Book NOW for official ‘Frozen: Sing Along’ matinee Sat 6 Dec in Beckenham – family tkt £20 (2+2), saves £8!

Our official ‘FROZEN: Sing-Along’ Christmas matinée on Sat 6 December is ON SALE TO EVERYONE* NOW! It sold out very quickly at The Churchill theatre, so is likely to here…Book here now: http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox
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We’ll have some guided singing to get you in the mood (and in tune!) and some special raffle prizes for little (& big) Elsas, Annas, Kristoffs and Svens! *As this an additional event to our usual fortnightly programme it is ON SALE NOW to non-members and members alike. On our big screen in our state-of-the-art theatre (allocated seats) so book now to avoid disappointment! Ample FREE parking.
Our audience in the larger venue the Bromley Hall.
Our audience in the larger venue the Bromley Hall.
Refreshments available from 2pm, film programme starts with a live music ‘special feature’ (15mins) at 2.30pm, followed by an ice cream break and main feature – no trailers, no ads.
Cert. U – film running time 108mins.
There’s a special FAMILY ticket on sale for this film – only £20 for 2 adults, 2 children under 18 – saving you £8! 
See online box office for details and prices:  http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox
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Calling all #BeckBromFL your next tweet-up is at FILMBOX Beckenham on Wed 10 September 2014

Book your tickets here http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox  TWEET-UP tickets £10 each (we pay booking fee).

Open to all local businesses/sole traders on #BeckBromFL.

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FILMBOX is delighted to be your host for the night, together with Hossen Solim (sports therapist) and Ben Pollard (Dry Ice dry cleaning Bromley).

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The evening is from 7.30-9.45pm and it will be great to put faces to names in our twittersphere! Ample FREE parking.

FILMBOX volunteers will be opening our very competitively priced pay-bar and your ticket includes complimentary nibbles and entry in a raffle.

Venue: Langley Park School for Boys, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BP

Email: LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com – for details (FILMBOX has no phone)

Please do not phone the School for details.

Hoping to see you there – Vivienne & the FILMBOX team

Meet #BeckBromFL tweeps in person – next tweet-up is at FILMBOX Beckenham on Wed 10 September 2014

Book here  http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox   TWEET-UP tickets £10 each (we pay booking fee).

Open to all local businesses/sole traders on #BeckBromFL.

tweetup

FILMBOX is delighted to be your host for the night, together with Hossen Solim (sports therapist) and Ben Pollard (Dry Ice dry cleaning Bromley).

Hoss  dry ice

The evening is from 7.30-9.45pm and it will be great to put faces to names in our twittersphere! Ample FREE parking.

FILMBOX volunteers will be opening our very competitively priced pay-bar and your ticket includes complimentary nibbles and entry in a raffle.

Venue: Langley Park School for Boys, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BP

Email: LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com – for details (FILMBOX has no phone)

Please do not phone the School for details.

Hoping to see you there – Vivienne & the FILMBOX team

Calling all #BeckBromFL your next tweet-up is at FILMBOX Beckenham on Wed 10 September 2014

Book here http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox  TWEET-UP tickets £10 each (we pay booking fee).

Open to all local businesses/sole traders on #BeckBromFL.

tweetup

FILMBOX is delighted to be your host for the night, together with Hossen Solim (sports therapist) and Ben Pollard (Dry Ice dry cleaning Bromley).

Hoss  dry ice

The evening is from 7.30-9.45pm and it will be great to put faces to names in our twittersphere! Ample FREE parking.

FILMBOX volunteers will be opening our very competitively priced pay-bar and your ticket includes complimentary nibbles and entry in a raffle.

Venue: Langley Park School for Boys, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BP

Email: LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com – for details (FILMBOX has no phone)

Please do not phone the School for details.

Hoping to see you there – Vivienne & the FILMBOX team

Calling all #BeckBromFL businesses – your next tweet-up will be at FILMBOX in Beckenham on Wed 10 September 2014

Open to all local businesses/sole traders on #BeckBromFL you can book your TWEET-UP tickets now for £10 each here (we pay booking fee): http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox

tweetup

FILMBOX is delighted to be your host for the night, together with Hossen Solim (sports therapist) and Ben Pollard (Dry Ice dry cleaning Bromley).

