About Moving Image

A community cinema currently showing movies mainly in the William Loveless Hall in Wivenhoe, Moving Image shows a wide range of independent and mainstream films, from recent releases to timeless classics.

The cinema is non-profit making and run entirely by volunteers. As well as showing films in at Phillip Road and more recently at the William Loveless Hall we have taken films to community events including the May Fair, Willow Brook school fete, Wivenhoe Cricket Club cricket week and the Colchester Free Festival. We can also provide special event screenings locally in the Colchester area and beyond.

Our policy is to choose contemporary films, as soon as possible after they have gone out on DVD, that we think will appeal to our audience and that cover a range of British and foreign films and documentaries.  We also show short seasons of classics, which have a 10 minute introduction and a facilitated discussion.

“I am very pleased to be a member of Moving Image and to have such a convenient facility for watching good films at a very good price… I’m pretty choosy but I’ve been impressed by the diversity, from feel-good light-hearted films to more challenging psychological thrillers as well as watchable family movies… It’s great to see people you know in the audience and have a genuine community atmosphere… Even the ticket booth has been hand-crafted into a homage to the traditional cinema experience… I can also vouch for the ice-cream.”
Michael Padmore

For more detail of membership please email info@movingimage.org.uk or see the Membership page.

Moving Image is a registered Charity.
Registered offices: 5 Park Road, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9NB
Email: info@movingimage.org.uk
Telephone: 01206 826 404 or 01206 828 109

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Moving Image is run entirely by volunteers. Teams come together on the evening of a performance and set up the venue, usually the Loveless Hall. This includes putting out chairs, setting up the screen and of course the technical side of things. Set up takes place between 18:00 and 19:00 on the day of a film. Matinee performances require set up at 13:00. In addition to the setup there is the sale of tickets, membership renewal and new and the sale of ice-creams and wine. What do you get out of it? Free admission to the film. Training is available for anyone who would like to help. Contact Ginny Waters: ginnywaters@hotmail.co.uk