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The Old Vic.

500-510 Victoria Road, Glasgow. G42 8PQ. Tel: 01414332431.

Old Vic

The Old Vic. 1991.

The Old Vic was opened in 1965 by Tennent Caledonian Breweries Ltd. It was formerly Thomson & Thomson Wines & Groceries Ltd a licensed grocers business in the 1940s.

A year after the opening of the Old Vic a new lounge was added which could seat 80 people. The Snug lounge as it was known was declared opened by Allan Anderson of West of Scotland sales manager for Tennent Caledonian Breweries.

The new manager was Mr P Calder helped by his wife and daughter.

Old Vic 1 interior

At the opening of the new lounge left to right R B Baxter, Tennent Caledonian Breweries, A Anderson and Mr D Peebles, Carlsberg Scottish Importers Ltd. 1966.

Old Vic interior

left to right Miss H Calder, Mrs & Mr P Calder and Miss M Riley of Rent-a-Flower who provided the flower arrangements for the occasion.

The Old Vic had a facelift and a name change, Nickie Tam's.

It's now Called O'Donnell's Bar & Music Lounge. Tel: 0141 433 2430.

O'Donnell's Bar

O'Donnell's Bar.


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