Caley Picture House

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Former Picture House, Edinburgh

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


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]


  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