The Cinema Museum, London

Past Events Archive

The Silent Majority: Glenn Mitchell

Sat 11 Sep 2010 @ 19:30 · Events

Glenn Mitchell, acclaimed author of The A-Z of Silent Film Comedy, looks beyond Chaplin, Keaton and Lloyd to some overlooked comic heroes from the silent era. This fascinating session is illustrated with clips and films of these neglected geniuses at work.

London in the Hopfields

Wed 8 Sep 2010 @ 19:30 · Events

A highly acclaimed presentation of life in the hopfields of Kent by film historian Barry Littlechild. The programme will include newsreels and films from the 1920s and 1930s along with a recently rediscovered drama from the 1950s set in the hopfields, and starring many British actors who went on to be household names.

An Animated Life: Ray Harryhausen

Sat 4 Sep 2010 @ 19:30 (Please phone to confirm) · Events

Join legendary stop-motion animator Ray Harryhausen, who will be discussing his eventful career with his biographer, Tony Dalton. From deep sea monsters to vengeful skeleton warriors, from battling dinosaurs to a truly frightening Medusa, Ray’s fantastic creations have inspired filmmakers and film-goers for over 50 years.

Autumn Season 2010

Sat 4 Sep - Thu 2 Dec 2010 · Events

The Cinema Museum announces its first season of film screenings and live talks.

First Memorabilia Bazaar

Sat 27 Feb - Sun 28 Feb 2010 · Events

The Cinema Museum’s first fundraising Memorabilia Bazaar at the end of February 2010 was a resounding success, with dealers' tables, bring and buy stall, refreshments and raffle all popular with visitors. The event was opened by Michael Winner.

Open Weekend 2009

Sat 27 Jun - Sun 28 Jun 2009 · Events

Over 300 visitors came through our doors over the Open Weekend of 27-28 June 2009, enjoying guided tours with Anna Odrich and illustrated talks by David Cleveland, Hazel Pethig and Jenny Hammerton.

A Volunteer Looks Back at Events in 2009

Sat 27 Jun - Sat 17 Oct 2009 · Events

Volunteer Dave Locke, a lynchpin technician at the Cinema Museum, has compiled a summary of events at the Museum in 2009, including some Home Movie Day highlights – film star Phyllis Calvert’s home movies, and 9.5mm footage showing the smouldering wreckage of the Crystal Palace after the fire in 1936.