Bulletin

The Bulletin is published bi-monthly. It is free to members and contains:

  • Wide-ranging articles about cinema and theatres
  • Photographs - both modern and from our archive
  • Information on CTA Visits and Events - both past and future (including booking details)
  • Details about many other cinema-related events
  • Casework Reports - about our campaigns to save and preserve historic cinemas
  • Details of New Publications (from the CTA and others)
  • Newsreel - a comprehensive roundup of all the latest news about cinemas and the cinema business
  • Members' letters

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Bulletin July/Aug 2017 - Vol 51 No 4

CTA's Golden Anniversary continued
Provincial Cinemas of N Ireland
Premier Cinema, Enfield
North by North East (visit report)
South Wales tour & AGM (visit report)
Wartime Concerts in Cinemas
Scala, Boston
The Building Buffs

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Bulletin May/June 2017 - Vol 51 No 3

CTA's Golden Anniversary continued
Tooting Granada (visit report)
Electric Palace, Harwich, Restoration
More Wanderings
Provincial Cinemas of N Ireland
Everyman, Muswell Hill
Blackburn Cinemas
Wilf Goes into Battle

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Bulletin Mar/Apr 2017 - Vol 51 No 2

CTA's Golden Anniversary continued
Anniversary party (report)
The Cinema Organist
Confessions of a Trip Organiser
Porthole to Nowhere
Music Hall Days
Wilf's Tale of 2 Cinemas

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Bulletin Jan/Feb 2017 - Vol 51 No 1

CTA's Golden Anniversary
Wilf searches for The Kinema
The Embassy, Chesham
Chester Cinemas that didn't open
Cinemas of Haltwhistle
New Kid on the Block
Wight Cinemas

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Bulletin Nov/Dec 2016 - Vol 50 No 6

Museum at The Regent Christchurch
Cinemas & Theatres of Bologna (CTA visit report)
More Wanderings
Things that Changeover in the Night
New Uses for Old Cinemas

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Bulletin Sept/Oct 2016 - Vol 50 No 5

A Day in Bath (CTA visit report)
Pyramid/Odeon/Tatton cinema, Sale
Kung-Fu - a kick down memory lane
Wilf goes in search of a studio
A Birmingham boy at the pictures
New Theatre, Hull
Rejuvenating Spa breathes new life . . .

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Bulletin July/Aug 2016 - Vol 50 No 4

St Albans AGM and Odyssey (CTA visit reports)
Silver Screen at the Ritz, Belper
Lighting the Odeons
Memories of the Pyramid, Sale
To Kent and Back

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Bulletin May/June 2016 - Vol 50 No 3

Thursday at the London Palladium/West End Welcome/Victoria Palace (CTA visit reports)
Two New Zealand Cinemas
Wilf Goes in Search of a Bijou
Yet More Wonderings - part 2
Devastation at Lyme Regis

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Bulletin Mar/Apr 2016 - Vol 50 No 2

Review of Members' Slide Show
Index to Vol. 49 [2015]
Yet More Wonderings - 1
Memories of a Projectionist
Cinema-going in My Ilkeston
A London Palladium Story

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Bulletin Jan/Feb 2016 - Vol 50 No 1

Assorted Bournemouth Cinemas - CTA visit report
The Palace, Warrington
Stanford Hall Theatre
Union Entertainment
Newsreel, Cinema Business, Letters
Jaws at 40

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Bulletin Nov/Dec 2015 - Vol 49 No 6

Just the Ticket
Even More Wanderings
The Ritz, Tunbridge Wells
The Dome, Worthing - an update
Another bumper Newsreel
and more holiday snaps !

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Bulletin Sept/Oct 2015 - Vol 49 No 5

Wandering to Winchester (CTA visit report)
John D Clark - a tribute
A bumper Newsreel
and many holiday snaps !

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Bulletin July/Aug 2015 - Vol 49 No 4

The Regent Street Cinema
The Little Theatre, Bath 2
A Return to the Valleys
Talkies come to Burnley
Revisiting Malta's Cinema Heritage
The Ritz Wallsend

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Bulletin May/June 2015 - Vol 49 No 3

The State/Granada Dartford
Further Wanderings 2
The First Odeon Enthusiast
The Little Theatre, Bath 1
My Little Cinema Reborn
Northern Light cinema, Wirksworth

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Bulletin Mar/Apr 2015 - Vol 49 No 2

Members' Slide Show
Uxbridge & Hayes (CTA visit report)
Further Wanderings 1
Kino Cinema, Rye

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Bulletin Jan/Feb 2015 - Vol 49 No 1

Index to Vol.48 (2014)
Forum cinema, Newbury - part 2
Islington Inspections (CTA visit report)
Not for the Ritz (CTA visit report)
Belfast ... and Beyond (CTA visit report)
The Bijou, Mablethorpe
BBFC

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