Online exhibitions

Welcome to our new Online Exhibition space where you can discover more about the history of East Dunbartonshire.

 FORTH & CLYDE CANAL

THE LION FOUNDRY

image of boats on canal within the marina

An exhibition following the history, industry and regeneration of the first canal to be built in Scotland, the Forth and Clyde Canal.

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man working at the lion foundry

Discover more about the Lion Foundry, a Kirkintilloch iron foundry famous for producing bandstands, shopping arcades and of course, red telephone kiosks.

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PEEL PARK, KIRKINTILLOCH

EASTSIDE BOTHY FIRE

Peel park band stand

Learn about the history of the World Heritage site Peel Park in Kirkintilloch, a place of real historical significance.

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memorial plaque with names

An exhibition commemorating the fire in Kirkintilloch, which killed ten young 'tattie howkers' from Achill, County Mayo in 1937.

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