Added photos from Aberchirder, Aberfeldy, Banff, Huntly, Macduff and Turriff (all accessed from the Scotland page) thanks to Alan Smith.
Added photos from Stirling and Denny thanks to the kind efforts of Alan Bunting.
Updated the Unknown Cinemas page thanks to some new information from various sources.
Fixed a broken link to the UGC cinemas website (thanks to Peter Noble for pointing it out!).
Added a page with pictures from the ABC Sauchiehall Street redevelopment as promised.
Also made a day-trip to Newcastle to visit the ex-Paramount cinema there (now Odeon), that's sadly due to close tomorrow, plus a couple of other cinemas nearby. Sign the petition here to help prevent the Paramount being demolished!
Back in Glasgow, also added a picture of the interior of the GFT (ex-Cosmo) cinema,
plus a pic of the
inside of the stained glass window in what was La Scala,
Sauchiehall Street (now
Thanks to a variety of generous people (see individual pages for detailed credits), have been able to add pages for cinemas in Fife, Jersey, and a selection of Italian cities (Graz, Milan, Rome and Vienna).
Next update will include a selection of pictures taken showing the dramatic reconstruction work currently being undertaken at the former ABC Sauchiehall Street...
Added pages for Greenock, Ardrossan and Saltcoats, thanks to Graham Kelly's new pictures.
Also added a page for the Empire Cinema in Sandwich, Kent thanks to a brief visit there.
Other news: one of my pictures of the New Bedford was used to illustrate an article in the 19th October issue of the Scottish Sunday Mail!
Updated the Aberdeen pages, added more info, dates and details for several of the cinemas there.
Thanks to the annual event that is Doors Open Day, added pictures from the interior of the Britannia Panopticon Music Hall. The guided tours of this building were extremely popular, and tickets sold out very quickly!
Also, a big update to the Aberdeen
pages, thanks to a recent visit there for its Doors Open Day, allowing
a glimpse inside the lovely Tivoli
Theatre, hopefully soon to be refurbished and reopened. Many other
Aberdeen cinemas added & updated as well.
Thanks to the Aberdeen visit, was also able to add some views from
the train of the former BB Cinerama in Perth,
currently being demolished...
Last but not least, thanks to Graham Kelly, am able to add some
photos for the Plaza in Port
the Douglas in Milngavie,
an unknown possible ex-cinema in Kirkintilloch
(any info on
the latter gratefully received!)
Added a page for the Cambletown Picture House, as well as an additional picture of the side exterior of the Renfield StOdeon, and the inside of a screen at the UGC Renfield Street.
Added page for Geneva cinemas thanks to a work visit there.
Since the 'Further Afield' sections keep on growing, reorganised the main page to be slightly more logical - there are now separate pages for Scotland, the UK, and the World.
Added a new page for Aberdeen, with details of lots of cinemas thanks to Mr Alan Smith.
Added a few details to the Inverness La Scala.
Added pages for Canterbury in Outside Scotland section.
Added a couple of pictures of the Edinburgh Odeon stalls lounge area.
Added more screen-size and seating details to the UGC City Centre page.
Added a link to a picture of the interior of the Inverness La Scala.
Added pages for Troonand Irvine.
Finally, updated the ABC Regalpage with the latest view of the cinema under redevelopment, now with the readograph removed.
Stay tuned for a big update later this month, with lots of cinemas
from the north-east of Scotland, including Aberdeen!
Following a trip to Ayrshire, new pages added for Prestwick and Ayr, featuring an original Mather Odeon. Many thanks to Marie Smith for being my guide on this trip.
Big update today, thanks to a whirlwind visit of 21 cinemas in one day, courtesy of Mr Gary Painter's excellent driving and navigation.
New pages added for:
Showcase Glasgow East
UCI East Kilbride
Govanhill Picture House
Hampden Picture House
Black Cat, Bridgeton
Cambuslang - the Savoy
Coatbridge - the Regal
East Kilbride -Cinema 1 & 2
Hamilton - the La Scalaand the Regal
Big important update: thanks to the generosity of Kevin Gooding, now have gorgeous interior pictures of:
The Grosvenor, Hillhead
The Orient, Gallowgate
The Granada, Parkhead
The ABC / Regal, Sauchiehall Street
- all linked to from their main pages.
Also small update to the ABC / Regal, Sauchiehall Street page.