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Wrekin Runners to host charity screenings at Orbit

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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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Orbit rolling out red carpet for latest Bond film

Wellington Orbit, an independent cinema in Telford, is rolling out the red carpet for the latest James Bond film, No Time To Die, starting with a 00:07am premiere on 30th September swiftly followed by Aston Martins and shaken martinis in the opening weekend. The long-awaited Bond movie had been completed over a year ago, but […]

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Orbit Quiz Night this September

Join us for a popular, fun-filled evening on Thursday 23rd September at 7:30pm featuring a great collection of rounds including a classic picture round. £2.50 per person. Register your team now by calling us on 01952 743 377 or popping into our cafe. Tickets do sell quick so book now to avoid missing out.

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Orbit partners with ICO to launch a new streaming platform, Cinema Of Ideas.

The Cinema of Ideas, an innovative new virtual cinema streaming platform for independent local cinemas, launched by the Independent Cinema Office.  A new virtual cinema platform, The Cinema of Ideas is launched today by the Independent Cinema Office. The Cinema of Ideas will give local independent cinemas the opportunity to enrich their film programmes and […]

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