Foundation Day Service

Traditionally, the representatives of the College attend a service in Glasgow Cathedral on the first Sunday after its Annual General Meeting to commemorate its foundation and to pay tribute to Peter Lowe by laying a wreath on his tomb.

Foundation Day Service

Our Founder, Maister Peter Lowe, is buried within the grounds of Glasgow Cathedral. Traditionally, the representatives of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow attend a service in Glasgow Cathedral on the first Sunday after its Annual General Meeting to commemorate its foundation and to pay tribute to Peter Lowe by laying a wreath on his tomb.

This year, the service will be held on Sunday, 8th December at 11am and College Fellows, Members, family and friends are invited. Please let Sandra Clearie know if you will attend so that seating can be reserved. sandra.clearie@rcpsg.ac.uk.

Back to all news


Back to all articles


We provide a daily update on the day’s top health news by WhatsApp. To subscribe, please add our number (+447458012663) to your contacts as “College Voice” and then send "NEWS" as a WhatsApp message to +447458012663 for a daily update for the news that matters to you.

Who we are

We are a worldwide community of inspiring health professionals working together to advance our profession and improve patient care.

Read more

What we do

Over the past year we’ve made great advances in professionalising our approach to engaging more effectively with government and the wider health sector.

Read more

What we stand for

Together we are demanding action to address workforce shortages and implement solutions to help reduce staff burnout.

Read more