Date City Venue
Tour: #shelleyfest200
30/10/21 Margate Margate Film Festival
Time: 10:00am. Admission: £12/ £7.50 concession/ £5 workshop (adult). Age restrictions: All Ages. Following their “Live Cinema in Lockdown” online show last year, the Cabinet team up once more with MFF to bring a Halloween Day & Night Special with a matinee Diorama Cinema workshop led by folk horror graphic novelist Hannah Eaton (shortlisted for Best Comic Book of 2020 by the Guardian), who will work with families to create rooms for a haunted house diorama which will then be made into a cinema using a smartphone, projector, makeshift dolly and boat-sail screen! That evening in the church, the Cabinet showcase the workshop’s creations, before performing a live score to pandemic-era German Expressionist masterpiece Nosferatu (1922), kicking off its 100th birthday celebration with a unique score first performed at LSO St. Luke’s and composed in homage to the ground-breaking Spaghetti Western scores of the late Ennio Morricone. Part of #shelleyfest200: Shared Heritage, Shared Creativity. Buy Tickets More information
11/12/21 Gunnersbury Gunnersbury Park Museum
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: £10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Join the Cabinet for an enchanting family-oriented Yuletide Live FX / live score workshop to children’s animated classics at 2.30pm at the beautiful Gunnersbury Park Museum. Further details at https://www.visitgunnersbury.org/. Part of #shelleyfest200: Shared Heritage, Shared Creativity. Buy Tickets More information
Tour: Enchanted Cinema
18/12/21 Swanage Durlston Castle
Time: 3:45pm. Admission: £10/2.50 (£5 conc). Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Lighthouse Rd. Venue phone: 01929 424443. Join the Cabinet for an enchanting family-oriented Yuletide Live FX / live score workshop to children’s animated classics at 2.30pm at the beautiful Durlston Castle. A day and evening of events at Durlston as part of #shelleyfest200: Shared Heritage, Shared Creativity.
18/12/21 Swanage Durlston Castle
Time: 3:45pm. Admission: £12.50 (£5 conc.). Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: Lighthouse Rd. Venue phone: 01929 424443. Celebrate the longest night (or nearly!) with a very special, atmospheric evening at the magical Durlston Castle featuring tales of enchantment, apparitions, hauntings and local lore with musical accompaniment from Cabinet of Living Cinema on harp, concertina, viola and the ethereal aquaphone. Throughout the Autumn, the Cabinet will be collecting tales from across the South as part of the bicentennial celebration of Shelley’s death in 1822 (the poet himself was haunted by apparitions through his life) including some collated in Durlston itself (enquire for details of how to contribute). Above the candlelit musicians is the sail of a boat onto which is projected a beach fire, a kelp forest, an electric storm and other scenes of our wild coast. Part of #shelleyfest200: Shared Heritage, Shared Creativity. EMAIL FOR PRE-SALES BOOKING: cabinetoflivingcinema@gmail.com
Tour: The Snowman Live Score
22/12/21 - 23/12/21 Folkestone Quarterhouse
Time: 3:45pm. Admission: TBC. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 49 Tontine St, CT20 1JT. This Yuletide, be utterly charmed by this unique live score to the 1982 animation of Raymond Briggs’ Snowman featuring contributions from your good elves…I mean selves! At a host of cinemas, arts and pop-up community venues, The Cabinet of Living Cinema bring you their unique score to this magical animation with your help! We start with a mince pie (of course) before the rehearsal with renowned live cinema performers – Cabinet of Living Cinema – on harp, piano, guitar, viola and lots of live FX which audience members of all ages will be encouraged to experiment with – snow steps, an owl, a toothbrush, a tearaway motorbike amongst a host of sound effects to create in the 26-minute performance itself. And don’t forget to brush down your vocal chords for the magical Walking in the Air chorus. Buy Tickets More information

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