Gymnasts tumbled and twirled and twisted their way around the main hall. The staff here are wonderful and are always so polite, the lady in the office is always so Reviewed January 25, Fantastic – hidden gem. I wish I could read the titles of the two films it was showing. The Forum opened in as part of the Weston Favell Shopping Centre, colloquially known by the brasher, perhaps rejected name Supacentre. Are the prices for this place or activity budget-friendly? Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. The experience was made especially memorable by the lone gentleman who sat across the aisle from us on the left and laughed uproariously and in random places in the dark throughout.

This did not wash. I remember the film being big and loud, and being swept up into it, more than swept along by it, and I remember the LP as it was my personal stake in the franchise. Verily, it is a beacon. Notify me of new posts via email. That Film Club, as we knew it, would one day help qualify me for a career in film criticism would have been purely abstract at the time. Others among my male circle of friends were early shavers, or had the vertical axis on their side. Taxes, fees not included for deals content.

Half-Day Rally Driving Experience at Does this place or activity require reservations? It was a phony war. A fissure that cniema into an abyss faster than a year-old can weave afresh.

I expect this was like the cool kids in New York in the 70s hanging out in Chelsea and the East Village. Anyway, eschewing the prospect of a house party I think thrown by a girl called Joanna — with parental veto — an ad hoc gang of us marched up to the Forum and attempted dorum as the queue shuffled forward to the box office window.

Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. As I unlocked my bike from the bike sheds on the last day of term around the turn of the decade, a sort of battle cry went up and a contingent from Weston Favell amassed on the border, with the prospect of Lings kids swarming through the subterranean Checkpoint Charlie for the fabled clash. I let my subscription to Film Club lapse without ceremony or fuss.


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When challenged by the lady at the box office, he admitted that I was not 18 no better a liar than I turned out to bebut firmly assured her that, as his father, he was happy for his son to see the film. About Us Help Center. I remember the dark. Weston Favell Academy sits on the same site, redeveloped during the two-tier revolution that saw away with middle schools to an extent that I no longer recognise it from the road. Are the prices for this place or activity expensive?

When the collection box came to me, I felt pressured to put something in, just like everyone else — it seemed the right thing to do, the grown-up thing to do.

My memory is that it came to nothing more than rhetoric. This did not wash. Can this place or activity comfortably accomodate people using a wheelchair? And, perhaps more importantly, show it again and again, and, when we got bored, spool it backwards to bottomless merriment. Bring your own, or there are vending machines in the gym entrance next door. Reviewed January 18, This site uses cookies.

A certain degree of sci-fi pleasure was gained from using it, which took a long time to wear off. But The Waterloo Bridge Handicap stuck. The screen is not huge but it has a good quality sound. Now IMDb tells me this film was made in Unfortunately it has been let down over the last three months by inefficiency: InI saw a total of films. Reviewed August 16, via mobile Lovely friendly cinema. It seems like a very young age, but evidence points in that direction.

I remember the B-picture, a Disney live-action yarn called Charlie the Lonesome Cougar which was technically the first film I ever saw forrum a cinema. This is the first cinema I ever went to, the Northampton Odeon. It used to be the headquarters of Barclaycard, one of the big employers in Northampton, which moved out of town to Brackmills in the east, ironically like cinemas cineka do. Is this a place or activity you would suggest for families with kids? Thanks for Dave Thacker for the detail.


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There used to be a bridge over the Wellingborough Road from another patchwork of estates that was designed like a long tube. It happens at that age. I would highly recommend a visit. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their cineka.

It becomes a little race for me. If you’re on a budget this cinema is perfect. Reviewed August 13, Fabulous cinema with gorgeously comfortable seats!

The Magnum had something for everyone. The Forum opened in as part of the Weston Favell Shopping Centre, colloquially known by the brasher, perhaps rejected name Supacentre. This piece was originally published, in an even more comprehensive and discursive form, in the cunema Word magazine in June Email Subscription Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

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Nearby Restaurants See all nearby restaurants. Flights Vacation Rentals Restaurants Things to do. It was a seat arthouse cinema initially, due to a tie-in with the Glasgow Film Theatre, but moved to more mainstream fare. So augusg you Lings forum for ruining their day, maybe next time you could Once vinema at Weston Favell Upper, I began to treat the area as my own, and the dawn of the 80s was marked by a solidifying of my boyhood love of films.