Film at the Folk Hall presents The Duke

Our next Film at the Folk Hall is here! In 1961, 60-year-old Kempton Bunton stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. He sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly. What happened next became the stuff of legend. An uplifting true story about a good man who set out to change the world and managed to save his marriage..

” I’d just finished reading Joseph Conrad’s Heart Of Darkness and I felt a need to explore Sunderland.” – Kempton Bunton (The Duke)

Starring Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren, The Duke is based on a true story, come and join us for this great British Comedy here at the Folk Hall.

Enjoy this beautiful film among friends in our relaxed and beautiful hall, created by Joseph Rowntree to bring communities together under one roof. As well as music and a licensed bar, we have table seating and an interval so you can make your cinema trip a social one.

Doors & Bar – 19:00
Film starts – 19:30

Tickets can be reserved via Eventbrite (See link below) or you can secure them in person at the Folk Hall reception or ring on: 01904752211

Tickets will also be available on the night but to avoid disappointment it is best to reserve them!

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