Village Show 2013

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We decided to host a stall at this year’s Llancarfan Village Show, and what a good decision it turned out to be. The idea was simple enough: pitch a tent, sell ice creams, provide some film-themed diversions and raise awareness among those who might not have come across us before.

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The ices flew out of the freezer thanks to the warm weather, and our prize competition (guess the number of bits of popcorn in a glass jar) proved a popular challenge. Gary Osborn carried away the prize (four free cinema tickets, a bottle of bubbly and a cycle helmet kindly donated by Cowbridge Guide), after guessing closest to the total (618).

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Inside the stall we displayed several rare 1950s film magazines on loan from Rich Tamplin, evoking the golden age of Hollywood and British cinema. We also sold a selection of donated DVDs, and we plan to do similar at all future screenings; so if you have any unwanted discs, we’ll gladly take them off your hands!

All told we raised £123.50 for our new equipment fund, so thanks to everyone who visited. We look forward to seeing you again next year!

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