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My Feral Heart screens in Wotton-under-Edge on Down Syndrome Day

Tuesday 21 March 2017 marks the 12th anniversary of World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. On this day events take place around the world to celebrate individuals with Down Syndrome (DS). To commemorate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), on March 21st the...

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Stroud Valleys take starring role in new collection of vintage Rural Life films

On Sunday 5 March at 3pm, a second programme of vintage films from the British Film Institute's Britain on Film on Tour comes to the Electric Picture House Cinema in Wotton-under-Edge.  Entitled Rural Life (U), it is an evocative exploration of the countryside of the UK, taking in the diverse and beautiful landscapes of all our home...

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Rediscover the glamour of the railways on screen

It may seem hard to imagine, but there was a time when the railways in the UK were punctual, affordable, comfortable and perhaps even glamorous. The Electric Picture House Cinema, Wotton-under-Edge is offering you the chance to go back to these halcyon days with Britain on Film: Railways (U) on Sunday 13 November at 3pm....

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Hitchcock silent classic screens with new live score

On Sunday 24 April at 3pm, The Electric Picture House Cinema in Wotton-under-Edge presents a special screening of an early, silent film by Alfred Hitchcock, with an original live score performed by harpist Elizabeth-Jane Baldry. The Manxman (1929, U) was to be Hitchcock’s last silent film, and, in the event, one of the best and...

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Behind the scenes at the Bolshoi Ballet

On Sunday 10 January at 3pm, there's a special event for dance lovers when the Electric Picture House in Wotton-under-Edge screens the new documentary Bolshoi Babylon (PG).  The film looks at the inner workings of Russia's world-famous Bolshoi  Ballet, as the company weathers the fallout from the notorious 2013 acid attack on the ballet’s Director,...

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