Pupils from Bishopbriggs Academy visited Alexander McQueen's flagship store on London's Bond Street to view the innovative 'Unlocking Stories' exhibition after engaging in The Prince's Foundation's Future Textiles initiative. This was funded by the Incorporation of Weavers of Glasgow.
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Mother’s Day 2019 was a memorable extravaganza of fashion, food and
entertainment for guests of the Trades House of Glasgow who enjoyed an Afternoon Tea and Fashion Show at Trades Hall, Glassford Street. The event raised more than £6,000 for the Deacon Convener’s charities.
Following a wine reception and classic Afternoon Tea of sandwiches, scones and cakes the audience enjoyed successful singing trio, the St Andrews Sisters, before then being treated to an hour of high fashion featuring a full range of the new season’s cruise wear, leisure wear, evening dress and mother-of-the-bride outfits.
Local boy, Liam Kearney (aged 13), from Milton, Glasgow, scooped the top awardof ‘Young Burnsian’ at the Robert Burns World Federation Scottish Schools Competition held on Saturday 23 March at Irvine Royal Academy.
Liam progressed to this competition after being successful in the Trades House of Glasgow’s Burns Festival, winning 1st place in Verse Speaking S1 – S6.
A recent re-classification and re-shelving of the Trades House Library has helped toidentify books that require specialist conservation. As part of our conservation programme, a selection of these books will be sent away each year for specialist restoration to Carronvale Bindery in Falkirk.
Both strong teams, and both recent winners, the Masons skipped by Doug Kerrturned out against the Hammermen, led by Don Rutherford on Monday 21st January to do battle for the Trades House “Cigar Box” Trophy.