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The Trades Hall, Glassford Street, Glasgow

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The Trades Hall, in Glassford Street, Glasgow, which continues the line of Stockwell Street northwards, is a prestigious Hall (owned by the Trades House of Glasgow) and was built by Robert Adam and his brothers, opening in 1794. The hall was built as a public hall but was also used in the 1800s for Music Hall and Variety.

Advertisement in The Bailie of December 1873 'Trades Hall - Great Holiday Treat. 'Mr and Mrs Arthur Lloyd and their Comic Company in their Festivals of Fun on New Years Day Three Grand Illuminated day & evening Festivals at 12, 3, and 7 Evening.' - Courtesy Graeme Smith.

Above - Advertisement in The Bailie of December 1873 'Trades Hall - Great Holiday Treat. 'Mr and Mrs Arthur Lloyd and their Comic Company in their Festivals of Fun on New Years Day Three Grand Illuminated day & evening Festivals at 12, 3, and 7 Evening.' - Courtesy Graeme Smith.

Advertisement in The Bailie of January 1874 'Trades Hall. Last night but two and last week of Mr and Mrs Arthur Lloyd and their nightly change of songs and characters in costume, assisted by their Comic Company To-Night, prompt at Eight. Over at Ten.' - Courtesy Graeme Smith.

Above - Advertisement in The Bailie of January 1874 'Trades Hall. Last night but two and last week of Mr and Mrs Arthur Lloyd and their nightly change of songs and characters in costume, assisted by their Comic Company To-Night, prompt at Eight. Over at Ten.' - Courtesy Graeme Smith.

The Trades Hall is still standing today and it's own Website can be found here...

If you have any more information or images for this Hall please Contact me.

 

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