The Cinema Museum, London

Upcoming Events

A 1930s sign reading 'Queue Here'An exciting venue for London…

The Cinema Museum has a fascinating programme of regular talks, film screenings, bazaars, exhibitions and live events, with presentations from key film industry experts and film historians.

Events take place in either the impressive and spacious hall or the atmospheric 36-seat screening-room, with its old cinema seats and illuminated signage. The events provide an excellent opportunity to explore the Museum.

The Spring Season 2016: dates for your diary

Sun 1 May - Thu 30 Jun 2016 · Events

Le Samourai 2 Screenings, memorabilia bazaar, theatrical extravaganzas, film clubs, book launches, live talks and more as the Cinema Museum continues its fundraising campaign to secure its future.

Sparrows Can’t Sing (1963)

Sat 7 May 2016 @ 17:00 · Events

Sparrows Cant Sing This entertaining glimpse into everyday life in 1960s East London precedes an evening with actor Murray Melvin.

An Evening with Murray Melvin: An Illustrated Retrospective

Sat 7 May 2016 @ 19:30 · Events

MurrayMelvin - Torchwood Thomas Bowington and the London Film Convention present an evening with stage and screen legend Murray Melvin.

Kennington Talkies presents Front Page Woman (1935)

Sun 8 May 2016 @ 15:00 · Events

Front Page Woman Kennington Talkies presents Front Page Woman (1935), directed by Michael Curtiz, and starring Bette Davis and George Brent.

Cinema Museum Bookstall

Sat 14 May 2016 @ 14:00 · Events

Only Two Can Play The Cinema Museum Bookstall is open to all between 14.00 and 17.00. Admission free.

Christopher Fowler’s Desert Island Films

Sat 14 May 2016 @ 19:30 · Events

Chris Fowler 3 Author and self-confessed ‘film freak’ Christopher Fowler makes his ultimate movie selection.

Kennington Bioscope Special: Women Film Pioneers – The McDonagh Sisters

Sat 21 May 2016 @ 14:00 · Events

Isobel_McDonagh_TheFarParadise_1928 A fascinating new documentary, The McDonagh Sisters and a screening of the sisters’ silent film The Far Paradise (1928), with very special guest appearances.

The Vito Project presents Polyester (1981)

Wed 25 May 2016 @ 19:00 · Events

Polyester 2 ReShape and the Cinema Museum present the VITO Project, a series of free monthly screenings bringing generations of LGBTs together to provide an alternative space to mix, watch films and share ideas. This month’s film is John Water’s 1981 film Polyester, starring cross-dressing diva Divine and Tab Hunter. Remembered for it’s use of scratch and [...]