Talks, tours & events

Peterloo

Thu 13 Dec | 1.00pm & 4.00pm

Written and directed by Mike Leigh, Peterloo is an epic portrayal of the events surrounding the infamous 1819 Peterloo Massacre, where a peaceful pro-democracy rally at St Peter’s Field in Manchester turned into one of the bloodiest and most notorious episodes in British history.

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Wildlife

Sat 15 Dec | 2.00pm

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in actor Paul Dano’s anticipated directorial debut. Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry – a housewife and golf pro – in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job – and his sense of purpose – he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son, Joe, to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.

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Postcards from London

Sat 15 Dec | 4.30pm

Rising star Harris Dickinson (Beach Rats) stars as beautiful Essex-boy Jim, who arrives in London looking for fame, fortune and cultural stimulation. Down on his luck, he meets ‘The Raconteurs’ a gang of high class male escorts who specialise in post-coital conversation. After taking a job as a muse to a painter seeking inspiration, he soon finds he suffers from a unique affliction which renders him insensible in the face of great art.

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Hand Drawn Map Workshop

Sun 16 Dec | 10.30am to 4.00pm

Come and learn the art of hand drawn maps with award winning illustrator Helen Cann. Hand drawn maps are a beautiful alchemy of form, function and artistry […]

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Wildlife

Sun 16 Dec | 4.30pm

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in actor Paul Dano’s anticipated directorial debut. Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry – a housewife and golf pro – in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job – and his sense of purpose – he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son, Joe, to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.

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The Price of Everything

Sun 16 Dec | 2.00pm

Exploring the labyrinth of the contemporary art world, The Price of Everything examines the role of art and artistic passion in today’s money-driven, consumer-based society.

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A Cat in Paris

Sun 16 Dec | 10.30am

Dino is a cool cat that leads a double life. By day he lives with Zoe, a little mute girl, whose mother Jeanne, is a detective in the Parisian police force. But at night he sneaks out of the window to work with Nico - a slinky cat burglar with a big heart, whose fluid movements are poetry in motion - as he evades captors and slips and swishes from rooftop to rooftop across the Paris skyline.

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Wildlife

Thu 20 Dec | 4.30pm

Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal star in actor Paul Dano’s anticipated directorial debut. Fourteen-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry – a housewife and golf pro – in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job – and his sense of purpose – he decides to join the cause of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and son, Joe, to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle as she tries to keep her head above water.

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The Price of Everything

Thu 20 Dec | 7.00pm

Exploring the labyrinth of the contemporary art world, The Price of Everything examines the role of art and artistic passion in today’s money-driven, consumer-based society.

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First Man

Sat 22 Dec | 4.00pm

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for First Man, the riveting story behind the first manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historic Apollo 11 flight.

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