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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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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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Covid-19 Update

We are taking the risks of Coronavirus / Covid-19 very seriously and continue to monitor the situation carefully. We have taken the difficult decision to close Cinema & Cafe from Thursday 19th March at 5pm.  We are constantly reviewing advice and guidance from Public Health England, the Independent Cinema Office and the local authorities.  Our […]

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The Aeronauts Special Event

A community cinema in central Shropshire is going to be hosting a very special evening, in line with the first screening of a film with local interest. Wellington Orbit Cinema, in Wellington will be showing ‘The Aeronauts’, starring Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones. Released nationally on November 4th, Wellington Orbit’s first night’s screening will include […]

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