2013 23-26 May 26-29 Sept 24-27 Oct
This all-inclusive package will take you to a selection of the most important sites at which to view the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, who together are known as the creators of the Glasgow Style.
Explore the genius of Charles Rennie Mackintosh and his contemporaries, beginning with a reception and illustrated talk at the hotel on Thursday evening. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday there will be a full day tour by coach, with a qualified Blue Badge guide to the most important Mackintosh properties that are available in and around Glasgow. This includes the Glasgow School of Art, The Mackintosh House (Hunterian Art Gallery), The Mackintosh Church (headquarters of the CRM Society), House for an Art Lover, The Willow Tea Rooms and The Hill House in Helensburgh and not forgetting Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The tour also includes a visit to the world famous Burrell Collection and a City familiarisation tour.
Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow
The luxury weekend includes accommodation at a much loved city icon, the Grand Central Hotel. Built in 1883, the hotel was once the playground of the rich and famous, with guests over the years including Cary Grant, John F Kennedy, Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra and even the Queen. The hotel has undergone a 20 million pounds refurbishment revealing stunning original features, stylish bedrooms and a magnificent champagne bar; taking its place again as Glasgow's leading four star hotel.
The cost includes three nights bed & full Scottish breakfast, dinner on the first evening with illustrated talk, coaches, Blue Badge guide, admissions and lunch.
Shared accommodation from £549.00 per person. Single supplement of £105.00.
Extra nights accommodation are available on request.
We can tailor tours to your own requirements. We can offer bespoke tours for groups and individuals that can be prebooked all year round.
The CRM Society has Charitable Status Reference No. SC012497
Registered in Scotland Company No. SC293107
"I enjoyed the Mackintosh Tour very much indeed - it was a brilliant experience and I shall remember it always. I thought it was extremely well-planned and that I seen a lot but never felt rushed. Very many thanks to Trish and Stuart for all the organisation. It was an inspiration and I felt very privileged."
Katharine Solomon 2010
"Thank you so much for such a wonderful tour, which has enriched my own artistic practice. I shall return to Glasgow."
Nick Johnson 2010
"Thanks for making us so welcome in Glasgow and organising a maginificent tour of all things Mackintosh. You opened our eyes to so many more details!"
Friends of Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2011