Halls Bookings Summary
FROM JANUARY 2012 TO DATE, THE MAIN HALL & MEETING ROOMS HAVE BEEN BOOKED FOR EVENTS ON AVERAGE AT LEAST ONCE EVERY DAY.
Music, Arts & Film - Regular rehearsals venue for both local amateur and professional orchestras as well as major international bands such as Wet Wet Wet. We’ve also hosted performances by Scottish Opera, the National Theatre of Scotland, and a sell-out family film showing of the Muppets. We’ve also featured as a filming location in BBC Scotland’s Burnistoun!
Family Events - We’ve hosted full weddings, wedding receptions, anniversary dinners, kids and adult birthday parties, and funerals, the majority of which are for local people.
Community & Public Consultation Events - We’ve provided space and facilities for North Glasgow Youth Arts Festival. We’re used frequently by other local organisations wanting a venue to hold public consultations and open meetings - including the Health Service, local Housing Associations, Scottish Canals, the Police, and many more.
Classes & Training - We have regular bookings from dance company DanceUK, as well as hosting weekly stress-management sessions via Lifelink.
Conferences & Meetings - We’re used heavily by local housing associations, the NHS GG&C, and even hosted the annual conference of a Scotland-wide political party.
THE HALLS SO FAR...
Since January 2012, we have hosted 464 different events, averaging about 31 events per month, with over 62 different organisations using the spaces.
54 TRAINING EVENTS
28 COMMUNITY HEALTH
15 PERFORMANCE ARTS
7 TV PRODUCTIONS
6 BALLS & DANCES
1 BOOK LAUNCH
Heritage Events Summary
Heritage Trade Workshops
Afternoon workshops giving people hands-on experience of traditional techniques in slate & leadwork, wood & joinery, and stonework & masonry. Over 80 participants, aged from 10 to over 80.
Windows of Today
Multiple hands on workshops and visits to try out the techniques involved in making stained glass windows, plus suggesting ideas and themes for new windows for Maryhill. Over 230 participants aged from 6 to over 82.
Songs of the Trades Choir
Bringing religious and non- denominational schools, plus local adults together to perform traditional songs in English and Gaelic relating to the trades shown in the historic stained glass windows. Multiple public performances in Maryhill
Total number of people involved in heritage activities through MBH from April 2010:
Doors Open Days 2012 visitors
Unique Website Visitors 2012
Copies of Heritage Trails taken
Free Guided Tours
Illustrated Group Talks
Group Events & Visits