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A huge sale of Film and TV memorabilia
A huge sale of Film and TV memorabilia

A huge sale of Film and TV memorabilia

Next month, there will be a sale in London of over 1,000 movie and television memorabilia, with a lot of fantasy and science-fiction up for sale.

Oct
31
2023
Replica Aldgate East tube station spotted in Grimsby for Netflix filming
Replica Aldgate East tube station spotted in Grimsby for Netflix filming

Replica Aldgate East tube station spotted in Grimsby for Netflix filming

Part of the London Underground has been spotted in Grimsby, as the port was transformed into 1940s London for filming the Netflix sci-fi series Bodies.

Oct
27
2023
National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each
National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each

National Cinema Day – Films from just £3 each

On Saturday 2nd September, hundreds of cinemas across the UK are coming together to celebrate National Cinema Day, offering cheap entry to see many of the films being screened at the moment.

Aug
25
2023
Fantasia, The Black Hole and Tron to highlight a Disney season at the BFI
Fantasia, The Black Hole and Tron to highlight a Disney season at the BFI

Fantasia, The Black Hole and Tron to highlight a Disney season at the BFI

To mark a century of Disney, there's a two-month long film season taking place at the BFI showing a range of movies from the big headline names to some lesser known and harder to see on the big screen outings.

May
31
2023
Indiana Jones statue coming to Leicester Square
Indiana Jones statue coming to Leicester Square

Indiana Jones statue coming to Leicester Square

The various bronze statues around Leicester Square have been joined by Indiana Jones, although he's stuck in a box for the next few weeks.

May
31
2023
The Wicker Man returns to the cinemas for the Summer Solstice
The Wicker Man returns to the cinemas for the Summer Solstice

The Wicker Man returns to the cinemas for the Summer Solstice

The summer solstice will be a special one this year, as a restored version of the Wicker Man will be returning to the cinemas.

May
24
2023
Uncovering a concealed 1930s art deco cinema
Uncovering a concealed 1930s art deco cinema

Uncovering a concealed 1930s art deco cinema

A cinema frontage close to Harrow on the Hill, which has been covered over with a ghastly metal facade since the 1960s is starting to be revealed as the facade is restored as part of a property development.

Apr
03
2023
Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen
Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen

Watch Doctor Who and Quatermass on the big screen

The Riverside Studios in Hammersmith are hosting a series of Doctor Who TV and a special Quatermass film screening with Julian Glover in attendance over the next few weeks.

Mar
22
2023
Tickets Alert: Science Fiction film festival comes to the Science Museum
Tickets Alert: Science Fiction film festival comes to the Science Museum

Tickets Alert: Science Fiction film festival comes to the Science Museum

Next month, the Science Museum will host its first ever science-fiction film festival, making full use of its huge IMAX cinema for some exclusive screenings.

Feb
02
2023
Cinemas to show the State Funeral on Monday
Cinemas to show the State Funeral on Monday

Cinemas to show the State Funeral on Monday

A number of cinemas will be screening the State Funeral live on a big screen for free on Monday.

Sep
16
2022
Cinema tickets for £3 on Saturday
Cinema tickets for £3 on Saturday

Cinema tickets for £3 on Saturday

This coming Saturday, 3rd September, hundreds of cinemas across the UK are coming together to celebrate National Cinema Day, where cinema tickets will be on sale from £3 each.

Aug
29
2022
The Lexi, a community cinema rises from the ashes of fire
The Lexi, a community cinema rises from the ashes of fire

The Lexi, a community cinema rises from the ashes of fire

An architectural tardis has landed in Kensal Rise as a small community cinema that was almost destroyed by fire during the pandemic has squeezed a second screen into an almost impossibly small space.

Aug
03
2022
Outdoor film screenings in London this summer
Outdoor film screenings in London this summer

Outdoor film screenings in London this summer

Summertime now seems to mean watching a film at an outdoor location, so below is an almost certainly not a complete list of all the outdoor film screenings taking place in London this summer, but it’s probably not far off.

May
17
2022
Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3
Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3

Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas offering films for £3

This coming Saturday (26th February), all Cineworld and Picturehouse cinemas are offering all film screenings for £3 all day long.

Feb
23
2022
Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem
Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem

Tickets Alert: James Bond and Dune on IMAX at the Science Musem

Next month there will be a chance to see two current major movie hits at the Science Museum in their own IMAX cinema.

Feb
14
2022
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks
Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

Tickets Alert: Doctor Who Revelation of the Daleks

To mark the soon to be released Blu-ray boxset of Doctor Who: The Collection – Season 22, BFI Southbank will be hosting a screening of Doctor Who: Revelation of the Daleks, in which Colin Baker’s Doctor comes up against his deadliest enemy.

Feb
01
2022
An American Werewolf in London with model tube station
An American Werewolf in London with model tube station

An American Werewolf in London with model tube station

It's undeniably stupidly expensive, but there's a limited edition of that famous werewolf movie being released, with a model of a tube station in the box set.

Dec
06
2021
Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square
Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square

Free film screenings in Trafalgar Square

Six blockbuster movies filmed or set in London will be shown on a big screen in Trafalgar Square later this month - for free.

Aug
12
2021
Free films in London cinemas in June
Free films in London cinemas in June

Free films in London cinemas in June

One weekend in June is seeing 200,000 free cinema tickets being offered by a range of small and independent cinemas.

May
03
2021
The day Superman saved a London Underground train
The day Superman saved a London Underground train

The day Superman saved a London Underground train

Superman seemed to save the planet, by spending all his time in Metropolis and hanging out with journalists -- but once, he visited the London Underground.

Feb
19
2020

Tickets Alert: Have a Nightmare before Christmas

Tim Burton's Nightmare before Christmas comes back to the big screen this autumn, between Halloween and Christmas itself.

Sep
25
2019
Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel
Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel

Tickets Alert: Watch films in a restored chapel

Following a lengthy restoration, the Grade II listed Oxford House in Bethnal Green, London will be open to the public for a series of film screenings in its attic Chapel and Theatre.

Jun
17
2019
Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before
Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

An exhibition has opened of movie posters, of familiar films, but unlike any movie posters you seen before.

Feb
19
2019
Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery
Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery

Free films in the cinemas this Sunday with the National Lottery

This coming Sunday (30th Sept), a number of London cinemas will offer free film tickets to anyone holding a National Lottery ticket.

Sep
25
2018