museums : cinemas: special interest

This is meant to provide you with, not only private enthusiasts sites, but also those associations and societies that are interested in preserving the buildings and history of the cinema. In addition we have included links to the sites of our permanent exhibition hosts.

museums and archives

BKSTS Cinema Technology Committee

Black Country Museum, Dudley,UK

The Ironbridge Gorge Museum, Ironbridge, UK

Museum of Life, Liverpool, UK

Armley Mills Industrial Museum, Leeds

Wessex Film & Sound Archive, Winchester, UK

National Museum of Photography Film & Television, Bradford, UK

Milton Keynes Museum, Milton Keynes, UK

National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield

Bill Douglas Centre, Exeter. For the history of Cinema and popular culture

Ron Grant Museum. Founded in 1986 with items ranging from film production to film exhibition and experience of cinema going


cinemas & associated interests

Harkness Screens


British Federation of Film Societies

The Bradford Film Festival

BKSTS  –  The Moving Image Society, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath. UK

Cinema and Theatre Historical Society, Australia

Cinema Theatre Association (CTA), UK

Cinema Heritage Group

Cinema Treasures

Cinerama Adventure

Curzon Cinema, Clevedon, UK and The Curzon Collection

The Dome Cinema, Worthing, UK

Film Club

Flix: Loughborough Students Cinema

Mad Cornish Projectionist – the world of the Projectionist, the Projector and the cinema industry as a whole

The Magic Lantern Society

Proscreens Hire Services & Consultancy

Scotland’s Surviving Cinemas

The 70mm Newsletter

education and research

Free online service with access to web resources for education and research

special interest

The Adventures of George the Projectionist. Read the story, see the trailer, buy the DVD.

Specialise in period theatre lighting and cinema projection equipment