Corrie Food Festival

The first ever Corrie Food Festival was held in the Village hall last Saturday, 27th October, and by the large numbers filling the hall (people were apparently queuing to get in before the event opened at 12), it got off to a thriving start. By 2.30pm the hall was so crowded it was hard to …

Corrie Film Club

The film showing at Corrie film club on Sunday November 11th is Oh! What a Lovely War ( Richard Attenborough UK 1969 138 minutes Cert PG). Based on a celebrated anti-war stage piece produced by Joan Littlewood’s Theatre Workshop, the film chronicles the various madnesses of the First World War. Along with vignettes involving the members …

Corrie Film Club Sunday 14th October

The film showing on Sunday 14th October at Corrie is Dancing at Lughnasa (Irish/British/American 1998. Directed by Julie Kelleher. 1hour 35 mins. Cert PG) Based on the Brian Friel play, this is a story of the sisters of the Mundy family. Five sisters are living in County Donegal in 1936. Kate Mundy (Meryl Streep) oversees …

Corrie Film Club

Insyriated (Belgium/France. 2017. Directed by Philppe Van Leeuw. 85 min. Cert 15.) will be showing at Corrie film club on Sunday 16th September at 8 pm. A brutally tough drama from writer-director Philippe Van Leeuw. The scene is a crowded apartment in the Syrian capital Damascus, in which a family is barricaded, effectively imprisoned by …

Mara Restaurant and Delicatessen

A review of Mara, contributed by Heather Gough Recently opened in Corrie, to the delight of locals and visitors alike, Mara is a seafood restaurant and delicatessen with a difference. Run by Kirsty and Gordon Decaestecker, assisted by Sophia Perry, it offers delicious and unusual seafood as a coffee and lunchtime spot. Local girl, Kirsty …

Corrie Film Club – Lion

The film showing in Corrie hall on Sunday 12th August at 8pm is Lion (Australia. 2017. Director Garth Davis. Cert. PG. 1 hour 58mins) The true story of a five year old, Saroo, who gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of miles across India, away from his home and family. Accompanying his older …

Corrie Film Club – There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood (USA 2007 Directed by Paul Anderson 158 mins Cert 15) will be shown at the Corrie Film club on Sunday 8th July. A powerful drama featuring a riveting performance by Daniel Day-Lewis, the movie tells the story of a silver miner turned oilman during the Southern Californian oil boom of the …

Corrie Film Club

The Levelling The film shown at Corrie Film club on Sunday 13th May will be The Levelling (British 2016 Directed by Hope Dickson Leach. 1 hour 23 mins Cert.15) Somerset, England. Trainee veterinarian Clover Catto (Ellie Kendrick) returns to the farm where she grew up after hearing news that her brother Harry has died in …

Cave of Forgotten Dreams – Corrie Film Club

This month’s film on Sunday 8th April is Cave of Forgotten Dreams (Canada, USA, France and Germany. 2011. Directed by Werner Herzog 90 min Cert U) In this documentary, filmmaker Werner Herzog and a small crew are given a rare chance to film inside France’s Chauvet Cave, where the walls are covered with the world’s …