This Dear Place – a review

This Dear Place, Corrie and Sannox. Memories and Reflections by Lesley Paton Cox A Review, by Elsa Rodeck Last week, a copy of the recently published book This Dear Place, Corrie and Sannox. Memories and Reflections by Lesley Paton Cox, fell into my possession. I have been immersing myself since in another time and place …

Corrie film club in March

The film showing on Sunday March 8th at 8pm is The Guilty (Denmark 2018. Gustav Moller. Cert 15. 85 mins). Gustav Möller’s nerve-jangling thriller about an emergency police dispatcher and one fateful call uses minimal ingredients to devastating effect. Asger is a police officer who enters a race against time when he answers an emergency …

The House of Mirth – film for February

On Sunday February 9th, The House of Mirth (UK. 2007. Terence Davies. Cert.12. 134 mins) will be showing at 8 pm. Stunning adaptation of Edith Wharton’s novel about a woman’s quest to find a wealthy husband, set against a background of wealth and social hypocrisy in turn of the century New York. The story of …

Corrie Film Club showing Transit

On Sunday January 12th 2020 the filming showing at the Corrie Film club will be Transit (2019 Germany Christian Petzold. Rating NR.101 mins). Programme starts at 8 pm. As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg flees to Marseille and assumes the identity of a dead writer. Living among refugees, he falls for a mysterious woman who is …

Christmas Corrie Film Club

On Sunday December 8th the Corrie film club will have a Christmas programme that begins at 7.00 pm with a showing of Dinner for One, followed by supper and then It’s a Wonderful Life. Dinner for One (Director Heinz Dunkhause, 1963. Germany. 18 mins Cert U) Traditional Christmas short comedy, served with mulled wine. An …

Corrie Food Festival success – and Lizanne’s back!

For the second year running, the Corrie Food Festival was a roaring success. It took place at Corrie and Sannox Village Hall on Saturday 19 October, and not only were attendees treated to a glorious sunny day but a range of delicious foods from local businesses from around the island. As well as having the …

Corrie Film Club – Before Night Falls

The film showing at 8 pm on Sunday 10th November in the Corrie and Sannox village hall is Before Night Falls (Director Julian Schnabel. UK 2000. 133 mins Cert 15) An impressionistic biopic about the troubled life of the gay Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas. Javier Bardem puts in a strong performance in the …

Corrie Food Festival 2019

…Announcing the next Corrie Food Festival on SATURDAY 19TH OCTOBER in Corrie Village Hall. Profits will go towards the legal costs incurred by Lizanne Zeitsman’s visa refusal and to charities which help those in similar situations without the support network which Arran provides. The festival starts at 12pm and goes on until 5pm, and you’ll …

Corrie Film Club – Before Night Falls

Corrie Film Club is on the third Sunday this month, on September 15th, at 8pm in the village hall. The film showing is Before Night Falls (Director Julian Schnabel .UK 2000. 133 mins Cert 15). An impressionistic biopic about the troubled life of the gay Cuban poet and novelist Reynaldo Arenas. Javier Bardem puts in …