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Wellington Orbit to run a season of “Covid-secure” films after winning a National Lottery grant

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a grant from The National Lottery Community Fund under the Government’s Coronavirus Community Support Fund. As the country is gradually getting back over the coming months to normality with the easing of restrictions, we have applied for funding to enable us to show to organisations […]

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Cinema first invites everyone to fall in love with the big screen all over again

Cinema First, the industry body charged with the promotion of UK cinemagoing, has today launched #LoveCinema, a nationwide campaign designed to capture the attention of audiences across the country and remind them of the unique experience that only the big screen can offer. After months of being closed due to lockdown, cinemas are back, rolling […]

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Wellington Orbit to screen exclusive interview with BAFTA Award Winner

Cinemagoers at the recently re-opened Wellington Orbit will be treated to an exclusive interview with a BAFTA winning film producer from Shropshire.  Early Day Films co-founder, Linn Waite who alongside her co-producer Kate Byers won the 2020 BAFTA Outstanding Debut Producer Award for the film “Bait” which is to be screened at Wellington Orbit. The […]

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Exciting times ahead as Orbit cinema to reopen on 31st July

We know how much you’ve been missing the cinema which is why we are excited to announce our cinema will be reopening on Friday 31st July. Ray Hughes, Board Director, said “We are excited to be bringing the big screen experience back to Wellington once again. We have been busy over the past few months […]

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BFI Boost for Wellington Orbit

The Wellington Orbit are proud recipients of the BFI FAN Covid-19 Resilience fund with thanks to the BFI Film Audience Network awarding funds from National Lottery. The BFI Film Audience Network (FAN) has allocated emergency funding to independent exhibitors across the UK through the BFI FAN COVID-19 Resilience Fund. £1.3m National Lottery funding, plus a £150,000 contribution […]

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Wellington Orbit partners with Cheltenham International Film Festival online

Wellington Orbit are becoming a Virtual Screening Partner for Cheltenham International Film Festival Online. From Monday 8th June until Sunday 14th June, we will bring 35 new narrative and documentary feature films, plus a shorts programme, to your living room. Many of these films have played at prestigious international festivals, but have not yet been […]

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