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‘Aquarius’ – Peak Film Society

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Aq146mins Certificate 18

Starring: Sonia Braga,  Maeve Jinkings,  Irandhir Santos

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho

Brazil/France 2016

Clara, an imperious 65-year-old music critic is the remaining resident in Aquarius, a seaside apartment block. Corrupt developers have acquired all the other apartments but Clara will not be intimidated into selling them hers, pledging to leave only upon her death. The resulting tension disturbs Clara but gives her an edge on her daily routine. It also gets her thinking about her loved ones, her past and future. Portuguese language with English subtitles.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

Strictly Dance Class Evening

Saturday 25th November, 2017
7:30 pm

dancing-classAll welcome – Come along and learn a selection of ballroom dance sequences.

Bring your dancing shoes for a fun evening.

Hosted by Sarah Richardson – Professional Dancer and fully qualified dance teacher in Ballet, Modern and Tap. Now a fitness instructor at Glossop Leisure Centre.

£5 entry

The bar will be open Book early to avoid disappointment. Please contact: Jose Warhurst on 01457 863446 or 07854526226

Aladdin

Saturday 2nd December, 2017
1:30 pm
4:30 pm
Sunday 3rd December, 2017
2:15 pm
Monday 4th December, 2017 to Friday 8th December, 2017
7:15 pm
Saturday 9th December, 2017
2:15 pm
7:15 pm

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A family pantomime, written and directed by Sue & Shaun Penton

A sparkling new take on the much-loved panto.

Book on-line from Monday 16th October at www.ticketsource.co.uk/partingtontheatre You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home, transfer it to your mobile or simply make a note of your booking reference and ticket details.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This is a NEW NUMBER and will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile

Book in person, when you can pay in cash or by cheque on Saturday 25th November   from 10.00am till noon.

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

 

 

Christmas Quiz and Carol Singing

Friday 15th December, 2017
8:00 pm

Christmas-quiz-mouseHosted by Alison Sloane and Jean Moseley.

Bar opens at 7.30 for an 8pm start.

No limit (within reason) on team sizes, free nibbles and (modest) cash prizes to be won, so think of a silly name for your team, come along and join in the fun (and if you haven’t got a team, come along anyway – we’ll soon find you one to join!).

Only £2.50 per quizzer.

Glossopera

Saturday 23rd December, 2017
2:30 pm
7:30 pm

glossoperaGLOSSOPERA return for their annual fabulous feast of festive fun. Five professional opera singers and their pianist entertain with operatic classics and festive numbers.

Tickets £18 (£12 concessions) on sale at Bay Tree Books, High Street West, Glossop and on line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ glossopera

‘Moonlight’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 13th January, 2018
7:30 pm

moonlight111mins Certificate 15

Starring: Mahershala Ali, Shariff Earp, Duan Sanderson

Director: Barry Jenkins

USA 2016

Beautifully shot coming-of-age drama and winner of three oscars in 2017, including that for best motion picture. Moonlight chronicles the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of Chiron, a young African-American, gay man, growing up in a rough neighbourhood of Miami.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

Bothered And Bewildered

Monday 29th January, 2018 to Saturday 3rd February, 2018
7:30 pm

bothered-bewilderedBy Gail Young, directed by Jose Warhurst.

A tragi-comedy about memory, loss and above all, love.

Tickets

Book on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ partingtontheatre. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This is a NEW NUMBER and will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile

Book in person, when you can pay in cash or by cheque, on Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings prior to the production.  For ‘Bothered And Bewildered’, these will be:

Saturday 20th January from 10.00 to noon

Monday 22nd  January from 11.00 to noon

Wednesday 24th January from 11.00 to noon

Friday  26th January from 11.00 to noon

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Saturday 20th January between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

Tickets via “Ticket Source” are always available from the Sunday after the previous play.

