2017 Programme

Friday 3 Februarystrip1-2017

1pm – Schools screening: The Wizard of Oz

Opening Night 

7:15pm-  Drinks Reception – Opera House Circle Bar (1st Floor)

8pm – Gala Screening: You Were Never Lovelier – Opera House

9:30pm – Launch Party  featuring live swing band – Grand Foyer Bar (2nd Floor)


Saturday 4 February

Opera House

11am – Buster Keaton short films (1920-1922)

12:15pm – Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949)

4:00pm – Phantom of the Opera (1925) live accompaniment from Minima

6:00pm – Rashomon (1950)

8:15pm – Embrace of the Serpent (2015)  Introductory talk from author and explorer Simon Chapman in the Grand Foyer at 7:40pm.

Baronial Hall

3pm – Frankenstein (1931) featuring the Millennium Choir

Sunday 5 February

Opera House

1pm – The Exception to the rule (colour film) LGBT History Month Screening in partnership with Blackpool Pride Festival: Sing along Calamity Jane (1953)

5pm – Film competition – Reception – Foyer Bar

6pm – Film competition: Screening of shortlisted films and Awards Presentation

8pm – Preview screening: The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)


Derham Lounge

12:15pm – Frankenstein (1931) featuring the Millennium Choir

3pm – Sunrise (1927) live accompaniment from Wurlitza


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This programme is subject to change