CELEBRATE CATFORD EVENTS
Catford Pub Quiz- Which famous silent movie star was from Catford? Come test your knowledge of all things Catford at the ConstitutionalClub’s quiz night.
Tuesday 21st July, 8pm
Catford Constitutional Club, Catford Broadway SE6 4SP
Broadway Silent Movie Night
Wednesday 22nd July, 7.30pm
Broadway Theatre, Catford
Tickets: £12 / £10 concession
The Broadway Theatre, Catford was opened in 1932 as a silent movie house, and still has one of the few working Compton Organs remaining in situ in the UK. Join expert Peter Hammond and organist Richard Hills as they show you the inner workings of the Organ’s instrument loft, screened live as the organ is playing. Then, enjoy a short silent
movie as it was meant to be experienced – with the accompaniment of the Compton Organ.
Featuring slapstick classic Blue Bottles (1928) starring Catford’s own Elsa Lanchester (best known as Bride of Frankenstein), directed by Ivor Montagu and written by Frank Wells from as story by H.G. Wells.
Presented in association with Ashton Bentley Concepts.
Historical Talk by Chris Hare and Martin Costello (FREE EVENT)
Thursday 23rd July, 7.30pm
Broadway Theatre Studio, Catford
Join raconteur Chris Hare and the Broadway Theatre’s General Manager, Martin Costello, for a hilarious evening of anecdotes about the Broadway’s varied past. From Morecambe & Wise and Tommy Cooper to Roy Orbison, the Temptations and Maya Angelou, Chris and Martin will regale you with fly-on-the-wall stories of the acts that have
graced Catford’s Broadway Theatre.
Presented in association with the Lewisham Local History Society.
Hidden Catford @ Catford Constitutional Club from 13th July
Photography by Kevin Ireland, Cathy Myers and Bridie O’Sullivan
People’s Patchwork @ Catford Library from 20th July
If you had one patch to tell a story, what story would you tell? Come see a patchwork quilt that captures the richness of Lewisham residents’ stories and explores what Lewisham means to us all.
@ Lewisham Civic Suite from 20th July
An exhibition of artwork from Community Education Lewisham’s learners, inspired by cats.