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Our New Cinema

I am sure that most of our U3A members are now aware that our new cinema, The ARC, is now open and at a difficult time for cinemas in general. Some of you may be still worried about your safety from the virus in the cinemas, but your fears should be allayed by the fact that the government does not require you to wear face coverings in cinemas. Also seating within the cinema is well spaced out to respect social distancing and sanitisation measures within the cinema are extensive.

In respect of the fact that there are no new films currently being released The Arc have reduced their prices to £6.50 whist having to show slightly older films and calling them Summer Classics.

Films commencing before 5.00 p.m. are £4.50 The listing is as follows:-

1917 showing at 5.00 p.m.
Batman Begins £5.20 p.m.
Dirty Dancing at 5.30 p.m.
Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban at 4.45 p.m.
La La Land at 7.50 p.m.
Matrix Reloaded, The at 8.00 p.m.
Onward at 12.00 and 14.30
Peter Rabbit at 12.30 and 2.30
The Conjuring at 8.15 p.m.
The Lego Movie 2 at 12.05 and 2.45
Lord of The Rings – Fellowship of The Ring at 7.45 p.m.
Trolls World Tour at 12.15 and 2.45

For a full description of each film visit their website at www.hucknall.arccinema.co.uk

Reports received from patrons are that seating is excellent with electric recliner upholstered seats, excellent sound and air conditioning. Refreshments are available including alcohol.

Meerkat Movies – I am still trying to understand this but it appears that if you use “Compare The Market” then you can get a 2-for-1 offer. Meerkat ticket offers can only be purchased from the ticket office in the Foyer. All other tickets can be purchased on line or on the phone.

If going by car the nearest car park is the Park n Ride Tram stop (free) also the Market Place and Piggins Croft.

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The Silver Screen in March

The following films are on show at The Broadway on Thursdays and also at other cinemas such as Cinecentre, Showcase, Savoy and Odeon (Mansfield). The cost is still £5 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Look out for other members of our group in the Cafe at The Broadway during the lunchtime period between the two showings. Wearing your U3A badge would probably make you more easy to spot.

Thur 5th March “Dark Waters” starring Anne Hathaway 10.30 am & 1.30 pm

Thurs 12th March “Military Wives” by the team who made “Full Monty” 10.30 am & 1.30 pm

Thurs 19th March “Misbehaviour” Keira Knightley 10.15 am & 1.30 pm

Thurs 26th March “The Truth” Catherine Deneuve 10.30 am & 1.30 pm

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Silver Screen in February

The following films are on show at The Broadway on Thursdays and also at other cinemas such as Cinecentre. Showcase, Savoy, Odeon ( Mansfield). The cost is still £5 including tea, coffee and biscuits. Look out for other members of our group in the Cafe at The Broadway during the lunchtime period between the 2 showings. Wearing your U3A badge would probably make you more easy to spot.

13th February “Outside The City”– a film about a Trappist Brewery -10.30 am and 1.30 pm
20th February “Mr Jones” – a film about famine and genocide in the Ukraine created by the Russians taking all their crops. Part of the film is subtitled. 10.30 am and 1.30 pm
27th February “Emma” Jane Austen’s beloved comedy. 10.15 am and 1.30 pm

Give yourselves plenty of time by arriving early to get your free biscuits and drink and in time to get a good seat. Don’t forget to ask for your U3A discount. Members to meet up at midday in first floor café.

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Films – Silver Screen

Silver Screen showings every Thursday morning at The Broadway – These films are also being shown on the same dates at all other Nottingham cinemas i.e. Cinecentre, Showcase, Savoy, Odeon Mansfield.

Thursday Jan 9th – JoJo Rabbit – a film about a 10 year old member of Hitlers Nazi Youth

Thursday Jan 16th – 1917 – WW1 film featuring Colin Firth and Benedict Cumberatch

Thursday Jan 23rd – Bombshell – featuring Nicole Kidman – Fox News feminist victory story

Thursday Jan 30th – A Hidden Life – another Terrence Malik Film-3 hours -starts at 10.00/13.30pm

All other films 10.30 and 13.30 pm

Give yourselves plenty of time by arriving early to get your free biscuits and drink and in time to get a good seat. Don’t forget to ask for your U3A discount. Members to meet up at midday in first floor café.

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Film and Arts Information

To receive a regular update of the Arts Information Calendar showing upcoming events in the Nottingham area please contact Alan Snape on the form below.

The calendar includes events at the Royal Centre, The Broadway Cinema, The Bonington Cinema and Theatre Arnold. Opera and Ballet transmissions and recordings, as well as the usual films, coming our way.

The Film Club attendance at The Broadway Silver Screen on Thursdays is growing, with films showing at 10.30 am and 1.30 pm. Silver Screen includes free tea/coffee and biscuits and a U3A discount reducing admission charge to £4.50. Silver Screen films at reduced prices are also shown at most other cinemas in the area also each Thursday. Please pass on any information on local cultural activities that you would like included.

Silver Screen Films for the coming weeks are as follows:-

Thur Oct 31st – “The Peanut Butter Falcon”
Thur Nov 7th – “Sorry we missed you” Ken Loach film
Thur Nov 14th – ” Guys and Dolls” Frank Sinatra & Marlon Brando
Thur Nov 21st – ” The Aeronauts” Eddie Redmayne & Tom Courtenay
Thur Nov 28th – “Harriet”

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