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16 Sep 2019

Cinema

The Game Changers with recorded Q&A

Louie Psihoyos

Mixing groundbreaking science with cinematic stories of struggle and triumph, this revelatory documentary traces the explosive rise of plant-based eating in professional sport.

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17 Sep 2019

Print Studio

Etching (Advanced)

Four-week course

Move on from Etching (Intermediate) and try some advanced processes!

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17 Sep 2019

Cinema

Subtitled: It Chapter Two (15)

Director Andy Muschietti has returned once more to the town of Derry, Maine to bring us the eagerly-awaited final chapter, which sees The Losers Club face down the terrifying clown Pennywise.

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18 Sep 2019

Cinema

The Garden (12A)

Derek Jarman

Half waking dream and half fiery polemic, The Garden was born of director Jarman’s rage over continued anti-gay discrimination, and remains a baleful and beautiful epistle from the brink of the beyond.

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19 Sep 2019

Cinema

Bring a Baby: Downton Abbey (PG)

Michael Engler

Bring on the tea and crumpets! Downton Abbey has made it to the big screen, continuing the saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

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19 Sep 2019

Cinema

Senior Citizen Kane: Downton Abbey (PG)

Michael Engler

Bring on the tea and crumpets! Downton Abbey has made it to the big screen, continuing the saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

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13 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019

Cinema

A Faithful Man (15)

Louis Garrel

Award-winning actor Louis Garrel directs and stars in this light-hearted drama about the unanticipated joys and heartbreaks one man experiences over the years.

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16 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019

Cinema

Bait (15)

Mark Jenkin

Stunningly shot on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock (and screening from 35mm), Mark Jenkin’s Bait is a timely and funny, yet poignant new film that gets to the heart of a community facing up to change.

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19 Sep 2019

Meeting room

Successful Portfolios with Portfolio Oomph

Thinking about studying art? Join Portfolio Oomph to look at what a portfolio is and how to create one.

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13 Sep 2019 - 19 Sep 2019

Cinema

It Chapter Two (15)

Andy Muschietti

Director Andy Muschietti has returned once more to the town of Derry, Maine to bring us the eagerly-awaited final chapter, which sees The Losers Club face down the terrifying clown Pennywise.

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20 Sep 2019

Cinema

Rocketman sing-a-long (15)

Dexter Fletcher

Join us for the sing-a-long version of Rocketman, which tells the story of Reginald Kenneth Dwights fantastical transformation into none other than Elton John.

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21 Sep 2019

Cinema

Discovery Shorts 2018 (U)

Discovery Family Film Club

On the eve of the new Discovery Film Festival we give a final farewell to the short films that were the hits of the previous year. Meet a penguin whose attempts to serve drinks at a birthday party lead to utter chaos, a large green bird who has some difficulties with a big bell and a very frisky egg and see how an old, forgotten Rubik’s Cube finds a whole new audience.

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22 Sep 2019

Cinema

Relaxed: Discovery Shorts 2018 (U)

Discovery Family Film Club

On the eve of the new Discovery Film Festival we give a final farewell to the short films that were the hits of the previous year. meet a penguin whose attempts to serve drinks at a birthday party lead to utter chaos, a large green bird who has some difficulties with a big bell and a very frisky egg and see how an old, forgotten Rubik’s Cube finds a whole new audience.

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22 Sep 2019

Cinema

Ciné Sunday: The Farewell (PG)

Lulu Wang

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, American raised Billi reluctantly returns to China to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.

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23 Sep 2019

Cinema

Mantra – Sounds into Silence

Georgia Wyss

A feature-length documentary, exploring the growing musical and social phenomenon of chanting, Mantra – Sounds into Silence shares the stories of people who are finding healing and a sense of inner peace by singing mantras together.

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15 Sep 2019 - 24 Sep 2019

Cinema

Subtitled: Downton Abbey (PG)

Michael Engler

Bring on the tea and crumpets! Downton Abbey has made it to the big screen, continuing the saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

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26 Sep 2019

Cinema

Bring a Baby: The Farewell (PG)

Lulu Wang

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, American raised Billi reluctantly returns to China to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.

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26 Sep 2019

Cinema

Senior Citizen Kane: The Farewell (PG)

Lulu Wang

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, American raised Billi reluctantly returns to China to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.

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13 Sep 2019 - 26 Sep 2019

Cinema

Downton Abbey (PG)

Michael Engler

Bring on the tea and crumpets! Downton Abbey has made it to the big screen, continuing the saga of the Crawley family and the servants who work for them in the English countryside in the early 20th century.

