Reclaiming the ruins of St Peter’s seminary


For the last eight years the public arts company NVA has been leading efforts to find a new future for St Peter’s Seminary in Cardross, which closed in 1980. The creative possibilities of the site were revealed at Hinterland, a ten day event which took place in the run up to Easter. Continue reading

Editorial : When trust is lost

Scotland woke up last Friday to a new political landscape. Voters south of the border put the Tories back in government, unencumbered by their coalition partners, while Scotland turned overwhelmingly to the SNP to register its opposition to Conservative policies. In the words of Douglas Alexander, one of Labour’s highest profile losers to the SNP, they didn’t trust Labour to do the job.

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Feb/Mar 2020

In June 2019 Open House held a conference exploring possible new directions for the Catholic Church in Scotland. See conference papers.

Open House also held a conference on the role of lay people in the governance of the Catholic Church in November 2013. See conference papers.