Bid for a bit of Woody’s

Month: April 2018

Bid for a bit of Woody’s

Do you miss Woody’s Bar? Do you fancy a piece of memorabilia for yours to keep? Well, the University of Kent is selling the Woody’s sign to raise funds for the Kent Opportunity Fund. The university have also auctioned the letters W, o, d and s from the second Woody’s sign that will be auctioned individually. Since taking the letters off, the huge Woody’s sign is also being auctioned off without the letters. The University of Kent Alumni Facebook page describe the signs as “Iconic and nostalgic.” “[Woody’s] was a beacon to many students, both in Park Wood and…

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The Bigger Picture Presents: Titanic: The Legend Goes On…

In the early hours of the 15th April 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg whilst on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean. It is estimated that approximately 1500 died in the tragedy, with the aftermath resulting in substantial improvements to seafaring safety. In 1997, James Cameron decided to bring the disaster to life in his blockbuster film of the same name; becoming the highest grossing movie of the century, it was roundly praised for its dedication to detail and respect for those who perished. And lastly, at the turn of the new millennium, an Italian production company…

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KTV Film Festival: Buzz

Buzz, written and directed by Henry Davis, is a film about making a film, in a film about making a film; luckily, it doesn’t get too wound up in this Inception-ised premise. It stars Harry Walton as Benny, a cinephile with a lot to say, who thinks he can do better than Hollywood. Struck with inspiration, he decides to make a film with his best friend (played by Alfie Count) about a group of filmmakers looking to prove the existence of bigfoot. Hiring a crew and cast, a chaotic production goes underway, and quickly, Benny’s passion and intolerable perfectionism…

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CSR Presents to bring their live night to The Penny Theatre

Canterbury’s local radio station CSR FM are for the first time bringing their live show CSR Presents to The Penny Theatre. CSR Presents is a platform for the best up-and-coming talent to bring their music to Canterbury, and on Friday 11th May at 7pm, you can catch four unmissable indie/alternative acts take to the stage. Headlining the gig are The Modern Strangers, RAFFER, Hot House, and Jon Grayson. Tickets for the night are £5, and can be found here. Check out the acts below to see if there’s something for you. The Modern Strangers, who hail from Tunbridge Wells, Kent, are a 5 piece indie-disco group who…

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Don’t miss Curzon’s free student screening next week

Love film? Back in Canterbury this Monday? Curzon are running a FREE student screening of Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete on Monday 30th April. You can book your free ticket here. The event is strictly for students, so make sure you bring your Student ID with you on the night. In the impoverished outskirts of Portland, Oregon, teenager Charley (Charlie Plummer) lives with his troubled single father Ray (Travis Fimmel), and seeks a sense of escape in a job at the local racetrack, caring for a racehorse called Lean on Pete. Charley soon forges a strong bond with the horse,…

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