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Sherborne Cinema awarded Government grant

October 2, 2020 12:11 PM

Jeremy Hilton and Isabel Brazil at the Sherborne CinemaAn independent cinema in Gloucester has been awarded a Government grant to help it weather the storm of the coronavirus pandemic.

The Sherborne Cinema in Kingsholm will get £8,940 from the Culture Recovery Fund.

A total of 42 cinemas will share more than £650,000 of funding allocated by the British Film Institute on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

Councillor Jeremy Hilton, who represents Kingsholm & Wotton, said: "The Sherborne Cinema is in the heart of Kingsholm.

"It's a lovely place to watch a film on the big screen. Many Kingsholm residents are regular customers.

"I am delighted that the Sherborne Cinema has received a grant from the Government.

"It has been a hard time for small independent cinemas due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

"The £8,940 grant will help this wonderful cinema financially and allow it to continue to show the latest films."