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New evening volunteer opportunities available

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New evening volunteer opportunities available

Do you want to support your local community whilst learning new skills and making new friends? why not volunteer in our cafe/cinema in the evenings and get both!   We are looking for volunteers for our evening shifts to help give our cinema guests the magic of cinema experience. Whether you just want to offer […]

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Rest in peace Geoff Fordham

We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing away of one of our key volunteers Geoff Fordham at the age of 73. Geoff, with his wife Rachael have been long standing supporters of the Orbit, who have worked with us in helping our bid writing for grants and other finances. Geoff was a talented […]

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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 No Time To Die, Back to the Future and event cinema, 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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Top Gun: 1986 and all that

Can you imagine?  Thirty-six years since the original Top Gun hit the screens?  With the sequel selling out screenings here and across cinemas nationwide, our resident critic Jacob James looks back at the original. When it comes to actors with a drastic change in their filmography, few have done it quite like Tom Cruise. At […]

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Volunteering is more than just supporting your community

Volunteering at Wellington Orbit isn’t just about supporting us. It’s what we can do for you! We caught up with Dan to see how Orbit has helped him. 𝐖𝐡𝐚𝐭 𝐚𝐭𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐨 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐎𝐫𝐛𝐢𝐭? “I wanted to gain confidence and try to make new friends. I also wanted to learn to make coffees and liked […]

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2022 AGM confirmed for 20th June

We are delighted to inform members that the Annual General Meeting of Clifton Community Arts Centre Ltd (CCAC Ltd) trading as Wellington Orbit is taking place in-person on Monday 20th June. We are delighted that this AGM will take place at Wellington Orbit in our 63 seat cinema at 1 Station Road, Wellington, Shropshire TF1 […]

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Creators Network for May

Orbit Creators Network is a casual, friendly and supportive networking event for content creators of any platform and genre held in Telford’s independent cinema.  If you have been learning about your craft from Youtube or Uni, this is for you! If you are podcasting, vlogging, making features, shorts or TikToks, Urbex, Horror, Comedy or Documentary, […]

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Wellington Orbit celebrates it’s 3rd Birthday

Exactly 3 years today, we officially opened our doors at 1 Station Road following years of amazing support from volunteers, the community and supporters! These past three years have just flown by and we are extremely proud of what we have achieved so far! We would like to thank each and every one of you […]

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Orbit to celebrate the Best Of British with a free film festival

Telford’s only independent cinema, Wellington Orbit, is celebrating the Best Of British cinema this June with a FREE film festival, as part of its Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend celebrations.  From Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th June, Wellington Orbit will screen a collection of films representing the best of the British film industry throughout the period […]

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You are cordially invited to the Orbit’s Downton Afternoon Tea

To celebrate our week of ‘Downton Abbey 2’ showings in May – we will be offering Afternoon Tea to book! It will be at 1pm, meaning you can go straight from your tea and into the cinema for the afternoon screening!   PLEASE NOTE: – £12.50 pp, this does not include the cost of admission […]

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