Preserving the magic of cinema since 1978

Out & about

Cinemeccanica Vic 8 on display at Elstree University Technical College

Vic8 at Elstree

Another projector is now on display at EUTC thanks to Bob Mandry and Chris Woollard, and some help from our friends at Bell Theatre Services. This Vic 8 is ex Odeon Leicester Square with a smaller lamphouse, as when used by the PPT at Bletchley Park.

Christmas party at Halifax

The PPT Halifax team enjoyed a Christmas party on 6 December at the Stump Cross.

Halifax Christmas party

Picture by Dion Hanson.

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

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.


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.