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Heritage Open Day 2018

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Update: All Heritage Open Day free tours of 78 Derngate are now fully booked.
Our regular ticketed tour programme continues to run
- please follow this link for full details, ticket prices and times.

78 Derngate is once again offering an afternoon of free tours of the only house in England designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Contributing to the annual Heritage Open Days programme, members of the public can book to tour the house on the afternoon of Friday September 7th. Visits are by guided tour only which must be pre-booked via telephone: 01604 603407 - phone lines are open Tuesday to Sunday between 10am - 5pm. Four tours will be available, timed at 1.30, 2.00, 3.00 and 3.30pm. Each tour comprises 12 places and we can accept a maximum of two people on each booking. Booking is open from Friday 3rd August for these Heritage Open Day tours.

Please note that our regular tour programme runs throughout the year from February to December and full visiting details, ticket prices and other information can be found at
78derngate.org.uk/visit.

BBC documentary features 78 Derngate

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We’re delighted that 78 Derngate features prominently in a major TV documentary about Charles Rennie Mackintosh to be aired on BBC Four this week. Artist Lachlan Goudie visited back in March to film at the house for “Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Glasgow’s Neglected Genius”. Produced to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the architect’s birth the film traces his career from his peak successes in Glasgow, his work in Walberswick and London and his final years in the south of France. The film was first shown on BBC Two Scotland a few weeks ago and has since been re-edited in the aftermath of the destruction by fire of The Glasgow School of Art Mackintosh Building. Lachlan’s upbeat style gives a fresh perspective on 78 Derngate within the context of Mackintosh’s other work. The film provides a welcome and thought-provoking reflection at a time when Mackintosh’s legacy is very much in the public eye. Essential viewing.

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Glasgow’s Neglected Genius will be broadcast on Monday 16th July at 10pm on BBC Four.
Post-broadcast viewing via iPlayer here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b5ydcz

Celebrations at 78 Derngate - #Mackintosh150

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7th June 2018 is the 150th anniversary of Charles Rennie Mackintosh's birth.

Join us in person on that day in Northampton and enjoy some special treats to make your visit to the only Mackintosh - designed house in England extra memorable:

All visitors will receive discounted entry on the day paying just £6.40.

All purchases from our shop will receive a 10% discount.

For a nominal price you can also enjoy a sparkling drink and a special birthday cupcake.

If you can't make it to visit on the day you can take part online too: See our 'Flowers for Mr Mackintosh' posts on
Twitter and Facebook and join in by posting your beautiful flowers in tribute.

Our
online shop is also offering free delivery on all purchases between 1st and 10th June.