Friday, 1 November 2019

Tour of Galt's Glasgow



On 1st October members enjoyed a walking tour of Galt's Glasgow, led by local historian Michael Martin.  We started at Glasgow Cross, made our way down to Glasgow Green and then back up the Saltmarket and High Street.  Refreshed by a cup of tea in the St Mungo Museum we moved back down the hill by way of some fascinating lanes and alleyways which we would ordinarily never have noticed to finish at Stockwell Street .  We were favoured by a sunny afternoon and by MIchael's extensive knowledge of both Galt's works and the Glasgow of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.  We are grateful to Michael for giving us his time and his expertise.

For more on this theme why not browse the slides on show during Craig Lamont's talk on Galt and Glasgow [image from presentation].




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