uk or by phone on 0141 946 6600.  
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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Will Mitchell was part of the design team at 4C Design who designed and produced the celebrated Commonwealth Games Baton for the Glasgow Games. In this talk, Will takes us through the design and manufacture process and the legacy this commission brought for 4C Design.

Wednesday 5th October 2016 :: 6.30pm

Design & Architecture - A talk by Will Mitchell of 4C Design

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow G20 7EL
Admission: £5 (includes coffee) + booking fee
Tickets: mackintosh.eventbrite.co.uk  or by phone on 0141 946 6600
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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Using the arts and crafts materials provided, create a Charles Rennie Mackintosh inspired lampshade. Great fun for all the family!

Saturday 8th October 2016 :: 11am– 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3pm

Shades of Mackintosh

Location: Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow G5 8QB
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Drop in
Website: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/scotland-street

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A programme featuring the greats! Handel, Mozart, Schubert and Beethoven in classic arrangements for this talented violin and piano duo. Full programme at miller-nite-duo.co.uk. The Miller Nite duo presents a high level of technical and musical artistry combined with a broad and diverse repertoire which culminates in a memorable recital.

Friday 14th October 2016 :: Doors open at 7pm for a 7.30pm start

An Evening of Piano and Violin Classics featuring the Miller Nite Duo

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow G20 7EL
Admission: £10/£7 + booking fee
Tickets: Mackintosh.eventbrite.co.uk
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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Show your talent at our Charles Rennie Mackintosh workshop where you will be able to think like the man himself: design a building, make a Glasgow style stencil and print and release your inner artist by painting too! A fun drop-in workshop for all the family looking at the fabulous works of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and other Glasgow style artists!

Saturday 15th - 22nd October 2016 :: 1pm-3pm

Charles Rennie Mackintosh October Week Programme

Location: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre, 200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow G53 7NN
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Drop in
Website: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/GMRC/

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Ireland's Banyan Theatre Company, in collaboration with the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre present a new production: Gruff - their new take on the classic tale of the Billy Goats Gruff. Fun for all ages! Come along and join in the fun. Always a popular event, so booking is recommended. www.maskandpuppet.co.uk

Tuesday 18th October 2016 :: 2pm

Banyan Theatre Company Presents:  Gruff

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow G20 3EL
Admission: £5.95/£6.50 +booking fee
Tickets: mackintosh.eventbrite.co.uk
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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In celebration of the 20th anniversary of House for an Art Lover, there will be free tours and kids activities throughout the day - just quote 'Mackintosh'

Wednesday 19th October 2016 :: 10am - 4pm

Free House

Location: House for an Art Lover, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: FREE
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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Participants can attend this stencilling course/workshop for one or two days. Day one will focus on basic stencilling skills using Mackintosh as inspiration. Day two will give participants the opportunity to build upon the skills taught in day one to develop more advanced, personal designs.

Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October 2016 :: 10am-4pm

Stencilling Course/Workshop:  ‘Mackintosh Inspired Stencils’

Location: House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park,10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow G41 5BW
Admission: £50.00 for one day, £90 for both
Tickets: Book online: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk  telephone 0141 353 4770 or in the shop
Website: www.houseforanartlover.co.uk

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inspired by Mackintosh design stained glass within Scotland Street School and using the materials provided, create a Charles Rennie Mackintosh faux stained glass panel to catch the light through your window at home.

Saturday 22nd October 2016 :: 11am – 12.30pm and 1.30pm – 3pm

Window Wonders

Location: Scotland Street School Museum, 225 Scotland Street, Glasgow G5 8QB
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Drop in
Website: www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/scotland-street

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The Glad Café presents: Working in the Shavings of Mackintosh - an evening of ideas and entertainment where you will hear from designers and fabricators working in Glasgow today.

Sunday 23rd October 2016 :: 4.30pm

Working in the Shavings of Mackintosh

Location: The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Road,  Shawlands, G41 2HG
Admission: FREE
Tickets: www.thegladcafe.co.uk
Website: www.thegladcafe.co.uk

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From the early lute music of John Dowland and Johann Sebastian Bach right through to the quintessentially English music of Lennox Berkeley and Malcolm Arnold, come and hear a programme of music written for both the guitar and its predecessors in the stunning setting of Mackintosh Queen's Cross.

Friday 28th October 2016 :: Doors at 7pm for 7.30pm start

Laura Browne and Lewis Dunsmore: Guitar Recital

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow, G20 7EL
Admission: £10/£8 + booking fee
Tickets: mackintosh.eventbrite.co.uk
Website: www.crmsociety.com

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Come and play our two beautiful pianos! For the 3rd year running you can return to Mackintosh Queen’s Cross and take part in Lids Open Day to play the Steinway Grand Piano on stage and the unique Broadwood Upright, designed by Baillie Scott, in the beautiful spaces and the great acoustics of the only church ever built to the designs of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. For full details visit the GPC website. A unique event in a unique space. In partnership with Glasgow Piano City.

Saturday 29th October 2016 :: 10 am - 5pm

Lids Open Day at Mackintosh Queen’s Cross

Location: Mackintosh Queen's Cross, 870 Garscube Road, Glasgow G20 7EL
Admission: FREE
Tickets: Pre-booking is essential. Book a 15 min slot at www.glasgowpianocity.org or by phone on 0141 882 8825.  
Website: www.glasgowpianocity.org

Throughout October 2016, the fifth annual Mackintosh Festival celebrates the achievements of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow’s most famous architect, designer and artist.

October becomes ‘Mackintosh month’ as visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy a programme of events in Glasgow Mackintosh venues with a focus on architecture, design, visual arts and crafts in the city where he lived and worked.

From Saturday 1st until Monday 31st, a series of events and exhibitions will take place across the main Mackintosh attractions, buildings and collections in and around Glasgow. This year we will be celebrating the Year of Innovation, Architecture & Design and we have programmed activity in St Enoch Centre called 'Mackintosh the Innovator'.  Wireframe Immersive have created a  3D 'walkthrough' of a Mackintosh space and invite visitors to see how his design perspective would be applied today.  #IAD2016

From walks, workshops and exhibitions to performances and talks, events are designed for all ages, to appeal to those who know nothing about Mackintosh, as well as established aficionados. The programme features a range of formats with free exhibitions and workshops, ticketed tours and sociable evenings with food and drink.

For press enquiries, please contact: Lisa Watt, LWPR on 07903206615 or email: lisawatt3@hotmail.com.

Download the Mackintosh Festival 2016 programme brochure