Crown Assembly Rooms

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Venue Type & Location

Exhibition Hall

Site Name: Unknown site
Location: Portsmouth
County: Hampshire
Location Type: Town - multiple sites at uncertain locations


  • Address: Pembroke Street. This may be the same street as the modern Pembroke Road.

  • Performance Space Description: As yet, little information about this venue has been found.

  • For a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references), follow the links at right

  • Troupes at Crown Assembly Rooms

    Troupe Troupe Type # of events
    Guinea (Pennington's "African Negro") Magic Show 2

    Events at Crown Assembly Rooms

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Magic Show 3 March 1842 - 5 March 1842 Portsmouth, Hampshire Guinea (Pennington's "African Negro")
    Magic Show 7 March 1842 - 12 March 1842 Portsmouth, Hampshire Guinea (Pennington's "African Negro")