In collaboration with  pianist James Harpham, 
and Thornbury Museum,

TPH Presents

100 years of cinema in Thornbury

with Meg Wise (Thornbury Museum)

featuring two Buster Keaton silent films

Steamboat Bill Jr. and a "short" 1 Week.

Friday March 6th 2020, from 6.30pm

Thornbury Museum and TPH, Cossham Hall, Thornbury



Steamboat Bill

                                           Buster Keaton (L) and in a Ernest Torrence in a scene from Steamboat Bill Jr.





Booking Arrangements for "100 years"


The evening will commence at 6.30pm, the Museum will be open so visitors can view the special exhibition which the Museum volunteers have put together.

The events in the Cossham Hall will commence with a short presentation at 7.30pm by Meg Wise from Thornbury Museum outlining the history of "The Picture House" in the High Street, with slides from the archives.

The first Buster Keaton film will be a "short" called 1 Week, it will be accompanied by silent film master pianist James Harpham.

The main film, as was the tradition, will be screened after a short break for refreshments, the acclaimed Steamboat Bill Jr. will also be accompanied by James Harpham.

The screenings will take place in The Cossham Hall, Thornbury at 7.30pm on Friday 6 March, doors open 7pm.

Important.  Only 100 tickets will be available. First come first served.

Tickets are 1.00 for TPH members, available at the TPH January and February screenings, tickets for members of the public will be £5.00 from Thornbury Town Hall and will be not be released until February 3rd 2020.

Call 01454 412272 to reserve your tickets after February 3rd and discuss payment methods, cheques to be made payable to "Thornbury Picture House".
If no reply by phone, leave your name and number and we will get back to you as soon as possible, or you can send an email to


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