The Cinema Museum, London


Enamel badge for the Shirley Temple League, promoted by the Sunday Referee newspaperThe 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 Picture Palace Project

September 2013 · News · Featured Article

Picture Palace Project Map 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.

A Video Tour with the Guardian

April 2010 · News · Featured Article

The Guardian’s Michelle Hanson took a tour of the Museum with Ronald Grant.

Canada Water Culture Space hosts a screening of Drifters (1929)

January 2015 · News

DriftersWeb Canada Water Culture Space is hosting a screening of Drifters (1929), with a live vocal soundtrack by Jason Singh on the 12th February at 19.30.

‘Speaking with Statues’ video series features the Museum link to Charlie Chaplin

January 2015 · News

Anthony MR Lewis goes to Leicester Place for an ‘exclusive interview’ with Charlie Chaplin.

Silent London blog praises Kennington Bioscope and the Museum

January 2015 · News

Kennington Bioscope logo The Silent London blog has published an article in praise of the Kennington Bioscope (and of course its hosts, The Cinema Museum).

Pictures of the Kinima and Actors Rechoired events on Dec 6th 2014

January 2015 · News

Kinima Band Pictures from the Actors Rechoired go to the Movies! and the Kinima Presents: L.A. Confidential and Live Cine-Variety events held at the Museum on Saturday December 6th.

Robin Askwith drops in

January 2015 · News

Robin and his pussy 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 crowdfunding campaign

December 2014 · News

The Isle of Death 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.