On the Basis of Sex (12A)
Jul
20
1:00 pm13:00

On the Basis of Sex (12A)

Felicity Jones plays the real-life US supreme court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in an inspiring drama detailing her personal struggle against injustice and prejudice.

In spite of graduating at the top of her class, Ruth is unable to find a position with a law firm because none of the firms she applies to want to hire a woman. She takes a job as a professor at Rutgers Law School, teaching "Sex Discrimination and the Law".

As she searches for the key case that will crack open the edifice of male privilege and sex discrimination, she teams up with her devoted husband Marty (Armie Hammer). Together they suceed in bringing a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Ginsburg’s story is undeniably fascinating, and the script, written by her nephew Daniel Stiepleman, focuses the film on the early cases of an historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

"On the Basis of Sex is nowhere near as groundbreaking as its real-life subject, but her extraordinary life makes a solid case for itself as an inspirational, well-acted biopic." - Rotten Tomatoes

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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First Man (12A)
Jul
20
4:00 pm16:00

First Man (12A)

★★★★ - The Guardian

This screening is in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Neil Armstrongs momentous journey on the 20 July 1969.

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award winning smash, La La Land, Oscar winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.

Based on the book by James R. Hansen, this visceral, first-person account, explores the sacrifices and the cost on Armstrong, his family and on the nation of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

Linus Sandgren's isolating cinematograpohy results in a cinematic experience that draws the audience into the narrative and the overwhelming feeling of responsibility and peril.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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First Man (12A)
Jul
20
7:30 pm19:30

First Man (12A)

★★★★ - The Guardian

This screening is in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Neil Armstrongs momentous journey on the 20 July 1969.

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award winning smash, La La Land, Oscar winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969.

Based on the book by James R. Hansen, this visceral, first-person account, explores the sacrifices and the cost on Armstrong, his family and on the nation of one of the most dangerous missions in history.

Linus Sandgren's isolating cinematograpohy results in a cinematic experience that draws the audience into the narrative and the overwhelming feeling of responsibility and peril.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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On the Basis of Sex (12A)
Jul
21
11:30 am11:30

On the Basis of Sex (12A)

Felicity Jones plays the real-life US supreme court justice, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in an inspiring drama detailing her personal struggle against injustice and prejudice.

In spite of graduating at the top of her class, Ruth is unable to find a position with a law firm because none of the firms she applies to want to hire a woman. She takes a job as a professor at Rutgers Law School, teaching "Sex Discrimination and the Law".

As she searches for the key case that will crack open the edifice of male privilege and sex discrimination, she teams up with her devoted husband Marty (Armie Hammer). Together they suceed in bringing a groundbreaking case before the U.S. Court of Appeals and overturn a century of gender discrimination.

Ginsburg’s story is undeniably fascinating, and the script, written by her nephew Daniel Stiepleman, focuses the film on the early cases of an historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice.

"On the Basis of Sex is nowhere near as groundbreaking as its real-life subject, but her extraordinary life makes a solid case for itself as an inspirational, well-acted biopic." - Rotten Tomatoes

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary
Jul
23
2:00 pm14:00

Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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During these sessions Rachel leads participants through a series of enjoyable, gentle movements that stimulate the senses, improve mobility and socially engage the group. The session is mostly seated and includes a break for refreshments and a natter.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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A Private War (15)
Jul
26
4:30 pm16:30

A Private War (15)

"Pike gives a thoroughly convincing performance as Colvin. A Private War offers a stirring account of the journalist’s life, career, and tragic, untimely death". - The Independent

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado.

Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she's witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her, along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan),to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

Based on the extraordinary life of Marie Colvin, A PRIVATE WAR is brought to the screen by Academy Award nominee and critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in his pulse-pounding narrative feature debut.

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A Private War (15)
Jul
26
7:30 pm19:30

A Private War (15)

"Pike gives a thoroughly convincing performance as Colvin. A Private War offers a stirring account of the journalist’s life, career, and tragic, untimely death". - The Independent

In a world where journalism is under attack, Marie Colvin (Rosamund Pike) is one of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time. Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless, while constantly testing the limits between bravery and bravado.

Colvin sacrifices loving relationships, and over time, her personal life starts to unravel as the trauma she's witnessed takes its toll. Yet, her mission to show the true cost of war leads her, along with renowned war photographer Paul Conroy (Jamie Dornan),to embark on the most dangerous assignment of their lives in the besieged Syrian city of Homs.

Based on the extraordinary life of Marie Colvin, A PRIVATE WAR is brought to the screen by Academy Award nominee and critically acclaimed documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in his pulse-pounding narrative feature debut.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Windy Old Fossils presented by Pentabus and Fair Acre Press
Jul
27
6:00 pm18:00

Windy Old Fossils presented by Pentabus and Fair Acre Press

Pentabus and Fair Acre Press present the launch of the newly published play script
Windy Old Fossils  by Tom Wentworth.

This is a FREE to attend event in Oscars. Doors open at 5.45pm for a 6pm start.

Come to this free event and meet Tom Wentworth at the launch of his play scriptWindy Old Fossils. There will be a rehearsed reading of an extract from the play, a talk from Tom Wentworth and Sophie Motley, as well as a short question and answer session.  

Tom is from South Shropshire. He has been commissioned by Graeae, The Watermill, the Bush and National Theatre Wales. His latest play Burke and Hare has just finished a successful run in the West End. Tom was one of the first PentabusYoung Writers in 2014 where the journey of Windy Old Fossils began. 

Elderly siblings, Ted and Lizzie, huddle in their Shropshire cottage with nothing but the winter wind for company. As the weather gets colder, their electricity keeps blacking out and they begin to go to desperate and often humorous lengths to keep warm. Windy Old Fossils is a black comedy about age, energy and isolation.

'Tom Wentworth is a fantastic Shropshire playwright who's really making a name for himself. He's one to add to the list of local talent, and his journey began in Ludlow as one of our very first Pentabus Young Writers. We're thrilled to welcome him back to Ludlow to publish the play that he wrote for Pentabus.' Artistic Director, Sophie Motley  

This is a FREE to attend event in Oscars. Doors open at 5.45pm for a 6pm start.

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Rock n Roll Paradise
Jul
27
7:30 pm19:30

Rock n Roll Paradise

This event will be held at Ludlow Racecourse

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Rock 'n' Roll Paradise returns for their 10th successive year, taking you on a magical mystery tour through an era that changed the music world for ever.

As the jukebox makes the choices, no two performances will be the same.  Each show will be crammed full, with the country's finest tributes to rock 'n' roll's stars including Gene Vincent, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, The Everly Brothers, Ritchie Valens, Ricky Nelson and even the king himself – Elvis. Plus much more!

With so many stars of rock ‘n’ roll on stage in Paradise, you’re in for a rollercoaster of musical memories, whoever the jukebox chooses.  Are you ready to rock and roll with the best show on the road? The ALL NEW Rock ‘n’ Roll Paradise is on its way!

This event has been kindly sponsored by South Shropshire Roofing

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A Dog's Way Home (PG)
Jul
28
11:30 am11:30

A Dog's Way Home (PG)

Based on W. Bruce Cameron's novel.

Unexpectedly separated from her owner, canine Bella (Bryce Dallas Howard) sets off on a perilous 400-mile, two year journey to get back to the safety and security of the place she calls home. Along the way, she meets a series of new friends and manages to bring a little bit of comfort and joy to their lives.

Based on the best selling novel by W. Bruce Cameron, A Dog's Way Home is a heart warming film about perseverance, empathy, and the incredibly strong bonds between dogs and their humans.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Hannah (12A)
Jul
28
3:00 pm15:00

Hannah (12A)

"In this often wordless drama, Charlotte Rampling brings an intelligent intensity to the role of a woman whose ageing husband has been jailed." - ★★★★ The Guardian

Hannah is the intimate portrait of a woman's loss of identity as she teeters between denial and reality. Left alone grappling with the consequences of her husband's imprisonment, Hannah (Charlotte Ramping) begins to unravel. Through the exploration of her fractured sense of identity and loss of self-control, the film investigates modern day alienation, the struggle to connect, and the dividing lines between individual identity, personal relationships, and societal pressures.

