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). You don’t need to be local – we have people from near and far. 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 Hope, the Barbican, the Old Red Lion, the Rosemary Branch, the Pleasance
• cinemas – the Rio, the Barbican, the Hackney Picturehouse, Rich Mix

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 me or the theatre/cinema that you have paid for and been allocated your ticket.

There is no requirement to attend any particular number of events with the group – but there is a requirement to turn up if you RSVP. So in this group, please don’t RSVP unless you have bought your ticket (or are in the process of buying one via me) and will definitely be coming.

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

Join us and be the first to know when new Meetups are scheduled
Log in with Facebook to find out
By creating a Meetup account, you agree to the Terms of Service

Welcome!

  • There are no suggested Meetups

    But there are 4 upcoming Meetups!

    Check them out

Recent Meetups

What's new

  • Jane founded Islington & Hackney theatregoers & cinephiles

    on August 25

 
Founded Aug 25, 2011

People in this
Meetup are also in:

Create your own Meetup Group

Get started Learn more
Bill

I started the group because there wasn't any other type of group like this. I've met some great folks in the group who have become close friends and have also met some amazing business owners.

Bill, started New York City Gay Craft Beer Lovers

Sign up

Meetup members, Log in

By clicking "Sign up" or "Sign up using Facebook", you confirm that you accept our Terms of Service & Privacy Policy