I'm Your Man [15] - Wellington Orbit

I'm Your Man [15] - Wellington Orbit

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 19:00 - 20:45 on Tue 21 Sep 2021

Venue: Wellington Orbit

Partner: Wellington Orbit, Telford Film Festival

I'M YOUR MAN is a German comedy drama in which a woman agrees to trial a humanoid robot as a companion. Alma is a scientist at Berlin's famous Pergamon Museum. In order to obtain research funds for her studies, she accepts an offer to participate in an extraordinary experiment. For three weeks, she must live with a humanoid robot with artificial intelligence designed to allow it to morph into that of her ideal life partner. Enter Tom, a machine in human form, created to make her happy.
Adult-£7 Concession-£6.50 Under 25s-£6.50 Under 13s-£5.50 Bubble Ticket-£20.00

Walk, Talk and Fish Supper at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Walk, Talk and Fish Supper at Blists Hill Victorian Town

Category: Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Skills & Crafts, Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 17:30 - 20:00 on Thu 23 Sep 2021

Venue: Blists Hill Museum

Partner: The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

An evening stroll through Blists Hill Victorian Town with short talks on ecology, mineral content, social history and restoration of the Tub Boat and Ice Breaker all rounded off with a Fish & Chip Supper (included in the price). The New inn Public House will be open for a well earned drink.
Come dressed for all weathers and wear sensible walking shoes.
Access to site is off the first level car park. Parking charges apply at Blists Hill Victorian Town, pay on exit.
Must be pre-booked.

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Category: Art & Artists, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Skills & Crafts

Date & Time: 09:00 - 15:00 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

Venue: The New Coracle Shed

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Coracle Shed, Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Artwork by local artists inspired by the Coracle Stories of the Ironbridge Coracle Men.
Part of the Secret Severn Art Trail display continues throughout the Festival of Imagination.
The New Coracle Shed and its displays open to view daily 9am - 3pm until 26th September.

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 09 - Buildwas Abbey - 7 miles (~4hrs)

Walk the gorge: Walk Number 09 - Buildwas Abbey - 7 miles (~4hrs)

Category: Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Walks & Trails

Date & Time: 10:00 - 14:00 on Fri 24 Sep 2021

Venue: The Iron Bridge Tollhouse

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Ironbridge Walking Group

Meeting at Ironbridge Toll House TF8 7JP Grid Ref SJ 672033 10.00 a.m. ( 4hrs )
From the Toll House, we follow the line of the old railway before climbing out of the gorge, through the woods, on The Shropshire Way. We skirt around the site of the old power station, dropping through Banghams Wood to Buildwas Abbey. After exploring the remains of this 12th Century Cistercian Abbey, we follow the Severn Way along the river, back towards Ironbridge, leaving the river to climb up over Strethill, with far reaching views. This takes us to Coalbrookdale, through the old arboretum and past the Quaker Burial Ground. We reach Rough Park via part of the Sabbath Walks, then cross The Beeches Nature Reserve, before dropping back through the town to the Ironbridge. Stiles and can be muddy in places.

Walk leader: Jane Warman
Duration: 4 hours
Length: 7 miles
Grade: ▲▲▲

Parking at Station Yard Car Park (Pay & Display)

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Category: Art & Artists, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Skills & Crafts

Date & Time: 09:00 - 15:00 on Sat 25 Sep 2021

Venue: The New Coracle Shed

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Coracle Shed, Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Artwork by local artists inspired by the Coracle Stories of the Ironbridge Coracle Men.
Part of the Secret Severn Art Trail display continues throughout the Festival of Imagination.
The New Coracle Shed and its displays open to view daily 9am - 3pm until 26th September.

