Photography Competition

Send us your photos from the festival and win prizes!

We’ve teamed up with Glasgow Mackintosh Festival to give away some fantastic prizes for festival-going photographers. Whether you’re a keen instagrammer or have some serious photography kit, you could be the winner of a £250 voucher for Glasgow Architectural Salvage, a year’s subscription to Homes & Interiors Scotland Magazine, afternoon tea for two at House for an Art Lover and tickets to Glasgow Mackintosh Festival events in October 2017. The winning images will be displayed on our online gallery and social media for all to admire!

Enter by sending your hi-res images to or by tagging @glasgowdoorsopendaysfestival on Instagram with the hashtag #GDODFphotos

You can chose to submit a general entry, or to submit an image for one of the following categories:

  • Inspired by Mackintosh
  • Ultimate Interiors
  • Patterns & Materials
  • Details you could’ve missed
  • Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival Fun

If your submission is for a particular category please indicate so in your email, or image description.

Images must have been taken between 11th and 17th September. Deadline for submissions is 30th September 2017. Full Terms and Conditions to follow.


Prize Giveaway with Heart Scotland

To celebrate the launch of the 2017 programme, we are offering Heart listeners the chance to WIN the ultimate Doors Open Days date-night. This includes an exclusive champagne reception at a secret location, a seven course meal in the intimate and classy setting of Bilson Eleven and a fantastic overnight stay at the iconic Category A listed Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow for two, during festival week 11-17th September.

Courtesy of Grand Central Hotel, one lucky winner and a plus one can enjoy a night’s stay in a superior room at the award winning four-star hotel, including breakfast. Anyone not lucky enough to win, but still keen to escape for a luxurious dinner or overnight stay can visit the Grand Central Hotel website for more information. Likewise, get the tastebuds tingling as Bilson Eleven’s 7 course taster menu is available to view here.

To be in with a chance of winning, tune in to Heart Breakfast across August.



Children’s Competition- Design and draw your own building!

If you could have any kind of building in Glasgow what would it look like? Would it be made of marshmallows? Or have a giant trampoline instead of stairs? Send us your drawings and you could WIN PRIZES!

Take a photo of scan of your drawing and email it to or post it to 120 Sydney St. Glasgow G31 1JF after the 17th September and before the 30th September. Details of prizes to be released soon.