Saturday 9 May at 8:00 pm in the Templar Arts & Leisure Centre
(doors open 7:30pm for complimentary refreshments )
Starring Bill Nighy and Imelda Staunton.
Cert: 15, 119 mins
“Pride” is inspired by an extraordinary true story. It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers’ families. Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person. As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all. .
…from The Guardian
“‘Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and George MacKay sparkle in this tale of lesbian and gay activists’ support for the miners’ strike.‘”
…read the full review.