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Red Clydeside Trail

Meeting Point: South end of the Suspension Bridge
Nearest Address to Meeting Point: South Portland Street
Trail Postcode: G5

Join the Scottish Labour History Society for a guided tour through over two centuries of radical and working class struggle in Glasgow – encounter the events, actions and personalities who made Clydeside Red.

Gathering Point at South end of the Suspension Bridge over the Clyde at Carlton Place, proceeding across Suspension Bridge to Clyde Walkway, then crossing Clyde Street and proceeding to St. Enoch Square and Howard Street, thence to Glasgow Green and Trongate, Argyll Street, City Halls, Candleriggs, Ingram Street (old Sheriff Court, concluding at City Chambers, George Square.

Other Information


Nearest Train and/or Subway: Glasgow Central Station
Parking: Yes


Physical Access to Building: Fully Accessible (access to all areas without trouble, including for someone using a wheelchair or mobility scooter)


Organisation Information:

Stewart Maclennan is Chair of the Scottish Labour History Society, the independent organisation for the promotion of labour history in Scotland, and Reviews Editor of its annual publication, Scottish Labour History Journal. With the late Chris Bartter, he initiated a programme of walks on labour and radical themes for Doors Open in Glasgow running from 2014 to 2019. A retired trade union activist, he has an intimate knowledge of Glasgow and its labour movement.

Further information:

Sunday @ 10:45am 

Trail duration: 1 hour 30 minutes