Film Critic Backs Acton Arts Centre Project

Mark Kermode latest to join growing support for local cinema

Mark Kermode. Picture: BBC

Film critic Mark Kermode is backing the project to turn Acton’s old library into a cinema and Arts Centre.

He’s given his support to the community plans for two screen cinema, cafe bar and arts hub and is urging everyone to back the scheme and donate.

Nearly £70, 000 of the £104,000 has already been pledged and with around 40 days left the project team are optimistic the goal will be reached.

A public meeting will be taking place this Thursday evening (7 November) for everyone to find out more.

The trustees and team behind the scheme are all locals passionate about the idea of bringing the John Passmore Edwards building back for community use. All the partners involved in the project will be introduced at the meeting and will explain what steps have to be taken to convert the iconic building and open it as a two screen cinema.

The meeting will take place at St Mary’s Church at 7.30pm and everyone’s invited.

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November 7, 2019