helmdon film club

Welcome to Helmdon Film club!

Our aim is to have a good time watching films with friends in a welcoming communal space. There is no charge for admission, but we offer a drink (wine/tea/coffee/juice/beer), some nibbles and entry into our monthly raffle for £5.

Please come along and join us, the more merrier.

Click on the film poster pictures below to see the trailers on YouTube.

schedule of films


The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

A retiree impulsively decides to walk across the country to visit his terminally ill friend in this poignant drama. 

Directed by Hettie Macdonald. It is based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Rachel Joyce. The film stars Jim Broadbent and Penelope Wilton.


The Bookshop

A 2017 drama film written and directed by Isabel Coixet, based on the 1978 novel of the same name by Penelope Fitzgerald, in which the lead character attempts against opposition to open a bookshop in the coastal town of Hardborough, Suffolk (a thinly-disguised version of Southwold).

The film stars Emily Mortimer, Patricia Clarkson and Bill Nighy. It won three Goya Awards, including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay.


Asteroid City

Following a writer on his world famous fictional play about a grieving father who travels with his tech-obsessed family to small rural Asteroid City to compete in a junior stargazing event, only to have his world view disrupted forever. 

Director: Wes Anderson. Stars: Jason Schwartzman, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hanks