Scottish Music Hall & Variety Theatre Society

The glorious days of Scottish Music Hall and Variety Theatre

An all Star Cast and Theatre staff singing "Auld Lang Syne"as they say Goodbye on the night of the Last show at the Glasgow Empire on Sunday March 31st 1963.


"The Glorious days of Scottish Music Hall and Variety Theatre".  

Founded Portobello 1979

2016 - Celebrating 37 Years

Incorporating The Sir Harry Lauder Society

Hon. President: Mr Johnny Beattie.   Hon. Vice President: Mrs Mary Lee Milroy.

Hon. Members

Patron: Lord James Douglas Hamilton

Mrs Mary Lee Milroy: Mr Iain Gordon: Mr Johnny Beattie M.B.E: Mrs Middy Coburn: Mrs Betty Clarkson: Mr Robert Bain and Mrs Eleanor Bain: Mr Gordon Irving: Joe & Sally Logan:

Past Hon. Members: Ms Anne Fields: Mr Ronnie Coburn M.B.E: Mrs Angela Logan: Mrs Myra Gilroy

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Society Message SPRING 2016.

THIS SITE WAS UPDATED: Saturday 8 October 2016: NEXT UPDATE SOON. PLEASE BOOK YOUR SEAT FOR ANY OF THE FORTHCOMING EVENTS WITH BOB BAIN ASAP. Society Message: The Hon. President, Hon. Vice President, Chairman and Committee of the SMHVTS would like to wish you all the very best over the Summer Holiday Season.


The Spring 2016 Edition of the STAGEDOOR Magazine has now been sent to all our members.  The STAGEDOOR is received quarterly as part of your Society Membership.  If you would like to receive this magazine, please print off your application for membership which can be found here and send to our Hon. Secretary Bob Bain at the address on the form.




8 October 2016.  Forthcoming Attractions page updated.






3. NEWS UPDATE 30/01/2010 

The Scottish Music Hall & Variety Theatre Society has now joined  

Over the next few weeks, info will be added to our facebook page.



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Established 1895