GAUMONT CINEMA WESTON SUPER MARE
Recent comments view all 7 comments. In the mids it was renamed Central Cinema. It remains open as a four screen cinema one of only a few of the original Odeon circuit theatres still screening films and serves the town residents and the visitors that come for a holiday at the sea-side. A exterior photograph here: I remember the old man just blagging his way to get me in to see Loch Ness and Braveheart there back in the day when I was too young. I couldn’t get in to see a film at the Odeon, Frogmore street once because I only had enough money for a childs ticket and the manager refused to accept I was under
A exterior photograph here: Ken Roe on September 17, at 3: Seating was provided for 1,; 1, in the stalls and in the circle. Forgive my naivety, but what is now the O2 Academy on Frogmore Street underneath where the Ice Rink was was once a cinema, just can’t remember the name. The Italian Job Gaiety Organ concerts are held about 5 times per year on Sunday afternoons.
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Reply to this topic Have a look also at Frey Bentos’ catalogue of old fleapits now gone: It too is a memory now. Then again, the cinema might have been knocked down to make way for said NBC. Second time was when I was 9 and it was The Flintstones. It was purchased by the Council in for redevelopment and Cineworld WestonSuperMare cinemas schedules and listings, film reviews, news and. View link A exterior photograph here: The Regent cineema a lavish old heap backing onto the river but was gutted after the raid.
I was born and bred just up the road from the Rex, every Saturday I used to go to the ‘tanner rush’ with a jamboree bag. The entire facade is covered in cream faiance tiles. I saw the Battle of Britain there must have been very late 60s.
Odeon Weston-super-Mare in Weston-super-Mare, GB – Cinema Treasures
Lets see how many old cinemas we can remember. There was always two films and some cartoons. The exterior is dominated by a squared tower that has on its top, a flat slab that is supported on a dozen westonn rounded columns.
I went home and told my mum and she rang the cinema and gave them a right ear bashing. I remember the old man just blagging his way to get me in to see Loch Ness and Braveheart there back in the day when I was too young.
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It remains open as a four screen cinema one of only a few of the original Odeon circuit theatres still screening films and serves the town residents and the visitors that come for a holiday at the sea-side. In the mids it was renamed Central Cinema. When you come to see us at ODEON Weston Super Mare, we will do all we can to make you feel welcome and comfortable if there is anything you need, just ask one of your cinema hosts.
Saw Jurrasic Park first time around mafe there I think. The new centre was a huge venue.
Don’t forget the Rex just around the corner in North Street. Funnily enough, I don’t watch many films nowadays No idea how long it was closed for though.
Must admit, I don’t recall a cinema in there. UK Cinemas Cinema listings with film information and movie reviews.
Gaumont Weston-super-Mare in Weston-super-Mare, GB – Cinema Treasures
Bath, Frome and WestonSuperMare Somerset Our magnificent cinema has been in continuous operation since April and was saved by the local community in Ask a person and their reply will give an indication about their age. Want to be emailed when a new comment is posted about this theater?
Used to go to the Concorde on Stapleton Road on Saturday mornings. I think it reopened last year and Everyman are operating it now. The kids all came aloneno adults in sight.
A exterior photograph here: Join the conversation You can post now and register later. Well, sneaking is the wrong term: Only ever went twice before it shut. Just login to your account and subscribe to this theater. I think I was gahmont at the time. The Odeon was tripled from 23rd December in the usual configuration of keeping the main circle area as the main screen and dividing the rear stalls into two smaller screens.
Great times and happy memories.
Another exterior view of the theatre from can be seen here. Fast Gaumont cinema weston super mare.
Posted March 2, Reply to this topic Start new topic. Used to go there with my wedton for the Saturday mornings ABC minors club. Best selectino you’ll find is Paul Townsend’s colleciton on Flickr like everything else Bristol related. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites. What was the one under the Hotel in town, the Marriot now but used to be Holiday in maybe?
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Upload or insert images from URL. We didn’t have much money in those days.
Seating was provided for 1,; 1, in the stalls and in the circle. Lighting was concealed in troughs that ran across the ceiling and in three back-lit recesses that surrounded the proscenium opening.