Glasgows Other Charles Mackintosh The Forgotten Industrial Pioneer who Waterproofed the Raincoat




Doors Open Day Hub @ The Civic Room 215 High Street Former Linen Bank G1 1QB

Born in Glasgow in 1766, invented various fabric dyeing processes, the method for making bleaching powder, steel, vulcanised India-rubber and the waterproof fabrics that bear his name – by accident. Dr Bruce Durie describes his life and genius.

Number in the Brochure: 162

Event Times

Mon 12.30pm; 1 hour

Advanced Booking Essential

Additional Booking Information:

Booking opens at 10am on Wednesday 26th August 2015.

Please be aware that Doors Open Day events are very popular and will book out quickly.

Spaces are limited per person.

Please only book for events that you intend to go to and cancel your space as soon as possible if you are unable to attend.

If the event is fully booked please feel free to add yourself to the wait list, if a space becomes available you will be contacted and will have one day to respond. Please be aware that you must add yourself to the waitlist for every space and for the times that you want ie. if looking for three spaces at any time, add your name 3 times to each event time.


Limited Disabled Access
Please be aware there are two steps at the entrance of the building. Although we hope to have a temporary ramp installed we are having a few difficulties with this. Please call us on 0141 554 4411 before visiting to discuss your requirements.
Although it is desired to be fully accessible, unfortunately as this is a historic and listed building there are often restrictions in place that mean this is not always possible. We really appreciate your understanding of this.



Getting Here

Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): High Street

On Street Parking Available Charges Apply
Metred Car Park opposite

Glasgows Other Charles Mackintosh The Forgotton Industrial Pioneer who Waterproofed the Raincoat

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