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 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 – SOLD OUT

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

Wed 29th November, 7pm, Sir William Arrol & Co. – an industry behind industry

Best known for building some of the UK’s most iconic engineering structures, such as the Forth and Tay Bridges, and Tower Bridge in London, Sir William Arrol & Co was an industry behind industry without which large sectors of the Scottish and UK economies could not have functioned (from 1880s on, and throughout both World Wars in particular). Dr Miles Oglethorpe is the Head of Industrial Heritage at Historic Environment Scotland. 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.