‘The Young Offenders’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 17th February, 2018
7:30 pm

young-off83 mins Certificate 15

Starring: Alex Murphy, Chris Walley, Hilary Rose

Director:  Peter Foote

Ireland 2016

Inspired by the story of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure (440 million euros) in 2007, and an absolute hoot.  A drug trafficking boat capsizes off the west coast of Cork and a bale of cocaine worth 7 million euros is missing. Inner city boys Conor and Jack set off on stolen bikes, hoping to make their fortunes. They are hotly pursued by Sergeant Healy to whom Conor’s long term bike stealing career has become an obsession.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

The Strange Case Of Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde

Saturday 24th February, 2018
7:00 pm

Jekyll-hyde-FlyerCrowd of 2 Theatre Company

In the clubroom, with bar. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start.

              “If he be Mr Hyde…

                                           Then I shall be Mr Seek.”

This new adaptation of Robert Louis Stevensons’ classic gothic tale is Crowd of 2’s latest offering and their tenth production. Adapted and performed by Russell Kennedy, it follows lawyer Gabriel Utterson as he recounts his attempts to unravel the mystery surrounding the loathsome Mr Hyde. What hold does this rascal have over his oldest friend and client Dr Henry Jekyll and can he save the good doctor before it’s too late?

This production is Crowd of 2’s second one-man show and is touring the UK and Ireland in 2018. Do come along and meet Mr Utterson, Henry Jekyll MD … and perhaps glimpse the odious Edward Hyde.

Tickets cost £9 and £7.50 (concessions) and are available from the theatre bar, on the door on the night or from ticketsource.co.uk

‘Daughters Of The Dust’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 10th March, 2018
7:30 pm

daughters112 mins Certificate PG

Starring: Cora Lee Day, Adisa Anderson, Alva Rogers

Director: Julie Dash

UK/USA January 1991  Re-released 2016 (restored)

The first feature film directed by an Afro/American woman to be given theatrical distribution in the USA.   In 1902, the Peazant family, descendants of African slaves living on an island off the South Carolina coast, face a threat to their unique culture, language and way of life. Some of the younger generation have found new lives on the mainland and return to encourage others to join them. The past, present and future of the family are seen through the eyes of an unborn child.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

Last Of The Summer Wine

Monday 19th March, 2018 to Saturday 24th March, 2018
7:30 pm

last-summer-wineA comedy by Roy Clarke, directed by Andrew Wilson

Meet your old T.V. chums again in this hilarious stage version of the classic sitcom.

Tickets

Book on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ partingtontheatre. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This is a NEW NUMBER and will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile

Book in person, when you can pay in cash or by cheque, on Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings prior to the production.  For ‘Last Of The Summer Wine’, these will be:

Saturday 10th March  from 10.00 am to noon

Monday 12th March  from 11.00 am to noon

Wednesday 14th March from 11.00 am to noon

Friday 16th  March from 11.00 am to noon

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Saturday 10th March between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

Tickets via “Ticket Source” are always available from the Sunday after the previous play.

‘Things To Come’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 31st March, 2018
7:30 pm

things102 mins Certificate 12A

Starring: Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, Roman Kolinka

Director: Mia Hansen-Løve

France/Germany 2016

Elizabeth Huppert stars in this French-language art-house art house film as a chic philosophy professor. She soldiers through her mother’s death, gets fired from her job and deals with a husband who is cheating on her. French, German and English languages, with English subtitles.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘The Eagle Huntress’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 14th April, 2018
7:30 pm

eagle87mins  Certificate  U

With Aisholpan and Rys Nurgaiv [as themselves] Narrated by Daisy Ridley

Director: Otto Bell

UK/Mongolia/USA  2016

This spellbinding documentary follows the engaging Aisholpan, a 13-year-old nomadic Mongolian girl who is fighting to become the first female eagle hunter in twelve generations of her Kazakh family. Kazakh language with English subtitles and narration.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

‘Hidden Figures’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 28th April, 2018
7:30 pm

127 mins   Certificate PG

hiddenStarring: Taraji P Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner & Kirsten Dunst

Director: Theodore Melfi

USA  2016

The incredible true story of three brilliant African-American female mathematicians at NASA who play a vital role in launching astronaut John Glenn into orbit, turning around the space race and galvanising the world. Oscar nominated and, “a thunderously feel good experience”.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

The Edge Of Darkness

Monday 7th May, 2018 to Saturday 12th May, 2018
7:30 pm

edge-of-darknessA mystery by Brian Clemens, directed by Ken Redfern.

