MUSIC - The Kingsborough Sanctuary: Past, Present, Future
Kingsborough Sanctuary, Broomhill Hyndland Parish Church, 81 Hyndland Road Glasgow, G12 9JE
This is an opportunity to hear music played on a rare and beautifully preserved 'Father Willis' organ.It has three manuals and thirty one speaking stops and the sound is enhanced by the magnificent acoustic of Leiper's building. The original parish of Hyndland was an affluent one which no doubt accounts for the aquisition of this fine instrument. From its first days a choir led worship in Hyndland Church and many have been inspired by the sounds encountered in this place. The final organists of Hyndland Parish Church were the late John Langdon and Donald McIntosh. Donald will play for us on the 30th Anniversary of Glasgow Doors Open Days.
Broomhill Hyndland Parish Church was formed as a result of the merger in 2017 between two long established West End churches. The main centre of worship is in the Broomhill building, now known as the Naseby Park Sanctuary. The Hyndland building is now known as the Kingsborough Gardens Sanctuary. The congregation of around five hundred people is active in maintaining and extending Christian worship and witness at both ends of the parish and beyond.Sunday worship takes place at Naseby while mid-week services are held in Hyndland. Both buildings host a wide variety of activities which all are welcome to attend. Recent changes to the Kingsborough Sanctuary are allowing events such as concerts, ceilidhs, dance classes, band and choir rehearsals to take place. This is an ongoing process and exciting times lie ahead for Broomhill Hyndland.
Sat 21st, 10am-4pm; Music 11am, 2pm; 30 mins
Booking not required
Accessibility: Limited Access, steps to chancel but otherwise accessible. Side door totally accessible.
Facilities: Toilet, wheelchair accessible toilet, hearing loop.