Our first Lids Open Days of 2019 finds us back playing the fabulous Daneman Concert Grand Piano at the Mitchell Library in the Glasgow Room. This is a rare chance to play a beautiful grand piano in a suitably grand place . . . steeped in history.

Registration is now open for this event ~ please fill out the form below.

Please have a look at our loose schedule of  10 minute slots throughout the day . . . and then fill out the form below.

You can also just come along to listen to others play or take a chance and just 'walk-in' on the day to see if a slot appears. If you have never experienced a 'Lids Open Day' you can click on this link here to watch a short film by Charlie Stuart about our 2015 Lids Open Day at Mackintosh Queens Cross ( MQC ) Our next Lids Open Day will be on Friday June 28th back at MQC as part of the West End Festival. Registration usually opens around 1 month beforehand ( June 1st 2019 ).  

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  Lids Open Day  ( Spring ) . . . Saturday May 4th 2019 

10.30am ~ 4.30pm in the Glasgow Room at the Mitchell Library

Please complete the form below to register for this event. The 10 minute time slots below are there to help you choose when you would like to play . . . though they are not written in stone and are here as a guide to help everyone attending see when there are 'gaps' in the schedule. Walk-in's are also fine with us too.   


1     10.30am ~ 10.40am     Gerry                   2  10.45am ~ 10.55am                                     3   11.00am ~ 11.10am   

4     11.15am ~ 11.25am                                  5  11.30am ~ 11.40am                                     6   11.45am ~ 11.55am 

7     12.00pm ~ 12.10am                                 8   12.15pm ~ 12.25pm                                    9   12.30pm ~ 12.40pm  

10   12.45pm ~ 12.55pm                               11   1.00pm ~ 1.10pm                                     12    1.15pm ~ 1.25pm  

13   1.30pm ~ 1.40pm       Steven                14   1.45pm ~ 1.55pm                                     15     2.00pm ~ 2.10pm      Kate

16   2.15pm ~ 2.25pm                                   17   2.30pm ~ 2.40pm     Derek                      18    2.45pm ~ 2.55pm      Sophie

19   3.00pm ~ 3.10pm       Andrew              20  3.15pm ~ 3.25pm       Stanley                  21    3.30pm ~ 3.40pm

22   3.45pm ~ 3.55pm                                   23   4.00pm ~ 4.10pm      Jenny                     24    4.15pm ~ 4.25pm

                                      

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This event can offer an invaluable opportunity for you to play, listen, experiment, doodle, sing . . . just you, alone at the piano. 

This event is an opportunity for you to enjoy that experience and ( if you wish ) let yourself respectfully request that whoever there ( friends & family ) consider taking a take a wee step back to allow an extra breathing space from the pressures that can often exist to perform  or entertain. This event is intended to offer people a chance to play a high quality acoustic piano and to make a clearer connection with your own musical voice. This is something worthwhile in its own right, though if you also want to play in public with more confidence you will know that we need opportunities to sense how we are walking on stage.

The choice is yours . . . to invite friends & family to listen while you play ( along with other participants/ listeners in the hall ) or to request ( on the booking form ) that you have no audience at all . . . and simply have a rare opportunity to play the piano alone.


LOD ( Spring ) Saturday May 4th 2019, the Mitchell Library

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Please enter 2 TIME slot options in order of preference ( ie: slot 4 or slot 8 )