Emma vanished many years ago. Suddenly, she re-appears. Where has she been? What has happened to her memory? Why does she have strange phobias? Is she really Emma Cranwell? A gripping tale of mystery set in 1900.

Tickets

Book on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ partingtontheatre. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This is a NEW NUMBER and will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile

Book in person, when you can pay in cash or by cheque, on Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings prior to the production.  For ‘The Edge Of Darkness’, these will be:

Saturday 28th April  from 10.00 am to noon

Monday 30th April  from 11.00 am to noon

Wednesday 2nd May from 11.00 am to noon

Friday 4th  May from 11.00 am to noon

Alternatively, you can telephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Saturday 28th April between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

Tickets via “Ticket Source” are always available from the Sunday after the previous play.

‘Their Finest’ – Peak Film Society

Saturday 19th May, 2018
7:30 pm

their-finest117 mins  Certificate 12A

Starring:  Gemma Arterton. Sam Clafin, Bill Nighy

Director: Lone Scherfig

UK/Sweden  2016

During the Blitz a secretary is recruited to a Ministry of Information team to write scripts for the production of propaganda films. Facing sexism, jealous relatives and political interference the team struggle to deliver the film. In the face of those challenges, they share a hope to contribute something meaningful in this time of war and in their own lives.

Doors open 7.00pm. Licensed bar available after (and occasionally before) the screening.

Tickets – temporary membership for individual screenings £5 (£4 concessions). Pay on the door.

More information and annual membership application form available from Bay Tree Books, 96 High St. West, Glossop or visit info@peakfilmsociety.org

Educating Rita

Monday 25th June, 2018 to Saturday 30th June, 2018
7:30 pm

educating-ritaA comedy by Willy Russell, directed by Terry Revell

Rita is a hairdresser hungry for an education. But it is Frank, her tutor, who has to learn a few hard lessons too.

Tickets

Book on-line at www.ticketsource.co.uk/ partingtontheatre. You will not be charged a booking fee and you can print out your ticket at home or transfer it to your mobile.

Book by telephone during office hours on 0333 666 3366 (normal call charges apply).  This is a NEW NUMBER and will incur a charge of £1.50 per booking for your ticket to be posted to you or sent to your mobile

Book in person, when you can pay in cash or by cheque, on Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings prior to the production.  For ‘Educating Rita’, these will be:

Saturday 16th June from 10.00 am to noon

Monday 18th June from 11.00 am to noon

Wednesday 20th June from 11.00 am to noon

Friday 22nd  June from 11.00 am to noon

Alternatively, you can telfephone our Ticket Secretary, Emma McDonough, from Saturday 16th June between 7pm and 9pm on 01457 899140.

Tickets via “Ticket Source” are always available from the Sunday after the previous play.

One-Act Play Festival

Monday 9th July, 2018 to Saturday 14th July, 2018
7:25 pm

curtain-handThe near-legendary Partington Theatre One Act Play Festival now in its 25th year. Not to be missed!

Come and enjoy a great week of One-Act plays. Each evening there will be 2 or 3 short plays with a short critique by a guest adjudicator from G.M.D.F. at the end of the evening.

Every night a different programme of very varied one-act plays presented by theatre groups from all over the area and beyond.  New writing rubs shoulders with famous classics.  Lots to talk about!  Our guest expert will sum up the week and hand out certificates and silverware after the final play.

Tickets cost just £3 per evening or £10 for a bargain festival ticket covering all  6 evenings. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre bar or just come along and pay on the night (unreserved seating). You can reserve tickets by emailing brownmikeandpolly@btinternet.com or phone 01457 865278 (answerphone)

Are you interested in entering a play? – please email brownmikeandpolly@btinternet.com with your contact details. Entries are welcomed from all amateur theatrical groups, whether established or not and we aim to be as helpful as possible to newcomers.

Details of the festival’s aims and rules are here.

Entry form here.