Scottish Cinemas and Theatres

Scottish Cinema Database

May 2020 : The database is temporarily offline for ugrading. Please bear with us!

This database contains information on all known Scottish cinemas, past and present. It includes brief information on cinemas now demolished, and for cinemas featured elsewhere on this website, a link to their relevant page.

It is possible to search for a cinema by Name, Address, Town, Architect etc.
The results can be selected to include all entries, or only entries featured on this website or known to not be demolished.

Current text search limitations: Must be single whole words only; and words should have 4 or more characters.

Cinema information collated by Helen Hopwood, with additional material by Gordon Barr and Gary Painter.
This information is provided on an as-is basis for research purposes only. Corrections, clarifications and additions for any material in the database are welcomed. Information has been collated from a wide range of sources of varying reliability, and is incomplete in a large number of cases.

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Return results for: All cinemas
Only surviving cinemas
Only demolished cinemas
Only open cinemas

The Database is currently (May 2020) offline - please bear with us!
Unless otherwise specified, all photographs and other material copyright (c) 2001 - 2020 Gordon Barr and Gary Painter.
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