The Cinema Museum, London


Mayor of Southwark attends premier screening

October 2014 · News

On September 25th, the Museum hosted the premier screening of the short film Our Walworth (2014), directed by Peter Wells-Thorpe, which explores the hidden world of the historic manor of Walworth.

London Symphony crowdfunding campaign

September 2014 · News

Director Alex Barrett has started a crowdfunding campaign to finance his film London Symphony.

Equipment from Fairfield Halls

September 2014 · News

Fairfield Halls in Croydon have given us their now redundant film projection equipment, as they have recently moved to digital projection.  

French Film Festival 7-14 Nov

November 2013 · News

Ciné Lumière hosts the new "Attila Marcel", "Lola" restored, guest curator Philip French and more!

Don’t miss our haunted live cinema encounter

November 2013 · News

 … you have until 9 Nov to catch it! Check out the tweets over at

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.

Archive on 4 – The Western

April 2013 · News

Logo for BBC Radio 4

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.