Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival 2022 12th - 18th September

A diverse programme of in-person and digital events, celebrating the Glasgow, its heritage and its people. The city is yours to explore…

Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is an annual event celebrating the city’s architecture, culture & heritage. Each September we bring together dozens of
participants who throw open the doors of over 100 historic buildings, theatres, museum stores, factories, studios, breweries & more, across the city, to the public, for free.

Call for submissions 2022 now open!

Do you manage an historic or architecturally interesting building, or are a heritage enthusiast with a wealth of knowledge to share? Are you a filmmaker with an interest in Glasgow stories? Perhaps you are an avid GDODF fan and this year you’d like to be on the other side of proceedings?
There are many ways you can participate in Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival:
– Open a building
– Lead an in-person trail
– Run an in-person event, such as a talk at our festival hub or a musical performance
– Create a digital resource, such as a heritage trail using the Guidigo app or short film
– Run a digital event, such as a live tour on Facebook Live, or a webinar on Zoom

My Historic Neighbourhood

We are planning a permanent commemoration of the 100h anniversary of the Barras Market. Come to our consultation event and have your say!

On 30th April at The Pipe Factory, we will be looking for your thoughts on our planned street carvings.


Our Creative Planning Session took place on the first of March and is now available to watch on out YouTube Channel.

This session gives you an overview of Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival 2022 and has all the information you need on the theme, changes to the festival format and how to make a submission.



Now in its 32nd year, Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival is an annual programme of open buildings, guided walks and talks, delivered over 1 week in September, for free.