Five things to do today on the GDOD programme!

1.TALK: 18th Century Innovator: Dreghorn and the Merchant City

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Today at 12:30pm pop down to our hub at Saint Andrews in the Square and listen to Dr. Anthony Lewis examine the career of Allan Dreghorn, Glasgow’s architect!

2.TOURS:Glasgow Women’s Library, 23 Landressy Street  G40 1BP

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The beautiful Carnegia has been home to Glasgow Women’s library since 2013. Now, with a major refurbishment complete, the building’s original historical detailing and unashamedly bold new architectural features create a new, confident East End landmark. Open until 5pm today and tours are available on request!

3.TOURS:The Burrell Collection, Pollok Country Park 2060 Pollokshaws Road G43 1AT

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Set in the heart of Pollok Country Park, this award-winning building houses a unique collection in a beautiful woodland setting. The collection is one of the greatest ever created by one person, comprising over 8,000 objects. Tours are today at 2pm!

4. TOURS: The Lighthouse, Scotland’s Centre for Design and Architecture 11 Mitchell Lane G1 3NU

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Formerly known as The Herald Building, this was the first public commission which Charles Rennie Mackintosh worked on and opened in 1895. Join a tour today to discover the history of the building, see a panoramic view of Glasgow City alongside exciting exhibitions. Tours are today every hour from 11am – 3pm!

5. TOURS:Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street  G4 0QZ

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Built over the burial place of St.Mungo, founder and Patron Saint of Glasgow, Glasgow Cathedral has been described as ‘the finest building of the 1200s now surviving in mainland Scotland.’ Open today until 4pm and tours are available on request!