Picture House

26 Hall Street,
Campbeltown, PA28 6BU

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Picture House

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Originally opened on 26 May 1913 with 640 seats and the architect was Albert V. Gardner. He remodelled the interior to an Atmospheric style in 1935.

On the 15th November 1989, Historic Scotland designated the Picture House a Grade B Listed building. This was up-graded to Grade A Listed in June 2008. It is listed on the Buildings At Risk Register.

Contributed by Graeme McBain

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Buffer
Buffer on January 12, 2014 at 1:12 am

Coloured exterior taken 31st August, 1975

popcorn_pete
popcorn_pete on May 22, 2017 at 2:15 pm

The cinema closed in 2014 and remained so for 18 months until the £3.5 million Centenary Project eventually began in early 2016. It was expected to be finished in March 2017 but is now behind schedule. Highlights of the restoration are as follows:

Restoration of the historic auditorium with seating for 197; 119 in the stalls, 74 in the balcony

Restoration of the unique art nouveau frontage

Transformation of annexe to provide a new foyer/café

Creation of a multi-purpose exhibition space

Creation of a second state-of-the-art cinema auditorium in the rear courtyard with 54 seats

More information at: www.campbeltownpicturehouse.co.uk/restoration

Film weekends were held at Victoria Hall on a monthly basis but finished on 7 May with Whisky Galore.

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