Scottish Cinemas and Theatres

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Rothesay Cinemas & Theatres
Photos of Rothesay buildings circa 1986 courtesy of Des Gorra

Regal Cinema

Opened 1938; closed 1976. Bingo; now demolished.

Winter Gardens

Built in 1924 to enclose an open-air amphitheatre; used as a variety theatre.
Closed mid-1970s; restored in the 1990s. Now a small cinema (97 seats), restaurant and tourist facilities.

77 High Street

Opened 1930s; now bingo and flats.
Photo above courtesy of Emma Mykytyn.
Picture here circa 1986, courtesy of Des Gorra.

East Princes St

Picture above courtesy of Emma Mykytyn.
Entered through central section. Opened 1913 behind old Rothesay Public Hall (1879). Bingo from 1963.
Reopened for summer cinema season, 1972. Destroyed by landslide, 1973. Tenement frontage remains.
Photo here courtesy Norrie Mcnamee, c1996


Not a cinema, but some glorious 1930s architecture!
Category A listed.
Website for the building is

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