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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

Rare footage of Beardmore’s great Dalmuir shipyard shot in 1928 of the Canadian Pacific liner Duchess of Atholl under construction. This film will be shown in the Fairfield Boardroom. Ian Johnston will give an introduction to Wm Beardmore & Co Ltd. Wed, 27th February 2019, 6:00–7:30pm Please book a seat via eventbrite at the following…Read More

Made in 1949, this story of a young man’s desire to become a shipbuilder is set in John Brown’s Clydebank yard. Starring Gordon Jackson and Jimmy Logan. The film will be shown in the Fairfield Boardroom. Wed, 13th February 2019, 6:00–7:30pm Please book a seat via eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk

On the 102nd anniversary of the sinking of HM Submarine K13, Fairfield Heritage invites you to Ian Johnston’s talk (back by popular demand) on Tuesday 29th January at 6pm in the Fairfield Boardroom where the K13 Inquiry was held. Please book a seat via eventbrite at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk

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.