Hoss  dry ice

The evening is from 7.30-9.45pm and it will be great to put faces to names in our twittersphere! Ample FREE parking.

FILMBOX volunteers will be opening our very competitively priced pay-bar and your ticket includes complimentary nibbles and entry in a raffle.

Venue: Langley Park School for Boys, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BP

Email: LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com – for details (we have no phone)

Please do not phone the School for details.

Hoping to see you there – Vivienne & the FILMBOX team

Calling all #BeckBromFL businesses – your next tweet-up will be at FILMBOX in Beckenham on Wed 10 September 2014

Open to all local businesses/sole traders on #BeckBromFL you can book your TWEET-UP tickets now for £10 each here (we pay booking fee): http://www.ticketsource.co.uk/filmbox

tweetup

FILMBOX is delighted to be your host for the night, together with Hossen Solim (sports therapist) and Ben Pollard (Dry Ice dry cleaning Bromley).

Hoss  dry ice

The evening is from 7.30-9.45pm and it will be great to put faces to names in our twittersphere! Ample FREE parking.

FILMBOX volunteers will be opening our very competitively priced pay-bar and your ticket includes complimentary nibbles and entry in a raffle.

Venue: Langley Park School for Boys, Hawksbrook Lane, South Eden Park Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 3BP

Email: LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com – for details (we have no phone)

Please do not phone the School for details.

Hoping to see you there – Vivienne & the FILMBOX team

Calling all businesses in LB Bromley & areas – Sponsor our 1st Birthday FREE Film Festival

We are celebrating our 1st Birthday with a FREE FILM FESTIVAL open to all on Sat 28 & Sun 29 September 2013 based at Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts in Beckenham.

For a donation (suggested £25) your business/local group can be featured as one of our fab festival sponsors, both in our social media and in the festival programme.

We are showing FIVE FREE FILMS across the weekend and we expect to attract a total of over 600 LOCAL PEOPLE for the films – FILMBOX patrons are typically aged between 20 to 60+.

We are also happy to distribute your promotional literature, balloons or whatever you like during the weekend itself.

HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY TO US!
HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY TO US!

Please remember that we are a not-for-profit venture and are fully self-funding and your donations will help to ensure the continuance of FILMBOX as an exciting new local arts venue for the London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas – we are FORTNIGHTLY (except for school holidays) from this September. Our surplus profits go to local and national chariities.

You can see the festival programme we have planned here https://langleyfilmbox.wordpress.com/coming-soon/ and can email Vivienne to discuss your requirements at LangleyFilmbox@gmail.com.

FREE tickets for the festival must be booked online in advance – open here very soon: http://filmboxcommunitycinema.ticketsource.co.uk/

Help to shape your very own local cinema club in Beckenham… become a member of FILMBOX now!

How about joining FILMBOX ready for its new Autumn season? Join before 20 August and bring a friend to our ‘Members’ Only‘ social event on Friday 30 August – only £5 per ticket for one drink and canapés (additional refreshments available) and see a FREE screening of the 1974 version of ‘The Great Gatsby’ (directed by Jack Clayton) with Robert Redford as the eponymous Gatsby. Sparkling reception from 6.30pm, film programme from 7.45pm – dress code: Black tie and glamour!

Here’s how to become a Member of FILMBOX: http://langleyfilmbox.wordpress.co,/membership

Save 40% on up to 2 cinema tickets for fortnightly films (on alternate Weds and Thurs) and special events from 1 September 2013 to 31 August 2014!  Even if you only see 6 films in this period you’ll break even! Bring a friend and you’ll save lots of money!

If you live in Beckenham, West Wickham, Bromley and surrounding areas, FILMBOX is now a credible independent compliment to local commercial cinema programming and offers you ‘catch-ups’ and classics from the UK, Hollywood and World cinema, in a social context.

FREE parking, no popcorn mess, congenial cafe/bar atmosphere, local drinks and Simply ice cream (from Ashford) plus ‘extras’ – short films, free film notes and intros and a great social atmosphere. Based at the recently built Langley Park Centre for the Performing Arts, FILMBOX is a community cinema club, run and staffed by volunteers and our surplus profits go to charity including Langley Park School for Boys.

