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.

Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

About Benny Lynch: The Little King of the Gorbals

16th Aug 2018 to 30th Jun 2020
As per opening hours
Peoples Palace and Winter Gardens
People's Palace and Winter Gardens Glasgow Green, Glasgow City Centre G40 1AT
This is a free event
Event organiser/part of Glasgow Museums
Call 01412760795
Visit the event website here
Follow PeoplesPalaceGL on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here

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

Domestic Bliss

Domestic Bliss

8th March 2019 - 31st December 2020
Domestic Bliss is a new exhibition that brings together works from Glasgow Museums' collection to reflect on GoMA's building history as a former house, Royal Exchange and civic space!
Riverside Museum Summer Beach

Riverside Museum Summer Beach

5th June 2019 - 31st August 2019
Glasgow's only beach is back once again for the summer holidays - grab your bucket and spade for lots of sandy fun at Riverside Museum!
Linda McCartney Retrospective

Linda McCartney Retrospective

5th July 2019 - 12th January 2020
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

30th August 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
The Great BIG Heritage Bus Tour

The Great BIG Heritage Bus Tour

31st August 2019
This fantastic hop-on, hop-off bus tour is the ideal way to enjoy some of the best museums and attractions in Glasgow!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

27th September 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

4th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

11th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

18th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

25th October 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

1st November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

8th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

15th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

22nd November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

29th November 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

6th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

13th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!
Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

Toddler Time at Kelvingrove

20th December 2019
Come along to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum for their regular Toddler Time sessions on Fridays!

Exhibitions Events you might like...

Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition
Studio Gallery Monthly Exhibition
26th August 2019
NA, Helensburgh
West Coast artist Pamela Randal holds a monthly exhibition showcasing her work at her studio in Helensburgh!
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire
31st Aug 2019 - 8th Sep 2019
NA, Largs
The 2019 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs and the 40th anniversary of the festival, will be held between the 31st August and 8th September!
Gallowgate Artists Studios Summer Exhibition
Gallowgate Artists Studios Summer Exhibition
31st August 2019
Gallowgate Artists Studios, Glasgow East End
Gallowgate Artists Studios, one of the oldest artists studios in Glasgow, is hosting their Summer Exhibition featuring work from 15 artists between August 23rd and September 1st!
Find Exhibitions events in Glasgow

History Events you might like...

Historic Tours of Glasgow University
Historic Tours of Glasgow University
27th August 2019
The University of Glasgow, Glasgow West End
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University
Historic Tours of Glasgow University
28th August 2019
The University of Glasgow, Glasgow West End
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Historic Tours of Glasgow University
Historic Tours of Glasgow University
29th August 2019
The University of Glasgow, Glasgow West End
Join a Historic Tour of Glasgow University the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world!
Find History events in Glasgow

Sport Events you might like...

Families in Recovery Tennis Competition
Families in Recovery Tennis Competition
1st September 2019
Scotstoun Sports Campus, Glasgow West End
Over 25 different fun, free activities and learning experiences showcasing social enterprise in Glasgow are being held in September, come along to Scotstoun Leisure Centre and try tennis!
St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Sports Dinner
St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Sports Dinner
13th September 2019
Radisson Blu Hotel Glasgow, Glasgow City Centre
The St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Sports Dinner 2019 is an event that football fans and supporters of the Hospice simply won't want to miss!
King Robert the Bruce from the Tips at Trump Turnberry
King Robert the Bruce from the Tips at Trump Turnberry
20th September 2019
Trump Turnberry, Turnberry
Held on Friday 20th September, Turnberry from the Tips is bound to challenge golfers of all levels on the rewarding course of King Robert the Bruce!
Find Sport events in Glasgow

Find other events in Glasgow

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

GlasGLOW
This Halloween, step into a magical world full of light, fantasy and fun when GlasGLOW returns to Glasgow's Botanic Gardens courtesy of itison!
Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire
The 2019 Largs Viking Festival & Festival of Fire, marking the 1263 Battle of Largs and the 40th anniversary of the festival, will be held between the 31st August and 8th September!
Glasgow Central Station Tours
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
Blochairn Car Boot Sale
Browse the stalls and bag yourself a bargain at the weekly City Markets car boot sale in Blochairn!
Linda McCartney Retrospective
A major retrospective of photography by Linda McCartney will be shown in the UK for the first time at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow from 5th July 2019 to 12th January 2020!

Popular Venues

King's Theatre Glasgow Theatre Royal Glasgow The Pavilion Theatre Glasgow The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall The SSE Hydro

Advertise With Us

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 »