Co-Writen and directed by Italian film-maker Andrea Pallaoro, Hannah is a haunting portrait of a lonely, unhappy life where much of the action is almost wordless, allowing the audience to share in the quiet dispair of each perfectly enacted scene.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Fisherman's Friends (12A)
Aug
2
4:30 pm16:30

Fisherman's Friends (12A)

Biographical comedy drama based on the true story about a group of Cornish Fishermen from Port Isaac who were signed by Universal Records and achieved a top 10 hit of traditional sea shanties.

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate 'fish out of water' as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he's drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he's forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

This uplifting and feelgood British picture from the producer’s of 2018’s 'Finding Your Feet' stars Daniel Mays, James Purefoy and Tuppence Middleton.

"It’s as heartwarming and wholesome as a pasty on a drizzly day in Port Isaac. And it may well take the country by storm just like the shanty men who inspired the tale." - Folk Radio

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Fisherman's Friends (12A)
Aug
2
7:30 pm19:30

Fisherman's Friends (12A)

Biographical comedy drama based on the true story about a group of Cornish Fishermen from Port Isaac who were signed by Universal Records and achieved a top 10 hit of traditional sea shanties.

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate 'fish out of water' as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he's drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he's forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

This uplifting and feelgood British picture from the producer’s of 2018’s 'Finding Your Feet' stars Daniel Mays, James Purefoy and Tuppence Middleton.

"It’s as heartwarming and wholesome as a pasty on a drizzly day in Port Isaac. And it may well take the country by storm just like the shanty men who inspired the tale." - Folk Radio

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Kid who would be King (PG)
Aug
3
1:00 pm13:00

The Kid who would be King (PG)

"More proof that Cornish is a wizard at re-energising tired tropes.The characters are a delight, the action sequences thrum with invention, and when it’s funny, it’s very funny indeed." ★★★★ - Empire

An epic adventure falls on bullied Alex when he discovers the legendary Excalibur, Sword in the Stone. An old legend meets the modern day as Alex unites his friends and enemies as knights so that they can help the wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart) to defeat the evil enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). Alex must become the leader he never dreamed he could be or risk the future of Britain. Starring Louis Ashbourne Serkis, son of Andy Serkis, in the lead role.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Fisherman's Friends (12A)
Aug
3
4:30 pm16:30

Fisherman's Friends (12A)

Biographical comedy drama based on the true story about a group of Cornish Fishermen from Port Isaac who were signed by Universal Records and achieved a top 10 hit of traditional sea shanties.

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate 'fish out of water' as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he's drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he's forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

This uplifting and feelgood British picture from the producer’s of 2018’s 'Finding Your Feet' stars Daniel Mays, James Purefoy and Tuppence Middleton.

"It’s as heartwarming and wholesome as a pasty on a drizzly day in Port Isaac. And it may well take the country by storm just like the shanty men who inspired the tale." - Folk Radio

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Fisherman's Friends (12A)
Aug
3
7:30 pm19:30

Fisherman's Friends (12A)

Biographical comedy drama based on the true story about a group of Cornish Fishermen from Port Isaac who were signed by Universal Records and achieved a top 10 hit of traditional sea shanties.

A fast-living, cynical London music executive (Danny Mays) heads to a remote Cornish village on a stag weekend where he's pranked by his boss (Noel Clarke) into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen (led by James Purefoy). He becomes the ultimate 'fish out of water' as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune. As he's drawn deeper into the traditional way of life he's forced to re-evaluate his own integrity and ultimately question what success really means.

This uplifting and feelgood British picture from the producer’s of 2018’s 'Finding Your Feet' stars Daniel Mays, James Purefoy and Tuppence Middleton.

"It’s as heartwarming and wholesome as a pasty on a drizzly day in Port Isaac. And it may well take the country by storm just like the shanty men who inspired the tale." - Folk Radio

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Kid who would be King (PG)
Aug
4
11:30 am11:30

The Kid who would be King (PG)

"More proof that Cornish is a wizard at re-energising tired tropes.The characters are a delight, the action sequences thrum with invention, and when it’s funny, it’s very funny indeed." ★★★★ - Empire

An epic adventure falls on bullied Alex when he discovers the legendary Excalibur, Sword in the Stone. An old legend meets the modern day as Alex unites his friends and enemies as knights so that they can help the wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart) to defeat the evil enchantress Morgana (Rebecca Ferguson). Alex must become the leader he never dreamed he could be or risk the future of Britain. Starring Louis Ashbourne Serkis, son of Andy Serkis, in the lead role.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Measure For Measure (RSC) - 'as live'
Aug
4
3:00 pm15:00

Measure For Measure (RSC) - 'as live'

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"To whom should I complain?"

When a young novice nun is compromised by a corrupt official, who offers to save her brother from execution in return for sex, she has no idea where to turn for help. When she threatens to expose him, he tells her that no one would believe her. Shakespeare wrote this play in the early 1600s, yet it remains astonishingly resonant today. Artistic Director, Gregory Doran, directs this new production.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions.

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Red Joan (12A)
Aug
9
4:30 pm16:30

Red Joan (12A)

In a quiet suburban village, Joan Stanley (Dame Judi Dench) is enjoying a peaceful retirement. When MI5 turn up on her doorstep and arrest her, it is revealed she has been hiding an incredible past as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

As a student in 1930s Cambridge, young Joan (Sophie Cookson) falls in love with seductively attractive Russian saboteur Leo Galich (Tom Hughes). Through him, Joan begins to see that the world is on a knife-edge and perhaps must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and working in a top secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with an impossible question: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace?

Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Red Joan is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman's sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances. A woman to whom we perhaps all owe our freedom.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Red Joan (12A)
Aug
9
7:30 pm19:30

Red Joan (12A)

In a quiet suburban village, Joan Stanley (Dame Judi Dench) is enjoying a peaceful retirement. When MI5 turn up on her doorstep and arrest her, it is revealed she has been hiding an incredible past as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

As a student in 1930s Cambridge, young Joan (Sophie Cookson) falls in love with seductively attractive Russian saboteur Leo Galich (Tom Hughes). Through him, Joan begins to see that the world is on a knife-edge and perhaps must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and working in a top secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with an impossible question: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace?

Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Red Joan is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman's sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances. A woman to whom we perhaps all owe our freedom.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Red Joan (12A)
Aug
10
1:00 pm13:00

Red Joan (12A)

In a quiet suburban village, Joan Stanley (Dame Judi Dench) is enjoying a peaceful retirement. When MI5 turn up on her doorstep and arrest her, it is revealed she has been hiding an incredible past as the KGB’s longest-serving British spy.

As a student in 1930s Cambridge, young Joan (Sophie Cookson) falls in love with seductively attractive Russian saboteur Leo Galich (Tom Hughes). Through him, Joan begins to see that the world is on a knife-edge and perhaps must be saved from itself in the race to military supremacy. Post-war and working in a top secret nuclear research facility, Joan is confronted with an impossible question: Would you betray your country and your loved ones, if it meant saving them? What price would you pay for peace?

Inspired by an extraordinary true story, Red Joan is the taut and emotional discovery of one woman's sacrifice in the face of incredible circumstances. A woman to whom we perhaps all owe our freedom.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Yuli (15)
Aug
10
4:30 pm16:30

Yuli (15)

TYuli is the story of the first black principal dancer for the Royal Ballet in London, Carlos Acosta (nicknamed Yuli by his father). Adapted from Acosta’s autobiography ‘No Way Home’ by Paul Laverty (writer of I, Daniel Blake), the Spanish-langauge drama chronicles Acousta's life from an underprivileged, though happy, childhood in Cuba, his time at the country's National Dance School through to him joining and performing with London's prestigious Royal Ballet.

Directed by Icíar Bollaín and featuring Carlos Acosta’s own dance company, Acosta Danza, this story is beautiful and moving, reflecting Acosta’s life growing up in Cuba, his relationship with his family and father and his relationship with his country.

