Yorkshire Silent Film Festival

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There are several ways to explore the festival programme on this website. Scrolling down this page will show you a chronological list of all forty screenings. Click on the pictures or the green buttons to find out more about any event.

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The Battle of the Somme

  • Picturedrome Market Street Holmfirth, England, HD9 7DA United Kingdom (map)

Shot and screened in 1916, The Battle of the Somme was the first feature length documentary about war. In the first three months of its release the film was seen by around 20 million people in Britain and Ireland. To mark the centenary of the Somme, a hundred screenings of the film are taking place around Britain, each one accompanied by a live orchestra performing Laura Rossi’s haunting score. We're thrilled to welcome Musica Kirklees Youth Orchestra and their conductor Thom Meredith who will perform the score live. 

Tickets £5 (18 and unders are free)

Earlier Event: May 10
Dragnet Girl
Later Event: May 11