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NEW BOOK - "ASTLEY: CIRCUS GENIUS" January 18 2018

ASTLEY: CIRCUS GENIUS - a re-issue BOOK LAUNCH of Paul Bemrose's book in support of the PHILIP ASTLEY PROJECT - prior to the free screening of "The Greatest Show on Earth". Wednesday January 31st 7.15pm, Stoke Film Theatre ST4 2EF.

Free Screenings - Current Season 2018 December 02 2016

STAFFORDSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE 

FREE SCREENINGS AT THE FILM THEATRE, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2EF

WEDNESDAYS, 7.45pm. Bar open from 7.00pm. Ticket-free – No booking required. Free parking adjacent to Film Theatre - enter from College Road opposite Queen Anne Street

 

SUMMER BREAK FOR FILM THEATRE WEDNESDAY SCREENINGS -

RESUMING 19th SEPTEMBER WITH:

LAST FIRING - 40th ANNIVERSARY

In the week of the last ever firing of a Bottle Oven in 1978, organised by the Gladstone Pottery Museum, this is a screening of newly digitised original filming of the background, preparations and actual events of this marvellous achievement - some two decades after coal firing was ceasing in the Pottery industry through the introduction of the Clean Air Act.

Festival of BOTTLE OVENS throughout August at the Gladstone - contact www.gladstonepotterymuseum.org.uk           bottleoven.blogspot.co.uk

 

Wed 26th September

CENTENARY SCREENING - "A POTTERY GIRL'S ROMANCE" 1918

This famous melodrama - produced exclusively for Burslem Picture Palace - gets a new screening from a fresh digitised print. Lots of supporting visual memorabilia and insight into the film's production from the people associated with the production and its actors. Also; revisiting the actual filming locations today.