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Wed, 29th May 2019, 6pm – 7pm. This talk by Alastair Hart will explore the significant activity of Shipment or Knock-Down vessels that were delivered from Clyde shipyards to a multitude of global destinations and their legacy. There will be a follow-on talk in the coming months which will illustrate some examples of the contribution…Read More

Fairfield Heritage Centre will be closed for the Early May Bank Holiday on Monday the 6th May 2019.   We will re-open on Tuesday 7th May at 1pm.

Fairfield Heritage Centre will be closed for the Easter holiday on Monday 22nd April 2019, we will reopen on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 at 1pm.

Tom McKendrick’s IRON Artist Tom McKendrick will present and discuss ‘Iron’, a documentary about his work and passion for shipbuilding. “It was the lifeblood of a city. For a century shipbuilding sustained Glasgow – fed it, clothed it, housed it, and in return Glasgow gave its men. Hundreds of thousands of them – to be…Read More

Come and see classic 1954 Ealing Studios’ film “The Maggie” in the Fairfield Boardroom. Directed by Alexander Mackendrick, this comedy set in Scotland is about a skipper who tricks a wealthy American into entrusting him to ship valuable cargo on a dilapidated old puffer boat called “The Maggie”. Watch out for Govan born Tommy Kearins…Read More

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.

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