"The film-makers' hearts are in Havana and, yes, their enthusiasm is infectious. The genius in the film is in how each section feeds each other and indeed, needs each other (the dance comments on the drama and vice versa)and produces a wholly original and deeply affecting movie." - Rotten Tomatoes

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André Rieu - Shall We Dance?
Aug
10
7:30 pm19:30

André Rieu - Shall We Dance?

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music.

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’ You can waltz the night away with André Rieu - the majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. And this year the maestro will bring the waltz to life in an unforgettable evening of music and dance.

Summer nights are made for dancing and this is a party you do not want to miss! Prepare to be swept off your feet by this magical celebration of dance on the big screen in the comfort of your local cinema.

Join André Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra, world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and special guests for a magical cinema experience. Audiences will be treated to behind the scenes content and an exclusive interview with André and as always, some delicious surprises. Shall we dance?

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £14.50 / £13.50 concessions

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Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun (U)
Aug
11
11:30 am11:30

Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun (U)

Join Peppa Pig and friends in their biggest celebration yet!

Sing and play along with Peppa and her brother George as they splash around in the mud at a festival, go to a restaurant for the very first time to celebrate Grandpa Pig’s birthday and visit the cinema to see Super Potato on the big screen.

Ten never-before-seen episodes of the popular animated series, the perfect experience for a first time trip to the cinema for pre-schoolers (and all the family!).

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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André Rieu - Shall We Dance?
Aug
11
3:00 pm15:00

André Rieu - Shall We Dance?

André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts attract fans from all corners of the globe. The medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages – and, of course, magnificent music.

This year André Rieu invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his spectacular 2019 hometown concert from Maastricht: ‘Shall we Dance?’ You can waltz the night away with André Rieu - the majestic waltz has been such an inspiration to André throughout his career that its three-four beat has become, in many ways, the rhythm of his life. And this year the maestro will bring the waltz to life in an unforgettable evening of music and dance.

Summer nights are made for dancing and this is a party you do not want to miss! Prepare to be swept off your feet by this magical celebration of dance on the big screen in the comfort of your local cinema.

Join André Rieu, his Johann Strauss Orchestra, world class sopranos, The Platin Tenors and special guests for a magical cinema experience. Audiences will be treated to behind the scenes content and an exclusive interview with André and as always, some delicious surprises. Shall we dance?

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £14.50 / £13.50 concessions

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The Wizard of Oz - A Life More Ordinary
Aug
13
2:00 pm14:00

The Wizard of Oz - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

L. Frank Baum's classic tale comes to magisterial Technicolor life! The Wizard of Oz stars legendary Judy Garland as Dorothy, an innocent farm girl whisked out of her mundane earthbound existence into a land of pure imagination. Dorothy's journey in Oz will take her through emerald forests, yellow brick roads, and creepy castles, all with the help of some unusual but earnest song-happy friends who are each searching for their own goals of a brain, heart and courage.

Featuring unforgettable songs including 'Somewhere over the Rainbow' and 'We're off to see the wizard' this is an absolute masterpiece whose groundbreaking visuals and deft storytelling are still every bit as resonant today.

The Wizard of Oz is a must-see film for young and old.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
THERE WILL BE AN INTERVAL WITH TEA & CAKE

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Border (15)
Aug
16
4:30 pm16:30

Border (15)

exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventionsAlissa Simon, Variety

Tina is a customs officer, working for a port in Sweden, with an extraordinary sense of smell – so extraordinary she can literally smell the guilt on people. A mysterious, confident and suspicious-looking man named Vore walks past her and for the first time ever her senses are challenged.

She can feel that he is hiding something and she also has a strange attraction to him. They develop a special bond and as Tina learns of Vore’s identity, she is forced to confront disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

Parts fantasy, drama and romance, based on a short story by Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In).

This event subtitled film and is screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Border (15)
Aug
16
7:30 pm19:30

Border (15)

exciting, intelligent mix of romance, Nordic noir, social realism and supernatural horror that defies and subverts genre conventionsAlissa Simon, Variety

Tina is a customs officer, working for a port in Sweden, with an extraordinary sense of smell – so extraordinary she can literally smell the guilt on people. A mysterious, confident and suspicious-looking man named Vore walks past her and for the first time ever her senses are challenged.

She can feel that he is hiding something and she also has a strange attraction to him. They develop a special bond and as Tina learns of Vore’s identity, she is forced to confront disturbing insights about herself and humankind.

Parts fantasy, drama and romance, based on a short story by Swedish horror writer John Ajvide Lindqvist (author of Let the Right One In).

This event subtitled film and is screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary
Aug
20
2:00 pm14:00

Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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During these sessions Rachel leads participants through a series of enjoyable, gentle movements that stimulate the senses, improve mobility and socially engage the group. The session is mostly seated and includes a break for refreshments and a natter.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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The White Crow (12A)
Aug
23
4:30 pm16:30

The White Crow (12A)

Inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh and adapted for screen by David Hare, 'The White Crow' tells of Soviet ballet star Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West in Paris, 1961, skilfully sketching in his past life via flashbacks of childhood and early manhood as a tempestuous young student in Leningrad.

Dance is represented as a transcendental experience of success, of leaving behind the past and reinventing the future. Like Billy Elliot’s defection from his working-class childhood, Nureyev’s flight involves crises of loyalty with family and community. These struggles are, however, a little enigmatic and opaque with Rudolf, as portrayed by the Ukrainian ballet star and first-time actor Oleg Ivenko. Ralph Fiennes directs and gives a performance of spaniel-eyed sadness as Nureyev’s dance teacher and mentor Alexander Pushkin, with whose wife Xenia (Chulpan Khamatova), Nureyev is to have a sentimental education.

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Everybody Knows (15)
Aug
23
7:30 pm19:30

Everybody Knows (15)

Laura travels with her two children from their home in Buenos Aires to her hometown - a Spanish village just outside Madrid – to celebrate her sister’s wedding. However, a joyful reunion takes an unexpected turn of events when Laura’s eldest daughter goes missing during the wedding party and dark, buried secrets are brought out into the open along with old grudges being brought to the surface.

Spanish-language psychological thriller from the acclaimed and multi-award winning Iranian writer and director of A Separation and The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi. Starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

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Captain Marvel (12A)
Aug
24
1:00 pm13:00

Captain Marvel (12A)

In a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson stars as one of the universe’s most powerful heroes – Captain Marvel.

Set in 1995, earth becomes caught in the middle of a galactic war between the Krees and the Skrulls. Extraterrestrial Kree warrior, Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) has recurring memories of life as U.S. Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers and with help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) she sets out to uncover the truth about her past, whilst harnessing her superpowers to end the war with the Skrulls.

“As a Nick Fury buddy comedy, it’s fun. As a feminist fable it’s essential. This takes a while to really get going, but when Carol Danvers takes off she is unstoppable.“ ★★★★ - Empire

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Everybody Knows (15)
Aug
24
4:30 pm16:30

Everybody Knows (15)

Laura travels with her two children from their home in Buenos Aires to her hometown - a Spanish village just outside Madrid – to celebrate her sister’s wedding. However, a joyful reunion takes an unexpected turn of events when Laura’s eldest daughter goes missing during the wedding party and dark, buried secrets are brought out into the open along with old grudges being brought to the surface.

Spanish-language psychological thriller from the acclaimed and multi-award winning Iranian writer and director of A Separation and The Salesman, Asghar Farhadi. Starring Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The White Crow (12A)
Aug
24
7:30 pm19:30

The White Crow (12A)

Inspired by the book Rudolf Nureyev: The Life by Julie Kavanaugh and adapted for screen by David Hare, 'The White Crow' tells of Soviet ballet star Rudolf Nureyev's defection to the West in Paris, 1961, skilfully sketching in his past life via flashbacks of childhood and early manhood as a tempestuous young student in Leningrad.

Dance is represented as a transcendental experience of success, of leaving behind the past and reinventing the future. Like Billy Elliot’s defection from his working-class childhood, Nureyev’s flight involves crises of loyalty with family and community. These struggles are, however, a little enigmatic and opaque with Rudolf, as portrayed by the Ukrainian ballet star and first-time actor Oleg Ivenko. Ralph Fiennes directs and gives a performance of spaniel-eyed sadness as Nureyev’s dance teacher and mentor Alexander Pushkin, with whose wife Xenia (Chulpan Khamatova), Nureyev is to have a sentimental education.

