Conference 1: Success Story

Just a quick post  to let everyone know that the conference was a great success!! Thank you to everyone who attended, or helped to make the day so special.


We have already had some feedback from people inducing:

“What a marvellous conference! I was sorry not to be able to hang on for the discussion nevertheless felt very privileged to have had the benefit of listening to such “accessible “experts. Very stimulating! Please let me know of future events!” Conference attendee via email.

“It was a fantastic day that ran very smoothly. All lectures were incredibly interesting and my mind felt adequately blown away by the information presented to me that day. It was a wonderful venue and the servers were very helpful. The planners of the day have much to be proud of to bring such a fantastic community together. I have been to GCHT events in the past and have been constantly and continually impressed. Looking forward to November!” Conference attendee via SurveyMonkey.

“This is the best organised conference I have ever been to.” Prof. John Hume – High praise indeed!

“First class conference today by @GlasgowHeritage – best I have been to in ages – well done guys!” David Mitchell, Director of Conservation at Historic Scotland via Twitter.

“Today, I greatly enjoyed the superb ‘Glamour and Grit’ conference about ‘Glasgow in the Gilded Age.’ It was fascinating and engrossing from start to finish – so well done Karen Mailley-Watt and Erin Walter. That force of nature Robyne Calvert gave a great paper with all the enthusiasm and enlightening commentary we so admire.” Bruce Peter, attendee/Lecturer at GSA via Facebook


Please click here if you would like to leave feedback regarding the conference on the 8th May 2015.

If you didn’t mange to make it along to this one, why not book a ticket for the Alf Webster: Glasgow’s Lost Genius Conference on the 6th November (call 0141 552 1331 to book)? Or if you can’t wait that long, come along to the Grand Recital of the Father Willis organ at Cottiers on the 20th of May.



The Gilded Age Team