Govan's Hidden Histories

Three creative projects about Govan's hidden histories – celebrating Govan's heritage, women's roles in protest movements, and the life and work of Isabella Elder

Liz Lochhead, Maria Leahy & others at Govan Old, 26th April 2014 – Celebrating Strong Women o’ Govan!

An evening of music, comedy & poetry celebrating some of the strong women of Govan who inspired the Great & Good Project More via our Facebook Event Page with LIZ LOCHHEAD … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Govan’s Hidden Histories Launch: Quest for the 13 Treasures of Govan

Tam McGarvey from GalGael and Frazer Capie from the Govan Stones Project and the Riverside Museum, with Historian Tim Clarkson led a group on the Quest for the 13 treasures … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Govan’s Hidden Histories Launch: Shipbuilding – Guided Walk

A group of people joined Caroline Austin from GOMA to discover the displays in the Riverside Museum that link to the hidden history of Govan’s rich shipbuilding heritage, and then … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Govan’s Hidden Histories Launch: Clyde Walkways Tour

As part of the Hidden Histories Launch  Matt Baker, tsBeall and many others discussed river front usage, ownership and recent developments, including public art in and around Govan Riverside during … Continue reading

March 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Riverside Museum – Cycle Shop

1930’s Women and Cycling While “the number of women who ride bicycles is growing with great rapidity… even in the best and prettiest of costumes, no woman looks dignified while … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lecture in Govan Old Parish Church this Saturday 8th March: Govan and the Gaels

This lecture will offer a preliminary overview of the ways in which Gaelic-speaking migrants from the Highland and Hebrides were represented in the professions, trades crafts and social life of … Continue reading

March 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Re-imagining the Govan Heritage Trail Trials!

Photos from the weekend coming soon….. The Trail Trials on Saturday and Sunday (23/24) went really well. Each and every tour was full up; as people enjoyed the sunshine, and … Continue reading

November 26, 2013 · Leave a comment
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