Newcastle City Library hosts film club to celebrate important events

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Upcoming movies will celebrate LGBT+ History Month and Women’s History Month.

Newcastle City Library is a six-floor building located on New Bridge Street. The library is a hub for the people of Newcastle to read and check out books from a variety of genres, study and work, research the history of Newcastle and much more.

The library also hosts various events including workshops for both adults and children. They are known to celebrate important dates and events, such as Chinese New Year, LGBT+ History Month, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, Holocaust Memorial Day and many more.

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They host a film club throughout the year at their city centre location, to showcase movies from across the world celebrating and educating the viewers on important events in history.

The next movie screening to take place will be the 2014 film, Pride. This film will be screened on Thursday, February 2 at 6pm. The plot of the film is based on a true story, about a group of gay activists who helped to raise money for those affected by the miners strike in 1984. The movie will be shown to celebrate LGBT+ History Month.

Other upcoming movie screenings include Little Women on Thursday, March 16 and Suffragette on Saturday, March 25. Both movies are being screened to the people of Newcastle to celebrate Women’s History Month.

Newcastle City Library on  New Bridge Street.Newcastle City Library on  New Bridge Street.
Newcastle City Library on New Bridge Street. | N/A

The film screenings take place on level two of the city library, in the Bewick Hall. The events are free but it is required to book a ticket to reserve a space. For more information and to book tickets, please visit Newcastle City Council website.

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