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Mackintosh, Medicine & Mirth


Start your weekend with some top local comedy acts, followed by a walking tour of Macintosh's architectural hidden gems and an exciting workshop combining medical archives and digital visualisation.

The Tall Ship at Riverside

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Friday 18th May

Cargo Hold Comedy

Adults £12

Enjoy a barrel of laughs with an evening of comedy at The Tall Ship. Expect some rip roaring laughs from the finest local comedians including Stephen Halkett & special guests. Glasgow’s own Tennent’s Brewery will be on hand providing refreshments with a cash bar. Tickets include: comedy show, hot pie (meat/veg/vegan), bar games and entrance to the current cargo exhibition. Over 18s only.

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Saturday 19th May

The Glasgow School of Art

Mackintosh's Glasgow Walking Tour


Delve into the life and times of Charles Rennie Mackintosh on a walking tour with GSA’s student guides. Uncover Mackintosh’s lesser known architectural gems alongside his impressive city centre commissions. You'll be introduced to work by the great Glasgow architects who informed Mackintosh and buildings by his contemporaries forging the internationally acclaimed “Glasgow Style” Art Nouveau. Decode Glasgow’s architectural styles and find out more about social changes in the city at this exciting point in history.

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Sunday 20th May

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow |

Visualising Medical Heritage and Storytelling


This unique event is a mash-up of traditonal storytelling and cutting edge digital visualisation. Technology and storytelling will come together to bring the medical archive and museum collections to life. Storyteller Amanda Edmiston and RCPSG's Visualisation Project Officer will join forces in a creative, experimental workshop suitable for children aged 8+. Lunch and refreshments provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult

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