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New privacy notice

25 May 2018 John Morrish 0

In order to comply with GDPR, we have produced a new Privacy Notice. This tells you about the information we collect and hold and the ways you can have access to it. In due course we will be creating a new GDPR-compliant mailing list that will enable us to send out newsletters and marketing information about events outside the main [cont'd.]

Jazz at the Movies at the Playhouse

9 May 2018 John Morrish 0

Thank you to everyone who supported our Jazz at the Movies event at the Cheltenham Playhouse. It was an experiment for us to return to CFS’s 1970s home and to put on an event open to the general public. The response was very positive. In terms of film ratings, the most well-liked film was also the oldest. Stormy Weather, from 1943, [cont'd.]

Reactions to A Man Called Ove

25 April 2018 John Morrish 0

A very enthusiastic response to A Man Called Ove, our final film. It scored 96.21 per cent, the highest score of the season. Just a few of the comments: “Haven’t enjoyed a film so much for years.” “The best film of the season. Thank you!” “Made me laugh and cry.” “Tragically, brilliantly hilarious.” “A brilliant film to finish with.” “A fitting conclusion [cont'd.]

Our next film: A Man Called Ove

18 April 2018 John Morrish 0

Our final film of the season, on Tuesday 24 April at 7:45pm, is A Man Called Ove, a Swedish comedy about a cantankerous and despairing widower who rules his neighbourhood with an iron fist until the arrival of a young immigrant family forces him to change his ways. It stars the estimable Rolf Lassgård and is based on the best-selling book by [cont'd.]

Reactions to Graduation

18 April 2018 John Morrish 0

Some enthusiasm for Graduation, but many members found it overlong. It gained an appreciation score of 67.54 per cent. Here are some comments: “Lovely film. The cronyism, corruption of a developing country is well depicted. These are the moral and ethical dilemmas one faces living in such countries.” “Gentle corruption: a way of life. Understated: left much to be inferred.” [cont'd.]