January 2023 archive

The Elastic Band at PP 125 year celebration

Voices from the Green

125th Birthday Celebration

On 22nd January 2023, we celebrated the 125th anniversary of the Peoples Palace and the Winter Gardens at Glasgow Green – with music from The Elastic Band and Eileen Farrelly, and poetry from Christie Williamson. Attendees included local councillors from Bridgeton and Gorbals, and there were well-received speeches by Paul Sweeney, MSP and George Parsonage …

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Winter Gardens Celebrations – Roy Aitken, Celtic Team Captain 1988

       1988 was the centenary of the Celtic Football Club, and they chose to have their celebratory exhibition in the People’s Palace. The 1987-88 season was an especially good one for the Club and the exhibition was one of the most popular to have taken place in the People’s Palace. Captain Roy Aitken …

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