The year is 1906, Publicans are under stress from the Government, Churches and new Social Clubs opening throughout the country. A long lost book from J. George Luff, “The New Publican” gives us a personal view of a publican in these troubled times. “In placing my booklet, “The New Publican,” into the hands of the […]
87 Cowcaddens, corner of 188-290 Hope Street, Glasgow. The Top Spot, 188-290 Hope Street. 1950’s. Originally called the Camel Vaults, other names this pub has been known to have are Theatre Royal Vaults, The College Bar, and The Top Spot. There has been licensed premises here since 1870, owned by Glover and Francis wine and […]
42 Jamaica Street, Glasgow. G1 4QG. Tel: 0141 248 8581. The exterior of the pub is very inviting. Fantastic etched windows like no other. When you walk inside you can see part of the original flooring. You can even see where the old horseshoe bar would have been. By moving the bar back 7 Foot, […]
Celtic Football Player. Mr Patrick “Patsy” Gallacher. 1935. The Scottish Football season kicked off on August 10th 1935 and to one licence holder the first day of the season had many memories-Patsy Gallacher, of the International Bar at Clydebank. I interviewed Patsy in the long airy bar, round which hung brightly painted footballs, historic souvenirs […]
97-99 Candleriggs, Glasgow. G1 1NP. Tel: 0141 553 1577.
84 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3NA. Tel: 0141 471 8279.