The Pier Road Diaries Windmill Cinema Littlehampton Windmill Cinema Re-opens tonight, Friday, 21st February.

Windmill Cinema Re-opens tonight, Friday, 21st February.

Littlehampton’s much loved cinema, The Windmill re-opens tonight at 7.30pm with a showing of 12 Year’s A Slave. The film, which is an adaptation of the 1853 memoir by Solomon Northup.

Twelve years a slave, a memoirSolomon Northup was a New York State-born ‘free negro’ who was kidnapped in Washington D.C. in 1841 and sold into slavery.

Windmill Cinema Littlehampton

A hard hitting, BAFTA award winning movie to celebrate a victory for the Save the Windmill campaign led by  Pat King.

Speaking to Danny Pike this morning on BBC Southern Counties Radio, a clearly delighted and excited Pat King said she was proud of their achievements and very excited with the prospect of tonight’s opening. But the message is clear, she said:  ‘We have our cinema, now get out and use it – or loose it.’

She explained that they’d over a hundred volunteers behind us now helping ‘bring our much loved and very much missed cinema back to life’. And with their new arrangements they’d be able to stream live footage from various events and performances. Something that’s proving increasingly popular with cinema audiences across the country.

While the film starts at 7.30pm, there is a pre-film party – all are welcome to attend – to celebrate this great new beginning from 4pm – 6pm

The Windmill Cinema, which is conveniently located just off Littlehampton’s South Terrace – just before the junction with Pier Road and Arun Parade.

Pay and Display Car Parking is available in the car park in front of the cinema. Alternatively, free car parking can be found in nearby residential streets.

This evening’s Schedule:

4 -6pm – Re-launch Party – all are welcome.

7.30pm – Screening of 12 Year’s a Slave.

A blockbuster programme of movies follows tonight’s performance, details below.

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4 thoughts on “Windmill Cinema Re-opens tonight, Friday, 21st February.”

  1. janekoszuta says:

    That’s fabulous news and a super programme, wish I could be there this evening! Hope it all goes well and that everyone has a great time.

  2. Brigitte says:

    Well done all for bringing this back into being hoping at some point cinema ticket plus supper ticket as 2nd option enough of you to ensure littlehampton remains intact and not a place that gets concreted over and run by the big boys have a good night all just sorry not to be there 5 years of adc has somewhat left me traumatised but with help of good family friends and medics hoping for better x

  3. Brigitte says:

    Seems my suggestion got a thumbs down in littlehampton gazette seems I’m rattling cages tuff sure truth will out on what is documented not Realy my fault at dysfunctional authority hope windmill opening went well

  4. Brigitte says:

    Glad it’s progressing

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