Websters Theatre & Bistro

Nestled in the heart of Great Western Road sits a church. Many people walk past it, not noticing the hive of activity slowly breathing new life into the building. The building in question is Landsdowne Parish Church which was designed by Glaswegian architect John Honeyman in 1863, but now it has been lovingly transformed into the…

Lansdowne Church/Websters Theatre Stained Glass

As promised, here is a post on the stained glass within Websters Theatre, formerly Lansdowne Church, on Great Western Road in Glasgow.  As the building is currently under renovation the stained glass in the upper galleries cannot be seen by visitors.  It can only be viewed by intrepid dust covered explorers willing to risk life…

The Hogbacks at Govan Old

On a cold and dark afternoon in Govan I was thrilled to find myself looking at the ancient hogback stones in Govan Old Parish Church.  Having studied Archaeology briefly at the University of Glasgow ,I was excited to finally see these sculptures in all their glory.  They are far more spectacular, and in fact stranger, in…

Websters theatre, Glasgow

Karen and I were lucky enough to be granted access to Websters Theatre (formerly Lansdowne Church), in order to photograph the stained glass.  After clambering over pews and old pieces of church furniture it was well worth getting covered in dust to get some fantastic images.  A post on the stained glass in the building will follow,…

Holy Rude Church Stirling

Look at the pretty colours!   These pictures were snapped by Karen on her phone when she attended the Scottish Stained Glass Trust’s Symposium in Stirling last month.  Karen and I are currently a little bit obsessed with stained glass, as I am working on a three month project to begin a database of Scotland’s stained…