More fun at Film at the Folk Hall

It was a pleasure to host Dave Johns and Abigail Scott-Paul at our showing of Ken Loach's Palm D'Or award winning film I, Daniel Blake. The film is up for a few BAFTA awards too, so keep your fingers crossed. The film may not in itself change government policy on the benefits system in the … Continue reading More fun at Film at the Folk Hall

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Dave Johns at Film at the Folk Hall

Amazing news for the New Year. Dave Johns, the talented writer, actor and stand up comedian who is one of the leading stars of I, Daniel Blake has agreed to do a Q & A session prior to our showing of the film on Friday 20th January at the Folk Hall in New Earswick. Dave … Continue reading Dave Johns at Film at the Folk Hall

I, Daniel Blake film night

Tickets are on sale for the January 2017 (Friday 20th) showing of Ken Loach's  I' Daniel Blake, the Palme d'Or winning drama gaining rave reviews from critics and film goers alike. To quote the Observer film critic Mark Kermode; "Blessed with exceptional lead performances from Dave Johns and Hayley Squires, Loach crafts a gut wrenching … Continue reading I, Daniel Blake film night

Guest Blog by Christine Appleton

Film at the Folk Hall – The Danish Girl Earlier in 2016, Film at The Folk Hall screened ‘The Danish Girl’, the true story of Lili Elbe, a Danish artist and transgender pioneer, which starred British actor, Eddie Redmayne. As a member of the *LGBT allies network at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and Joseph Rowntree … Continue reading Guest Blog by Christine Appleton

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The cult film to beat all cult films is coming to Film at the Folk Hall on Friday 28th October. Now is the chance to really push the boat out if you enjoy audience participation at your film night out! We present to you the one and only "The Rocky Horror Picture Show". At the … Continue reading The Rocky Horror Picture Show