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New group for Content Creators launches at Wellington Orbit

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New group for Content Creators launches at Wellington Orbit

Vloggers, podcasters and filmmakers in Shropshire are gathering at Wellington Orbit for the new Creators Network later this month. The networking group promises to be a friendly and supportive group for everyone from beginners to semi-professionals and a chance to break out of the bedroom and meet people with similar interests. Organiser & volunteer at […]

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Orbit to go greener with new kitchen garden following grant award

Wellington Orbit, an independent cinema and café in the heart of Wellington, have been awarded a grant of £1170 from Telford & Wrekin Council as part of their Climate Change fund. The funding will help Wellington Orbit to establish a kitchen garden at the back of their premises to bring their café menu ingredients closer […]

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There are two kinds of people in this world…

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who say Die Hard is a Christmas film and the rest we pray for. All jokes aside, Die Hard is an amazing action film. The story goes as follows: life for John McClane isn’t going well. His job at the NYPD is starting to put […]

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Wrekin Runners to host charity screenings at Orbit

Wrekin runners are pleased to be hosting two SOLD OUT charity screenings at local Independent cinema, Wellington Orbit, in support of severn hospice this December. Each year prior to the pandemic, Wrekin Road Runners would organise a relay challenge around the base of the Wrekin with all profits from the event going to a local […]

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Want to watch something Christmasy and timeless?

It’s that time of year. Time for those warm, cosy feelings, sitting down with family and loved ones – and watching a film about child neglect, abandonment, and two people being lured into traps that, at best, would leave them on the verge and at worst death.  That’s right it’s Home Alone. The original 1990 holiday […]

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Jacob joins the content team at Wellington Orbit

We are delighted to welcome Jacob James, a first year student at Telford College, who has joined the Content Team as part of his work experience programme. We’re really looking forward to reading his film reviews, but until then, here’s a little bit about James… “Hello. If you’re reading this… why?  Anyway, Jacob James is […]

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Rebekah Fozard joins Board

The Chair and Directors of the Clifton Community Arts Centre trading as Wellington Orbit are pleased to announce a new member of the Board. Please welcome Rebekah Fozard. Rebekah brings a vast amount of knowledge and experience to the table and will be an invaluable asset as we look ahead to the future with phase […]

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Orbit awarded further funding from Culture Recovery Fund

More than £100 million has been awarded to hundreds of cultural organisations across the country including Wellington Orbit in the latest round of support from the Culture Recovery Fund, the Culture Secretary announced today.   The third round of funding will support organisations from all corners of the sector as they deal with ongoing reopening […]

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Cinema returning to full capacity

From today, the cinema will now be operating at full capacity (63 seats) as we deem demand will now be sufficient to operate at 63 seats and social distancing will be removed as permitted by law.   Back in July the UK Government lifted the requirement for venues to have social distancing. Unlike other cinemas […]

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Cinema ticket price increase from 1st October

Due to the increase in VAT from 5% to 12.5% from 1st October, we unfortunately have to return our ticket prices back to pre-covid pricing with a small increase.   Back in 2020, VAT was reduced to 5% due to the COVID pandemic, where we chose to pass this reduction onto our guests with a […]

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