Movie Bus to Wivenhoe


Teaming up with the East Anglian Film Archive, the Digital Heritage Project, Moving Image, Wivenhoe and The Vintage Mobile Cinema Company, firstsite can proudly introduce a unique slice of cinema and automotive history.

The Vintage Mobile Cinema Bus is touring around Colchester and Essex showing free screenings of fascinating archive footage of twentieth-century Essex. On Sunday 6 February this wonderfully restored cinema-in-a-bus will be at the Wivenhoe Station Hotel, 27 Station Road with short free screenings which start at 11:00 All screenings are free but seating capacity is limited so please come in time or wait till the next screening (roughly every three quarters of an hour throughout the afternoon… 11:45am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm & 4:15pm ). To be sure of a seat call firstsite on 01206 577067 or email 

The bus will be visiting other towns in the area, here’s the full list:

Thursday 3 February: Colchester

The Musket Club Car Park, Colchester Garrison, Fallowfield Road, Colchester CO2 9LL3:30pm & 4:15pm

Friday 4 February: Mile End

Myland Primary School, Mill Road, Mile End, Colchester CO4 5LD3:30pm & 4:15pm

Saturday 5 February: Mersea & Jaywick

MICA Centre, 38 High Street, West Mersea CO5 8QA10am, 10:40am & 11:20am
Jaywick Martello Tower, The Promenade, Belsize Avenue, Jaywick CO15 2LF2:30pm, 3:15pm & 4pm

Sunday 6 February: Wivenhoe

The Station Hotel, 27 Station Road, Wivenhoe CO7 9DH11am, 11:45am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 2:45pm, 3:30pm & 4:15pm

All screenings are free but spaces are limited, so please call firstsite on 01206 577067 or email to secure your place.