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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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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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“Exciting future” Wellington Orbit release annual report

The community owned, independent cinema spearheading the revival of Wellington in Telford has just released its annual report. Showing blockbusters like 1917, the Oscar-winning Parasite, event cinema and art-house productions like Honeyland, there is no doubt that it has enhanced the cultural offering of the town. Director Ray Hughes “The accounts go into greater detail […]

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2020 AGM Meeting Details

Annual General Meeting THE CLIFTON COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE LTD 14th July 2020 at 19.00 By Zoom Conference Joining link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83270125983?pwd=YjNBUk1VSmVSQ01aZ0JQQ0VJa3RSUT09 Meeting ID: 832 7012 5983 Password: 051265 Agenda 1. Chairperson’s opening remarks 2. Taking of attendees and apologies for absence 3. Minutes of the last meeting and matters arising (Download – AGM Minutes 2019) 4. […]

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