New film one: Apollo 11

30 October 2019 John Morrish 0

Our first new film, unannounced at the beginning of the season, will be Apollo 11. We will be showing it on Tuesday 3 December at 19:45. Apollo 11 is a remarkable documentary about the first mission to the moon, directed by Todd Douglas Miller and constructed from archive footage, photographs and audio recordings made on the ground and by the astronauts during their trip. The story is told with no [cont'd.]

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Musicals! report

27 October 2019 John Morrish 0

We’re pleased to say our autumn event, Musicals!, was a great success. We drew at least 125 people across the three films, far ahead of the target of 95 laid down for us by the BFI. The after-show party was well-attended and people seemed to have a good time. Thanks to the excellent band and to the staff and volunteers at Cheltenham Playhouse. If anyone has a completed feedback form, [cont'd.]

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Musicals on film

10 September 2019 John Morrish 0

To brighten up Autumn, we have organised a special day of musical films at Cheltenham Playhouse. It will take place on Saturday 26 October and features Sing Street, The Boy Friend and Cabaret. The films start at 11.00am and will be followed by an after-show party in the Playhouse’s cabaret bar. The event is open to members and the general public, so bring your friends. Tickets for members will be £5 per film. Full details are [cont'd.]

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Membership closes

9 August 2019 John Morrish 0

Having now reached 540 members, we have now reluctantly decided to close the PayPal recruitment facility on our website. If you are a returning member and missed the membership process, or you would like to join a waiting list in case any late places become available, please email Do not send any payment in the first instance. We normally stick to about 550 members in total so that we can all [cont'd.]

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Mailing list

27 November 2018 John Morrish 0

It’s a shame to nag, but we really need you to join our email list. We’re trying to do the right thing by GDPR, which means we can only email you about forthcoming events and innovations if you specifically give us permission. There are sign up forms all over the site. We promise we will only email you when we have something worthwhile to tell you about, we will not sell [cont'd.]