Winter Lectures Series 2019-2020
Our Strathclyde Group publish their programme of talks in Glasgow.
See below the full list of talks or download the flyer here
All on Thursdays: Coffee/tea at 7 pm; Lectures start at 7:30pm.
Admission: £5 / students £2 / season ticket for all 5 lectures: £20.
Venue: THE RENFIELD CENTRE, 260 Bath Street, Glasgow
October 24th: OCEAN LINERS: SPEED AND STYLE
Professor Bruce Peter of Glasgow School of Art explores ship design from the heyday of the ‘ocean greyhound’, with an emphasis on Clyde-built liners and their interiors.
November 21st: GLASGOW’S GREAT INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS
John Hume, historian of industrial archaeology and architecture examines some of the extraordinary, magnificent and, indeed, noble buildings put up by Glasgow’s industrialists in the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
January 23rd: JAMES MILLER (1860-1947)
Fergus Sutherland of Icosse Heritage and Media talks about the career of one of Glasgow’s most successful (and least discussed) architects, the wonderfully eclectic James Miller.
February 20th: BUILDINGS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW, 1451-2020
Nick Haynes, historic environment consultant traces the architectural history of the University from its origins in the High Street to the most recent developments at Gilmorehill.
March 19th: HENRY EDWARD CLIFFORD (1852-1932) – POLLOKSHIELDS ARCHITECT
Niall Murphy, Deputy Director of Glasgow City Heritage Trust introduces us to one of the key architects from Glasgow’s Golden Age and one that was a rare beast, the Glaswegian architect with a European reputation.