Support your local cinema in our fun, festive fundraiser!
Sponsor a seat plaque designed by sculptor Leigh Dyer, and get hold of classic film posters and film photos at fundraiser event on Sunday 4 December, 3pm.
We're fundraising to continue with our quest to secure plush new, comfy seats.
By joining us for this fun fundraising auction you'll really be supporting your treasured community cinema and at the same time it's the perfect way to pick up a unique Christmas gift. Win-win!
Local filmmaker extraordinare Glenn Veness will compere, Glenys Jacques will be auctioneer, and we'll be joined by other special guests including local film industry veteran, Richard Green, who will be offering up some classic collectable film posters for sale, and providing a lively introduction to the event.
The fabulous Linda King and Anita Bush will be in glamorous garb to 'demonstrate' the posters, and we'll also be offering a free glass of punch to all guests to warm the cockles on a Sunday afternoon!
Dazzling, shiny name plaques
Local, renowned sculptor Leigh Dyer has designed special solid brass, with copper and steel, seat name plaques (pictured left), which can be personalised to suit your needs! Seat plaques are £100 and all posters have the very reasonable starting price of a mere £10.
Stick it in your diary!
It's first come, first served on the door - just show up.
Pick up a collectable
Richard Green will provide some interesting background on film posters, garnered from his extensive career in film exhibition industry, including working with Columbia Pictures, Warner Bros and 20th Century Fox. Find out some fascinating facts and stories behind certain film posters and advertising campaigns.
Alongside his expertise, Richard will be bringing a range of collectable vintage film posters and souvenir film brochures for display and sale.
Some of the posters on sale include:
- KING KONG (1933) reissue based on original poster advert art,
- MORRIS A LIFE WITH BELLS ON
- JOHN CARPENTER’S HALLOWEEN,
- 20,000 DAYS ON EARTH,
- TONY BENN: WILL AND TESTAMENT,
- UNDER MILK WOOD,
- THE ECSTASY OF WILKO JOHNSON (pictured)
...and many, many more!
Catalogue of posters
Browse the online catalogue of many of the posters that will be available for you to buy on the day.
Need other cinematic Christmas gift ideas?
Grab some gift vouchers when you're at the cinema next, or why not hire our venue for a special screening just for you and your guests?
Tickets are available in advance online from this website, or on the door.
Doors and the bar open at 7.15pm, screenings start at 8pm.
Hire the Electric Palace for all kinds of events, including private film screenings, parties, meetings, gigs, festivals and rehearsals.
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