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Captain Marvel (12A)
Aug
25
11:30 am11:30

Captain Marvel (12A)

In a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Brie Larson stars as one of the universe’s most powerful heroes – Captain Marvel.

Set in 1995, earth becomes caught in the middle of a galactic war between the Krees and the Skrulls. Extraterrestrial Kree warrior, Captain Marvel (Brie Larson) has recurring memories of life as U.S. Air Force pilot, Carol Danvers and with help from S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) she sets out to uncover the truth about her past, whilst harnessing her superpowers to end the war with the Skrulls.

“As a Nick Fury buddy comedy, it’s fun. As a feminist fable it’s essential. This takes a while to really get going, but when Carol Danvers takes off she is unstoppable.“ ★★★★ - Empire

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The Lehman Trilogy (NTLive) 'as live'
Aug
25
3:00 pm15:00

The Lehman Trilogy (NTLive) 'as live'

By Stefano Massini, adapted by Ben Power
directed by Sam Mendes

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening.

Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons.

On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and an American epic begins.

163 years later, the firm they establish – Lehman Brothers – spectacularly collapses into bankruptcy, and triggers the largest financial crisis in history.

This critically acclaimed and five-time Olivier Award nominated play features stunning set design from Es Devlin (NT Live: Hamlet) and will be broadcast live from London’s West End as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th Birthday season.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary
Aug
27
2:00 pm14:00

Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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In association with Arts for Health, Sal Tonge, local musician, guides the group through a sing-a- long of well-known classics, closing this enjoyable hour with soft melodies. Refreshments and a friendly chat follow the session.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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At Eternity's Gate (12A)
Aug
30
4:30 pm16:30

At Eternity's Gate (12A)

★★★★ - Rolling Stone

Earning him an Oscar® nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh and artist who despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art.

Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).

This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay and moments that are just plain invented.

Shot with a painter’s eye, Director and Academy Award Nominee Julian Schnabel once again shows his talent for working with complex biography and the lives of artists as in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Basquiat.

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At Eternity's Gate (12A)
Aug
30
7:30 pm19:30

At Eternity's Gate (12A)

★★★★ - Rolling Stone

Earning him an Oscar® nomination, Willem Dafoe is mesmerising as Vincent van Gogh and artist who despite skepticism, ridicule and illness, created some of the world's most beloved and stunning works of art.

Covering his time in Arles and Auvers-sur-Oise, we find a complex, troubled soul who is seeking a new visual language, while also struggling to make sense of himself and his connection to those around him, including Paul Gaugain (Oscar Isaac) and a confiding priest (Mads Mikkelsen).

This is not a forensic biography, but rather scenes based on Vincent van Gogh's letters, common agreement about events in his life that present as facts, hearsay and moments that are just plain invented.

Shot with a painter’s eye, Director and Academy Award Nominee Julian Schnabel once again shows his talent for working with complex biography and the lives of artists as in The Diving Bell and the Butterfly and Basquiat.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Beach Boys Tribute Show
Aug
31
7:30 pm19:30

The Beach Boys Tribute Show

If you like the Beach Boys® songs, you will love this band!

Guaranteed to leave everyone with a smile on their face, a song in their heart and a truly memorable live music experience to cherish, this is a show you do not want to miss. 

The performers of this extravaganza express, Beach Boyz Tribute Band deliver a stunning show of technicolour harmonies that will take your breath away.

Hear chart hits from America’s biggest pop band ever including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening learn to love.

This event has been kindly sponsored by South Shropshire Roofing

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Amazing Grace (U)
Sep
6
4:30 pm16:30

Amazing Grace (U)

"Amazing Grace is, without a doubt, one of the finest music documentaries ever" - ★★★★ The Guardian

The queen of soul didn’t want this film of a two-night recording session to be seen, but it’s a spine-tingling sensation.

In 1972, following a string of hits and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured the New Bethel Baptist church in Los Angeles for a recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and the top-selling gospel recording of all time.

The musical director is the affable Rev James Cleveland, who also sings and plays piano. The Southern California Community Choir, decked out in shiny silver vests, is led by its enthusiastic conductor, Rev Alexander Hamilton. The remainder of the group include top session men, such as Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on drums and Chuck Rainey on bass. But this isn’t a studio, it’s a church loaded with sound gear and a team of cameramen buzzing around.

Four decades on, Amazing Grace offers an abundance of time-capsule treasures – the clothing, the dancing, the very visible camera gear. Pollack skitters around, pointing at members of the crowd with a “shoot that” urgency to members of his camera crew.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
6
7:30 pm19:30

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
7
4:30 pm16:30

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Amazing Grace (U)
Sep
7
7:30 pm19:30

Amazing Grace (U)

"Amazing Grace is, without a doubt, one of the finest music documentaries ever" - ★★★★ The Guardian

The queen of soul didn’t want this film of a two-night recording session to be seen, but it’s a spine-tingling sensation.

In 1972, following a string of hits and Grammy awards, Aretha Franklin decided her next project would be a return to her roots. The daughter of a Detroit preacher, Franklin secured the New Bethel Baptist church in Los Angeles for a recording session, and the result was Amazing Grace, her most successful album and the top-selling gospel recording of all time.

The musical director is the affable Rev James Cleveland, who also sings and plays piano. The Southern California Community Choir, decked out in shiny silver vests, is led by its enthusiastic conductor, Rev Alexander Hamilton. The remainder of the group include top session men, such as Bernard “Pretty” Purdie on drums and Chuck Rainey on bass. But this isn’t a studio, it’s a church loaded with sound gear and a team of cameramen buzzing around.

Four decades on, Amazing Grace offers an abundance of time-capsule treasures – the clothing, the dancing, the very visible camera gear. Pollack skitters around, pointing at members of the crowd with a “shoot that” urgency to members of his camera crew.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Missing Link (PG)
Sep
8
11:30 am11:30

Missing Link (PG)

"Another beautifully animated triumph for Laika, Missing Link is a visual treat with lots of humor, plenty of heart, and even a little food for thought." - Rotten Tomatoes

Meet Mr. Link (Zach Galifianakis): 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don't let his appearance fool you, he is funny, sweet, and adorably literal, making him the world's most lovable legend!

Tired of living a solitary life in the Pacific Northwest, Mr. Link recruits fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman) to guide him on a journey to find his long-lost relatives in the fabled valley of Shangri-La. Along with adventurer Adelina Fortnight (Zoe Saldana), our fearless trio of explorers encounter more than their fair share of peril as they travel to the far reaches of the world to help their new friend. Through it all, the three learn that sometimes you can find a family in the places you least expect.

Missing Link is a bigfoot adventure in the style of Indiana Jones from slick stop-motion animation studio LAIKA whose recent offerings include 'Kubo and the Two Strings' and 'Box Trolls'. This lovingly crafted family movie brims with visual charm and energy.

Their beautiful sets bring to life a magical world where the period detail is beyond gorgeous.

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Bel Canto (15)
Sep
8
3:00 pm15:00

Bel Canto (15)

Based on Ann Patchett's best-selling novel, BEL CANTO is a dramatic love story that follows famous soprano Roxanne Coss (Julianne Moore) who travels to a military dictatorship in South America to give a private concert at a party for Hosokawa (Ken Watanabe), a wealthy Japanese industrialist.

Just as the glittering gathering of diplomats and politicians convenes, the mansion is taken over by a guerrilla rebel group demanding the release of their imprisoned comrades. Threats are made, lives are lost, a tense negotiation begins, and a month long standoff ensues.

While they are confined to the house, the hostages and their captors, who speak different languages, are forced to find ways to communicate. Music, especially the beautiful arias performed by Moore's character, a songbird in captivity, sparks a shared sense of comradeship and even love, uniting the disparate housemates as they form unexpected bonds, overcome their differences, and discover their shared humanity.

