12th January 

Goodbye Christopher Robin 

Sunnyside Hall. 7.30pm

Director: Simon Curtis
Certificate: PG
Genre: Biography, Drama
Runtime: 1 hr 47 mins
Cast:  Domhnall Gleeson, Margot Robbie, Kelly Macdonald


GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN gives a rare glimpse into the relationship between beloved children's author A. A. Milne (Domhnall Gleeson) and his son Christopher Robin (Will TIlston), whose toys inspired the magical world of Winnie the Pooh. Along with his mother Daphne (Margot Robbie), and his nanny Olive (Kelly Macdonald), Christopher Robin and his family are swept up in the international success of the books; the enchanting tales bringing hope and comfort to England after the First World War. But with the eyes of the world on Christopher Robin, what will the cost be to the family?


Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Bagge & Armer Blues Night

7.30 Toad Rock Retreat


Nigel Bagge Smoky vocals, fiery but sensitive guitar..... from classic acoustic to contemporary electric Blues with a big helping of Country, Soul & Rock ‘n’ Roll

With Eddie Armer on Harmonica and mandolin

“It’s all really good stuff and a must for lovers of blues and solid Rock music” Maverick Magazine


26th January 

Sully Miracle on the Hudson 

7.30pm Sunnyside Hall


Director: Clint Eastwood

Certificate: 12

Genre: Biography, Drama

Runtime: 1 hr 36 mins

Cast:  Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart, Laura Linney

 Clint Eastwood directs this drama based on the autobiography of Chelsey Sullenberger. Tom Hanks stars as pilot Chelsey 'Sully' Sullenberger and Aaron Eckhart as his co-pilot Jeff Skiles, who were at the helm of Flight 1549 in 2009 when, shortly after take-off, the plane hit a large flock of birds which disabled both engines. In the face of immediate danger, Sully took the decision to make an emergency landing on the Hudson River and successfully managed to save the lives of everyone on board. Laura Linney also stars as Sully's wife Lorraine


9th February 2019

The Piano (1993)

7.30pm Sunnyside Hall

Director: Jane Campion

Certificate: 15

Genre: Drama, Music, Romance

Runtime: 2 hrs 1 min

Cast: Holly Hunter, Harvey Keitel, Sam Neill

Winner of the 1993 Cannes' Palme d'Or for Best Film and Best Actress for Holly Hunter, Jane Campion's third feature was widely hailed as a cinematic masterpiece. With Michael Nyman providing the music, the story centres around Ada (Hunter), a mute Scottish woman sent to New Zealand with her daughter (Anna Paquin) for an arranged marriage to lonely landowner Stewart (Sam Neill). When she arrives with her beloved piano in tow, Stewart forces her to leave it on the beach rather than lug it through the jungle. The estate manager, Baines (Harvey Keitel), watches and listens in amazement when Ada visits the beach to play and subsequently he makes a deal with Stewart to keep it at his own house. Baines is enchanted by both the piano and Ada and eventually makes a bargain of sexual favours whereby Ada can win back the instrument.

22nd February

  7.30pm at Sunnyside Hall.

Everyone is welcome to comes and discuss and help       choose films for the upcoming  Season. If you can't make this you can vote for your film on line. Visit  their web site here

23rd February 2019

Loving Vincent (2017)

7.30pm Sunnyside Hall

Director: Dorota Kobiela, Hugh Welchman

Certificate: 12

Genre: Animation, Biography, Crime

Runtime: 1 hr 34 mins

Cast: Douglas Booth, Jerome Flynn, Robert Gulaczyk

Loving Vincent is a biographical drama film about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh. It is the world's first fully oil painted animated film and brings his artwork to life in an exploration of the death of one of history's most celebrated artists. A true labour of love, written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, each of the film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting on canvas, using the same technique as Van Gogh, created by a team of 115 painters.



Tuesday 26th February

Ryk Mead Band

7.30 Toad Rock Retreat

A  blues band but and a lot more.  A Stunning Power Blues, Jazz, Rock Trio. Through playing many different styles of music it has always been the case that the blues has had a deep influence on whatever type of material they’ve played.  Ryk Mead, singer/guitarist, songwriter is a confirmed guitar virtuoso, started a gigging career on stage in the late 60s, he has built a reputation on solid experience gained alongside such as: Dave Gilmour (Pink Floyd), Annie Lennox, Alison Moyet, Working through many styles and genres now has a world of experience to draw on. But if you listen you will hear in all these styles the heart of the blues.


9th March 2019

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)

7.30pm Sunnyside Hall

Director: Mike Newell

Certificate: 12A

Genre: Drama, History, Romance

Runtime: 2 hrs 4 mins

Cast: Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michiel Huisman

Set in 1946, the plot follows a London-based writer who begins exchanging letters with residents on the island of Guernsey, which was under German occupation during World War II. 

Lily James plays free-spirited journalist Juliet Ashton, who forms a life-changing bond with the delightful and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in WWII.



23rd March 2019

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018) (Singalong)

7.30pm Sunnyside Hall

Get ready to sing and dance, laugh and love all over again. Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie grossed more than $600 million around the world, you are invited to return to the magical Greek island of Kalokairi in an all-new original musical based on the songs of ABBA. With the film's original cast returning and new additions including Lily James (Cinderella, Baby Driver). Reprising their roles from Mamma Mia! The Movie are Academy Award winner Meryl Streep as Donna, Julie Walters as Rosie and Christine Baranski as Tanya. Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper reunite as Sophie and Sky, while Pierce Brosnan, Stellan Skarsgard and Oscar winner Colin Firth return to play Sophie's three possible dads: Sam, Bill and Harry. As the film goes back and forth in time to show how relationships forged in the past resonate in the present, James will play the role of Young Donna. Filling the roles of Young Rosie and Young Tanya are Alexa Davies (A Brilliant Young Mind) and Jessica Keenan Wynn (Broadway’s Beautiful). Young Sam will be played by Jeremy Irvine (War Horse), while Young Bill is Josh Dylan (Allied) and Young Harry is Hugh Skinner (Kill Your Friends).



Great Blues Jazz and Rock 

Coming to Toad Rock Retreat
all start at 7.30pm

Tuesday 26th March
 David Hay Trio
Tuesday 23rd April
Brooks Williams
21st May
Jimmy C and the Blues Dragons
11th June
Jim Crawford