Welcome to the website of the
the world's oldest surviving
We are open for free general viewing Tuesday-Saturday noon - 5pm. We will be closed for the festive season from the 23rd December to the 8th January.
Please note that we do not at this time have disabled access.
We have an exhibition of ephemera, a merchandise stall with postcards, greetings cards, bags, mugs, tee-shirts etc and of course our friendly staff will be available to regail with tales and the history of the worlds oldest surviving music hall.
Drag-Opticon Festive Special
Noon to 5pm
£5 to meet Santa
Come along to a winter wonderland in the world's oldest surviving music hall! Meet Santa Claus and his elves and receive a lovingly handcrafted wooden toy.
Jack off the Beanstalk : ADULT PANTO
December 21st & 22nd
Door/Bar open : 7pm
Show starts : 8pm
Tickets £10 ( includes Hot Candy Apple)
Fancy a fabulously naughty Panto this year?
You'll see Jack erect his HUGE stalk to the delight of fairy Starshine who goes weak at the knees at the sight of a big one.
Dame Effie is cock a hoop at the idea of meeting something giant too! Jack Off The Beanstalk, yes you read that right, get your wrists limbered up for the audience participation, things could get messy, but always in the best possible taste, well, maybe!
Get your tickets quick as disappointment could lead to an anticlimax, and one of those always leaves you flaccid, isn't that right boys!
– stop press – MURDER AT BRITANNIA PANOPTICON!
Magician, Walford Bodie, murdered- stop – recently returned from China with the powerful, mystical statue of the three wise monkeys - stop -Detectives needed to solve the mystery before the murderer returns to unleash the power of the statue - stop - or mankind will never; see, hear or speak no evil - stop - or anything else ever again.
Find the clues, solve the puzzles, unravel the mystery and win the prize. Can you solve the mystery before the time runs out?
Includes illusions created by The Art of Illusion.
Suitable for groups of between five and thirty people. You will have one hour to solve the mystery. Licensed bar is available.
Suitable for all ages. Bookings after 9pm for over 18’s only
Additional dates and times are available on request.
for more information check our mystery room page : Mystery Room
Help Britannia Panopticon get heating!
We are running a GoFundMe campaign to raise money so we can install a three-phase electricity supply which will allow us to get heating!
Please give whatever you can and share this campaign with your friends!
A dedicated team of volunteers have worked in conjunction with the archiving department of Glasgow University to digitise the scrapbooks of one of the great showmen of Glasgow's history and former owner of the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, A. E. Pickard.
These scrapbooks are now available online for the whole world to view. So go on a take a look into the mind of one of the great characters of Music Hall history, and learn a little bit more about our beloved Britannia Panopticon at the same time.
For bookings and information please contact:
Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
Tel: 0141 553 0840