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Orbit showing love to NHS with hampers

The films may not be showing right now but community-owned cinema and cafe, Wellington Orbit are showing the love for all the NHS staff at Princess Royal Hospital by creating and delivering over 40 food hampers for them over the next few weeks. Hannah Davison who heads up food operations at Wellington Orbit is putting […]

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Orbit to remain open as a takeaway

We are happy to confirm that we will be open every Friday and Saturday 10am – 2pm for takeaway orders with our new takeaway menu. Due to popular demand, the hot roast pork roll is one of the many options on the new menu giving you a reason to visit Wellington each week!   HOW […]

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Cinema to close due to tier 3 restrictions

Following the announcement that Telford will move to tier 3 restrictions, we are unfortunately required to close the cinema until further notice. The cafe will remain open for takeaway with reduced hours and a new menu so please stay tuned for information about this.

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Independent Cinema benefits from Culture Recovery Fund

Telford’s community owned, independent cinema, Wellington Orbit, joins more than 200 independent cinemas across England which are being supported this Christmas with £16 million in grants from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. 202 cinemas have received funding so far from a £30 million pot allocated by the British Film Institute (BFI), on behalf […]

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Meerkat Movies now accepted at Wellington Orbit

We are excited to announce that Wellington Orbit is now part of the Meerkat Movies scheme. This allows you to get 2-for-1 cinema tickets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for a whole year when you buy a product through comparethemarket.com. Liam McClelland, part of the marketing team at Wellington Orbit said “It’s great to be a […]

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Boost for Independent cinema as it announces its VE Day Celebrations

The independent cinema at the heart of Wellington, Wellington Orbit, are proud recipients of the Telford & Wrekin Council VE/VJ Day Celebration Fund. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War and 75 years since communities came together on VE Day and VJ Day to celebrate peace, mourn those […]

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Independent cinema leaves customers spellbound

The compact cinema driving the cultural renaissance in a small corner of Shropshire is digging deep to keep open and keep the reels rolling. In 2019 Wellington Orbit was converted from an old bank into a fully fledged 63 Cinema, funded by a community share issue, donations, social enterprise loans and a grant from the […]

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Culture fund boost for Orbit cinema

Independent cinema, Wellington Orbit has received funding of £3,662 from the Governments Culture Recovery Fund so that they can continue to be here for you and #HereForCulture. The funding is part of the UK Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to supports the arts sector during difficult times. Today 42 independent cinemas across England received […]

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Introducing Wellington Orbit’s Cults and Classics cinema nights

Starting with an idea by one of our quizzers and built on by our volunteers’ film group, we are excited to announce a new monthly cinema night allowing you to enjoy classic and cult films on the big screen once again. This event will be held once a month provisionally on a Tuesday evening and […]

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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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