The Cinema Museum, London


The Picture Palace Project

September 2013 · News · Featured Article

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 Big Give Raffle – Support the Cinema Museum!

April 2013 · News, Support Us

The first ever Big Give Charities Raffle is now open. There are some fantastic prizes to be won – and at the same time it’s a fun way to support The Cinema Museum!

Archive on 4 – The Western

April 2013 · News

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Museum Co-director Martin Humphries has been interviewed for an edition of Archive on 4 that explores the British love of Westerns.

Our May-July programme is announced!

March 2013 · News

Dates for your diary! Download our new programme pdf. Or see the programme in brief here.

And Bardot Became BB

March 2013 · News

Coinciding with the publication of a new book on Bardot by Ginette Vincendeau, the Ciné Lumière's special season follows the rise of the iconic French actress. The exhibition uses images loaned by the Cinema Museum.

Terry Sanderson talks about his new show Funny Women

December 2012 · News

From top-notch clown Our Gracie and Lancashire eccentric Hylda Baker to quick-fire gag-mistress Phyllis Diller and the Ab Fab team, here's a sneak preview of Thursday night's show ...

Breaking news: Cinema Museum to host Fido Awards 2012!

November 2012 · News

On 9 December we celebrate the cinema talents of man’s best friend, as the Fido Awards bring a touch of glamour and razzmattazz to Kennington! In this dog equivalent of the Oscars, the awards will be made by a jury of top film critics. More details to follow … Here’s a glimpse of last year’s star-studded event:

Epic: A Cast of Thousands! filmed at the Cinema Museum

August 2012 · News

Look out for BBC Four's Timeshift documentary Epic: A Cast of Thousands! - much of which was filmed at the Cinema Museum! It will be broadcast on Sunday 5 August at 22.20.