Film Friday in Lowdham

Exciting news from Lowdham Festivals is that film is back in Lowdham!

In partnership with Lowdham Village Hall Film Friday is a monthly community film show in Lowdham Village Hall.

Most films have a bookstall plus refreshments, including ice cream, popcorn, home made cakes, hot and cold drinks, and a licensed bar at the evening screenings.

An annual weekend Fim Festival also takes place each spring.

Tickets available from The Bookcase on the Box Office line: 0115 966 3219

First Friday events

FRIDAY 5th October 2018
Meet Local Author Maria Dziedzan

Born and brought up in England, by a Ukrainian father and a Welsh mother, Maria Dziedzan’s family home was imbued with Ukrainian culture and this informs the setting and family complications described in these moving stories in her My Lost Country series. Her debut novel When Sorrows Come won The Big Bingham Book Read 2015 and was one of four finalists for the Historical Novel Society Indie Award 2016.

FRIDAY 2nd November 2018
A Celebration of Poetry with Voice Versa

Nottinghamshire group Voice Versa has given over 100 performances to numerous local organisations and groups over the past 7 years. It has been regularly involved in readings for the Southwell Bramley Apple poetry Competitions and, as part of “The Nine” in performing Paul Mein’s Easter Cycle Voices in a Mystery.Today the group will be performing its Top 20+, a compilation of some of its own favourites.

FRIDAY 7th December 2018
Christmas Quiz

Come and try our wonderfully festive Christmas quiz accompanied by seasonal refreshments.

Meet Jodi Picoult
Wednesday 31st October, 12noon – 1.45pm

St. Mary’s Church, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BQ
Join bestselling author Jodi Picoult in conversation with Woman and Home Books Editor, Fanny Blake, for a very special event as she discusses her new book A SPARK OF LIGHT, a powerful and timely novel addressing the ultimate in women’s rights, and the complex balance between the right to choose and the right to life.

Tickets – £15 (to include the book and refreshments) available from
The Bookcase, 50 Main Street, Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BE
or call our Box Office 0115 966 3219

Film screenings

Tickets £6 full & £5 concessions and children from The Bookcase: Box Office 0115 966 3219.
There is a licensed bar plus ice cream, popcorn, hot drinks and a delicious selection of home made cakes.

FRIDAY 26th October 2018 7pm
The Greatest Showman (sing-along version)1 hr 45 mins (PG)

Starring Hugh Jackman, Rebecca Ferguson, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya
Inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum and celebrating the birth of show business, the film follows the visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle. A bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances.

SATURDAY 10th November 2018 7.30pm
Journey’s End 1 hr 47 mins (12A)

Starring Sam Clafin, Paul Bettany, Asa Butterfield, Stephen Graham and Toby Jones.
Based on RC Sherriff’s play and novel of the same name, this is set in March 1918 as C-Company, led by a war-weary Captain Stanhope (Sam Claflin), arrives in northern France to take its turn in the front-line trenches.

Sunday 9th December 2018 7.30pm
White Christmas 2 hrs (U)

Starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary Clooney
The 1954 classic featuring Irving Berlin’s songs and dances performed by two happy couples who discover that love, romance and a Christmas Eve snowfall make everyone’s dreams come true.

Friday 30 March at 7.30pm – Cabaret and film night with Matt Siveter

Topsy-Turvy (12, 2hrs 34 mins)

Matt is a North Notts born baritone. Having started theatre at the age of eight as a street kid in Oliver! He has quickly risen to playing lead roles in both musical theatre and opera - particularly focusing on the works of Gilbert and Sullivan in which he excels. Matt will entertain us with a short Gilbert and Sullivan performance before the screening of Topsy-Turvy (12, 2hrs 34 mins)

Set in the 1880s, the story of how, during a creative dry spell, the partnership of the legendary musical/theatrical writers Gilbert and Sullivan almost dissolves, before they turn it all around and write the Mikado. Written and directed by Mike Leigh and starring Jim Broadbent and Alan Corduner.

Tickets £10

The Projection House

Oxton Village Hall Committee run a very successful rural cinema scheme called The Projection House.

They hold regular community film nights at the village hall and more details about up and coming shows can be found at

Film Events in Maplebeck

Regular film events are held in Maplebeck Village Hall, including special afternoon shows for children.

Elston Film Club

During the autumn and winter months Elston Film Club screen a monthly community film night in Elston Village Hall.

Contact Kit Sullivan for more information via email

Contact us

Lynn Preece
Arts Development Officer
Newark and Sherwood District Council
Castle House
Great North Road
NG24 1BY

01636 650000

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