Restore the glory @ Keswick Alhambra Cinema

by Carol Rennie in Keswick, England, United Kingdom

Restore the glory @ Keswick Alhambra Cinema
We did it
On 27th June 2019 we successfully raised £13,832 with 347 supporters in 42 days

You've helped us restore and light the antique tin panelling and cast iron radiators: click below left FB project link for progress updates.

by Carol Rennie in Keswick, England, United Kingdom

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Sam Hinde 27th June 2019

Happy memories of this place. Hoping to bring my kids to something when we visit next. Looking forward to seeing the refurb.

Louise Snowdon 27th June 2019

I've been to the Keswick Film Festival on and off since 2005 and The Alhambra has always been a huge part of why I keep coming back. It's a lovely quirky Cinema and deserves a bit of care and attention. Louise, Newcastle.

Anthony Apollo Judge 18th June 2019

How do, I hope the restorations go all reet. I had such a good time visiting your brilliant Cinema last year. I’m looking forward to visiting again soon. Best regards, Anthony Apollo

Jane Sutton 15th June 2019

The Alhambra has happy memories for me from childhood to present day. Well done on the crowdfunding and refurb, can’t wait to see it when I bring Elsa to see Andre Rieu


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£7 or more

46 of 50 claimed

Keswick Alhambra branded mug

Add our Keswick Alhambra mug to your collection, so you think of our free tea and coffee every time you have a brew! Only available for collection in person (we are trying to make money rather than spend it!)

£10 or more

9 of 100 claimed

1 ticket for a standard film

One ticket for any standard-priced film July 2019 to Aug 2020.

£20 or more

45 of 50 claimed

2 tickets for a standard film

2 tickets for any standard-priced film July 2019 to Aug 2020

£20 or more

11 of 100 claimed

2020 Friend of the Alhambra Card

Buy your 2020 Friend of the Alhambra card early (one complimentary ticket for immediate use, plus £1.50 ticket discount on every screening in 2020).

£40 or more

7 of 50 claimed

2 special event tickets

2 tickets for any live event/special screening July 2019 to Aug 2020

£50 or more

2 of 4 claimed

Bonus £50 Inscription and 2020 Friend card!

Adding additional £50 inscription and Friend cards, as don't want to turn anyone down who wants to donate in exchange for this!!

£100 or more

12 of 50 claimed

Behind the scenes, inscription, 2020 Friend card

Inscription on our "wall of supporters", 2020 Friend of the Alhambra card (with one free ticket for immediate use), and invitation for up to 5 people to a screening of "Lights, camera, Alhambra..." and a guided tour of the cinema and its hidden original features by Carol and/or Alan Tom Rennie, who has run the Alhambra for a quarter of its 105-year-old history. We will host a series of these events as numbers demand, at various dates in 2019/20

£500 or more

2 of 4 claimed

Host your own cinema event/party

3-hour venue hire, to include licensing of the film of your choice, and up to 240 guests for your very own private screening - for a party, a present, a charity event, or to reward your clients - offer valid till end 2020, date and time to be mutually agreed with the Alhambra, and subject to our ability to secure the film print and licence for the screening. If we can get the film quad poster, that's yours too!

£50 or more

50 of 50 claimed

Inscription and 2020 Friend of the Alhambra card

Inscription of your name on our "wall of supporters" plus your 2020 Friend of the Alhambra card (with one complimentary ticket for immediate use and £1.50 off all tickets in 2020)

£150 or more

6 of 6 claimed

'Golden ticket' stalls seat reservation

With your golden ticket, we will hold your favourite seat for you until 10 minutes before every standard-priced film: mum will create a special reserved sign just for you, so you will never find your favourite seat usurped. (You still have to pay for your ticket though!) Stalls only, but speak to us if you have a yen for a balcony seat that is not one of our most commonly used seats, as some might be possible...

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