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Shettleston Public Hall (1925 - 2014)



  • Existence: 1925 - 2014


Shettleston Public Hall was built between 1922 and 1925 in Wellshot Road, Shettleston, Glasgow by Thomas Gilchrist Gilmour architects under instruction of the Glasgow's Office of Public Works. The Hall offered a range of events for the local community including occassional variety shows and entertainments.

The building operated until 2008 when it was was badly damaged by fire and was demolished in 2014.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Handby Celeine Collection

Reference code: NFA0107
Scope and Contents

Posters, photographs, programmes, 1 piece of sheet music for six instruments and a small amount of business records and correspondence relating to the dancing and burlesque comedy on skates.

Dates: c1920 - 1945; 2020

Posters, c1920 - 1939

Reference code: 178R38
Scope and Contents

British theatre posters presenting Handby Celeine acts among others.

Dates: c1920 - 1939

Shettleston Public Hall Poster, 12 February 1938

Reference code: 178R38.1
Scope and Contents T. Ross Cochrane presents from Geo. Gilllespie’s super show, The wonder Whirlwind skaters, Handby Celeine Trio, acrobats, comedy and dancing on skates, Diane & Be-Milde, the continental adazzio dancers, 3 Benson Sisters, featuring Pauline the Queen of Crooners, Billy Taylor, accordionist with the covered keyboard, Margt. Milne & Arthur Roynan, piano, song and accordion, Mona Waddell, the pocket Vesta Tilley, Jack Casserley singer, The Hanger Trio comedy act, Jack Smart & Jimmy...
Dates: 12 February 1938

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Archival Object 2
Collection 1
Animals 2
Business 1
Circus 1
Clowning 2
Jugglers 2