January 1863: Gentlemen’s Glee Club of Glasgow – “Amateur Concert” for the Benefit of the Unemployed, in the Trades’ Hall, Glassford Street

An advertisement on the front page of The Glasgow Herald on Tuesday the 6th of January, 1863, informed readers about an “Amateur Concert” by the Gentlemen’s Glee Club of Glasgow, for the benefit of the unemployed. The concert was to be held in the Trades’ Hall, on Glassford Street, on Wednesday the 7th, and was under the patronage of the Lord Provost, Peter Clouston. Tickets, which cost two-shillings-and-sixpence, were available from Messrs Paterson, Sons and Co., Music Sellers, at  Buchanan Street.



George Fairfull-Smith, June 2020.