February 1915: Open-Air Tea Balcony, at the New King’s Cinema, Sauchiehall Street

Four lines in “Scottish Notes”, on page 89 of The Kinematograph and Lantern Weekly (page 93, in Kinematograph

Weekly, in The British Newspaper Archive) on Thursday the 18th of February, 1915, read:


“The open-air tea balcony of the New King’s Cinema, Glasgow,

overlooks Sauchiehall Street, and is unique. In fine weather

patrons can enjoy refreshments while viewing the ever-changing

panorama of rank and fashion.”



The British Newspaper Archive.



George Fairfull-Smith, June 2024.