"Unlike most hostage dramas, this film isn't about survival, cruelty, or escape; it's a powerfully moving, beautiful story about shared humanity revealed by time and close quarters." - Common Sense Media

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The Ladykillers - A Life More Ordinary
Sep
10
2:00 pm14:00

The Ladykillers - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

Music Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness) rents a London flat from sweet old Mrs Wilberforce (Katie Johnson). He tells her that, from time to time, several other musicians will visit in order to rehearse. In truth, Guinness can't play a note, nor can his visitors: he's a criminal mastermind, holding court over a gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Harry (Peter Sellers), homicidal Louis (Herbert Lom) and punchdrunk One-Round (Danny Green). The gang uses Professor Marcus' flat as headquarters as they conceive a daring £60,000 robbery.

After pulling off the job, the gang stuffs the loot in a railway station locker. To avoid detection, Marcus convinces the ever-trusting Mrs Wilberforce to pick up the money. Through a series of comic complications she returns home with a police escort, with neither the woman nor the police suspecting that she's carrying a fortune in her suitcase. Mistakenly believing that Mrs Wilberforce has ratted on them, the gang reluctantly plans to eliminate her.

Often referred to as the greatest crime caper film of all time, The Ladykillers won an Oscar nomination for William Rose's screenplay, and a BFA award for veteran character actress Johnson.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
THERE WILL BE AN INTERVAL WITH TEA & CAKE

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3 Faces (15)
Sep
13
4:30 pm16:30

3 Faces (15)

Observational, insightful, and ultimately powerful, 3 Faces adds another quietly thought-provoking chapter to writer-director Jafar Panahi's filmography.

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl's video plea for help, oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl's troubles.

They travel by car to the rural northwest where they have amusing encounters with the charming folk of the girl's mountain village. But the city visitors soon discover that the protection of age-old traditions is as generous as local hospitality.

A road movie that opens into a political allegory, “3 Faces” is filled with unexpected turns. It is the latest from the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, a master of narrative diversion, who again has taken the twinned roles of director and driver, as he did in the documentary “Taxi” (2015). Here, playing himself, or a version of the filmmaker Jafar Panahi, he spends a large part of the movie behind the wheel of an S.U.V., motoring through the Iranian countryside to help an actress find a missing, possibly dead woman. They succeed but also find other women, including one who’s a ghost in a haunted world.

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3 Faces (15)
Sep
13
7:30 pm19:30

3 Faces (15)

Observational, insightful, and ultimately powerful, 3 Faces adds another quietly thought-provoking chapter to writer-director Jafar Panahi's filmography.

Well-known actress Behnaz Jafari is distraught by a provincial girl's video plea for help, oppressed by her family to not pursue her studies at the Tehran drama conservatory. Behnaz abandons her shoot and turns to filmmaker Jafar Panahi to help solve the mystery of the young girl's troubles.

They travel by car to the rural northwest where they have amusing encounters with the charming folk of the girl's mountain village. But the city visitors soon discover that the protection of age-old traditions is as generous as local hospitality.

A road movie that opens into a political allegory, “3 Faces” is filled with unexpected turns. It is the latest from the Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi, a master of narrative diversion, who again has taken the twinned roles of director and driver, as he did in the documentary “Taxi” (2015). Here, playing himself, or a version of the filmmaker Jafar Panahi, he spends a large part of the movie behind the wheel of an S.U.V., motoring through the Iranian countryside to help an actress find a missing, possibly dead woman. They succeed but also find other women, including one who’s a ghost in a haunted world.

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Wonder Park (PG)
Sep
15
11:30 am11:30

Wonder Park (PG)

An optimistic and brilliantly science-minded young girl called June discovers a magnificent amusement park hidden away in the woods. Despite being full of fantastical rides and funny, talking animals the park is in total disarray. Realising the park has come from her wildly creative imagination, June determines she is the only one who can fix it and so she bands together with the hilarious animals to save the place.

Colourful, energetic and refreshing animation about discovery and the transition between the world of imagination and reality.

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Styx (12A)
Sep
15
3:00 pm15:00

Styx (12A)

A riveting and exhilarating drama about the transformation of a strong woman whose psychological, physical and moral limits are pushed to their limit.

A doctor embarks on a solo sailing trip to Ascension Island in the Atlantic. Her contented world is turned upside down when she encounters a group of refugees shipwrecked on the high seas. When she realises she is the only person to come to their aid she has to make a momentous decision and slips from one nightmare to the next whilst realising there is no way to defeat real life’s cruelties. An allegory of modern culture’s indifference in the face of marginalised suffering.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary
Sep
17
2:00 pm14:00

Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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During these sessions Rachel leads participants through a series of enjoyable, gentle movements that stimulate the senses, improve mobility and socially engage the group. The session is mostly seated and includes a break for refreshments and a natter.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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Tolkien (12A)
Sep
20
4:30 pm16:30

Tolkien (12A)

Exploring the formative years of the renowned author J.R.R Tolkien's (Nicholas Hoult) life, Finnish director Dome Karukoski focuses on Tolkien’ journey from from his childhood with brother Hilary in a Birmingham orphanage to his days studying at Oxford university. Within this narrative are explored three interlinked themes: first is one of friendship, as Tolkien forms lasting bonds with fellow pupils in boisterous scenes that recall the thirst for art and life in Dead Poets Society; second is one of love, the young Tolkien falling for fellow boarder Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), a romance that is pure and enduring; and the third one of creative endeavour, as Tolkien evolves from academic to author, not always an easy transition.

Within this linear life story are cross-cut harrowing scenes from Tolkien’s brutal experiences on the battlefields of the Somme during World War I. This is where Karukoski’s film particularly impresses, raging flames transform into dragons and monsters, death never more than moments away due to the seamless visions of cinematographer Lasse Frank Johannessen and VFX supervisor Rupert Davies.

"This is still a sympathetic and sensitive portrait of the novelist as a young man, evolving his creative vision. If you want to know where Bilbo Baggins came from, this is a good place to start". - The Independent

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The Sisters Brothers (15)
Sep
20
7:30 pm19:30

The Sisters Brothers (15)

John C. Reilly and Joachin Phoenix lead this gritty and chaotic western as notorious sibling assassins Eli (Reilly) and Charlie (Phoenix) Sisters.

Gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed) is accused of stealing from the Sisters’ tyrannical boss in the Old West. Pursuing Warm across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, Sisters sibling Eli begins to endure a personal crisis when he starts to doubt the longevity of his career. To add to his confliction, Hermann may have a better offer for him.

Action, adventure and sly wit based on Patrick deWitt’s novel of the same name that was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Sisters Brothers (15)
Sep
21
4:30 pm16:30

The Sisters Brothers (15)

John C. Reilly and Joachin Phoenix lead this gritty and chaotic western as notorious sibling assassins Eli (Reilly) and Charlie (Phoenix) Sisters.

Gold prospector Hermann Kermit Warm (Riz Ahmed) is accused of stealing from the Sisters’ tyrannical boss in the Old West. Pursuing Warm across 1000 miles of 1850s Oregon desert to San Francisco, Sisters sibling Eli begins to endure a personal crisis when he starts to doubt the longevity of his career. To add to his confliction, Hermann may have a better offer for him.

Action, adventure and sly wit based on Patrick deWitt’s novel of the same name that was shortlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Tolkien (12A)
Sep
21
7:30 pm19:30

Tolkien (12A)

Exploring the formative years of the renowned author J.R.R Tolkien's (Nicholas Hoult) life, Finnish director Dome Karukoski focuses on Tolkien’ journey from from his childhood with brother Hilary in a Birmingham orphanage to his days studying at Oxford university. Within this narrative are explored three interlinked themes: first is one of friendship, as Tolkien forms lasting bonds with fellow pupils in boisterous scenes that recall the thirst for art and life in Dead Poets Society; second is one of love, the young Tolkien falling for fellow boarder Edith Bratt (Lily Collins), a romance that is pure and enduring; and the third one of creative endeavour, as Tolkien evolves from academic to author, not always an easy transition.

Within this linear life story are cross-cut harrowing scenes from Tolkien’s brutal experiences on the battlefields of the Somme during World War I. This is where Karukoski’s film particularly impresses, raging flames transform into dragons and monsters, death never more than moments away due to the seamless visions of cinematographer Lasse Frank Johannessen and VFX supervisor Rupert Davies.

