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 29th March, 2pm, Govan, the once proud Burgh, Part 2: Life in the Burgh, c.1865-85.

A series of talks by Dr Michael Pugh, lecturer in political history at UWS about the rise and fall of the Burgh. For free tickets click here

Fairfield Heritage open 1-4pm on Good Friday (14th April) and Easter Monday (17th April) with an easter egg hunt for children.


Wed 26th April, 7pm, 70 Glorious Years: A celebration of PS Waverley.

A talk by Clyde steamer enthusiast Iain Quinn. For free tickets click here

Wed 3rd May, 2pm, Govan, the once proud Burgh, Part 3: Battling with Glasgow, c.1885-1912.

A series of talks by Dr Michael Pugh, lecturer in political history at UWS about the rise and fall of the Burgh. For free tickets click here

Fri 19th May, 7pm, Festival of Museums – Special Evening Tour.
Join a special evening tour of Fairfield Heritage with Paul Sweeney, a very knowledgeable guide and former employee of BAE Systems who are currently ship building in the “Fairfield Yard”. For free tickets click here

Sat 20th May, 10am – 4pm, Festival of Museums – Family Fun Day.
Weekend access to Fairfield Heritage with arts and crafts activities, lego shipbuilding, traditional games and special museum trail for younger visitors (age 5-11).

Sun 21st May, 10am – 4pm, Festival of Museums – Music at Fairfield.
Weekend access to Fairfield Heritage with a special tour at 11am including access to some areas normally closed to the public and a concert by Pure Dynamic Strings at 2pm. This string ensemble will play classical and contemporary music fused in a dynamic style. Free entry but donations welcome.

Wed 24th May, 7pm, The design and construction of HMS Hood.

A talk by maritime historian Ian Johnston. For free tickets click here

Wed 7th June, 2pm, The ultimate coastal paddle steamer, Cardiff Queen.

A talk by Clyde steamer enthusiast Iain Quinn. For free tickets click here

Sat and Sun 16th and 17th September, 10am-4pm, Doors Open at Fairfield – Save the Date!

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.