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Weavers help Royal link for school

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.

As featured in the Kirkintilloch Herald - see full story here!

Afternoon Tea & Fashion Show raises more than £7,500 for charity

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.

Success in National Burns Competition

Local boy, Liam Kearney (aged 13), from Milton, Glasgow, scooped the top award

of ‘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.

Conservation programme for Trades House Library

A recent re-classification and re-shelving of the Trades House Library has helped to

identify 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.

Trades House Curling Final 2019 - Inc. of Masons v Hammermen

Both strong teams, and both recent winners, the Masons skipped by Doug Kerr

turned out against the Hammermen, led by Don Rutherford on Monday 21st January to do battle for the Trades House “Cigar Box” Trophy.

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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.

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