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latest news and blogs
Our Barn blog is still getting up to speed as we emerge from lockdown – watch this space!
BFI Funding for The Barn Cinema and Soundart Radio at Dartington
We’re thrilled to share that The Barn Cinema, Dartington’s unique independent cinema housed in a converted 14th century barn, has received funding from the British Film Institute as part of the third round of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
Barn Cinema Blog: Dune’s eccentric history
As our series of Dune screenings draws to a close, Barn programmer Ali Donkin examines the unusual history of Dune on the big screen.
Barn Cinema blog: The Roundhouse Returns!
Bond is back – and he’s not the only one, with our Roundhouse cafe/bar making a welcome return.
Barn Cinema receives emergency funding through BFI Audience Network
We are delighted to report that our Barn Cinema is receiving emergency funding to help us survive the ongoing venue shutdown due to COVID-19, thanks to National Lottery funding through the BFI Audience Network.
Programmer’s Pick: Parasite worms way into public’s affections
Did you know Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is being beaten only by The King’s Speech for post-win ticket sales? The Barn Cinema’s Ali Donkin writes on how one film could shake up an entire industry.
Programmer’s Pick: Jojo Rabbit
The Barn Cinema's Ali Donkin reflects on her Programmer's Pick for January, Taika Waititi's Jojo Rabbit. You can watch Jojo Rabbit at the Barn Cinema from Friday 10 to Thursday 16 January. Book tickets here.Springing out of a half remembered recommendation from his...
Barn Cinema’s top 5 films of 2019
Ali Donkin, programmer at the Barn Cinema, runs through her top five films of the year…
16mm film and Dartington: Then and now
As a new film produced entirely on old-fashioned 16mm film roll comes to our Barn Cinema, Will Kemp tells the astonishing story of how film production shaped Dartington Hall throughout the decades.