Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career.
About Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals
Benny Lynch was the people’s champion. Coming from the slums of the Gorbals to being Scotland’s first boxing world champion by the age of 22, Benny’s rise was meteoric. He won the Scottish, European and World championship in 1935 and defended his title no less than three times. But his story was tinged with tragedy after alcoholism and declining health cost him his career and his life. He died at the young age of 33 in 1946.
The People’s Palace is hosting a community display which gathers together never seen before objects from Benny Lynch’s life and career, including his gloves, trophies, contract and personal items.
While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.
Other Events at Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens or Glasgow Museums
Exhibitions Events you might like...
22nd Feb 2019 - 24th Feb 2019
SEC Centre, Glasgow City Centre
Model Rail Scotland is the biggest model railway show held in Scotland and is a must for every railway enthusiast!
23rd February 2019
NA, Glasgow South Side
Strathbungo Window Wanderland on Saturday 23rd February will transform Strathbungo into an outdoor gallery for all to enjoy!
23rd February 2019
M Gallery Glasgow, Glasgow West End
'My Mother Is An Artist' is a family friendly art exhibition celebrating the unique lives and many talents of artists who are also mothers. They are hosting a spcial variety night on February 23rd!
History Events you might like...
Sport Events you might like...
25th February 2019
City of Glasgow College, Glasgow City Centre
City of Glasgow College are holding weekly Bounce back to Netball sessions starting on Monday, 12th of November, 6-7pm in the city campus games hall, 3rd floor!
1st Mar 2019 - 3rd Mar 2019
Emirates Arena, Glasgow East End
The European Athletics Indoor Championships 2019 will be held at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow between the 1st and 3rd of March!
Find other events in Glasgow
TRNSMT Festival will return to Glasgow Green in 2019 from 12th – 14th July featuring headline sets from Stormzy, Catfish and the Bottlemen and George Ezra!
Dippy, the Natural History Museum's iconic Diplodocus cast, is going on a natural history adventure across the UK, and will visit Glasgow between 22nd January - 6th May 2019!
The Summer Nights at the Bandstand festival returns to Kelvingrove Park in July and August and includes performances from Bloc Party, Teenage Fanclub, Burt Bacharach, Suede and more!
Following its sold-out London run, the National Theatre will bring Shakespeare’s most intense tragedy, Macbeth to the Theatre Royal Glasgow between 19th & 23rd February 2019!
Paisley Musical and Operatic Society bring their production of the beloved musical, My Fair Lady, to the King's Theatre Glasgow in February!
Advertise With Us
Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!
Click here to find out more »