"This is still a sympathetic and sensitive portrait of the novelist as a young man, evolving his creative vision. If you want to know where Bilbo Baggins came from, this is a good place to start". - The Independent

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Dumbo (PG)
Sep
22
11:30 am11:30

Dumbo (PG)

A war veteran, Holt (Colin Farrell), returns to the circus where he was once a star, but permanently injured through the war, circus owner Medici (Danny De Vito) puts him in charge of the new baby elephant Dumbo.

Set to be the saviour of the struggling circus, Dumbo is a huge disappointment when he is born with huge oversized ears and becomes the laughing stock of the circus. Holt’s children discover that Dumbo can fly and he soon shoots to stardom and shiny entertainment entrepreneur V.A. Vandevere (Michael Keaton) offers the circus an opportunity they could only have dreamed on. However, it soon becomes clear that the shiny veneer hides dark secrets and Holt, his children and the Medici circus troupe along with acrobat Colette (Eva Green) must figure a way out.

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Margaret Atwood: On Screen - 'as live'
Sep
22
3:00 pm15:00

Margaret Atwood: On Screen - 'as live'

The wait is over….The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive cinema broadcast, as Fane Productions present an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor.

The publication of Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale in 1985 and the current, Emmy Award-winning television series have created a cultural phenomenon, as handmaids have become a symbol of women’s rights and a protest against misogyny and oppression. Live from the London stage, Atwood will be interviewed by broadcaster and author Samira Ahmed in a conversation spanning the length of Atwood’s remarkable career, her diverse range of works, and why she has returned to her seminal handmaid story, 34 years later.

‘Dear Readers: Everything you've ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book. Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we've been living in.’ 

With exclusive readings from the new book by special guests, this will be an unmissable and intimate event with Atwood, spotlighting her signature insight, humour and intellect.

The Testaments will be published worldwide on 10 September.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary
Sep
24
2:00 pm14:00

Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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In association with Arts for Health, Sal Tonge, local musician, guides the group through a sing-a- long of well-known classics, closing this enjoyable hour with soft melodies. Refreshments and a friendly chat follow the session.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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Gloria Bell (15)
Sep
27
4:30 pm16:30

Gloria Bell (15)

Working her days in a straight-laced office job and by night enjoying herself on dancefloors, Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a vibrant, divorcee in her 50s seeking love in dance clubs across Los Angeles. When she meets Arthur (John Turturro) on a night out, she is thrust into an unexpected romance.

Enjoying all the pleasures and joys of a new relationship Gloria also faces the complications dating brings to her life, her own identity and the effect on her family. Love can strike at any time but relationships are never simple. If she keeps on dancing will Gloria let anything get her down?

Invigorating and sophisticated romantic comedy from the Oscar winning Chilean director of A Fantastic Woman (2018).

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Gloria Bell (15)
Sep
27
7:30 pm19:30

Gloria Bell (15)

Working her days in a straight-laced office job and by night enjoying herself on dancefloors, Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a vibrant, divorcee in her 50s seeking love in dance clubs across Los Angeles. When she meets Arthur (John Turturro) on a night out, she is thrust into an unexpected romance.

Enjoying all the pleasures and joys of a new relationship Gloria also faces the complications dating brings to her life, her own identity and the effect on her family. Love can strike at any time but relationships are never simple. If she keeps on dancing will Gloria let anything get her down?

Invigorating and sophisticated romantic comedy from the Oscar winning Chilean director of A Fantastic Woman (2018).

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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The Simon and Garfunkel Story (50th Anniversary Tour)
Sep
28
7:30 pm19:30

The Simon and Garfunkel Story (50th Anniversary Tour)

THIS IS A LUDLOW ASSEMBLY ROOMS EVENT HOSTED AT CASTLE HALL, BRIDGNORTH

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Direct from it’s success at London’s Lyric Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, a SOLD OUT Worldwide tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back!

This 50th Anniversary Celebration features a full live band performing all the hits including 'Mrs Robinson', 'Cecilia', 'Bridge Over Troubled Water', 'Homeward Bound' and many more. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

"Fantastic” - Elaine Paige, BBC Radio 2. "Authentic and Exciting” - The Stage

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One Man, Two Guvnors (NTLive) ' as live'
Sep
29
3:00 pm15:00

One Man, Two Guvnors (NTLive) ' as live'

By Richard Bean
based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Fired from his skiffle band, Francis Henshall becomes minder to Roscoe Crabbe, a small time East End hood, now in Brighton to collect £6,000 from his fiancée’s dad. But Roscoe is really his sister Rachel posing as her own dead brother, who’s been killed by her boyfriend Stanley Stubbers.

Holed up at The Cricketers’ Arms, the permanently ravenous Francis spots the chance of an extra meal ticket and takes a second job with one Stanley Stubbers, who is hiding from the police and waiting to be re-united with Rachel. To prevent discovery, Francis must keep his two guvnors apart.  Simple.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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2019 Arcadia Music Festival at St Michael and All Angels Kingsland
Oct
3
7:30 pm19:30

2019 Arcadia Music Festival at St Michael and All Angels Kingsland

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This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Full Festival details are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website: www.arcadiamusic.org.uk

Thursday 3rd October 7:30 pm St Michael and All Angels Kingsland

JS Bach: Ricercar in 6 voices from ‘The Musical Offering’

Alberga: String Quartet no 3 (2001)

Schubert: Quintet D.956 ‘cello Quintet’

Tickets are £15 (Under 16’s go free)


A Full Festival Pass will cost £50 and get you a ticket for each of the 5 Arcadia Music Festival 2019 events. Only available to purchase until 31 July 2019.

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Arcadia Music Festival at The Methodist Church Ludlow
Oct
4
3:00 pm15:00

Arcadia Music Festival at The Methodist Church Ludlow

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This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Full Festival details are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website: www.arcadiamusic.org.uk

Friday 4th October 3:00 pm The Methodist Church Ludlow

An in-depth fully illustrated talk examining the music of Schoenberg, Messiaen and Shostakovich at this year’s Arcadia

Tickets are £10 (Under 16’s go free)


A Full Festival Pass will cost £50 and get you a ticket for each of the 5 Arcadia Music Festival 2019 events. Only available to purchase until 31 July 2019.

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2019 Arcadia Music Festival at St Mary Magdalene Leintwardine
Oct
4
7:30 pm19:30

2019 Arcadia Music Festival at St Mary Magdalene Leintwardine

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This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Full Festival details are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website: www.arcadiamusic.org.uk

Friday 4th October 7:30 pm St Mary Magdalene Leintwardine

Shostakovich: String Quartet no 7 opus 108

Schoenberg: ‘Verklärte Nacht’ (Tranfigured Night) opus 4

Alberga: ‘Succubus Moon’ (2005) for oboe and string quartet

Schubert: String Quartet D. 810 ‘Death and the Maiden’

Tickets are £15 (Under 16’s go free)


A Full Festival Pass will cost £50 and get you a ticket for each of the 5 Arcadia Music Festival 2019 events. Only available to purchase until 31 July 2019.

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Arcadia Music Festival at St Laurence Ludlow
Oct
5
7:30 pm19:30

Arcadia Music Festival at St Laurence Ludlow

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This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Full Festival details are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website: www.arcadiamusic.org.uk

Saturday 5th October 7:30 pm St Laurence Ludlow

Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note

Alberga: Piano Sonata (World Premiere)

Schubert: Quintet ‘The Trout’ D.667

Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time

Tickets are £15 (Under 16’s go free)


A Full Festival Pass will cost £50 and get you a ticket for each of the 5 Arcadia Music Festival 2019 events. Only available to purchase until 31 July 2019.

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Arcadia Music Festival at St Giles Downton on the Rock
Oct
6
4:00 pm16:00

Arcadia Music Festival at St Giles Downton on the Rock

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This year's "Fête Anniversaire” celebrates 10 years of Arcadia and the 70th birthday of co-founder Eleanor Alberga. The 4-concert Festival includes several of Eleanor's compositions and highlights major works performed at Arcadia over the past 9 years.

Performed by an ensemble of internationally acclaimed musicians.

