The Historic Double 12 at Brooklands

Brooklands holds a special place in the hearts of all motoring enthusiasts. It’s the place where all motor racing started. The famous banked corners, the wonderful club house, museum and the various huts and workshops simply exude history. And there is no more historic an event than the famous Double 12. The annual weekend of racing that goes back to … Read More

Getting Home

When Audrey, the Vintage Mobile Cinema returns back to her home at Bicester Heritage, we’re never quite sure who we’ll end up parking next to. Over the last few months it’s been anything from a rather lovely Green Goddess, as well as the usual Red and White Bristol Bus called Ruby. We’ve even had a tank aiming her barrel at … Read More

Bill Swindell – his son’s memory

Thank you to Paul Swindell, who got in touch to tell us about his father’s role working with the Mobile Cinemas around 1968 to 1972. He also provided this rather fantastic photo of this father (pictured right) in the trailer… My dad (Bill Swindell) worked for PERA from roughly 1968/1969, up to PERA’s demise in 1972. We lived in Stalybridge … Read More


From time to time, I receive the most lovely emails from individuals who have some kind of memory of the Vintage Mobile Cinema’s in the past. In a time when perhaps it would be more relevant to call them just Mobile Cinemas. The following such memory came from Gareth Lewis…

Our exciting early Summer 2016 catch up

It’s been the first full summer season with “Audrey” under new ownership and what a wonderful time we have had. Can we start with a massive thank you to everyone who booked us for all your lovely events but also thank you to the 1000’s of people who came on board for shows. We have literally travelled the length and … Read More

Crowd Funding Campaign

In 2017 we will be running a crowd funding campaign. The objective will be to raise enough funds to restore the trailer. As part of the campaign we will be laying on a series of packaged prizes / gifts in exchange for donations received. A key part of this will be the limited edition series of pin badges that will … Read More

Edinburgh Festival bound

The Vintage Mobile Cinema makes its debut appearance in Edinburgh. She’ll be a fixture on George Street throughout August where she’ll be playing Free Fringe short films and also working as a comedy venue. Come enjoy the surround sound and HD experience on this unique slice of cinematic and automotive history. Visit the Edinburgh page for more details – Click … Read More

New Logo and New Blue

A new season is upon us and Audrey, the Vintage Mobile Cinema has a new look. A lighter blue and a new logo which I’m sure you agree looks absolutely fabulous. The work was carried out by Avery’s Garage in Leighton Buzzard from design work carried our by Coleman Design.

Haha in the Cinema – 1st ever Comedy Night

Audrey hosted her first comedy night in October. With a few lighting alterations and a fresh backdrop you can really see how well it could work. The comedian was Jarlath Regan who was also testing out his new show. He commented “What a great venue. You’ve got to get Audrey up to Edinburgh Festival as a venue”. Watch this space … Read More

Audrey attends exhibition in Aberdeen

In September we appeared on an exhibition stand at Offshore Europe, an exhibition for the Oil and Gas industry. With Engineers making up 95% of the visitors you can not imagine how busy we were, meeting new friends, showing them round and holding seminars inside the cinema. The stand included large neon ‘Cinema’ signs that were 6m high – which … Read More