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Laughter Is The Best Medicine! BFI Comedy Genius Season

Friday, 18 January 2019 - 6:00pm
 
The dark post-Christmas abyss of January may not be a time of year overly associated with jolly japes and belly-laughs, but early 2019 is set to witness Preston rolling in the aisles with some classics of movie comedy and more besides, including an exclusive stand-up comedy workshop for women.
 
Comedy Genius’ is the latest of the British Film Institute's themed UK-wide film seasons and They Eat Culture have been hand-picked to deliver the goofy goods on our home turf.
 
Films and Venues
 
Chase away the January blues by taking advantage of our prescribed programme of highly potent vit-C(omedy), delivered in easy to swallow spoonfuls across Preston throughout January. 
 
Tuesday January 8th, 7pm The Continental
Much-loved Brit classic Withnail & I.
£3.25 advance / £4 door
 
Friday January 18th, 6pm The People's Production Lab
Screening of Ealing comedy favourite Passport to Pimlico. £3.25 advance / £4 door
 
Thursday January 24th 1pm The Penwortham Community Centre
A dementia-friendly screening of Dolly Parton girl-power grin-fest 9 to 5. £2.50 on the door with refreshments, carers go free.
 
Saturday January 26th 7:30pm The People's Production Lab
Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the legendary team’s delirious (and endlessly quotable) big-screen debut. £3.25 advance / £4 door 
 

Women's Stand Up Comedy Workshop

 

 
Smack in the middle of this smorgasbord of celluloid silliness, on Tuesday 22nd January, comes a workshop for any woman who’s ever dreamed of performing stand-up comedy.
 
 
Lynne Parker, founder of Funny Women, the UK’s leading female comedy company, will be running this friendly two-hour workshop at The Continental. they will work on building confidence and introducing you to some ‘tricks of the trade’ to help you develop your personal performance style and create material.
 
Even if you don’t want to perform comedy, the ‘take away’ is improved self confidence and enhanced communications skills which can be used in your personal or professional life.
 
Places are extremely limited for what is expected to be a very popular event, so those interested are urged to pre-book on Eventbrite as soon as possible, tickets are £25 per person.
 

TICKETS HERE

 

 

 

 

 

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They Eat Culture present their fortnightly film club - a place for the film fanatics of Preston to share in the joyous experience of watching great cinema.
 
In response to the absence of a Preston Independent Cinema, Cinema Around the Corner Film Club is designed to a more diverse programme of cinema to its members. For a fraction of a multiplex cinema ticket price you can come along and enjoy a new film every other week. 
 
 
Upcoming screenings are announced at the previous screenings and are otherwise kept under wraps.
 
Keep an eye on the Twitter account @CinemaATC for weekly clues and hints about the next film to be screened. 
 
Cinema Around the Corner Film Club is about programming as well as screening fantastic films.
 
 
Each week the club vote for the next film and contribute their suggestions for future screenings.  
 
Run by They Eat Culture but driven by the members of the club, Cinema Around the Corner Film Club celebrates cinemagoing and films from across the globe; old and new.
 
Films screened so far have included Throne of BloodThe Lobster, The Tale of Princess KaguyaFrank, Wings of Desire, SuffragetteNightcrawlerMr Turner, 8 1/2, Wild Tales, Slow WestAlphavillePride, Don't Look Now, The VVitchThe Third Man, Northern Soul, The Wolfpack, Selma, Sing Street, Far from Heaven and The Selfish Giant
 
 
Email jackie@theyeatculture.org for further information and to book your place at the next event!
 
£3.50 (Club Subs)
Doors: 6:50pm
Film: 7:15pm

 
Every other Tuesday!
Twitter: @CinemaATC #CinemaATC
 
 
 
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