The Cinema Museum, London


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.

Award Winning Volunteers

August 2012 · News

Overhead shot of reception

The Cinema Museum is delighted that its dedicated volunteers won the award for ‘Outstanding Achievement’ at the 2012 London Volunteers Awards in Museums Awards. The glamorous ceremony was held at the Museum of London and full details of the award can be found in the evening’s programme. Congratulations to all our volunteers! Take a look […]

The Art of the Short Film – full programme announced!

May 2012 · News

Don’t miss our exciting programme this Thursday, with a fascinating selection of seldom-seen shorts, most from the 1930s and 1940s. To whet your appetite the full programme and notes are now available via the event webpage.

An Evening with Barbara Windsor CHANGE OF DATE

March 2012 · News

We would like to apologise, but due to circumstances beyond our control Barbara Windsor has had to reschedule her event at the Cinema Museum, which will now go ahead on Wednesday 20 June (and NOT Saturday 2 June as previously advertised). We hope that all those who have pre-booked tickets will still be able to come along […]

Cine Sisters – a series of live events

February 2012 · News

Our guests are five women with a wealth of experience of the film and television industries: composer Debbie Wiseman, Python muse Carol Cleveland, actress Sylvia Syms, "the British Monroe" Vera Day and Carry On's Barbara Windsor. This is a collaboration with the Cinema and Television History (CATH) Research Centre at De Montfort University.