Glasgow Mackintosh

Every October, The Mackintosh Festival invites you to celebrate the life of Charles Rennie Mackintosh through a series of exhibitions, events, workshops, talks & tours in Glasgow Mackintosh and partner venues throughout Glasgow and further afield.

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Now in its seventh year, the annual Mackintosh Festival will take place throughout October 2018 across a range of venues. From walks, workshops and exhibitions to performances and talks, events are designed for all ages and will appeal to those who are new to Mackintosh, as well as established aficionados. The full programme will be launched in August 2018 and feature a range of formats with free exhibitions and workshops, ticketed tours and sociable evenings with food and drink.

1-31st October 2018 :: various

The Mackintosh Festival

Location: various
Admission: FREE
Tickets: tbc
Website: www.glasgowmackintosh.com/festival

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Charles Rennie Mackintosh had a lifelong connection with Glasgow Cathedral. As a young man living in Dennistoun, he sketched details of the Cathedral and its surroundings, and he was involved in redesigning the chancel, working with John Honeyman. This exhibition will also show how Mackintosh used Glasgow Cathedral as the template for his submitted design for Liverpool Cathedral. Selected sketches and photographs will be displayed, in this exhibition curated by Dr James Macaulay, a world authority on Charles Rennie Mackintosh. For more details and opening hours, visit: www.glasgowcathedral.org/festival

22nd Oct - 3rd Nov 2018 :: 9.30 am - 5pm

Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Glasgow Cathedral

Location: Glasgow Cathedral, Castle Street, Glasgow G4 0QZ
Admission: £3 (students and under 18s go free)
Website: www.glasgowcathedral.org

Throughout October 2018, the seventh annual Mackintosh Festival will celebrate the achievements of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow’s most famous architect, designer and artist. 2018 is the 150th anniversary of Mackintosh's birth and there will be special events taking part in venues in Glasgow. See our events section for full list.

October becomes ‘Mackintosh month’ as visitors and locals alike are invited to enjoy a programme of events in Glasgow Mackintosh venues with a focus on architecture, design, visual arts and crafts in the city where he lived and worked. In 2018, we celebrate the 150th anniversary of Mackintosh's birth. 

From walks, workshops and exhibitions to performances and talks, events are designed for all ages, to appeal to those who know nothing about Mackintosh, as well as established aficionados. The programme features a range of formats with free exhibitions and workshops, ticketed tours and sociable evenings with food and drink.

For press enquiries, please contact: Lisa Watt, LWPR on 07903206615 or email: lisawatt3@hotmail.com.