The Elephant & Castle was once home to an extraordinary number of picture houses and was known as the Piccadilly Circus of the South. The Cinema Museum’s Picture Palace Project is a community heritage scheme supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The Cinema Museum in the media, together with the latest from our Twitter feed.
Plus – announcements, comings & goings and other items from behind the scenes at the Museum.
The Guardian’s Michelle Hanson took a tour of the Museum with Ronald Grant.
January 2015 · News
Anthony MR Lewis goes to Leicester Place for an ‘exclusive interview’ with Charlie Chaplin.
Robin Askwith, star of over 35 films, who has worked with Pasolini and Lindsay Anderson, as well as starring in the Confessions of… series, dropped into the Museum recently to publicise his ‘sit down’ comedy show on Saturday January 31 at 20.00.
The Isle of Death sees an artistic cross-collaboration between Italian filmmaker Alberto Bona and British silent film accompanist Costas Fotopoulos, who will create a modern silent film on legendary Russian musician Sergei Rachmaninoff.