Big Poetry returns and – oh, gosh, it’s Valentines Day! And what better way to spend the evening than a headline set from Tom Denbigh!
Tom is a multiple slam winning poet of humanity and verve, humour and energy. His poetry is a sublime mix of earnest sentiment and thrilling storytelling. From personifying clickbait adverts to modern mythology and queer identity, he delights in stretching new and existing narratives into distorted stories that make his audiences laugh
21/2/2019 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – The Boat that Rocked
This movie is an ensemble comedy in which the romance takes place between the young people of the ’60s and pop music. It’s about a band of rogue DJs that captivated Britain, playing the music that defined a generation and standing up to a government that wanted classical music, and nothing else, on the airwaves. The Count, a big, brash, American god of the airwaves; Quentin, the boss of Radio Rock
21/3/2019 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – Gods own Country
Spring. Yorkshire. Isolated young sheep farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker Gheorghe, employed for the lambing season, ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
Director: Francis Lee
Starring: Josh O’Connor, Alec Secareanu, Gemma Jones
Run time: 1 hr 45 mins
Film starts prompt at 8:00pm. Guests
18/4/2019 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – A La Folie
Alice is a promising young artist in Paris. Her boyfriend Franck, a boxer, has just moved in to her attic flat. Then her sister Elsa, a bored housewife, leaves her unfaithful husband Thomas and turns up unannounced to stay with Alice and Franck. Elsa disrupts their life by playing psychological games with them, but they cannot bring themselves to throw her out.
Director: Diane Kurys
Starring: Anne Parillaud, Béatrice
16/05/2019 – The Mickelodeon Film Club presents – San Antonio
While a terrorist epidemy strikes the world leaders, the commissaire San-Antonio and his partner, the lieutenant Bérurier, have to escort the French ambassador in a British hotel. But after a negligence of Bérurier (one more little sex affair…), San-Antonio witnessed, helpless, to the ambassador’s abduction, organized by a gorgeous Italian girl. Back to Paris, San-Antonio is dismissed by the police chief
A teenage boy must deal with his mother’s complicated response after his father temporarily abandons them to take a menial and dangerous job.
Director: Paul Dano
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Carey Mulligan, Ed Oxenbould
Run time: 1 hr 45 mins
Film starts prompt at 8:00pm. Guests are welcome subject to seat availability, £6 contribution required for non members. To enquire click here to email us or call 01803 394113
Charles Pike, heir to the Pike brewing fortune, is a shy man who would much rather read a book than interact with people. While returning home from a scientific expedition in South America, he meets the lovely Jean Harrington. Unbeknownst to him however is the fact that Jean is part of a trio of cardsharps who travel on ocean liners looking for men just like him to give up his money. As they spend time together they