creation of the film club in the words of Gwyneth Walker. Here
she vividly describes how the ideas, the philosophy and the
policies which are still our guiding brief, were brought together
in very practical ways to create the basis of the club that
we know today.
was publicity secretary, Robin
was then and is again chairman of the commitee.
Joe Senogles was then vice chairman.
He died in 1995
joined the club at its inception.
His knowledge and enthusiasm led to his
joining the committe in 1990.
He was chairman until 1994
and despite illness he remained
vice chairman until his death
at the age of 73.
The club received the award in 1993
'for bringing quality programming to an existing commercial cinema
in a rural
area and developing audience numbers'*
in this year was 135, a number which has fluctated at times
but is consistantly well above 100.
Currently, we have over 200 members.
This makes us one of the largest non-profit making film clubs in