Glenlair will hold a public open day on Sunday 12th July 2015 to celebrate internationally
renowned physicist James Clerk Maxwellâ€™s 150th anniversary of his great paper on
electromagnetism and light.
As part of the UNESCOÂ International Year ofÂ Light, the GlenlairÂ open day is set toÂ attract both local andÂ international visitorsÂ who have both anÂ interest in findingÂ more about Maxwell the physicist as well asÂ witnessing theÂ beautiful surroundings of Glenlair, which was Maxwellâ€™s family home for the majority ofÂ his life until his death on 5 th Nov 1879.
As part of the special open day activities, guests will have an opportunity to view the
recently renovated Maxwell Visitor Centre at Glenlair House and take part in one of a
number of guided tours around the property. In addition Glenlair’s spectacular gardens
will also be open to the public, thought to have been designed and planted in part by
Musical entertainment from Father and Daughter duet Andy and Flora Munro and a
large tent selling delicious tea and cakes will make Glenlair open day a fun outing for all
the family to enjoy.
The Glenlair open day will run from 2pm to 5pm on Sunday 12 th July 2015. Entry is Â£5
per adult, children and car parking are free. All proceeds from the day will be given to
the Maxwell at Glenlair Trust, registered Scottish Charity No. SC030868.