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Out & about

Northwest Film Fair Blackpool 2019

Film show

The Film Fair will be held at the Grand Hotel (former Hilton) on 15, 16 and 17 November, North Shore Blackpool FY1 2JQ.

Friday 15. Evening film show 8pm start. All welcome.
Saturday 16. Evening meal, quiz, film show and, of course, the excellent raffle.
Sunday 17. The convention with film shows, auction, bring and buy and many dealers selling films and equipment - 8mm 16mm and 35mm.

Admission prices for the convention have been held at just £6.00. Doors open 10am.
For table enquires contact Elaine Guest on 07931457817.
For booking rooms at hotel contact Kerry Eastwood on 01253 627977. Mention film fair when booking.

The PPT has a stand booked on 17 November. Delegates will be able to purchase equipment, spares, memorabilia and films. Plus find out the work done by the PPT and join for a reduced fee (only available over the weekend).

Keeping the PPT in the news

PPT members Mike Taylor and Bob Mandry featured in recent publications giving welcome exposure for the trust.

Mike Taylor letter

Church hunt


Duxford Air Display

Alex Cooper, Nigel Wolland and Dion Hanson represented the PPT at the Duxford Air Display. They spent Friday 20 September setting things up, and the Saturday and Sunday running films and talking to visitors. Fifteen Spitfires were in the air for the impressive final flypast

More details and photos will be featured in the next edition of Rewind.

Duxford air show projection


Duxford air show display


Duxford air show flypast

Heritage Open Day at the Abbeydale, Sheffield

Abbeydale frontage

Members and non-members were welcomed on Sunday 15 September to walk in and have a coffee and see the various areas of the Abbeydale Picture House where the PPT has been involved in the ongoing restoration project.

More details and photos will be featured in the next edition of Rewind.


projection room


Cinema Theatre Association events

PPT members are able to participate in events organised by the CTA.

The CTA website provides details of planned events.