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26 Sep 2019

Cinema

NT Live: One Man, Two Guvnors (Encore) (12A)

by Richard Bean

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from host of the The Late Late Show, James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit One Man, Two Guvnors returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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27 Sep 2019

Cinema

NT Live: Fleabag (Encore)

Written and performed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

See the hilarious, award-winning, one-woman show that inspired the BBC’s hit TV series Fleabag.

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28 Sep 2019

Print Studio

Introduction to Digital Cutting

Weekend course

Make digital files that you can then cut into vinyl for wall, stickers, or fabric!

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29 Sep 2019

Cinema

Ciné Sunday: The Goldfinch (15)

John Crowley

Based on Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel, The Goldfinch follows the story of Theo Decker, who experiences a life-altering tragedy that sends him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love.

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29 Sep 2019

Print Studio

Printing With Paper Pulp

One day course

Use coloured paper pulp to make prints without inks or paint.

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29 Sep 2019

Cinema

The Third Man (PG)

Carol Reed

See an undisputed masterpiece in this stunning new 4K restoration.

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29 Sep 2019

Cinema

Artist’s Choice Screenings: Poetic Justice (15)

#AlbertaWhittle

Poetic Justice, the follow-up to John Singleton’s seminal breakthrough Boyz n the Hood, sees Janet Jackson star as Justice, a beautician and poet in mourning after a personal tragedy, and Tupac Shakur as Lucky, a musician who ends up on a road trip with Jackson’s no-nonsense hero.

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30 Sep 2019

Print Studio

Hardcover Binding

four-week course

Learn how to combine paper, threads, board and colourful book cloth to create hardcover books!

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22 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019

Cinema

For Sama (18)

Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts

A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, For Sama tells the story of Waad al-Kateab's life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rises around her.

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20 Sep 2019 - 03 Oct 2019

Cinema

The Farewell (PG)

Lulu Wang

In this funny, uplifting tale based on an actual lie, Chinese-born, American raised Billi reluctantly returns to China to find that, although the whole family knows their beloved matriarch, Nai-Nai, has been given mere weeks to live, everyone has decided not to tell Nai Nai herself.

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27 Sep 2019 - 10 Oct 2019

Cinema

The Goldfinch (15)

John Crowley

Based on Donna Tartt’s globally acclaimed best-selling novel, The Goldfinch follows the story of Theo Decker, who experiences a life-altering tragedy that sends him on a stirring odyssey of grief and guilt, reinvention and redemption, and even love.

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13 Aug 2019 - 15 Oct 2019

Print Studio

Wood Engraving

Four-week course

Join Beth Robertson to create finely detailed designs.

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24 Aug 2019 - 02 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Japanese Woodblock Printing

Weekend course

Step back in time into the intriguing world of Japan’s Edo Period.

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05 Sep 2019 - 07 Nov 2019

Meeting Room

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop (Evening Course)

Four-week course

Start using the wide range of possibilities for creating images, enhancing photos or designing.

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14 Sep 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

Galleries

Exhibition Tours: Alberta Whittle

#AlbertaWhittle

Join our friendly Visitor Assistants for a guided tour of Alberta Whittle: How Flexible Can We Make the Mouth.

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14 Sep 2019 - 24 Nov 2019

Galleries

Alberta Whittle

How Flexible Can We Make the Mouth

This exhibition will mark Barbadian-Scottish artist Alberta Whittle’s first major solo exhibition in a UK institution, drawing together new and recent artworks in film, sculpture, print, installation and performance to reflect on memory, trauma, weather and tensions between the land and sea.

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29 Jun 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

Meeting Room

Photography Forum

Last Sat of every month

Compare notes, discuss each other’s portfolios and get advice from tutors.

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11 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019

Print Studio

Andy Warhol Class

One day course

Create prints using the simple screen print process that Warhol used to make his famous portraits.

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21 Sep 2019 - 07 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Get Off Auto

Weekend course

Learn your way around your digital camera and gain confidence by shooting out and about.

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20 Aug 2019 - 10 Dec 2019

Create Space

DCA Young Photo Club

Creative Skills for 11-16 year olds

Join our fortnightly skills-building workshop for young photographers.

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22 Sep 2019 - 22 Dec 2019

Print Studio

Japanese Brush Calligraphy

One day course

Gain an insight into the ancient art form of ‘Shodo’ with artist Campbell Sandilands.

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13 Jun 2019 - 04 Jan 2020

Print Studio

Print Studio Tour

Join us for a tour of our Print Studio!

We offer twice weekly tours of our Print Studio.

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