Category Archives: The Rural Cinema

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Village Hall Rural Cinema

Dream Horse

Thursday 28th October 7.30 pm film starts at 8.00pm

The true story of Dream Alliance, an unlikely racehorse bred by small-town bartender Jan Vokes. With very little money and no experience, Jan convinces her neighbours to chip in their meagre earnings to help raise Dream and compete with the racing elites. Their investment pays off as Dream rises through the ranks and becomes a beacon of hope for their struggling community.

Tickets are available on the door  £4.00  per  person 


Mrs Lowry & Son


Showing at Village Hall Thursday 30th April  Doors open 7.30pm 


Bar Open 4pm with Full Menu


Vanessa Redgrave gives a shrewd and amus- ingly bleak performance here as Elizabeth Lowry, the cantankerous and bedridden mother of the artist LS Lowry – played by Timothy Spall..
He is exasperated by her imperious mood swings, her refusal to take his art seriously and then by her capri- cious decision to like some of his work – a sudden spasm of approval that is no less disconcerting than her contempt. Through it all is Elizabeth’s deadpan gloom: Lowry patiently asks her to be cheerful and she replies acidly: “I haven’t been cheerful since 1898.” Lowry himself is shown living a musingly melancholy and ap- parently asexual existence that comes alive with this verbal sparring with his grumpy old mum, and with hints that the impossibly exotic London art world might just be starting to appreciate him.