Full Festival details are available at the Arcadia Music Festival website: www.arcadiamusic.org.uk

Sunday 6th October 4.00 pm St Giles Downton on the Rock

Schubert: String Quartet D.703 ‘Quartett Satz’

Bartok: from 44 Duos for 2 violins

Alberga: ‘Shining Gate of Morpheus’ for horn and string quartet

Purcell: Fantasia upon One Note

Shostakovich: String Quartet no 8 opus 110

Alberga: String Quartet no 2 (1994)

Tickets are £15 (Under 16’s go free)


A Full Festival Pass will cost £50 and get you a ticket for each of the 5 Arcadia Music Festival 2019 events. Only available to purchase until 31 July 2019.

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Dire Streets
Apr
11
7:30 pm19:30

Dire Streets

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

Please complete the form below to register your interest and we will get in touch with you soon.

Dire Streets bring to life the classic songs of one of the world’s greatest guitar bands with a level of musicianship and attention to detail that makes them the stand out Dire Straits tribute in the UK.

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The two-hour theatre show includes faithful renditions of classic studio tracks along with extended live versions from some of the legendary Dire Straits concerts.

For the best part of a decade, Dire Streets have performed Dire Straits’ incredible back catalogue to thousands of theatre-goers across the UK.

No other Dire Streets tribute act comes as close to reproducing Mark Knopfler’s distinctive guitar and vocal tones – making Dire Streets as near to the original band as you can see live.

The six-piece band is made up of some of the country’s top tribute musicians and delivers a stunning show that fulfils their mission of doing justice to one of the most original and talented bands the UK has ever produced.

The band makes no attempt to look like the original so no headbands or pink suits, just brilliant songs skilfully played with the enthusiasm and respect they deserve.

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The Fureys
Apr
23
8:00 pm20:00

The Fureys

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST AND WE WILL GET IN TOUCH WITH YOU SOON.

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Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ etc return on Thursday 23rd April.

The FUREYS have been entertaining audiences worldwide for 42 years, audiences that have included former Australian Prime Minister John Howard, Former Irish President Mary McAleese and the late Pope John Paul while Tony Blair has publicly stated his favourite peace song of all time is the FUREYS “Green Fields of France” and President Michael D Higgins attended their last concert in National Concert Hall.

The oldest of the brothers, Eddie Furey left home in 1966 and travelled to Scotland at the time of the great folk revival where he shared accommodation with then unknown folk singers Billy Connolly, Gerry Rafferty and Alex Campbell. In 1969 with his brother Finbar, he was the special guest for the Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem throughout the USA and Canada. In 1971 he moved to mainland Europe where he toured for seven years. Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics has credited Eddie with teaching him his first chords on guitar when they met up in the North East of England while Dave was still a teenager.

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BARRY STEELE & FRIENDS – THE ROY ORBISON STORY IN CONCERT
Jul
4
7:30 pm19:30

BARRY STEELE & FRIENDS – THE ROY ORBISON STORY IN CONCERT

TICKETS ON SALE SOON!

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Roy Orbison, the man with the sunglasses, who delivered some of the world’s darkest and most emotional ballads remains one of the most distinctive performers in modern music.

Barry Steele has been stunning audiences with his uncanny ability to recreate the vocal talents of this legendary entertainer, winning rave reviews across the globe.

Now he is set to ‘put the rock back into Roy’ in The Roy Orbison Story, which puts a contemporary slant on Orbison’s legacy.

Get ready for a musical journey in time as this magnificent cast deliver a perfect combination of classic solid gold hits and contemporary genius.

This event has been kindly sponsored by South Shropshire Roofing

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Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary
Jul
16
2:00 pm14:00

Songs For You - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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In association with Arts for Health, Sal Tonge, local musician, guides the group through a sing-a- long of well-known classics, closing this enjoyable hour with soft melodies. Refreshments and a friendly chat follow the session.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).

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Small Island (NTLive) - 'as live'
Jul
14
3:00 pm15:00

Small Island (NTLive) - 'as live'

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Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury.

The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of becoming a lawyer, and Queenie longs to escape her Lincolnshire roots. Hope and humanity meet stubborn reality as the play traces the tangled history of Jamaica and the UK.

A company of 40 actors take to the stage of the National Theatre in this timely and moving story.

Unreserved seating - This recorded stream is 'as live'.

It is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £16.50 / £15.50 concessions

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Green Book (12A)
Jul
14
11:30 am11:30

Green Book (12A)

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Oscar Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- Mahershala Ali
Best Original Screenplay

BAFTA Winner
Best supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Green Book (12A)
Jul
13
7:30 pm19:30

Green Book (12A)

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Oscar Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- Mahershala Ali
Best Original Screenplay

BAFTA Winner
Best supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Green Book (12A)
Jul
13
4:30 pm16:30

Green Book (12A)

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Oscar Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- Mahershala Ali
Best Original Screenplay

BAFTA Winner
Best supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Three Identical Strangers (12A)
Jul
12
7:30 pm19:30

Three Identical Strangers (12A)

"This documentary about triplets separated at birth is slightly sinister and very watchable"
★★★★ - The Guardian

Identical triplet brothers Robert Shafran, Eddy Galland and David Kellman didn't meet each other, let alone know about each other, until they were nineteen years old in 1980 and an astonishing coincidence brought them together. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly became a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the fairy-tale reunion sets in motion a series of events that unearth an unimaginable secret,a secret with radical repercussions for us all.

Surreal and surprising, Three Identical Strangers begins with a happy ending before going on to question the nature of reality and identity.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Green Book (12A)
Jul
12
4:30 pm16:30

Green Book (12A)

When Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen), a bouncer from an Italian-American neighborhood in the Bronx, is hired to drive Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), a world-class Black pianist, on a concert tour from Manhattan to the Deep South, they must rely on "The Green Book" to guide them to the few establishments that were then safe for African-Americans. Confronted with racism and danger as well as unexpected humanity and humour, they are forced to set aside differences to survive and thrive on the journey of a lifetime.

Oscar Winner
Best Motion Picture of the Year
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role- Mahershala Ali
Best Original Screenplay

BAFTA Winner
Best supporting Actor - Mahershala Ali

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Belleville Rendez-Vous (12) - Wheel2Reel
Jul
11
8:00 pm20:00

Belleville Rendez-Vous (12) - Wheel2Reel

Nominated for 2 Academy Awards, this animated film follows elderly Frenchwoman Madame Souza as she becomes involved in international intrigue when her grandson, Champion, a professional cyclist, is kidnapped and taken abroad. Joined by her faithful dog, Bruno, Souza embarks on a journey to find Champion, and stumbles across unlikely allies in the form of three sisters who are veterans of the vaudeville stage.

Tracking down Champion's criminal captors, the quartet of old women use their wits to try and win the day.

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Wheel2Reel is Ludlow’s dedicated cycling film night. It will be held every 4 months and films will be wide-ranging but will always have a cycling theme at their core. If you love cycling and love film, this is the evening for you.

Wheel2Reel – a Partnership between Ludlow Assembly Rooms and Islabikes

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The Apartment - A Life More Ordinary
Jul
9
2:00 pm14:00

The Apartment - A Life More Ordinary

The 'A Life More Ordinary' screenings take place in a relaxed atmosphere where people are welcome to move around and come and go as they please.

Widely regarded as a comedy in 1960, Jack Lemmon plays C.C.Baxter, a go-getting office worker who loans his tiny apartment to his philandering superiors for their romantic trysts. He runs into trouble when he finds himself sharing a girlfriend (Shirley MacLaine) with his callous boss (Fred MacMurray).

Director Billy Wilder’s customary cynicism is leavened here by tender humor, romance, and genuine pathos.

The Apartment won 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.

The film starts at 2pm and costs £5 entry (Carers go FREE).
THERE WILL BE AN INTERVAL WITH TEA & CAKE

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The Apartment
Jul
7
3:00 pm15:00

The Apartment

Widely regarded as a comedy in 1960, Jack Lemmon plays C.C.Baxter, a go-getting office worker who loans his tiny apartment to his philandering superiors for their romantic trysts. He runs into trouble when he finds himself sharing a girlfriend (Shirley MacLaine) with his callous boss (Fred MacMurray).

