King William Walk
Over the Easter weekend in April 2017, the Vintage Mobile Cinema will attend the start of the Rendez-Vous 2017 Tall Ships Regatta in Greenwich, London. A fleet of over 30 large Class A and B Tall Ships will gather for four days in Greenwich and Woolwich before setting sail for Canada via Sines in Portugal, Bermuda and Boston. The same event in 2014 attracted over 1.1m visitors.The Vintage Mobile Cinema will be positioned somewhere near the Cutty Sark and will be playing archive films from other Tall Ship events from the 1950's and 60's. Whilst it's our first time, we're told how much fun the event is. So come down and enjoy the maritime entertainment, live music and evening fireworks from Thursday 13 April to Sunday 16 April, before a huge Parade of Sail starting at 5pm from Deptford Creek on Sunday 16 April. ...And of course come and see Audrey, the Vintage Mobile Cinema!!
Audrey will be attending the 2017 Festival of Motoring. This will be held over the early May Bank Holiday Weekend as usual (Sunday 30th April and Monday 1st May). The 2017 Festival will follow the same successful formula as the past 4 years with an organised run out into the countryside on both the Sunday and Monday morning with about 300 cars returning to park up on the town centre streets which will be closed to normal traffic.
The Royal Mews
The Vintage Mobile Cinema will be attending the Royal Windsor Jaguar Festival on Saturday 6th May. Organised by the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club, the event is the result of an invitation by the Prince Philip Trust Fund to assemble a Jaguar display in the majestic surroundings of Windsor Castle with the ultimate goal of raising funds to support their great cause - it's going to be a weekend like no other. We'll be presenting the history of the cinema combined with some wonderful Jaguar film from the archives.
Audrey will be joining in this most wonderful event. Celebrating the 70th anniversary of the children’s classic adventure book, We Didn’t Mean to Go To Sea which is set in the idyllic Suffolk riverside hamlet of Pin Mill and the waters of the River Orwell. There will be a traditional 1930s style fair on the Common, with swingboats and sideshows, arts and crafts, cream teas and barbecue, a literary lounge in the Sailing Club, sailing taster sessions for young people and a chance to see Arthur Ransome’s own wooden boats. https://www.facebook.com/arthurransomepinmilljamboree/ Photo credit http://www.anthonycullen.com
Audrey will be attending the Nantwich Film Festival on 20th May, near the Civic Hall. The Festival is organised by Nantwich Film Club, a volunteer run group dedicated to bringing the best of current and classic foreign language and independent films to a local audience.
Mill Marsh Park
The Contemporary Craft Festival is an outstanding event. It offers the very best in contemporary craft nationally, attracting exhibitors and audiences from across the UK. After 10 years it is now established as one of the best events of its kind in the UK.
1300 Silbury Blvd
We're proud to be attending the wonderful Milton Keynes Heritage Festival on 17/18th June. The event is taking place in Campbell Park in the centre of the town. Organised by the Parks Trust and Milton Keynes Archive we will be playing a collection of archive films connected with the towns history.With Milton Keynes celebrating its 50th Birthday this year there is a very strong chance we'll be playing this wonderful piece from the Pathe Archive. https://youtu.be/VOtaTbirEk0
The Great Tew Park
We are very excited that the Vintage Mobile Cinema will be attending this years Cornbury Music Festival. The famous festival is one-of-a-kind: a lovingly crafted, top notch, very English open air party, tailor-made for the whole family. Like the best of England, The Cornbury Music Festival is civilised, charming and irresistible – a homespun melting pot where music-lovers share pies and a glass of champagne with superstars, toffs, rockers, crooners, Morris dancers, farmers, urbanites, fashionistas, gourmet chefs and little old ladies who make exceptional cakes. In short, The Cornbury Music Festival represents classic summer entertainment for a friendly crowd from all walks of life. A country fair with a rock ‘n’ roll twist; a farmers’ market with a dancefloor; a local carnival with a classic contemporary soundtrack. What films will we be playing? No idea just yet. But it's going to specially curated from our archive of film. Watch this space! www.cornburyfestival.com/
Audrey returns to this wonderful event near Dorchester. This will be the 4th year that we have attended the impressive festival.This festival in Tolpuddle celebrates the story of the 6 martyrs and has been running in one form or another since 1875. In it's present form the festival was developed in 1997 by Nigel Costley the new South West TUC Regional Secretary, with the help of Dick Muskett from the Workers Beer Company. Today the festival ranks with The Durham Miners Gala and Levellers Day in Burford, Oxfordshire, as one the key summer events in the annual calendar of the UK Left. Music, theatre and dance have been well represented at the festival since 1997 and the possibility of incorporating radical film into the festival has been on the agenda for many years. In 2014 the formation of The Radical Film Network and Public Domain Productionscoincided with the restoration of the Vintage Mobile Cinema and collaboration with GorillaCinema to make the ambition for film at Tolpuddle into a reality. Click here for more information