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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.
PLEASE USE THIS LINK TO SIGN THE PETITION NOW!!!

LONDON: Elephant & Castle environs: CoolWalks – The Lost Cinemas of South London
Date: Tuesday 12 December at 11 am
Meeting point: Elephant & Castle Train Station at Elephant Park exit, finishes at CoolTan Arts (155 Walworth Road) around 1pm
Price: £6 / Free for concessions and CoolTan Arts participants
Join CoolWalks for a walk through South London’s cinemas past and present.
Follow the link in the heading for further details and ticket booking.
NOTE: This is NOT a CTA event
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LATEST NEWS - Week commencing Monday 27th November 2017

BARNSTAPLE: Plans for cinema, restaurant & hotel in town centre could be revived
Plans to bring a multi-screen cinema, restaurants and a hotel to the centre of Barnstaple - which were first discussed almost a decade ago - could be back on the cards.
In 2008 North Devon Council revealed major plans for the redevelopment of a 12-acre site between Queen Street and Bear Street which included a multiplex cinema, bowling alley, shops, restaurants, cafes and a 90,000 sq ft department store.

BUXTON: Former Buxton cinema staff to get free tickets to Star Wars
Those who worked in the town’s old cinemas will be given a free ticket to the official launch of Buxton Cinema next month.
“We want to bring the past into the present and I would love it if people could bring old photos, or mementos they may have kept from their time in the cinema and show us."

CIRENCESTER: Major breakthrough over cinema project
Wildmoor Property Management Ltd began works to demolish the old Jungle building in Brewery Court last Friday, right on the deadline for works to be started in order for the £48million project to retain planning consent.

COVENTRY: Arthouse cinema plans revealed for former Coventry Telegraph building
The former Coventry Telegraph building will be home to a five-screen cinema complex, it has been revealed. Plans for the redevelopment have been unveiled by Ian Harribin, managing director of Complex Development Projects, which is overseeing the overhaul of the Corporation Street building

DERBY: Cinema and supermarket site sold in £18.6m deal
An Odeon cinema in Derby and a building let to Aldi and Iceland in the North East have been sold for a total of £18.6m

GLASGOW: 1960: the last chapter of Cambridge Cinema
The Cambridge Cinema on New City Road had been opened by Grove Picture House Ltd. in November 1922... and closed for business and was demolished in 1964.

GRIMSBY: Riverhead cinema complex set for council approval
Work on Grimsby's £20 million cinema complex could soon be given the green light to begin as council planners prepare to rubber stamp the construction of the ambitious scheme

LEWES: Arts venue wins regional accolade
The transformation of a former brewery in Lewes into a major arts venue – with a cinema, restaurant and education facilities – has won a regional planning award.

LINCOLN: New four-screen Everyman Cinema is coming to Cornhill Quarter
The three-storey glass-fronted Everyman Cinema, opposite the Corn Exchange and facing onto a new public square, is due to open in Spring 2019 as part of the £70m transformation of the area.

PLYMOUTH: Two hotels and cinema in new £65m plan for concert venue
Plans have been unveiled that could see a new cinema and two hotels built at a devon concert venue as part of a £65m redevlopment. James Brent, director of the holding company with owns Plymouth Pavilions, is in talks with cinema and hotel companies which want to develop part of the site in Millbay...

SUTTON (Surrey): Empire Cinemas announces when new cinema with more screens will be opening
The cinema in the St. Nicholas Centre shut in June for a major redevelopment.
The complex will open to customers in late January 2018 with large spaces and seating, so customers can wait comfortably until their film starts.

YORK: £35m backing for cinema complex
The investment will build a new 13-screen IMAX cinema, which has been leased to Cineworld, as well as restaurants and retail units. The leisure scheme is park of the wider Vanguarde development at Monks Cross...

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