Director Billy Wilder’s customary cynicism is leavened here by tender humor, romance, and genuine pathos.

The Apartment won 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Smallfoot (PG)
Jul
7
11:30 am11:30

Smallfoot (PG)

"Smallfoot effectively weaves powerful messages into a fun, heart-warming animation that is sure to appeal to audiences both young and old." - Empire

Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when Migo (Channing Tatum) a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn't exist, a human! News of this Smallfoot throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery.

This is an animated adventure for all ages with an all-star cast including James Corden, Zendaya and Danny Devito and an original score by Heitor Pereira.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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All is True (12A)
Jul
6
7:30 pm19:30

All is True (12A)

The year is 1613, Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife Anne (Judi Dench) and his daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.

Written by Ben Elton, impressively cast and beautifully filmed, Director Kenneth Branagh has achieved a witty, lovely meditation on Shakespeare's legacy.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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All is True (12A)
Jul
6
4:30 pm16:30

All is True (12A)

The year is 1613, Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife Anne (Judi Dench) and his daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.

Written by Ben Elton, impressively cast and beautifully filmed, Director Kenneth Branagh has achieved a witty, lovely meditation on Shakespeare's legacy.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Capernaum (15)
Jul
5
7:30 pm19:30

Capernaum (15)

Winner of Grand Jury Prize at Cannes 2018

The journey of a hardened, clever and gutsy 12 year old boy, Zain, who survives through his wits on the city streets. After fleeing his negligent parents, committing a violent crime and serving a five year jail term, Zain takes care an Ethiopian refugee and her baby whilst suing his parents for the life they have given him and to assert his human rights.

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes 2018, this hopeful and deeply passionate and emotional film was made by Lebanese director Labaki and made up of a non-professional cast playing characters whose lives closely parallel their own.

This event is subtitled and screened in Oscars. Spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment

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All is True (12A)
Jul
5
4:30 pm16:30

All is True (12A)

The year is 1613, Shakespeare (Kenneth Branagh) is acknowledged as the greatest writer of the age. But disaster strikes when his renowned Globe Theatre burns to the ground, and devastated, Shakespeare returns to Stratford, where he must face a troubled past and a neglected family. Haunted by the death of his only son Hamnet, he struggles to mend the broken relationships with his wife Anne (Judi Dench) and his daughters. In so doing, he is ruthlessly forced to examine his own failings as husband and father. His very personal search for the truth uncovers secrets and lies within a family at war.

Written by Ben Elton, impressively cast and beautifully filmed, Director Kenneth Branagh has achieved a witty, lovely meditation on Shakespeare's legacy.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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VAN GOGH & JAPAN (EOS)
Jun
30
3:00 pm15:00

VAN GOGH & JAPAN (EOS)

“I envy the Japanese”  Van Gogh wrote to his brother Theo. In the exhibition on which this film is based – VAN GOGH & JAPAN at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam – one can see why. Though Vincent van Gogh never visited Japan it is the country that had the most profound influence on him and his art.

One cannot understand Van Gogh without understanding how Japanese art arrived in Paris in the middle of the 19th century and the profound impact it had on artists like Monet, Degas and, above all, Van Gogh. Visiting the new galleries of Japanese art in Paris and thrn creating his own image of Japan – through in-depth research, print collecting and detailed discussions with other artists – Van Gogh’s encounter with Japanese artworks gave his work a new and exciting direction.

After leaving Paris for the south of France – to what he thought of as near to a kind of Japan as he could find – the productive and yet troubled years that followed must all be seen in the context of Van Gogh bending Japanese influences to his will and defining himself as a modern artist with clear Asian precursors.

In this little known story of Van Gogh’s art we see just how important his study of Japan was. The film travels not only to France and the Netherlands but also to Japan to further explore the remarkable heritage that so affected Van Gogh and made him the artist we know of today.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Tickets: £13.50 / £12.50 concessions

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Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck it Ralph 2 (PG)
Jun
30
11:30 am11:30

Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck it Ralph 2 (PG)

Video game bad guy Ralph (John C. Reilly) and fellow misfit Vanellope von Schweetz (Sarah Silverman) must risk it all by traveling to the World Wide Web in search of a replacement part to save Vanellope's video game, "Sugar Rush." In way over their heads, Ralph and Vanellope rely on the citizens of the internet, the netizens, to help navigate their way, including an entrepreneur named Yesss (Taraji P. Henson), who is the head algorithm and the heart and soul of trend-making site 'BuzzzTube' and Shank (Gal Gadot), a tough-as-nails driver from "Slaughter Race" a gritty online auto-racing game, a place Vanellope wholeheartedly embraces, so much so that Ralph worries he may lose the only friend he's ever had.

Ralph Breaks the Internet levels up on its predecessor with a funny, heartwarming sequel that expands its colourful universe while focusing on core characters and relationships.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Stan & Ollie (PG)
Jun
29
7:30 pm19:30

Stan & Ollie (PG)

“Stan & Ollie is a gently elegiac homage to Laurel and Hardy. With beautiful performances by Steve Coogan (as Stan Laurel) and John C Reilly (as Oliver Hardy), it is a film about friendship and loyalty as much as a comedy.” **** The Independent

Stan & Ollie pays tribute to a pair of beloved entertainers with an affectionate look behind the scenes and a moving look at the burdens and blessings of a creative bond.

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can't quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy's past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver's failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership.

A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Stan & Ollie (PG)
Jun
29
4:30 pm16:30

Stan & Ollie (PG)

“Stan & Ollie is a gently elegiac homage to Laurel and Hardy. With beautiful performances by Steve Coogan (as Stan Laurel) and John C Reilly (as Oliver Hardy), it is a film about friendship and loyalty as much as a comedy.” **** The Independent

Stan & Ollie pays tribute to a pair of beloved entertainers with an affectionate look behind the scenes and a moving look at the burdens and blessings of a creative bond.

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can't quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy's past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver's failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership.

A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Stan & Ollie (PG)
Jun
28
7:30 pm19:30

Stan & Ollie (PG)

“Stan & Ollie is a gently elegiac homage to Laurel and Hardy. With beautiful performances by Steve Coogan (as Stan Laurel) and John C Reilly (as Oliver Hardy), it is a film about friendship and loyalty as much as a comedy.” **** The Independent

Stan & Ollie pays tribute to a pair of beloved entertainers with an affectionate look behind the scenes and a moving look at the burdens and blessings of a creative bond.

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can't quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy's past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver's failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership.

A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

View Event →
Stan & Ollie (PG)
Jun
28
4:30 pm16:30

Stan & Ollie (PG)

“Stan & Ollie is a gently elegiac homage to Laurel and Hardy. With beautiful performances by Steve Coogan (as Stan Laurel) and John C Reilly (as Oliver Hardy), it is a film about friendship and loyalty as much as a comedy.” **** The Independent

Stan & Ollie pays tribute to a pair of beloved entertainers with an affectionate look behind the scenes and a moving look at the burdens and blessings of a creative bond.

Laurel & Hardy, one of the world's great comedy teams, set out on a variety hall tour of Britain in 1953. Diminished by age and with their golden era as the kings of Hollywood comedy now behind them, they face an uncertain future. As the charm and beauty of their performances shines through, they re-connect with their adoring fans. The tour becomes a hit, but Stan & Ollie can't quite shake the specter of Laurel and Hardy's past; the long-buried ghosts, coupled with Oliver's failing health, start to threaten their precious partnership.

A portrait of the most tender and poignant of creative marriages, they are aware that they may be approaching their swan song, trying to rediscover just how much they mean to each other.

This event is screened in Oscars and spaces are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary
Jun
25
2:00 pm14:00

Moving To The Rhythm - A Life More Ordinary

ACTIVITIES FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH DEMENTIA & MEMORY LOSS, THEIR FAMILIES, FRIENDS AND CARERS

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During these sessions Rachel leads participants through a series of enjoyable, gentle movements that stimulate the senses, improve mobility and socially engage the group. The session is mostly seated and includes a break for refreshments and a natter.

These sessions start at 2pm and have £2 on the door entry fee (Carers go FREE).