Scottish Architectural Ironwork

Event Description

The day will cover early ironwork in Scotland, the Carron Iron Co, the Lion Foundry of Kirkintilloch and other important firms.

The team currently restoring The Val d’Osne Ross Fountain in Edinburgh will talk about the project and their previous project of the award winning Paisley Fountain of George Smith and Co. Hear about the iron bandstand tradition and overseas influence of Scottish ironwork and ironworkers and peruse important archives and materials related to Scottish ironwork.

There is a stellar line up of experts on the field including Paul Rabbits, Prof David Mitchell, Ali Davey of Historic Environment Scotland, Dominic Liptrot of Lost Art Ltd, Lucia Juarez, Janice Miller from East Dunbartonshire Archives. Download the full programme.

You might also be interested in joining us for a walking tour of Stirling on the 28 September or come to the Engine Shed on the 30 September to take part in our Heavy Metal Weekend activities.