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DOD-Report-2013-A4

Doors Open DayGlasgow’s Built Heritage Festival2013 Evaluation


“I love Doors“I would like tothank all thevolunteers. Theirknowledge andenthusiasmabout the subjecthelps make eachevent interestingand fun with theirtypical Glasgowhumour.”Great event!Really enjoyedmyself, attendedtwo years agoand built mytravel plans fromthe US aroundthis year’s event.Will definitely beback!”THE 24TH GLASGOW DOORSOPEN DAY took place on 16th– 22nd September 2013. 100buildings, 54 walks & tours, 17talks and 5 special events madethe event a huge success with69,079 combined visits. Theyear began well, being awardedGlasgow 2014 CommonwealthGames Legacy status andregional finalist for the BestCultural Event at the ScottishThistle Awards.With three themes, EarlyRailways, Green City and theCommonwealth Games, ahuge variety of buildings wereshowcased.But what was most heartwarmingabout Doors Open Daywas the effect it had on the peopleinvolved and the memories itcreated and helped reignite, such as...Doors Open Day 2013: Facts««69,079 visits««16,447 unique visitors««23 NEW buildings««Partnerships withGlasgow Science Festival,Somewhereto_, GlasgowMackintosh, GlasgowAirport and Walk Glasgow««Just under a third ofvisitors were NEW to DOD««90,000 brochuresdistributed««37,512 unique visits tothe website in August &September««99% of visitors rated thevisit as excellent or goodand agree that DOD shouldbe part of Glasgow’s annualcalendar of events««Almost all visitors agreethat DOD gives you pridein your area, helps to bringcommunities together, andthat their experience hasenhanced their image ofScotland as a place to liveand a visitor destination««Average spend per personis £22.90««Direct economic impact forGlasgow is £266,413Glasgow Doors Open Day 2014:


Open Day!”& Figures««Facebook likes and Twitterfollowers doubled with1k+ comments and 600+mentions««Almost all visitors arelikely to take part again,to recommend to friends& family, to visit cultural/arts buildings in the futureand to explore more ofScotland in the future.««Just under half of visitorsare from outwith Glasgow««1,376 people contributed11,874 hours««NEW YouTube channelreceived 2,794 viewsdecendants of architect JJ Burnetrevisited his masterpieces, friendsfrom the railway were reunited,stories shared of changes inEasterhouse, seeing people leavebuildings with a smile on theirfaces, hearing anecdotes thatcould never be found in a book,discovering photos of ancestorsin archives, rekindling happychildhood memories, seeing thepride volunteers took in showingoff all they had worked for andfinally meeting other people wholove looking at our city.A huge thank you to the funders,supporters, participants andvolunteers who have made theevent possible. We will try ourhardest to open more doorsand help discover more aboutGlasgow in 2014.««24 articles in print««Almost 14,000 views ofGlasgow Central Stationwebpage««Economic value ofvolunteering is £96,019««Almost all participantsagree their event has beena success, that DOD actsas a marketing opportunity,helps raise awareness oftheir organisation and theyare likely to recommendtaking part to anotherorganiser««1157 subscribers to theNEW Glasgow ebulletin20th – 21st September 2014“Brilliant event,and makes meappreciate mycity even more.”“It really isa fantasticopportunity forthe public to seebuildings we don’tnormally get tosee, and long mayit continue.”“Best thing I’vedone in the fouryears I have livedin Glasgow!”


TtGlasgow Central StationCalman Cancer Support CentreSTV StudiosMackintosh ChurchProvan HallGlasgow City Chambers2014JANUARYM T W T F S S1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 15 16 17 18 1920 21 22 23 24 25 2627 28 29 30 31FEBRUARYM T W T F S S1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28MARCHM T W T F S S31 1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28 29 30DONATE • SPONSOR • PARTICIPATE • VOLUNTEER Contact Ruth Morris at GBPT: 0141 554 4411/ ruth@gbpt.orgGlasgow DoorJULYM T W T F S S1 2 3 4 5 67 8 9 10 11 12 1314 15 16 17 18 19 2021 22 23 24 25 26 2728 29 30 31AUGUSTM T W T F S S1 2 34 5 6 7 8 9 1011 12 13 14 15 16 1718 19 20 21 22 23 2425 26 27 28 29 30 31SEPTEMBERM T W T F S S1 2 3 4 5 6 78 9 10 11 12 13 1415 16 17 18 19 20 2122 23 24 25 26 27 2829 30


he key tohe City isyours!Doors Open DayGlasgow’s Built Heritage FestivalSt Andrews CathedralClydeportAPRILMAYJUNEM T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S1 2 3 4 5 61 2 3 4 30 17 8 9 10 11 12 13 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 814 15 16 17 18 19 20 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 1521 22 23 24 25 26 27 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 18 19 20 21 2228 29 3026 27 28 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29s Open Day 2014Pollokshaws West Railway StationFor more information and the latest updates, visit us online - glasgowdoorsopenday.comOCTOBERM T W T F S S1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10 11 1213 14 15 16 17 18 1920 21 22 23 24 25 2627 28 29 30 31NOVEMBERM T W T F S S1 23 4 5 6 7 8 910 11 12 13 14 15 1617 18 19 20 21 22 2324 25 26 27 28 29 30DECEMBERM T W T F S S1 2 3 4 5 6 78 9 10 11 12 13 1415 16 17 18 19 20 2122 23 24 25 26 27 2829 30


Cover image: Lord Provost, Councillor Sadie Docherty © Steve HoseyCalendar images: Glasgow Central Station photography by NealeSmith.com | Calman Cancer Support Centre © Kelvin YongSt Andrews Cathedral © Archdiocese of Glasgow | Clydeport © Kay Images | Pollokshaws West Railway Station © Ross CampbellGlasgow City Chambers © Chris Bonnington | STV Studios © Ross Campbell | Provan Hall © PlatformMackintosh Church 2013 Inspired by Mackintosh competition winner Mehul Ruparel2013 FundersThank You to all of the organisations below for makingGlasgow Doors Open Day possible...««GTG Training and Conference Centre««Glasgow Caledonian University««Gardiner & Theobald LLP««Collective Architecture««NBM Construction CC««DWF Biggart Baillie««French Duncan LLP««Clydeport LtdPartnersand our 2013 Prizegivers...««Grant aided by Glasgow City Heritage Trust««Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre««Scotland Street School««Glasgow School of Art««House for an Art Lover««The King’s Theatre««Willow Tea Rooms««Glasgow Art Club««Glasgow Airport««The Lighthouse««Jet2.comRoom 16, Wellpark Enterprise Centre, 120 Sydney Street, Glasgow, G31 1JFt: 0141 554 4411 • info@gbpt.org • www.gbpt.org • www.glasgowdoorsopenday.comThe Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee | Company No. SC079721; Charity No. SC015443

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