Today is Yesterday | Monday Night is Film Night

Tonight (Monday 6th) we kick off 2020 with a Danny Boyle / Richard Curtis comedy. This light hearted romcom will help brighten the gloom of January. A struggling musician is hit by a bus at the same time as a freak cosmic glitch plunges the world into darkness. He wakes in a parallel dimension, in … Continue reading Today is Yesterday | Monday Night is Film Night

4 Days Until Yesterday : 2020 Film Club Season

2020 brings the start of the new Film Club season. We kick off with a Danny Boyle / Richard Curtis comedy. This light hearted romcom will help brighten the gloom of January. A struggling musician is hit by a bus at the same time as a freak cosmic glitch plunges the world into darkness. He … Continue reading 4 Days Until Yesterday : 2020 Film Club Season

Happy Christmas from the Website Elves

The two busy elves at Wootton Website and Email Headquarters wish everyone in the village a Happy Christmas! Website Review 2019 The website has been busy this year.  Here is a summary of 2019: The number of hits on the website seems to have levelled off.  The flower show photos sparked a big peak in August, … Continue reading Happy Christmas from the Website Elves

Film Programme for 2020

Thank you to those who voted, the schedule for the first half of 2020 looks like this: Monday 6th January: Yesterday - Trailer - Reviews (Only one man remembers the Beatles) Monday 17th February: The Good Liar  - Trailer - Reviews (Mirren and McKellen play cat and mouse. Not literally) Monday 16th March: Downton - Trailer - Reviews (Period drama, … Continue reading Film Programme for 2020

Film Club Home Work & Voting for 2020

2020 is a short distance away, and before we reach the New Year your help in choosing next seasons films would be welcome. Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to: Watch the trailers and read the reviews on the Film Club page Vote for the films you would come to see using … Continue reading Film Club Home Work & Voting for 2020

Wootton Courtenay’s ‘Dunkery Players’ triumph

“Don’t get your Vicars in a Twist”, by Ann Gawthorpe and Lesley Bown. Dunkery Players cast, November 2019 Top Row: Andy Giles (Bishop Herbert), Mike O’Keefe (Second Churchwarden Alan), Patrick Hoyte (Dickie, and Maid), Joe Roake (Churchwarden George), Marcus Capel (Charles), Keith Garner (Ronald). Second Row: Beccy Brown (Freda), Tricia Wright (Angela), Amanda Thornton (Caroline), … Continue reading Wootton Courtenay’s ‘Dunkery Players’ triumph

Christmas Sing-Along Film Idea and Survey

The idea of a Christmas sing-along film event with Gluhwein (and other drinks) has been suggested. Please let us know your feedback on: Whether this is of interest to you Which film you would like to sing to Which days would work for you Whether you prefer an afternoon or evening It will only take … Continue reading Christmas Sing-Along Film Idea and Survey

Film Club Reminder, Monday 2nd December: Apollo 11

Coming hot on the heels of Rocketman the final bonus film in 2020 is Apollo 11. A documentary about the first moon landing using previously unseen NASA 70mm film, transformed to Blu-ray. I expect this to be visually spectactular. Our projectionist will be optimising the sound system so ensure the hall is suitably shaken by … Continue reading Film Club Reminder, Monday 2nd December: Apollo 11

Film Night Reminder

Monday 25th November, 7pm for 7:30pm We resume our Film Nights with Rocketman, the story of Elton John’s breakthrough years.  If you enjoyed Bohemian Rhapsody, you will probably enjoy this one too. This is the last membership film in 2019; our final screening for 2019 - Apollo 11 (December 9th) - is a bonus film with an … Continue reading Film Night Reminder