Royal Albert Rooms

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Venue Type & Location

Multi-use

Site Name: Royal Albert Rooms
Location: Bristol
County: Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location

Overview

  • Address: College Green, Bristol.
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  • Performance Space Description: Little information about this venue has been found.



  • Typical Fare: Between 1842 and 1852, this venue was used for a variety of purposes. Literary and scientific lectures took place in these rooms, for instance, as did a variety of concerts, minstrel shows, dramatic readings, panorama exhibitions and waxworks displays.




    Please see the 'Bibliographic Sources' link at right for a complete listing of materials (both primary and secondary) from which the above information was compiled.


    Beth Marquis

  • Events at Royal Albert Rooms

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Minstrel Show 20 September 1847 - 25 September 1847 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Harmonists (1846-47)
    Minstrel Show 27 September 1847 - 2 October 1847 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Harmonists (1846-47)
    Minstrel Show 27 December 1847 - 1 January 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Delineators (Pelham's, 1847)
    Minstrel Show 3 January 1848 - 8 January 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Delineators (Pelham's, 1847)
    Minstrel Show 1 February 1848 - 5 February 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire New Orleans Ethiopian Serenaders
    Minstrel Show 8 February 1848 - 12 February 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire New Orleans Ethiopian Serenaders
    Minstrel Show 15 February 1848 - 19 February 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire New Orleans Ethiopian Serenaders
    Minstrel Show 22 February 1848 - 26 February 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire New Orleans Ethiopian Serenaders
    Variety 30 May 1848 - 30 May 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Melodists and New York Serenaders
    Minstrel Show 31 May 1848 - 3 June 1848 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Ethiopian Melodists and New York Serenaders
    Dramatic 17 August 1849 - 17 August 1849 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire Nicholls, Henry
    Exhibition 20 April 1850 - 20 April 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe
    Exhibition 22 April 1850 - 27 April 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe
    Exhibition 29 April 1850 - 4 May 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe
    Exhibition 6 May 1850 - 11 May 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe
    Exhibition 13 May 1850 - 13 May 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe
    Exhibition 20 May 1850 - 25 May 1850 Bristol, Bristol (city-county) in Gloucestershire No Troupe

    Bibliographic Sources

    • University of Bristol, Kathleen Barker Collection. KB/4.