Fairfield News

Wed, 2nd October 2019, 2:00–3:00pm This is the Story of how the last Commercial Shipyard in Scotland was rescued from closure and now – less than five years later – plans to lead the world in the development of zero-emissions maritime energy. Presented by John W Morgan, Ferguson Marine Head of Communications who, after a…Read More

FREE ferry between Fairfield Heritage and Riverside Museum, 7 days a week until 20th October.

Does your family have a link to Govan, maybe even to Fairfield? Do you think they might but you don’t know how you would find out? Are you interested in the social history of Govan? Come along to our Times and Tides event organised by our Family History Group on the 6th of July between…Read More

Wed, 19th June 2019, 6pm – 7pm. An illustrated talk by Ian Buxton, Naval Architect and former Chairman of the World Ship Society. Ian will review the construction of the 13 Tyne-built British battleships and battlecruisers which fought in the First World War. As well as the hulls; propulsion and auxiliary machinery, gun mountings and…Read More

Wed, 3rd July 2019, 6pm – 7pm. This talk by Alastair Hart is a follow-on talk which will illustrate some examples of the contribution Clyde shipyards made to overseas yards that are major shipbuilders to this day. Alastair has worked in the marine industry for forty years starting as a student apprentice on the Lower…Read More

Free Govan Ferry

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 Heritage Centre. Get the latest Fairifeld news and 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.