EVENTS

Fairfield Heritage events to be held in the Fairfield Boardroom. When events start at 7pm, the heritage centre will be open from 6pm to allow visitors a chance to see our displays.:

Wed 24th January, 7pm, Clyde Steamers at War 1914-18 and 1939-45

An illustrated talk by acknowledged Clyde steamer enthusiast Iain Quinn. For free tickets click here

Wed 7th February, 7pm, River at War – WW1 films from the Scottish Screen Archive

To complement our exhibition “River at War – Fairfield and the Clyde in WW1″, we will be showing and discussing some related films from the Scottish Screen Archive in Fairfield’s magnificent Boardroom. For free tickets click here

Wed 21st February, 7pm, River at War – talk by the current exhibition’s creators

This talk presented by Ian Johnston and Abigail Morris looks at the overall impact of the Clyde’s contribution to WW1 together with some of the hard to find images of the period. For free tickets click here

Wed 7th March, 7pm, Fairfield Experiment – recent research by the University of Glasgow

Dr Valerie Wright, Research Associate – Economic and Social History, University of Glasgow talks about their latest research project which looks at the Fairfield Experiment in the mid 1960s. For free tickets click here

Wed 21st March, 7pm, Dr Bobby Gordon – from office boy to Director

Dr Bobby Gordon talks about “a lifetime of shipbuilding and learning”. He progressed at “Fairfield’s” from office boy to Director and shares this fascinating journey. For free tickets click here

Wed 11th April, 7pm, Andrew Laing – an Almost Unknown Great Man

Dr Brian Newman celebrates the life and work of Andrew Laing (1856 – 1931), who completely rebuilt the Engine Works and designed the most powerful reliable and efficient marine engines in the world when he was Engine Works Director at Fairfield. For free tickets click here

Wed 25th April, 7pm, BRUT installation at Fairfield – talk by the artist

In this talk, the artist Marija Nemčenko will take visitors through her work and elaborate upon the links between her exhibition for Glasgow International arts biennial and the historical surroundings of Fairfield Heritage. For free tickets click here

Between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the heyday of shipbuilding on the Clyde, Govan was at the centre of the industry.

Whatever your age or experience we can offer a range of learning opportunities. From education groups to community visits.

We are looking for volunteers. To find out more about the huge variety of opportunities to support us, go to Get Involved in the Heritage site.

There's lots going on at Fairfield. Find out what's on via our EVENTS section.

Once described as the jewel in the crown of Govan, the restored building provides a magnificent venue for all for all kinds of events.