Adventures in Art Art Course for Beginners

Adventures in Art Art Course for Beginners

Category: Art & Artists, Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Skills & Crafts

Date & Time: 10:00 - 16:00 on Sat 25 Sep 2021 to Sun 26 Sep 2021

Venue: Jackfield Tile Museum

Partner: The Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

A two day drawing workshop for beginner artists. Run by experienced artists with a background in teaching, this workshop will take you through some fun and relaxed drawing exercises to build your confidence. We will use Jackfield Tile Museum as the inspiration for your work, as well as the surrounding area. There will be a chance to look in depth at the tile collection, including some of the collection which is not on public display. The weekend will culminate in a tube line workshop, where you can transfer your work onto a tile, which will be fired for you to collect if you live nearby, or posted out to you (+ £4.94 P&P).
All equipment and materials are provided.
Lunch is not provided but there is a café on site for drinks and snacks which is open from 11am - 5pm
Age limit 14+. Under 16s require a signed consent form from a parent or guardian.
Parking charges apply at Jackfield Tile Museum, pay on exit. Booking Essential

Poetry Walk

Poetry Walk

Category: Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 11:00 - 13:00 on Sat 25 Sep 2021

Venue: Madeley Library @ The Anstice

Tickets: Free Entry

‘Poetry Walk’ on the theme of 'nature', with Simon Fletcher & Cherry Doyle, starting from outside Madeley Library. Suitable for families.

Island Fusion

Island Fusion

Category: Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 14:00 - 15:00 on Sat 25 Sep 2021

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Join us for a sparkling hour of poetry with two talented poets who have roots in the Caribbean.

‘The Slam’ Online with Poets, Prattlers & Pandemonialists

‘The Slam’ Online with Poets, Prattlers & Pandemonialists

Category: Film & Performance, Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 20:00 - 22:30 on Sat 25 Sep 2021

Venue: Online

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Offa’s Press

A slam is a fun and fast moving poetry competition, where 15 poets go head to head before a live audience. There will be whoops and cheers, thumbs ups and clapping emojis as the online audience members attempt to influence the judges into sending their favourite wordsmiths on into the next round.

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Coracle Stories Art Exhibition

Category: Art & Artists, Environment & The River Severn, Heritage & Story of the Gorge, Skills & Crafts

Date & Time: 09:00 - 15:00 on Sun 26 Sep 2021

Venue: The New Coracle Shed

Tickets: Free Entry

Partner: Coracle Shed, Ironbridge Coracle Trust

Artwork by local artists inspired by the Coracle Stories of the Ironbridge Coracle Men.
Part of the Secret Severn Art Trail display continues throughout the Festival of Imagination.
The New Coracle Shed and its displays open to view daily 9am - 3pm until 26th September.

Poetry Writing Workshop

Poetry Writing Workshop

Category: Words & Wordsmiths

Date & Time: 14:00 - 17:00 on Sun 26 Sep 2021

Venue: The Water Rat Inn

‘Poetry Writing Workshop’ with John Sewell & Simon Fletcher, 2-5pm, on the theme of ‘place’, in Ironbridge, starting and ending at the Water Rat, Buildwas Road, Ironbridge, TF8 7BJ, with a read-around in the garden

Hocus Pocus [PG] - Telford and Wrekin Council @ The Maws Craft Centre

Hocus Pocus [PG] - Telford and Wrekin Council @ The Maws Craft Centre

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 18:30 - 21:06 on Sun 26 Sep 2021

Venue: Maws Craft Centre

Partner: Telford Film Festival

It’s just a bunch of Hocus Pocus!
Join us for a magical outdoor cinema screening of the much-loved 90s cult classic 'Hocus Pocus’. To add some extra magic, the award winning magician The Great Adamos will be performing close up magic from 18:30.

In 17th century Salem three witches, known as the ‘Sanderson sisters’ (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy), are executed for practicing dark magic. 300 years later on Halloween night outsider and sceptic Max, unwittingly brings them back to life. Aided by a talking 300-year-old cat, his crush Allison and his little sister Dani, Max has just one night to stop sisters sucking the life out of all the children in Salem.
Ticket-£5 OR £12 FAMILY (upto 4 people per ticket).
The Maws Craft Centre is also home to The Tile Press Cafe which will be open to purchase delicious homemade cakes, snacks and beverages.
September nights can get chilly so we encourage our guests to bring cushions and blankets. Screening will take place even in wet weather so bringing a brolly is also recommended!

