The Mediaeval Glasgow Trust, Glasgow Churches Together and Glasgow Life organise the yearly St Mungo Festival. It celebrates our patron saint and endeavours to increase awareness of the Glasgow’s history through free events and exhibitions which attempt to bring alive the story of the city’s founding to all its people. It is held around the Feast Day of St Mungo on the 13 January. The 2023 Festival is its fourteenth year and took place 9–19 January.

molendinar lecture 2023

AAR-Mary-Ellen-Carroll-MEC,studios-Photograph by Daniele Molajoli, Molendinar-Glasgow
Photograph of Mary Ellen Carroll © Daniele Molajoli, courtesy of The American Academy in Rome
Rescheduled from January, this event will take place on June 7 at Glasgow’s City Chambers. This year’s speaker is Conceptual artist/activist Mary Ellen Carroll (MEC, studios) who lives and works in New York City. 

Carroll will be introduced by Katrina Brown of The Common Guild after the civic welcome from Glasgow’s Lord Provost and a response from Catherine McMaster of the Glasgow Mediaeval Trust. The lecture title is ‘Unbuilding Hadrian’s Wall: Glasgow and pathmarking opportunities from the Mediaeval to the present concerning climate & migration in the built environment and as the work of art.’

For more information and booking, head to the event’s page here

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