When did Hillhead Bookclub open?
The hordes of students that have flocked here during term times ever since it opened in 2010 don’t seem too fussed who owns it, being the kind of hangout that the upper end of Byres Road hitherto long lacked.
What did Hillhead Bookclub used to be?
the Salon Picture House
Today’s Hillhead Bookclub was once the Salon Picture House, operating from 1913 to 1992*. Attempts were made to keep it going as a working cinema, with support from the likes of Sean Connery.
Who owns Hillhead Book Club?
Even more so when you discover that despite Bookclub’s bingo nights, vintage fashion sales and student crowd, it’s owned by Scottish hospitality giant G1; one of the biggest pub and bar chains operating in Glasgow.
Is Hillhead Book Club Dog friendly?
Dogs are more than welcome in all areas of the bar, including on the balcony, and are offered water and an ear scratch (or two!) on arrival.
Is there an online book club?
The Goodreads Choice Awards Book Club is a massive online group of thousands of dedicated bookworms. It’s a decidedly democratic online book club, too, with each month’s selection voted on by Goodreads members.
When was the west end of Glasgow built?
The earliest buildings in the West End date from the late Georgian period (c. 1830s), though most were constructed in several different phases of the Victorian era (c. 1840-1900).
Is Partick in Lanarkshire?
Partick (Scots: Pairtick, Scottish Gaelic: Partaig) is an area of Glasgow on the north bank of the River Clyde, just across from Govan….Partick.
|Partick Scottish Gaelic: Partaig Scots: Pairtick|
|Partick Location within Glasgow|
|Area||0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||10,452/km2 (27,070/sq mi)|
Are book clubs free?
Most are totally free and there’s no limit on how many you can join; signing up for three virtual book clubs means three times the reading recommendations and events.
Who lived in Glasgow tenements?
Glasgow tenements were built to provide high-density housing for the large number of people immigrating to the city in the 19th and early 20th century as a result of the Industrial Revolution, when the city’s population boomed to more than 1 million people.
How old are Glasgow tenements?
Glasgow’s tenements were mainly built in 19th and early 20th centuries to provide housing for the city’s rapidly expanding urban population during the era of industry. The size of tenements varied greatly depending on the area.
Is Partick a Catholic area?
Partick Thistle fans are known for being a fiercely independent, non-sectarian (even atheist), underdog counterpoint to the other two Glasgow mega-teams, the Celtic (mostly Catholic fan-base) and Rangers (mostly Protestant fan-base).