House for an Art Lover
Inspired by a portfolio of drawings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh in 1901, this fascinating artistic attraction and private dining venue opened in 1996. Visitors can view the Mackintosh suite of rooms and learn from a DVD presentation about the development of the building and its contents. There is a full programme of changing art exhibitions, dinner concerts and afternoon musical recitals. Contact for more details.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
Assist dogs allowed
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking onsite
- Fully accessible
- Facilities: Lift to all floors
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year Mon-Thu 10-4, Fri-Sun 10-12 (hours subject to change, please phone to confirm)
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About the area
Scotland’s biggest city is also arguably its youngest. Glasgow may have been founded some 1,500 years ago, but most of what you see today is much more recent. The nightlife is legendary, ranging from a lively clubbing scene to Scottish traditional music in lively bars and pubs. The city claims to be Scotland’s sporting capital, a claim which was reinforced when it was chosen to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Football is as much a local obsession as anywhere in Scotland, with all clubs maintaining a keen rivalry.
Glasgow can claim to be one of Scotland’s most ethnically diverse cities, and it has been since the 19th century. Glasgow’s industrial boom created huge demand for labour at a time when both the Scottish Highlands and Ireland were suffering extreme poverty and even famine, so tens of thousands of people migrated to work in Glasgow’s mills and shipyards. The city also had a sizeable Jewish community, and in the late 19th century, large numbers of Italians migrated to the city. About a century later, Glasgow attracted migrants from India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, and as a result you’ll find some of the best Asian food in Scotland here.
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