The Cinema Museum, London


The Haunted Museum

October 2011 · News

Sinister goings-on at Pumpkino? Read all about it!

Hammer to Chainsaw: more tickets

September 2011 · News

Tickets are going fast for our 60s/70s horror evening on 7 October with Kim Newman and Jonathan Rigby, but we’ve just released a new batch to WeGotTickets. Remember, this Friday night event is licensed, so you can calm your nerves with a selection of premium beers and wine by the glass from our cafe, all […]

Open Day line-up

September 2011 · News

Take a look at the webpage for our Free Open Day this Sunday, 25 September. We have a full programme of screenings, competitions and workshops. See you there!

Mystery, Danger, Thrills: The Silent House

September 2011 · News

Our 1929 silent horror tale tomorrow (Thursday 22 September) features hypnotism, clutching hands and a haunted house, complete with a secret panel for concealing corpses and a pit of snakes. This rarely-seen film from director Walter Forde will be accompanied by renowned silent film accompanist John Sweeney.

On the radio with Jenny Eclair

September 2011 · News

Cinema Museum Co-director Martin Humphries appeared on BBC London’s Danny Baker Show on 30/8/11. The excellent Jenny Eclair was sitting in for Danny and the result was 20 minutes of entertaining conversation that covered the museum, cinema and favourite/first films.

See our Scala Day programme schedule

September 2011 · News

The Scala documentary and Q&A with former staff are followed by Pink Flamingos and Bride of Frankenstein – see the running times now up our Scala Day webpage. Don’t miss this centre piece of the Scala Forever season!

G.B. Samuelson’s sons attend our EYE event

September 2011 · News

Our Silent Preservation Premieres event will take place tomorrow, Thursday 8 September. We are delighted that Sydney and David Samuelson, sons of the British cinema pioneer G.B. Samuelson, will be joining us for the screening of their father’s recently rediscovered film The Unwanted, and that David will say a few words of introduction. Do come along too!

The Cinema Museum Receives Happy Museum Award

July 2011 · News

The Cinema Museum is delighted to have been granted a Happy Museum Award for our Community Curators project, one of six such awards made to museums and galleries nationally as part of a groundbreaking programme to see how museums can create new civic spaces to help society transition to a high well-being, more sustainable world.