Caley Picture House

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Former Picture House, Edinburgh

Caley Picture House was a cinema and concert venue located in Edinburgh, Scotland.

History[edit]

The auditorium, which opened in 1923, originally seated 900, and was later increased to 1,900 in 1928. The cinema was closed in 1984 and was converted into a discothèque in 1986.[1] Notable past performers include Robin Trower, Wishbone Ash, Uriah Heep, Hawkwind, Rory Gallagher, Queen, Beck, Bogert & Appice, Gentle Giant and AC/DC.[2]

The building became a Wetherspoons pub in 2016.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Caley Picture House in Edinburgh, GB". Cinema Treasures. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  2. ^ "Caley Cinema/Picture House". The Edinburgh Gig Archive. 1974-05-27. Retrieved 2014-06-02.
  3. ^ "Wetherspoons opening its new pub in Edinburgh". Retrieved 2017-01-02.

Coordinates: 55°56′53.63″N 3°12′22.24″W / 55.9482306°N 3.2061778°W / 55.9482306; -3.2061778