Newsletter August 2013

Dear Film Lovers

Welcome to our second newsletter.

Since our last newsletter in May we have been busy working to find a great venue and fine tuning our selections for our first three screenings.

First 3 screenings announced

We can exclusively reveal to you, our potential members, the following screenings for 2013:

10th October – 8pm  Much Ado About Nothing (Joss Whedon 2012)

7th November – 8pm Lore (Cate Shortland 2012)

12th December – 8pm The Sapphires (Wayne Blair 2012)

2014: 9th January, 13th February, 13th March, 10th April, 8th May, 12th June, 3rd July, 21st August, 11th September.

Our screenings will usually be held on the second Thursday of the month, with just 3 exceptions in the first year.

Venue

We are thrilled to announce that Bearwood Theatre within the grounds of Bearwood College will be the home for our screenings.  Bearwood College have shown a great interest and desire to collaborate with us in bringing cinema to the community and have excellent facilities enabling a  truly cinematic experience.

Membership

We are now able to offer the following membership options, effective from 1st October 2013:

Single Annual Membership £15

Joint Annual Membership (per couple) £25

Concessions: Full time Students / Unemployed £10

Ticket prices for screenings will be: Members £4, Non-Members £6.50

A membership form is attached to this email and will also be available to download from the website.

Website

Our new website will made be live at www.wokinghamfilmsociety.com  once this newsletter has been distributed and is where you will be able to keep up to date with our exciting developments over coming months.

Volunteers Wanted for Screening Nights


Front of House – extra pairs of hands needed to help meet and greet, manage ticket, membership and refreshments sales.  Contact wfsfrontofhouse@gmail.com for more information if you would be interested in joining our rota.

Trainee Projectionist – learn the ropes hands-on to support and back up our Lead Projectionist.

Contact us on wokinghamfilmsoc@gmail.com

Community Interest Company

We also told you of our plans to apply to become a Community Interest Company and are now delighted to announce that we have successfully achieved this status.

For those of you hoping to attend Stan Hetherington’s open air screenings from 16 August there is an article in last week’s Wokingham Times, sadly, confirming its cancellation due to lack of sponsorship. Stan would like to thank the following people for their support Maurice Monk-Cantley House Hotel, Georgina Hustler – Antique Rose, Peter Lucey- Past Wokingham Town Council Mayor, Kate Lole -Wokingham Festival.

Until next Time!

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