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

Some Real ‘Characters of Govan’ at the Commonwealth Baton Relay Fun Day!

Govan’s Hidden Histories project team participated in the Commonwealth Baton Relay Fun Day at the Pearce Institute, by bringing a BIG version of our soon-to-be printed ‘Trumps’-style ‘Characters of Govan‘ cards–so … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Call for photos of folk having a good time in Govan! – Deadline 10th July 2014

As part of the second phase of the ‘Entertaining Govan‘ strand of our project, we are looking for images which show folks enjoying the varied pastimes Govan has offered to its inhabitants, … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Food for thought: The New Rules of Public Art

Originally posted on Public Art Now:
Demand new rules for public art now! An organisation born in Bristol, UK, Situations reimagines what public art can be and where and when…

June 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Och Aye, The Govan Fair!

The Govan Fair is the oldest such event in Glasgow, dating back to 1756 when it was established by the Govan Weavers Society.Since then, the first Friday in June has … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 1 Comment

Hidden Histories Team play their part in NTS’ ‘Tin Forest’ Bandstand in Elder Park

Govan’s Hidden Histories team has been working with the National Theatre of Scotland’s Tin Forest Project, GalGael and Friends of Elder Park, developing themes for panels which will adorn the Temporary Bandstand. … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Can you nominate a ‘Character of Govan’ for our Trumps-style Card Game? (let us know before Mon 26 May 2014)

The Govan’s Hidden Histories Project is currently developing a ‘Trumps’ style card game to celebrate some of the great folk, sculpture and architecture in, of and from Govan. You can find out … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 3 Comments

Characters of Govan ‘Trumps’

Check out some of our Trumps Cards! We hope you like them as much as we do. We are currently in the process of working on the rest of our … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · Leave a comment
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