Help to shape our second year by becoming a member of FILMBOX – but if membership is not for you, we’d be very pleased to see you any time! We have lots of new and classic films coming your way, starting with the current release of ‘Robot & Frank’ (2012) on Weds 11 Sept, followed by Hitchcock’s masterpiece ‘Vertigo’ (1958) on Thurs 26 Sept on the HUGE screen in the Bromley Hall and then Buster Keaton’s silent comedy ‘Sherlock Junior’ (1924) on Fri 27 Sept, accompanied by international professional jazz artists, the Buster Birch quartet (http://www.busterbirch.com). Then on Sat 28 and Sun 29 Sept we have our FREE film festival to celebrate our 1st Birthday! Details to follow…

Do please tell your friends and help us to turn FILMBOX into YOUR great community cinema!

FILMBOXers LOVE all things Film…

Here’s some other local film-making and cinema events (and news) going on near you – please subscribe to our website via the pop up window so that you can automatically receive new info from us into your inbox:

‘Three Days’ short film – your very own rom-com short, being made soon in Beckenham and Bromley this July!

YouTube page http://www.youtube.com/user/ThreeDaysFilmUK and some footage at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IQRq-jtARo and follow them on Twitter @threedaysfilm1

Having already used Red Boutique http://www.redboutique.co.uk/ in Beckenham High Street and The Lavender House café http://www.thelavenderhousecafe.co.uk/ in Sundridge Park Village as locations for their trailers, the team will be making the finished short film (20mins) here in July. We hope to bring you more details very soon of an exciting tie-in with FILMBOX!

Ripley Arts Centre Please support this local World cinema club in Sundridge Avenue, Bromley North – http://www.bromleyarts.com/category/world-cinema/

‘Save the David Lean Cinema’ campaign

2 years since this independent cinema was closed down, a campaign is trying to revive it by running a pop-up cinema at the Spreadeagle pub in Croydon near the Clocktower where the cinema was based. They are also holding an event near Beckenham/West Wickham, in Shirley, that you might like to go to. Saturday 15 June at 7.30pm (doors open at 7.15pm) at Shirley Community Centre Shrublands Avenue, Shirley, CR0 8JA. A SUNDAY IN THE COUNTRY 1984 90 mins (16mm film presentation: French drama with English subtitles). Directed by Bertrand Tavernier and nominated for Golden Globe and BAFTA awards (Best Foreign Film). “It’s rare that a film so pictorially gorgeous is so tender, wise and humane.” (SCS is at the top of Bridle Road. 194 and 198 buses stop nearby, at the Goat pub. Parking is available in the area.) To be added to the Campaign mailing list, email: savedavidlean@gmail.com. Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LeanCampaign . Twitter: @SaveDavidLean

University College London are researching cinema-going in the 1960s and would like to collect some research. They are interested in the ways in which people remember cinema-going, films and the decade itself. If you’re too young to remember the 60s please fwd this to someone who does!

The questionnaire that forms the basis of the project is here  http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cinemamemories. It can be accessed by clicking on the ‘Contribute your memories’ link and more directly by visiting http://www.ucl.ac.uk/cinemamemories/questionnaire-links/. The questionnaire can be completed online, but it can also be downloaded, printed and returned by post. They are also able to send out printed copies and freepost envelopes in which to return them, if you prefer this option, please email: cinemamemories@ucl.ac.uk  Telephone: 020 7679 7960 By Post: Cultural Memory and British Cinema-going of the 1960s, Department of History, UCL, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Herne Hill FREE Film FestivalMore events still to go at this fabulous festival – http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/whats-on/herne-hill.html

SE London Film Clubs NetworkKeep up with the independent cinema scene in SE London by subscribing to this great blog: http://selondonfilmclubs.wordpress.com/

Free Film Festivals – Visit this website to see details of ALL free film festivals in the S London area – a great community cinema initiative – who knows, it may be coming FILMBOX way soon…? http://www.freefilmfestivals.org/index.php

Many of us are proud members of the British Federation of Film Societies – if you have friends and relatives elsewhere in the UK, or are visiting during the summer, do check out this terrific network of film societies, pop-ups and community cinemas!  A gathering force for independent film exhibition in the UK – http://www.bffs.org.uk

Keep cinema in all its shapes and forms ALIVE – Films are better with an audience like YOU!

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