Booking Now Live!

The Maltese Falcon [Pg] - Wellington Orbit

The Maltese Falcon [Pg] - Wellington Orbit

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 19:00 - 20:41 on Tue 28 Sep 2021

Venue: Wellington Orbit

Partner: Wellington Orbit, Telford Film Festival

THE MALTESE FALCON A private detective takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a beautiful liar, and their quest for a priceless statuette.
Adult-£7 Concession-£6.50 Under 25s-£6.50 Under 13s-£5.50 Bubble Ticket-£20.00

The Nest [15] - Wellington Orbit

The Nest [15] - Wellington Orbit

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 19:00 - 20:47 on Wed 29 Sep 2021

Venue: Wellington Orbit

Partner: Wellington Orbit, Telford Film Festival

THE NEST is a drama in which a financier relocates his family from America to his British homeland where the trappings of apparent success begin to fall apart. Rory is an ambitious entrepreneur who brings his American wife and kids to his native country, England, to explore new business opportunities. After abandoning the sanctuary of their safe American suburban surroundings, the family is plunged into the despair of an archaic '80s Britain and their unaffordable new life in an English manor house threatens to destroy the family.
Adult-£7 Concession-£6.50 Under 25s-£6.50 Under 13s-£5.50 Bubble Ticket-£20.00

Angels Share [15] - Gorge Film Club

Angels Share [15] - Gorge Film Club

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 19:00 - 21:00 on Mon 04 Oct 2021

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Partner: Gorge Film Club, Telford Film Festival

A rare thing: a Ken Loach comedy! All traditional Loach elements are in place – naturalistic acting, an underprivileged social group (this time, young men serving community payback) and stylish cinematography. AND it’s funny! With whiskey tasting.

To book please email: gorgefilmclub@gmail.com

Last Year in Marienbad [U] - Gorge Film Club

Last Year in Marienbad [U] - Gorge Film Club

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 14:30 - 16:30 on Mon 18 Oct 2021

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Partner: Gorge Film Club, Telford Film Festival

Many have hailed the work as a masterpiece, although others have found it incomprehensible. – Wikipedia1961 Directed by Alain Resnais 94 minutes Cert U
Last Year in Marienbad is now 50 years old, but it is more brilliant than ever – profoundly mysterious and disturbing – Peter Bradshaw in The Guardian Recommended by Peter Watson

To Book Email: gorgefilmclub@gmail.com

Coco [PG] - Gorge Film Club

Coco [PG] - Gorge Film Club

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 14:30 - 16:30 on Fri 29 Oct 2021

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Partner: Gorge Film Club, Telford Film Festival

Miguel is a 12-year-old boy whose family have banned music. He longs to play, but when he steals a guitar belonging to his deceased icon, Ernesto De La Cruz, he’s transported to the Land Of The Dead and must escape before dawn.

To Book Email: gorgefilmclub@gmail.com

Brighton Rock [PG] - Gorge Film Club

Brighton Rock [PG] - Gorge Film Club

Category: Film & Performance

Date & Time: 14:30 - 16:30 on Mon 01 Nov 2021

Venue: Coalbrookdale Community Centre

Partner: Gorge Film Club, Telford Film Festival

From Broseley Wood to Hollywood!... Hermione Baddeley is probably the only person born in Broseley to be nominated for an Academy Award… for Room at the Top. And, another record, she was nominated as Best Supporting Actress on the basis of the shortest-ever screen time – 2 minutes and 19 seconds!

Famous as a character actor in cameo parts, you’ll have seen her in LOADS of films: Passport to Pimlico, Scrooge, Tom Brown’s Schooldays, The Belles of St Trinian’s, Expresso Bongo, Mary Poppins, The Happiest Millionaire, The Aristocats… and more!

We are screening one of her more substantial roles.

To Book Email: gorgefilmclub@gmail.com

 

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