The idea is simple – just getting together a few people interested in seeing plays and other theatrical performances, and independent / interesting films, in Islington and Hackney (and, once in a while, sneaky jaunts further afield). For each outing there will be plans to have something to eat or drink beforehand or afterward – you’re welcome to join in. Key places are:

• theatres – the Almeida, the Arcola, Park Theatre, the King's Head, the Barbican, the Red Lion, the Rosemary Branch, the Pleasance
• cinemas – the Rio, the Barbican, the Hackney Picturehouse, Rich Mix

We’re a very friendly and un-cliquey bunch – just so you know, at any given event usually about a quarter of attendees have never been to any previous event and haven’t met anyone in the group – and of the others most have only met one or two people who are there. So don’t worry about about not knowing anyone at your first event – to a large extent the others are in the same boat!

In terms of how it works, members must book and pay for their own tickets with the theatre/cinema. There are occasional exceptions (sometimes I make a group booking, though only for members who prepay) – but please remember that in order to attend the event you need a confirmation from either the Meetup organiser or the theatre/cinema that you have paid for and been allocated your ticket.

(Curtain photo by Jonathan Graves; Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic)

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  • Jane founded Islington & Hackney theatregoers & cinephiles

    on August 25

Islington & Hackney theatregoers & cinephiles
Founded Aug 25, 2011

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