A Guided Tour of the                   Bill Douglas Cinema Museum                                              

 

 

Wednesday, 12 March 2020

 

A guided tour behind the scenes at the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum 

 

Exploring the development of pre-cinema visual culture up to 1910 and celebrating cinema from 1910 to the present.  We will be shown artefacts  covering all aspects of cinema and pre-cinema.  We will cover the history of the moving image over the last 400 years!

 

For more information and/or to book click on "My Button" below.

 

 

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

 

'What are the links between film and theatre to Exeter'?    'Fred Carnow and Munroe'?  Which famous film stars and theatre players are linked to Exeter?

 

On our visit to the Bill Douglas Museum we will be given full explanations as to why Exeter has a world famous museum and all the links to the world of make believe and Hollywood stars. We will learn how movies were made and indulge our imaginations for the past our parents would have known.

 

We'll be exploring the development of pre-cinema visual culture up to 1910 and celebrating cinema from 1910 to the present.  We will be shown artefacts covering all aspects of cinema and pre-cinema as we cover the history of the moving image over the last 400 years!

 

The cost, as usual, is only £3 but it is essential to book for this popular event as places are limited.  The link is:  

 

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-guided-tour-of-the-bill-douglas-cinema-museum-tickets-85461951999

 

Apologies for such a long-winded links.  We've tried using shorter links but they just go wrong all the time !

 

All talks are now on the second Thursday of alternate months (February, April, June, August, October & December).                                          All meetings start at 7 pm and are held at JURYS INN, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DB.                                                                  Free parking is available from 6pm in the Triangle Car Park at the rear of Jurys.                                                                                Walks/visits are usually on the second Wednesday of alternate months (January, March, May, July, September November). 

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