Rededication of War Memorial Hall & Film Showings

Re-dedication of St Breward War Memorial Room Saturday 10th November

Although the War Memorial Hall (now part of the Institute & War Memorial Hall was not opened until 1923, November 2018 seems a fitting time to re-dedicate the War Memorial Room.  The War Memorial Hall, a registered War Memorial, was opened in 1923, built by Apprentices from Tor Down Quarry with granite from the quarry, donated by the Nankivell family owned the quarry at that time

The re-dedication ceremony will be held on Saturday 10th November at 1.15pm, conducted by Reverends David Seymour and Doreen Spaey-Delacassa.  Following the short service, refreshments will be served in the Reading Room of the Hall where the History Group will be displaying material relevant to the men of St Breward who served in The Great War, some of whom did not survive the War.

At 2pm, the Moorland Community Cinema will be showing Cornish Tommies (2018) a 15 minute film made by Creative Kernow, and Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) PG starring Anna Neagle, admission donations £3

St Breward has a unique link with the statue of Edith Cavell standing in St Martin’s Place, London.  It has a white marble statue of Edith Cavell on a tall granite pedestal, standing in front of a granite block surmounted by a cross with a statue of the Virgin and Child.  The granite for this memorial to her was quarried at De Lank, St Breward.

Following the film, refreshments will be served in the Reading Room. For more information contact Hall Secretary, Veronica Stansfield  01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.ne

 

 

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017) PG

The film on Saturday 6 October will be ‘Goodbye Christopher Robin’ (2017) PG Directed by Simon Curtis Starring Margot Robbins, Domhnall Gleeson,Kelly Macdonald and Alex Lawther

‘After leaving London for the English countryside, writer A.A. Milne starts to spin fanciful yarns about his son’s growing collection of stuffed animals. These stories form the basis for “Winnie-the-Pooh” and “The House at Pooh Corner,” published respectively in 1926 and 1928. Milne and his family soon become swept up in the instant success of the books, while the enchanting tales bring hope and comfort to the rest of postwar England.’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be seen  here  the Hall noticeboard at Row and from the Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net

Moorland Community Cinema ‘Becket’ (1964) PG

The film this Saturday 15 September will be ‘Becket’ (1964) PG Directed by Peter Glenville, Starring Peter O’Toole, Richard Burton and John Gielgud

‘Debauched King Henry II  installs his longtime court facilitator Thomas Becket as the Archbishop of Canterbury, assuming that his old friend will be a compliant and loyal lackey in the King’s ongoing battles with the church. But Becket unexpectedly finds his true calling on the ecclesiastical side, and aligns himself against the king’s selfish wishes, causing a rift and an eventual showdown not only between the two men, but also the institutions they represent.’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be found on the Memorial Hall notice board at Row,  Community website www.stbreward.net  and  Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net

Moorland Community Cinema on Sat 1 Sept – ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’ (1967) U

The film on Saturday 1 September will be the 1967 version of ‘Far from the Madding Crowd’  U Directed by John Schlesinger, Starring Julie Christie, Terence Stamp, Peter Finch and Alan bates

‘Based on Thomas Hardy’s renowned novel, this British drama focuses on Bathsheba Everdene  a beautiful young woman who inherits a picturesque farm from her uncle and is determined to run it herself. Three very different suitors — Francis Troy, an intense soldier; William Boldwood and Gabriel Oak, a shepherd of modest means — all contend for Bathsheba’s hand, and conflict is inevitable’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be seen  here  the Hall noticeboard at Row and from the Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net

Moorland Community Cinema Sat 18 Aug – The Dresssmaker’ (2015) 12A

The film on Saturday 18 August will be ‘The Dressmaker’ (2015) 12A Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse, Starring Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Judy Davies, Hugh Weaving and Sarah Snook

‘Accused of murder when she was a child, a dressmaker (Kate Winslet) returns to her small Australian town to seek revenge on the locals who did her wrong.’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be seen  here
  the Hall noticeboard at Row and from the Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net

Moorland Community Cinema ‘Where Angel’s Fear to Tread’ (1991) PG

On Saturday 4 August the Moorland Community Cinema in the Memorial Hall will be showing ‘Where Angels fear to Tread’ (1991) PG Directed by Charles Sturridge Starring Helen Bonham Carter, Helen Mirren, Rupert Graves and Judy Davies.

‘When a rich widow Lilia, visits Tuscany with her friend she falls in love with Gino, a poor man. Lilia’s former mother-in-law, Irma, doesn’t think the marriage is a suitable one, but she can’t convince Lilia to return to England. When Lilia dies in childbirth, Irma sends her son, Philip to bring the child back, but he encounters multiple obstacles, including his newfound infatuation with Italy’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.

The full list of Films for 2018 can be found on the Memorial Hall notice board at Row,  Community website www.stbreward.net  and  Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.ne

 

Moorland Community Cinema – ‘On Golden Pond’ (1981) PG

On Saturday 14 July we will be showing ‘On Golden Pond’  (1981) Pg Directed by  Starring Katherine Hepburn. Henry Fonda. Jane Fonda, Doug McKeon and Dabney Coleman

 Norman Thayer and his wife, Ethel, spend summers at their New England holiday home on the shores of Golden Pond. This year, their adult daughter visits with her new fiancée and his teenage son, Billy on their way to Europe. After leaving Billy behind to bond with Norman, Chelsea returns, attempting to repair the long-strained relationship with her aging father before it’s too late

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.

The full list of Films for 2018 can be found on the Memorial Hall notice board at Row,  Community website www.stbreward.net  and  Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.ne

Moorland Community Cinema – Schindler’s List (1993) 15

On Saturday 19th May we will be showing the powerful film ‘Schindler’s List’ (1993) 15 Directed by Steven Spielberg Starring Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley and Embeth Davidz

‘Oskar Schindler arrives in Krakow in 1939, ready to make his fortune from World War II.  After joining the Nazi party he staffs his factory with Jewish workers, when the SS begins exterminating Jews in the Krakow ghetto, Schindler arranges to have his workers protected to keep his factory in operation, but soon realizes that in so doing, he is also saving innocent lives’.

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be found on the Memorial Hall notice board at Row,  Community website www.stbreward.net  and  Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net

Seperate Tables (1958) PG

On Saturday 29  April the Moorland Community Cinema in the St Breward  Memorial Hall will be showing the classic film ‘Seperate Tables’ (1958) PG Based on a story by Terrance Rattigan, Directed by Dilbert Manny, Starring Rita Hayworth, Burt Lancaster, Wendy Hillier Gladys Cooper, Deborah Kerr and David Niven

‘During the off-season at the Beauregard Hotel, the secrets of some guests are exposed. Lovely but vulnerable Ann Shankland to the hotel in hopes of starting over with her ex-husband, John, but she does not know that he is already engaged to Pat Cooper, the manager of the hotel. Meanwhile, Mrs Railton-Bell and her daughter Sibyl discover the hidden truth about war veteran Major Pollack’

Doors open at 1.30pm for a 2pm start. Annual Membership £2 Admission Donations: Members £3 Visitors £4, Refreshments included.  The full list of Films for 2018 can be found on the Memorial Hall notice board at Row,  Community website www.stbreward.net  and  Hall Secretary, 01208 850727 memorialhall@stbreward.net