Society’s Beneficial Room

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Venue Type & Location

Lecture Hall

Site Name: Society’s Beneficial Room
Location: Portsmouth
County: Hampshire
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location


  • Address: Kent Street, Portsea. For a current map, Click Here.

  • 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

    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at Society’s Beneficial Room

    Events at Society’s Beneficial Room

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Minstrel Show 12 October 1847 - 12 October 1847 Portsmouth, Hampshire Male and Female American Serenaders
    Vocal Entertainment 5 March 1851 - 5 March 1851 Portsmouth, Hampshire Sinclair, Charles