Wicked Cinema, Rhyl. Picture by Rhiannon Wyn Hughes

Rhyl: community cinema group to expand in 2020

BIG plans are underway for the Little Theatre’s community cinema in 2020. Following a successful 2019, the Wicked Cinema group is set to expand again in its third year. This year, the Wicked group grew from two cinemas to five to include the Wicked Family and Cult cinemas, as well as a Sing-a-Long cinema for people with dementia and the Stand Against Violence Initiative – working alongside West Rhyl Young People’s Project, Brighter Futures Rhyl and North Wales Police – and Hashtag cinema. Rhiannon Wyn Hughes, who helps run the…

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The new Wellington Orbit

Local Shropshire firm to supply seating for community cinema

A Shropshire-based seating company has provided cinema seating for Wellington Orbit, which showed its first film at the weekend. Ferco was engaged to design, manufacture and install 63 new seats in the cinema Housed on the site of the former HSBC bank in Wellington town centre, the Wellington Orbit has transformed its new home from the ground up with a cinema, eatery and arts centre for the whole community. Work began in 2018, with local building firm McPhillips taking on the two phase project. Ferco was engaged to design, manufacture…

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Kinema in the Woods

Lincolnshire ‘heritage’ cinema adds screen to broaden offering

An exciting new development at Kinema in the Woods has been unveiled to the public for the first time. A third screen has been added to the popular site along with a 74-seater-auditorium. Kinema in the Woods, which is based in Woodhall Spa, has been open to film-goers since the 1920s. It opened to the public on Saturday, June 29 showing films such as Aladdin, Men in Black: International and Rocketman. Speaking to Lincolnshire Live last year when plans were for the development emerged, owner Phillip Jones said: “With two…

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