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Readathon 2020

Friday 21 Feb: Readathon 2020

Join us for a mixture of story reading and crafts on the theme of “cats”

Morning session (for younger children) 10.00 – 12.00

Afternoon session (for older children) 1pm – 3pm

Just turn up — no need to book for this free event

Opening soon!

Coming soon: a Library for Lowedges!

Our Lowedges branch opens on 12 February

Where? Upstairs in the Lowedges Community Centre (on Gresley Road near the entrance to Greenhill Park)

When? Wednesdays 2pm – 5pm, Thursdays 10am – 1pm

Who? Anyone can join (and it’s free!)

Children’s Cinema: Cinderella

Children’s Cinema
Saturday 11 Jan at 2.30

Cinderella

The original (1950) Disney film of this classic fairy tale. Featuring songs such as “A Dream is a Wish your Heart Makes” and “Bibbidi-Bobbido-Boo”, this is early Disney animation at its best.

No need for a ticket — just turn up! Suggested donation £3 adults £2 children. Sweets, ice creams available.

A History of Sheffield Football

Friday 17 January at 7.30
A History of Sheffield Football
with Martin Westby

During the 19th century Sheffield led the world of Association Football and was a critical factor in the formulation of today’s worldwide rules and regulations. Come and hear Sheffield-born football historian Martin Westby talk about the rich history of the 95 Sheffield clubs that existed between 1857 and 1889, with special emphasis on today’s four surviving clubs. Martin will also be selling and signing copies of his book “A History of Sheffield Football 1857-1889… Speed Science and Bottom”.

Tickets (£5) available now.

Yesterday

Evening Cinema
Friday 10 Jan at 7.30

Yesterday

Yesterday, everyone knew about The Beatles. Today, only Jack remembers their songs. He’s about to become a very big deal. Directed by Danny Boyle, the film stars Himesh Patel and Lily James and also features Ed Sheeran.

Tickets available now. A suggested donation of £5 gets you refreshments and a raffle ticket. Door open / refreshments at 7pm. Film starts 7.30

Confessions of a Junk Dealer

Friday 21 February at 7.30pm:
“Confessions of a Junk Dealer”
with Edward Patnick

To you it was a load of old junk … but to Edward Patnick it was nothing short of treasure just waiting to be discovered. Retired junk dealer Edward traces the story of how his family built a business dynasty on the things other people didn’t want.

Lego Movie 2

Saturday 8 Feb at 2.30
Children’s Cinema

Lego Movie 2

A direct sequel to The Lego Movie. Follow Emmet Brickowski as he attempts to rescue his friends from the Systar System, while dealing with a coming cataclysm known as “Armamageddon”.

No need for a ticket — just turn up! Suggested donation £3 adults £2 children. Sweets, ice creams available.

Shirley Valentine

Evening Cinema
Friday 7 Feb at 7.30

Shirley Valentine

The award-winning 1989 British comedy about a middle-aged housewife in an unexpected discovery of herself and a rekindling of her childhood dreams and youthful love of life. Starring Pauline Collins as Shirley and Tom Conti as the Greek Taverna owner with whom she has a holiday romance. Screenplay by Willy Russell, who also wrote the original one-character stage play.

Tickets available now. A suggested donation of £5 gets you refreshments and a raffle ticket.

Downton Abbey

Evening Cinema
Friday 6 March at 7.30

Downton Abbey

Lawks-a-mercy, the grand house of Downton is all of a flutter and a fluster upstairs and down with news that King George V and Queen Mary will be coming to stay the night and make a military inspection of local troops. All the usual cast plus Imelda Staunton as the Queen’s lady in waiting.

Tickets available about 4 weeks before. A suggested donation of £5 gets you refreshments and a raffle ticket. Door open / refreshments at 7pm. Film starts 7.30

Lion King

Children’s Cinema
Saturday 7 March at 2.30

The Lion King

A movie not to be missed, this stunning photorealistic computer-animated remake of Disney’s traditionally animated 1994 film tells the story of Simba, a young lion who must embrace his role as the rightful king of his native land following the murder of his father, Mufasa, at the hands of his uncle, Scar.

No need for a ticket– just turn up. Suggested donation £3 adults £2 children. Sweets, ice creams available.