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Glasgow Spirit of Christmas 2023

This year the Trades House of Glasgow is once again supporting the Glasgow Spirit of Christmas appeal and we will be donating at least 120 Christmas gift bags for young people aged 0-3 months to 16 years to Barnardo’s Easterhouse.

Thank you to everyone who has donated so far!

There is still time to donate, and if anyone would like to make a donation alongside the Trades House, please liaise with Katrina Tilston in the Trades House office.

You can either make a financial donation using the details below or provide age-appropriate clothing and gifts to put into a Christmas bag which can be handed into Trades House marked for the attention of Katrina

if you would like to include Gift Aid on your donation, please complete and return the attached form 

Sort Code: 80 11 80

Account Number: 10293962

Reference: GSOC2023

Or a cheque can be sent made payable to the Trades House of Glasgow

Craft Burns Supper - Monday 22nd January 2024

Crafts Burns Supper – Monday 22nd January 2024

This year the organisation of the Trades House Burns Supper is the responsibility of Late Collector of the House Richard Paterson, supported by members of the Master Court of the Incorporation of Maltmen and members of the Trades House Lodge, as is customary on this occasion.  

The price of tickets this year is £45.00 per person and as per previous years the intention is to provide excellent value from the food and entertainment on display.  Tickets are already in high demand

Early reservations are recommended.

Tickets can be reserved by completing and returning the attached ticket return form to Katrina Tilston by e-mail:  or telephone at 0141 553 1605.


Heritage team - Newsletter June 2023

We hope you enjoy reading the second newsletter from our Heritage Committee.

These newsletters will be produced quarterly due to the fantastic feedback from the first one!

To read, please click here

Craftex is back !!


๐ŸŒŸCraftex Exhibition & Competition ๐ŸŒŸ

Thursday 8 - Saturday 10 June , 10am-4pm. FREE ENTRY!!

Come and see outstanding pieces of work from Glasgow's college students in the beautiful Trades Hall!

We are expecting an even greater variety of work from the colleges - be prepared to be staggered at the skill on show. If you are a fan of traditional skills, crafts and more contemporary work, this is for you ๐Ÿ˜.

We'll also have an exhibit from the Erskine Reid Macewen Activities Centre (Erskine Veterans Charity), which aims to enhance the quality of life and wellbeing of veterans in the community.


Joseph Rowntree Foundation - Chris Birt talk

Hosted by the Charities Committee on Wednesday 5th April, 30 members of the Trades House and their guests listened to a presentation from Chris Birt of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation on Poverty in Scotland and thereafter continued the discussion, focussing on the positive difference Trades House can make to the Glasgow’s most disadvantaged citizens

you can view a recording of the presentation and the following discussion here

Related files

The economic impact of the Trades House of Glasgow, identifying both the contribution to the Scottish economy as well as its support to the most deprived areas of Glasgow.

Heritage Committee newsletter - June 2023Heritage Committee newsletter - June 2023