The key to the city is yours. 12th - 18th September 2016

Buildings. Streets. Parks. Architecture. History. All open. All free.

Glasgow Doors Open Day and Mackintosh Festival Competition 2015

Thank you to everyone who entered an image to the 2015 Glasgow Doors Open Day and Mackintosh Festival photography competition. We had around 200 entries this year!

With so many fantastic images it was tough to choose overall winners but congratulations to David Walker, Gary Mackenzie, Joanne Freebairn and Stephen Cruickshank.

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©David Walker Mitchell Library Dome

©Gary Mackenzie GVVT Bridgeton Bus Garage

© Joanne Freebairn View from South Portland Street Suspension Bridge

©Stephen Cruickshank Glasgow City Chambers


For larger versions of our winning images and to keep up to date with all our latest news and events check out our facebook page here.



Our next Doors Open Day is scheduled to take place from September 12th-18th 2016. (Programme TBC)


Our 2015 Programme has now finished but you can get an idea of what to expect next year by viewing our 2015 brochure here. More details for each of the past events are available in the online programme listings and this year was our first ever Childrens Programme!



Part of Doors Open Days®

Doors Open Days® occur across Scotland and are coordinated nationally by the Scottish Civic Trust running every September as part of European Heritage Days.

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Glasgow Building Preservation Trust

Glasgow Doors Open Day is coordinated by Glasgow Building Preservation Trust and funded by Glasgow City Council along with other sponsors. If you would like to help enable Doors Open Day to take place why not donate or become a member.

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Featured Image Planning your Trip & Last Minute Changes

Planning your Trip & Last Minute Changes

We know its hard planning your trip to Doors Open Day. You need to make sure you can fit in all the different buildings and events at certain times, plan how to get there and schedule in some breaks. So we've provided some helpful links for you.

Featured Image Glasgows Industrial Heritage

Glasgows Industrial Heritage

This year we are aligning with the European Year of Industrial and Technical Heritage 2015! Find out all about the Industrial Heritage of Glasgow through series of events.

Featured Image Family Events during Doors Open Day!

Family Events during Doors Open Day!

With the support of HLF, Glasgowlife and other sponsors we have been able to organise a dedicated children's programme for Glasgow Doors Open Day this year!

Our valued sponsors:

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