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IMPORTANT NEWS: Love Cinema? Save The Cinema Museum
Petition for the secure future of The Cinema Museum - how you can help Despite numerous attempts to buy the building over the years and promises in writing from SLaM (South London and Maudsley NHS Trust) that they would sell it to the Museum for a fair and independent price, they are now planning to sell at speed to the highest bidder, telling them The Cinema Museum’s lease expires in March 2018, implying that we can be easily evicted.

LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 5th February 2018

UNITED KINGDOM - KENT: Take a closer look at the 11 history steeped theatres and cinemas Kent is lucky to still have
Film and performance lovers are lucky that Kent is home to some of the most enchanting theatres and cinemas in the country.
Independent cinemas are still a part of the fabric in some towns, and many people are drawn in by the cheap price and dated interior.

ELTHAM: Construction starts on new cinema
The next step in bringing a six screen cinema to Eltham was taken as construction work started on the building. Part of the so-called Eltham Masterplan, construction started at the site on January 30. The project is part of a large regeneration of the high street to make it an entertainment destination...

LEEDS: YEP Says: Looking forward to renaissance of Majestic building
Given that this building is a beautiful and eyecatching structure just outside the city’s railway station, it is good that it will be restored to grandeur.
We are told it will take 18 months but we can at last look forward to such a striking construction having a bright future.

LINCOLN: Opening date revealed for new walkway to 1,000-space car park plus shopping over ...
As previously reported a four-screen Everyman Cinema will be built opposite the Corn Exchange building facing onto the new Exchange Square. The planning application for the new building has been submitted and if granted will animate this historic setting with a dramatic three-storey glazed façade

PERTH: Work will pave the way for £30m cinema and shopping complex
Work to pave the way for a massive £30 million cinema and shopping complex on the edge of Perth centre will begin this week, council bosses have confirmed.

STOWMARKET: Regal Theatre gets £2.5m funding boost
About £2.5m of council money is to be released towards a theatre to provide two new cinema screens, creating up to 20 jobs.
Mid Suffolk District Council cabinet members voted to spend £1.56m on the Regal in Stowmarket, with a further £1m loaned to its owner, Stowmarket Town Council, for the project

SWINDON: £270m North Star development gathers pace as detailed plans are submitted
Plans for the North Star Village, as proposed by developers SevenCapital, include two indoor ski slopes and a family snow play area all with real snow, a 12 screen cinema including the UK’s largest IMAX screen, a 19 lane bowling alley, 27,000 sq ft indoor trampolining centre, food, drink and retail units.
More pictures and information HERE

WALLINGFORD: New fundraising drive at Corn Exchange
The managers of Wallingford’s revamped Corn Exchange theatre and cinema are urging supporters to dig deep and raise another £150,000 for new equipment.

NEW TECHNOLOGY
Samsung launches world’s first 3D Cinema LED screen
Incorporates 3D technology without sacrificing brightness and resolution

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