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General release films at end of August include

Fast and Furious Hobbs & Shaw, Lion King, Horrible Histories, Blinded by the Light, Once Upon A Time in Hollywood (18).

Keswick Film Club’s autumn season opens Sunday 8th September: see the best of world cinema at 5.00pm every Sunday night.

BERLINER PHILHARMONIKER 5.30pm Friday 23rd August

Opening Concert of the cinema season: new Chief Conductor Kirill Petrenko conducts Ludwig van Beethoven’s spectacular Symphony No. 9 with its exuberant finale, as well as Alban Berg’s Lulu Suite. Broadcast live from Berlin, with behind-the-scenes interviews and insights.

AGAINST THE TIDES 5.00pm Sunday 25th August

British marathon swimmer Beth French wants to swim across seven of the world’s most dangerous sea channels within a year. With an autistic son and a life-long debilitating illness, Beth confronts jellyfish, sharks, wild weather, hypothermia and mind-numbing fatigue.In an unpredictable and emotional climax, her burning desire to conquer the open sea comes into heart-rending conflict with a mother’s dreams for her son.

MARIANNE AND LEONARD (12A) 8.00pm Tuesday 20th August 5.00pm 12th September

Renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career. The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of Expat artists, writers and musicians. Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960s bohemia. It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.


7.30pm Monday 2nd September

Double - meanings, disguises and dirty laundry abound in The Merry Wives of Windsor as Sir John Falstaff sets about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. However, the ‘Merry Wives’ quickly cotton on to his tricks and decide to have a bit of fun of their own at Falstaff’s expense.

THE BIG MEETING 8.00pm Friday 6th September

Every second Saturday in July the city of Durham is taken over by miners, trade-unions and the public for a major event known locally as ‘The Big Meeting’. The Durham Miners’ Gala is an annual celebration of noise, colour and solidarity, of class culture, creativity and endeavour. Attracting 200,000 people, banners and brass bands parade through the streets to honour their heritage. The Big Meeting reflects the past, present and future of the Gala and labour movement, whilst following four protagonists over the course of this impressive working-class occasion.

PAVAROTTI (12A) 5.00pm Wednesday 11th September

Ron Howard’s documentary celebrating the life of the beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti, who sold over 100 million records in his lifetime. The 1990 World Cup in Italy was the moment opera left the elite and hit the masses. Opera star Pavarotti joined fellow tenors Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras onstage in Rome watched by 1.4 billion worldwide. Ron Howard takes an intimate approach in telling Pavarotti’s story, going beyond the iconic public figure to reveal the man himself. We see Pavarotti’s personal story emerge; from his humble beginnings in Northern Italy through to global superstardom.

FLEABAG (15) National Theatre Live 7.30pm Thursday 12th September

Maastricht’s medieval town square is transformed into a spectacular backdrop for unforgettable concerts filled with humour, fun and emotion for all ages.

RIGOLETTO ON THE LAKE Bregenz Festival, Austria

7.30pm Tuesday 17th September

Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece – compelling, blood-curdling and beautiful – is being performed for the first time on the unique Lake Constance stage. Featuring several of opera’s best-known arias, this timeless tragedy will delight audiences with a powerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity.

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS National Theatre Live

7.00pm Thursday 26th September

By Richard Bean based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding. Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, the hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. A small-time East End hood in Brighton must keep his two guvnors apart. Simple! INFO@COCKERMOUTHPOST.CO.UK

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An amazing tribute act to the music of the smash hit Hollywood Film and Musical. The rock classics of the ‘80s go from strength-to-strength, as they perform some of the greatest rock songs of the decade.

From Bon Jovi, Guns n’ Roses to Journey and Whitesnake, this six-piece band will rock the house to it’s very foundations!

If you enjoyed the film and the stage production but wanted more of the music, this is the show for you. Not only do they perform the best songs from the film and musical, but they have incorporated even more iconic hits from the era. Hits like Livin’ on a Prayer, Sweet Child O’ Mine, Dead Ringer For Love, You Give Love a Bad Name and many more!

Bassenthwaite Rotary are promoting the show to support their programme of Rotary Activities.

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