Picture Palace

A season of films to be shown in the Village Hall on the last Sunday of each month from Sept until May

Entrance to all films is £2 per Ticket 

We are “not-for-profit” group. The cost of each film screening is about £150.00, so we require a minimum attendance of 75. Our Village Hall cafe subsidises our events.

Refreshments are available including a cash bar and ice creams.  We often provide a supper in the hall, prior to the showing, cooked and supplied by 'The Kings Arms'.
Please note our cancellation conditions, we require at least 48 hours notice if you are unable to attend and need to cancel your booking for supper, otherwise we will need to charge you for any food you have ordered.








We are delighted to inform you we have obtained a licence to show a British Pathé Newsreel at each session. Those of a certain age may well remember watching these newsreels in the cinema in their youth.








War Horse (12)  - Sunday 11th Nov
In addition to our monthly showings and in conjunction with a grant given by West Dorset District Council, and organised by Rev Margaret of St Peter’s at the Remembrance Day commemorations, to be held in Portesham Village Hall.


Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and his beloved horse, Joey, live on a farm in the British countryside. At the outbreak of World War I, Albert and Joey are forcibly parted when Albert's father sells the horse to the British cavalry. Against the backdrop of the Great War, Joey begins an odyssey full of danger, joy and sorrow, and he transforms everyone he meets along the way. Meanwhile Albert, unable to forget his equine friend, searches the battlefields of France to find Joey and bring him home.


The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society (12) - Sun 25th Nov



A historical drama directed by Mike Newell. Based on the novel by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer, the film follows Juliet Ashton (Lily James) a journalist who forms a strong bond with members of The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Society as she writes a book about their experiences during World War II. As she gets to know the islanders better, Juliet begins to form lifelong friendships as she learns about life on Guernsey during its Nazi occupation in the war. The cast also includes Michiel Huisman, Matthew Goode and Jessica Brown Findlay.
Doors open at 18.30 and the Film starts at 19.30
A cash bar is available along with Refreshments and Ice Creams.
Supper is Pork or Vegetarian Guernsey Bean Jar Hot Pot @ £8.00 served from 18.45
All Tickets £2.00 
BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN
cash payment in the hall lobby on the day please
to pre-book either email keith.brignell@sky.com 
or call 01305 871925
Cancellation conditions as above apply





The final showing this year, falls between Christmas and the New Year, and will be

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)
Sunday 30th Dec

Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than £400 million, you’re invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film’s original cast returning and new additions including Lily James, Andy Garcia and Oscar winner Cher.
Doors open at 18.30 and the Film starts at 19.30
A cash bar is available along with Refreshments and Ice Creams.
Supper details to be confirmed and served from 18.45
All Tickets £2.00 
BOX OFFICE NOW OPEN
cash payment in the hall lobby on the day please
to pre-book either email keith.brignell@sky.com 
or call 01305 871925
Cancellation conditions as above apply




For your information the following films are under consideration and we welcome any further ideas.











Just for a little bit of fun, can you name the actor that appears in 3 of the films we will show this season?