New Banner Design Details

Banner – Friends of People’s Palace, Winter Gardens and Glasgow Green, approx 80 inches x 42 inches

It was really fitting that the banner was unveiled on Hallowe’en, memorial eve of the dead and the last day of The Pandemic Furlough scheme and rent/mortgage holidays, therefore the eve of mass unemployment and increasing poverty. These realities form the context for us to listen to those voices from the history of these fields not just its happy festivals but its bloody, bloody past through state executions, gallows and animal slaughter to soup kitchens, mass campaigning and direct action, locals holding council and parliament to account, in the best of times and the worst of times.
Continue reading

New Banner for Friends of People’s Palace Winter Gardens & Glasgow Green

1820 Murdered By The State

40 days after the start of his trial, James ‘Purley’ Wilson,aged 60,from a line of a Scottish radicals from Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, was Executed after being enticed into a Government provoked insurrection. His, like Hardie & Baird and those transported to Australia or killed by Militia, still lives on in our historical memory as a class – today. The KEELIE
facebook.com/ClydesideRev…

History 1820 Radical Rising Scotland

40 days after the start of his trial, James ‘Purley’ Wilson,aged 60,from a line of a Scottish radicals from Strathaven, South Lanarkshire, was Executed after being enticed into a Government provoked insurrection. His, like Hardie & Baird and those transported to Australia or killed by Militia, still lives on in our historical memory as a class – today.  The KEELIE
https://www.facebook.com/ClydesideRev…

Radical History on Glasgow Green

Take time to view this 22 minute PowerPoint on 1000 years of Glasgow Green history by Spirit of Revolt/ Archives of Dissent. The music was specially written by Los Angeles-based Scottish composer Paul Mounsey, and to our knowledge is the first music composed for Glasgow Green, in spite of all the musical events which have taken place here in the past millennium.  spiritofrevolt.info

360 View – Peoples Palace SECOND FLOOR – Glasgow Green

Guy Aldred and his Granddaughter plus comments about him on the green.

People Making Glasgow
The Drying Green on Templeton Street, a right of Freemen of the City.

Audio – Guy Aldred and his Granddaughter plus comments about him on the green.

VISIT THE PEOPLES PALACE VIRTUALLY

USE THE BUTTON TOP LEFT TO SEE 360 VIEW

Get out your VR Headset or Give Your Oculus to a Granny or Grandad !!! Virtual View of the Peoples Palace on Glasgow Green, Use the WASD Keys or mouse / touch screen to look around the exhibits, Video by The Radical Imagination Project… http://thesocialenergycollective.org/

Glasgow Lost

On the 1st of April 2007, the mangement of Glasgow’s common goods assets was transfered to a private charitable company. This is a selection of what the people of Glasgow lost…glasgowLOST.org website to follow soon.

On Peoples’ Palaces by Hailey Maxwell

On Peoples’ Palaces
by Hailey Maxwell