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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

Christmas Holiday Opening Times

Over the Christmas Holiday our opening times will be the following: Christmas Eve (24th) – Close at Teatime Christmas Day (25th) – Closed Boxing Day (26th) – Closed New Year’s Day (1st) – Closed The Plaza would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and… → continue reading

The Banff Mountain Film Festival returns in 2017

The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is back in the Plaza for 2017, with more screenings and more action than ever before. Featuring an evening of exhilarating adventure films, we have not one programme but both this time around so you won’t miss any of the action. “It’s fantastic… → continue reading

Midnight Screening | Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

The Plaza is proud to present a midnight screening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy. Tickets are available now at the Box Office for just… → continue reading

Urgent Shop Donations: Electrical Items

We are in urgent need of more donations of Electrical items to be sold in the Shop. Popular items include: Music Systems Televisions (Only flat screens please) Microwaves Kettles Toasters Mixers Irons Hair straighteners Hair Dryers Steamers Kitchen white goods Hoover’s Mobile telephones Landline telephones If you have an item… → continue reading

Great films this Christmas at the Plaza

The Plaza has a fantastic lineup of films this Christmas for the whole family to enjoy. Check out our great lineup this year: Sunday 4th December | 12pm | Polar Express (U) (SOLD OUT) In partnership with St Josephs Hospice, this is the story of a young boy on Christmas… → continue reading

Free October Half Term Project

October half term film and creative media opportunities for young people aged 13-19 years PEER PRESSURE PROJECT Pt. 2 We are now able to offer a follow up activity to the summer holiday film ‘Peer Pressure.’ If you would like to gain experience in post-production skills, this could be the… → continue reading

Plaza’s 20th Anniversary | How do you want to celebrate?

In July next year the Plaza celebrates its 20th anniversary of being a community cinema. We are planning to hold some celebrations that would involve present, past staff and volunteers as well as the local community. Twenty years ago when the cinema was under threat of closure, the community sparked… → continue reading

I, Daniel Blake

Due to all the great feedback we had when see showed I, Daniel Blake during the North West Film Festival, we’ll giving the film an extended run from the 21st October. Directed by Ken Loach, the film follows a middle aged carpenter who requires state welfare after injuring himself, is… → continue reading

North West Labour Film Festival

The Plaza Community Cinema is to be a host of the inaugural North West Labour Film Festival: Cinema Celebrating Working People The aim of the festival is to offer stimulating films from around the globe that reflect the lives and work of ordinary people. ‘Film is a great way to… → continue reading

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