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.:
Saturday openings. Fairfield Heritage will be open on Saturdays from 8th July 1-4pm through to Doors Open weekend on 16th September. Why not use the Govan ferry to get here?
Tues 29th August, 7pm, HMS Howe – commissioned 75 years ago
Ian Johnston, renowned maritime historian and author, talks about one of Fairfield’s key ships HMS Howe on the 75th anniversary of her being commissioned. For free tickets click here
Sat and Sun 16th and 17th September, 10am-4pm, Doors Open at Fairfield – Save the Date!
Wed 11th October, 2pm, Clydeside contributions to Early Aviation.
Part of our River at War season. A talk by Professor Dugald Cameron, an industrial designer, aviation and railway historian and artist. For free tickets click here
Tues 24th October, 7pm, From the Ministry of Munitions to the Ministry of Defence: Clydeside industrialists and war planning, 1915-1945.
Part of our River at War season. A talk by Dr Christopher Miller, Research Fellow at the Centre for Business History in Scotland, University of Glasgow. For free tickets click here
Wed 15th November, 7pm, The Anchor Line’s last passenger ships – Circassia and her sisters
After 114 years of passenger services to India, the Anchor Line’s Fairfield built “Circassia” undertook the last such sailing departing UK shores on 13th January 1966. This presentation, by ex Cunard Deck Officer Alan Blackwood, sets out to describe the careers of the 1937 completed “Circassia” and her younger sisters “Cilicia” and “Caledonia”. For free tickets click here