Fairfield News

MP and historian Kwasi Kwarteng visited Fairfield when he was making the current BBC Radio 4 programme “Living with Empire”, when at Fairfield Kwasi spoke to two of our volunteers whose father had worked at the shipyard.   You can listen to sisters Sandra Kane and Janice Mackenzie at the following link:   www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m0000nfd  …Read More

Govan remembers the men and women of Govan who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.   Fairfield Family History Group will be exhibiting some of their research to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.   A Roll of Honour of 1300+ Govan men who lost their lives in the Great War,…Read More

Fairfield Heritage is looking forward to taking part in the Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival all next week 10am – 5pm. There will be access to some of the private office spaces and activities for kids at the week-end! Please make the most of our additional opening hours! This is the last chance this year…Read More

Fairfield Heritage is open this Saturday 1-4pm. Why not get the free Govan ferry over? This is our last special summer Saturday opening. We will also be open at the weekend of 15th and 16th September for Doors Open but then it’ll just be the regular Mon-Fri 1-4pm opening hours for the rest of the…Read More

Many people know the Aitken Memorial Fountain at Govan Cross, this much loved memorial was erected by public subscription and unvieled on 3rd May 1884 “in affectionate remembrance of John Aitken M.D.“, Dr. Aitken had died 4 years earlier in 1880 aged only 41 years, before his death the people of Govan also presented Dr….Read More

Between the mid-nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the heyday of shipbuilding on the Clyde, Govan was at the centre of the industry.

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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.