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 Autumn Season 2017: dates for your diary

Sat 1 Jul - Sun 31 Dec 2017 · Events

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.


Sat 19 Aug 2017 @ 18:00 · Events

The third annual film festival presenting films with a kinky side.

Kennington Talkies Presents Jewel Robbery (1932)

Sun 20 Aug 2017 @ 14:30 · Events

Kennington Talkies presents the American Pre-Code comedy-mystery, Jewel Robbery.

A Tribute to Ken Russell

Wed 23 Aug - Sun 27 Aug 2017 · Events

Over five days in August (Wednesday 23rd – Sunday 27th) The Cinema Museum will be celebrating the life and work of a visionary genius – a groundbreaking pioneer in TV and film making – the flamboyant, unconventional, controversial, and one of the last great British romantics, Ken Russell.

Ken Russell: The Debussy Film introduced by Melvyn Bragg

Wed 23 Aug 2017 @ 19:30 · Events

Melvyn Bragg talks about Ken Russell's films for BBC's Monitor programme, followed by a screening of The Debussy Film (1965).

Ken Russell: The Devils introduced by Mark Kermode

Thu 24 Aug 2017 @ 19:00 · Events

Mark Kermode introduces a special screening of Ken Russell's most controversial film, The Devils (1971).

Ken Russell: Mahler introduced by Robert Powell and Georgina Hale

Fri 25 Aug 2017 @ 19:00 · Events

A screening of Mahler (1974) will be followed by an interview with the stars of the film, Robert Powell and Georgina Hale.

Ken Russell: The Music Lovers introduced by Glenda Jackson

Sat 26 Aug 2017 @ 14:30 · Events

Glenda Jackson returns for a screening of The Music Lovers (1970), and discussing working with Ken on this and many of his other films.