Afternoon Classic Cinema Club

© Granda Reports 27th January 2017

Monthly every last Friday is Leigh Film Society‘s Afternoon Classic Cinema Club a prompt 1pm start in the Derby Room of the Turnpike Centre above Leigh Library. It free to attend but it’s appreciate if you are able to make a small donation. Bring your lunch relax and enjoy an afternoon of great film company and conversation, we sell tea, coffee and biscuits.

The film club is run entirely by volunteers, screenings a variety of old and new films, welcoming of everyone and dementia friendly.

We are incredibly proud to announce that three of our Classic Club ladies have appeared in the January 2019 television advert for the Nationwide Building Society "Voices Nationwide" campaign!

Mary, Ethel & Mary are three of the regularly attending members at our afternoon screenings. You may see them at the next screening you attend!

We also provide volunteering opportunities for retired and older members of our community. Mary & Pat, both LFS volunteers pictured having completed their Dementia Friendly training at Wigan Life Centre.


The venue has a Loop System for the hard of hearing. During Afternoon Classic Cinema Club, there is usually a member of staff from the venue who will be able to assist you.

We do occassionally have a speaker who will address the club before the film is shown. Topics and organisations vary. If you have a suggestion that you would like to make, please speak to Elizabeth who is always on hand at all screenings.

We operate a Dementia friendly policy at our Afternoon Classic Cinema Club. All Classic Cinema Club volunteers have completed the Dementia Friends training.

Please see our 2023 programme flyer below.

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