Arts and Education

Dementia Friendly Screening | Funny Face

This April our latest Dementia Friendly Screening will be the Fred Astaire and Audrey Hepburn classic, Funny Face. Screenings will take place in screen 1, our large art deco screen, newly restored to its art deco glory, to recreate the experience of going to the pictures. This is also easily… → continue reading

Autism & Disability Friendly Screening | The Boss Baby

The Plaza is proud to present our next autism and disability screening of 2017 will be the brand new film from DreamWorks Animation, The Boss Baby. A new baby’s arrival impacts upon a family, and is told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator — a wildly imaginative… → continue reading

Autism & Disability Friendly Screening | The LEGO Batman Movie

The Plaza is proud to present our next autism and disability screening of 2017 will be animated film, The LEGO Batman Movie. LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s… → continue reading

Dementia Friendly Screening | Some Like it Hot

This March our latest Dementia Friendly Screening will be the Jack Lemon and Marilyn Monroe classic, Some Like it Hot. Screenings will take place in screen 1, our large art deco screen, newly restored to its art deco glory, to recreate the experience of going to the pictures. This is… → continue reading

International Women’s Day | I, Daniel Blake (Free Screening)

The Plaza is delighted to welcome North West UNISON to celebrate International Women’s Day, on Thursday 9thMarch at 7.30. Thanks to funding from NW UNISON, we are able to host a special FREE screening of Palme D’Or winning film, I, Daniel Blake (15) plus special guest speakers. I, Daniel Blake is about A middle aged carpenter… → continue reading

Autism & Disability Friendly Screening | Sing

The Plaza is proud to present our next autism and disability screening of 2017 will be animated film, Sing. Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Buster Moon, a koala, presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist,… → continue reading

Creative Media Project | Changing Perspectives

Over February half term we are about to start a new film and creative media project for young people aged 13-19 years. The project entitled ‘Changing Perspectives’ will combine drama, graphic design, creative writing and music to explore gender stereotypes in a film styled as a graphic novel. When completed… → continue reading

Dementia Friendly Screening | Calamity Jane

From January we are going to be running a monthly programme of Dementia Friendly Film screenings.  They will take place on the third Thursday of the month at 2.00pm. The programme will be a combination of classic movies, musicals and archive films specially selected to trigger memories. But, our first… → continue reading

Autism & Disability Friendly Screening | Moana

The Plaza is proud to present our last autism and disability screening of 2016 will be animated film, Moana. A sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors’ unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana… → continue reading

For Sale: Sanity Not Included | FREE screening

The Plaza is proud to present a premiere screening of ‘For Sale: Sanity Not Included.’ This was the first of our summer holiday film and creative media projects delivered in partnership with Cottonfield Films. It’s an animated short themed on the concept of house and home, but with a surreal… → continue reading

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