Welcome to the website of the
the world's oldest surviving
We are open for free general viewing Tuesday-Saturday noon - 5pm. 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.
Doors open 6.30pm
Show starts 7pm
Tickets £5 here
Gladstone's Bag presents silent Indian movie Shiraz with live music and sound effects, featuring sitar, tabla and violins
A man (Himansu Rai) tries to rescue his kidnapped sister after a prince enslaves her.
The Panopticon Comedy Club
Doors open 7.30pm
Show starts 8pm
Join us for an evening of Glasgow's finest comedians at the venue where Stan Laurel made his stage debut. Laugh til the tears run down your legs!
Commemorating the end of the Great War
1914 - 1918
Doors open at 1pm
with display and demonstration of military items between
1pm and 5pm
2pm - Concert featuring the music of James Reese Europe and the Harlem Hellfighters with popular songs and choruses from the great war.
4pm - A performance of 'Armistice' by Thoren Ferguson as part of 'Play for Peace.' A Global concert for Co-operation followed by music hall acts.
7pm - 'The Battle of the Somme'
The classic film made in 1916 featuring live music from Gladstone's Bag.
– 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