Category: Old Posts

Graves Park

Friday 19 January
The Story of Graves Park and the rose Garden Café

Caroline Dewar, chairman of The Friends of Graves Park, talks about the origins of the park and J.G. Graves, including the history of the café, its inception and recent troubles.

Doors open/refreshments 7.00pm, talk starts 7.30.

Tickets £5 online at greenhill.bookwhen.com

Frozen

Saturday 2 December
Frozen

Sing along to your favourites in this classic wintry Disney animation. Anna sets out on a journey with an iceman, Kristoff, his reindeer Sven, and everyone’s favourite snowman Olaf, in order to find her sister, Elsa, who has the power to convert any object or person into ice.

Doors open / refreshments 2.00pm, film starts 2.30.

Watch the trailer here

How to Train your Dragon

Saturday 6 January
How to Train your Dragon

Hiccup is a Norse teenager from the island of Berk, where fighting dragons is a way of life. His progressive views and weird sense of humor make him a misfit, despite the fact that his father is chief of the clan. Tossed into dragon-fighting school, he endeavors to prove himself as a true Viking, but when he befriends an injured dragon, he has the chance to plot a new course for his people’s future.

Watch the trailer here.

The African Queen

Friday 1 December
The African Queen

Shot on location in the Congo, the African Queen stars Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn. At the start of World War I, Charlie Allnut is using his old steamer, The African Queen, to ferry supplies to villages in East Africa. When the Rev. Sayer dies, Charlie agrees to take his sister, Rose, back to civilization, taking on the Germans at the same time.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm, film starts 7.30

Watch the trailer here.

The King’s Speech

Friday 5 January
The King’s Speech

The story of King George VI, his unexpected ascension to the throne of the British Empire in 1936, and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch overcome his stammer. Starring Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush and Derek Jacobi

Watch the trailer here.

Inspired by Nature

Friday 22 September
“Inspired by Nature”
with Anna-Louise Pickering

This lavishly illustrated talk will bring a new understanding of the inspiration behind Pollyanna Pickering’s award-winning paintings.

Anna-Louise takes a look at Pollyanna’s remarkable career as one of the world’s most highly renowned wildlife artists, sharing stories of the wildlife which inspired her, and the trials and tribulations of her global expeditions to study endangered species in their natural habits. This charming account of their travels will open your eyes to the beauty that surrounds us, and which Pollyanna captured with unparalleled realism and vitality in her artwork.

The talk also looks at the work of the Pollyanna Pickering Foundation, including the heart warming stories of some of the individual animals which they continue to support, and some of the some of the latest conservation projects which continue Pollyanna’s remarkable legacy.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm, talk starts 7.30

Tickets (available about a month before) at the library or online at greenhill.bookwhen.com

The Amazing Maurice

Saturday 5 August
The Amazing Maurice

The story of Maurice, a goofy streetwise cat, who has the perfect money-making scam. He finds a dumb-looking kid who plays a pipe and has his very own horde of rats, who are strangely literate. Based on TerryPratchet’s book “The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents” and featuring Hugh Laurie as Maurice.

Free showing, but you may make a donation. No need to book

Doors open / refreshments 2.00pm, film starts 2.30

Watch the trailer here

Empire of Light

Friday 4 August
Empire of Light

The duty manager of a seaside cinema, who is struggling with her mental health, forms a relationship with a new employee on the south coast of England in the 1980s. Starring Olivia Colman.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00, film starts 7.30. Online booking is now open using this link.

Watch the trailer here

The Good Dinosaur

Saturday 2 September
The Good Dinosaur

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.

Doors open / refreshments 2.00pm Film start 2.30.

Watch the trailer here.

The Lost King

Friday 1 Sept
The Lost King

In 2012, having been lost for over 500 years, the remains of King Richard III were discovered beneath a carpark in Leicester. The search had been orchestrated by an amateur historian, Philippa Langley, whose unrelenting research had been met with incomprehension by her friends and family and with scepticism by experts and academics. The Lost King is the life-affirming true story of a woman who refused to be ignored and who took on the country’s most eminent historians, forcing them to think again about one of the most controversial kings in England’s history.

Doors open / refreshments 7.00pm. Film starts 7.30. Watch the trailer here.