Florists Move To Larger Premises/ Classic Film Afternoon

Contemporary florists and botanical gift shop Twigs & Twine have moved out of the shop in the George Shopping Centre to larger retail premises in the town. Proprietors Laura Brown and Ella Kivett invite everyone to share their success story by attending the official opening of Twigs and Twine Floral Design and their new venture The Canopy Coffee Shop at 1a Church Street on Saturday October 19th at 4 pm, when drinks and cake will be provided. Their previous shop at No2 The George Shopping Centre has not stayed empty for long as a new business is preparing to open its door. Grand Interiors with proprietor Anna Grand-Atkinson are hosting an opening event on Friday October 11th from 6 pm until 9 pm. The new shop will sell upcycled furniture, gifts and homeware. All items purchased at the open evening will be on offer with a special 10% discount and customers are invited to partake in a glass of Prosecco. Grand Interiors first full trading day will be on Saturday October 12th.
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Fans of English born American actor Cary Grant are in for a double treat at the Classic Film Afternoon, hosted by FilmCrew – Crewkerne & District Community Cinema, at Wadham School auditorium on Sunday November 24th, beginning at 1.30 pm. Cary Grant whose real name was Archibald Leach was born in 1904 at Horfield, Bristol. Two of his best films, North by Northwest (1959) in which he stars as a New York advertising executive who goes on the run after being mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies and Bringing Up Baby (1938), starring alongside Katherine Hepburn as a paleontologist pursued by a flighty heiress and her pet leopard, will be screened at the Classic Film Afternoon. Tickets cost £8 per person and are on sale at the LIC in Crewkerne Town Hall. The film afternoon is additional screening to FilmCrew’s monthly evening films – the next one on Friday October 11th, doors open at 7 pm. The October film Shoplifters is the second film of the season and winner of the 2018 Palme D’or at Cannes. The film centres on a non-biological Japanese family that rely on shoplifting to cope with a life of poverty. Although poor they appear to live happily together until an incident reveals hidden secrets that test the bonds that unite them. Visitors can attend an individual film for £6, payable at the door. Membership for the October film and remaining seven films of the season, can still be purchased for £22. For enquiries on FilmCrew, please contact John Facey on 07749614048.

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