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Monday 25th - Friday 29th June 2007

The Elstree Film and Television Heritage Group (EFTHG) will be running the Elstree Film Festival II during the last week in June, and this year will be screening a trio of Hammer films, including On the Buses, Scars of Dracula and The Devil Rides Out.

The EFTHG exists solely to promote the film heritage of Borehamwood, working to maintain that legacy with local schools and recording the experiences of local residents who previously worked within the industry. The first film festival last year was a great success, with fans coming from as far away as Manchester to revel in the big screen outings.

ON THE BUSES opens the festival on 25 June, with the screening preceded by a gala opening ceremony, complete with double decker bus and guests. Its hoped that there will be special guests connected with the films, as last year.

Tickets for each event cost £7.00 with discounts on offer if tickets are bought for other events during the week.

Updates are available here:



Mon 25th – Fri 29th June 2007


What Is It ?


The Elstree Film Festival is a selection of films made in Elstree.


                          On The Buses                                                        25 June


                          The Railway Children                                               26 June


                          Summer Holiday                                                      27 June


                          Hammer Horror Double Bill                                       28 June


                          Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark                 29 June


When Is It ?


The films will be shown from Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June.


Doors will open at 7:00 and the evening’s activities will start at 7:30 SHARP,

except for Thursday when doors will open at 6:30 and the programme will start at 7:00



Where Is It ?


The Reel Cinema at   84,  Shenley Road,  Borehamwood,  HERTS  WD6 1EH



What Makes It So Very Special ?


Each film will be shown back on the big screen, where it belongs.  Watching a DVD on your television does not compare to seeing … and hearing … these classic films in a professional cinema.


Each screening will include a Q&A session after the film, when members of the audience will have their chance to ask our invited guests who took part in the making of the film, either in front or behind the cameras.


AND …. This is your only chance to see ‘Raiders of the Lost Ark’ in a cinema ANYWHERE this year !   All other screenings have been cancelled while the new Indiana Jones film is in production.



What Will It Cost Me ?


Each ticket for a single night will cost  £ 7.00


But                      Buy a ticket for a second night and both tickets will                                                  cost you just £ 12.50,  a saving of  £ 1.50


                          Buy tickets for 3 different nights and pay  £ 19.50


Best of all,          Buy tickets for 4 different nights for only £ 25.00 and

                          we’ll give you a  FREE  ticket to the 5th night.




How Can I Get My Tickets ?


Tickets are being sold over the counter at :


             Fairway Hall      Brook Close Borehamwood   WD6 5BT


                          ( cash or cheque )

                          ( open Monday through Friday, 9:00 to 4:00 )


             The Reel Cinema      84 Shenley Road   Borehamwood   WD6 1EH


                           ( cash )

                          ( open every day from 11:00 to 23:00 )


Tickets can also be purchased by sending a cheque ( payable to ‘The Elstree Film and Television Heritage Group’ ) to :


                          Paul Welsh,

                          Fairway Hall,

                          Brook Close,


                          HERTS.   WD6 5BT



What If I Have A Question ?


Please phone 020 8207 1382  and specify ‘Film Festival’




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