We are open for General Viewing Tuesday-Saturday noon - 5pm.
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.
Unfortunately from now on we will no longer be allowing photography at our evening shows, as we will be engaging the services of a professional photographer to take pictures of our events.
We will still be allowing photography of our daytime shows, with the exception of our junior acts, provided the photographer has completed model release forms from the performers.
La Nuit de l'Instant
La Nuit de l’Instant is a collaboration between Street Level Photoworks and Centre Photographique Marseille and is a projection-based event celebrating the still and the moving image in joyful and
compelling ways. The event marks Glasgow’s links with its twin-town of Marseille with new works by Camille Fallet, Valentine Vermeil and Kotryna Ula Kiliulyte produced from exchange residencies
between the two cities, alongside works selected by Erick Gudimard/CPM from Marie Chéné and Didier Nadeau, Sylvia Donis, Flavie Pinatel, Valérie Horwicz and Lisa Lucciardi. The theme is that of 'Love
Projection works selected by Street Level Photoworks from artists in Northern European countries which we have links with will be shown in the main screening venue Britannia Panopticon and include Taavi Talve, Marge Monko (Estonia), Mari Hokkanen (Finland), Julija Goyd (Lithuania), and Ieva Balode (Latvia).
The works will be showcased across four different locations concentrated around Street Level - main screening venue for single screen programme is Brittania Panopticon, then with installation work in Gallery 103, Avant Garde Function Room and Street Level’s studio.
Silent Comedy Films
May 2nd, July 4th, September 5th, October 31st
Doors open 6.30pm
Show starts 7pm
Tickets £5 available here
On May 2nd Gladstone's Bag present 'The Kid' starring Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan with live music and sound effects!
Chaplin's first full-length feature is a silent masterpiece about a little tramp who discovers a little orphan and brings him up but is left desolate when the orphanage reclaims him.
Also showing Fatty Arbuckle and Buster Keaton in "The Rough House", and Winsor McKay's "Dreams of a Rarebit Fiend".
The Drag-Opticon Show
Merchants of Magic
May 5th, July 21st
The Merchants of Magic return to the Panopticon, bringing you the best magicians from across Scotland to astonish, mystify and entertain you!
The Shimmy and Shine Show
Doors open 6.00pm
Show starts 6.30pm
It is SAUCY, SASSY and SILLY... as students past and present of the Academy of Burlesque and Cabaret bring burlesque back to its’ spiritual Scottish home - The Britannia Panopticon.
The Panopticon Comedy Club
Doors open 7.30pm
Show starts 8.00pm
Tickets £5 here
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!
Confirmed performers so far are:
Ticket link coming soon!
1918 Cine-Variety Show
May 12th, June 16th, July 14th, September 15th, October 13th, November 11th
Shows at 1.30pm & 3.30pm
Pay as you please!
One hundred years down the line, we are recreating historic music hall shows, featuring demonstrations by re-enactors, recruitment songs, comedy sketches, silent films and newsreels shown in the Britannia Panopticon during 1918.
Friday Night at the Panopticon
Show starts 8pm
This month we are partnering with the fabulous Speakin' Cajun!
Brace yourself for an exciting night of richly layered contemporary & Louisiana music and thought-provoking spoken word in this straight-from-the-bayou cabaret theatre extravaganza of words and melody. Music from The Jennifer Ewan Band and performance poetry from Sam Small, Victoria McNult, Angie Strachan, Imogen Stirling, Finola Scott and Max Scratchmann.
Music Hall Memories
May 26th, June 30th, July 28th, August 25th, September 29th
Shows at 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Admission is free, we charge to get out!
Come along to our popular variety shows done in the style of the old time music halls. Featuring comedy sketches, musical numbers, dancing and much more.
Begins June 23rd
Ends June 24th
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For bookings and information please contact:
Britannia Panopticon Music Hall
Tel: 0141 553 0840
For the Britannia Panopticon Charity Shop please contact:
Panopticon Curiosity Shop
49 High Street
Tel: 0141 552 4467
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