A Christmas Carol (1951) – Wincanton Christmas Extravaganza

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Just as the USA packaged up modern Christmas for us (see our matinee screening of “Miracle on 34th Street”, or “It’s a Wonderful Life” inevitably on TV over this December period), Charles Dickens created what we understand as Christmas in the 19th century with “A Christmas Carol”. Alistair Sim’s tour-de…

Whale Rider – with Creative Craft Workshop by Bootmakers

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Whale Rider won the audience awards at both Sundance and Toronto when it was released in 2003, playing to standing ovations. It’s a story about a young Maori girl who dreams of becoming chief of her people – but has to deal with the preconceptions of her people about what…

Suffragette + Lynne Franks presents POW panel Women’s Leadership in our Community

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To celebrate International Women’s Day on 8 March we are screening and hosting this – if you haven’t seen the 2015 film, Suffragette, directed by Sarah Gavron, written by Abi Morgan, and starring Carey Mullighan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, and Marie-Ann Duff, then this is a must. It is…

Suffragette + Lynne Franks presents POW panel on Women in Leadership Community

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If you haven’t seen the 2015 film, Suffragette, directed by Sarah Gavron, written by Abi Morgan, and starring Carey Mullighan, Helena Bonham Carter, Meryl Streep, and Marie-Ann Duff, then this is a must. It is the centenary of women getting the vote so all the more reason to see this….

The Red Turtle (Studio Ghibli film) with Craft at The Workshop at Bootmakers

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The Red Turtle is a silent animated film from Japan’s Studio Ghibli and according to the Guardian film reviewer Mark Kermode it’s a masterpiece. It follows the fortunes of a shipwrecked man on an island, and is “eloquent, profound and moving”. Studio Ghibli has been responsible for some of the…

The Princess Bride + workshop with Agni Scott

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The actress Agni Scott (Bridget Jones’s Baby, The Hamburg Cell, Akamas) presents one of her favourite films of all times, preceded by a creative workshop especially developed for us. The Princess Bride, featuring a young Robin Wright,  is a beloved traditional fairytale adventure about a beautiful princess and the gallant…