People of Wanstead: The Kinema is open for business

By this time next week the Wanstead Fringe will be well under way, with stalls for the Jumble Trail all set up and Nightingale Lane girding itself for the Duke Street Party. The Fringe, in case you don’t know, is Wanstead’s home-made celebration which features the best of local talent and great events for people … Continue reading “People of Wanstead: The Kinema is open for business”

Demolition begins for original Kinema

This may come as a surprise to some, but the end has arrived for the original Wanstead Kinema with the start of the building’s demolition. Only those who monitor planning news closely will have realised permission was granted this summer for the knocking down of the building which housed Wanstead’s cinema until 1956, and latterly a … Continue reading “Demolition begins for original Kinema”

Wonderful Kinema

@wansteadium Hello you wonderful old Building and Loan! #kinema — ed webster (@eddiewebster) December 22, 2013 It is a wonderful life in Wanstead. #kinema — Mark Rutherford (@shaggywanstead) December 22, 2013 The tap looking good at the Kinema…. — The Wanstead Tap (@TheWansteadtap) December 22, 2013 Not a dry eye in … Continue reading “Wonderful Kinema”

Wanstead Kinema returns for a Christmas special!

People of Wanstead, great news! The Wanstead Kinema – our very own pop-up cinema – is returning for a Christmas special. And even better news is that it will be showing the world’s favourite festive film, It’s a Wonderful Life. Just like the first outing of the Wanstead Kinema in the summer, this should be … Continue reading “Wanstead Kinema returns for a Christmas special!”