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    21 August 2020 Council News

    Movies in the Marketplace

    The outdoor cinema on the marketplace is well underway as we enter day 3, bringing you fantastic blockbuster movies, family favourites and musicals to sing-a-long to!

    We are extremely proud to be partnering with Northumberland County Council and Advance Northumberland to bring you this fantastic FREE event.

    Our neighbourhood policing team (Northumbria Police Blyth NPT) have been working closely with us to ensure we make this a safe, welcoming and enjoyable event whilst following COVID-19 guidelines.

    The continual support between Blyth Town Council and Northumbria Police demonstrates the community spirit that we strive for here in Blyth.

    We hope this event will be enjoyable for all.

    Link to the Northumberland County Council Facebook Video - https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=338617827307058

    Pictured here (click the link to view full image) - Northumbria Police Blyth NPT, Deputy Mayor Margaret Richardson, Richard Wearmouth (Northumberland County Council/Chair of Advance Northumberland).


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    20 August 2020 Council News

    New Blue Plaques Installed

    Blyth Town Council have installed 2 new blue plaques at the below locations to commemorate Aaron Walton and Dr Gilbert Ward.

    Click here to visit our Commemorative Plaque page to see photos of the installations.

    - Aaron Walton Blue Plaque - Blyth Library Building, Bridge Street, Blyth NE24 1DJ

    Aaron Walton was Mayor of Blyth on 11 occasions, Chairman of Blyth Library, Councillor and Alderman given the Honorary Freedom of the Borough in 1960, Blyth Spartans Club President.

    He died at home in Marine Terrace.

    - Dr Gilbert Ward Blue Plaque - Frameworks, 24 Bridge St, Blyth NE24 2BP

    Dr Gilbert Ward started the fund to raise the money to build Blyth Community Hospital. Opened by Lady Ridley 28 December 1887.

    He is commemorated by a statue at the entrance to Ward 1 in the Blyth Community Hospital.


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    18 August 2020 Blyth Town News

    More Tickets Available - New Films Released

    Click here to book your tickets - these are on a first come first served basis and following the instruction prompts (Opens in a new window).

    Wednesday 26 August 2020
    12 noon - Mary Poppins (U)
    3pm - Frozen 2 (U)

    Thursday 27 August 2020
    12 noon - A Dogs Way Home (PG)
    3pm - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (PG)

    Friday 28 August 2020
    12 noon - Secret Life of Pets (U)
    3pm The Addams Family (2019) (PG)

    Saturday 29 August 2020
    12 noon - Captain Marvel (12)
    3pm - The Greatest Showman (PG)

    PLEASE NOTE THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANGE TO THE TIMES ORIGINALLY ADVERTISED FOR THE DATES BELOW:


    Wednesday 02 September 2020
    12.30pm - How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World (PG)
    3.15pm - Maleficent (PG)

    Thursday 03 September 2020
    12.30pm- The Lion King (2019) (PG)
    3.15pm - Avengers Assemble (12A)

    Friday 04 September 2020
    12.30pm - Dora the Explorer the Movie (PG)
    3.15pm - Back to the Future (PG)

    Saturday 05 September 2020
    12.30pm - Minions (U)
    3.15pm - Aladdin (2019) (PG)


    Wednesday 09 September 2020
    12.30pm - Christopher Robin (PG)
    3.15pm - Grease (PG)

    Thursday 10 September 2020
    12.30pm - The Wizard of Oz (U)
    3.15pm - Sherlock Gnomes (U)

    Friday 11 September 2020
    12.30pm - Moana (PG)
    3.15pm - The Sound of Music (U)

    Saturday 12 September 2020
    12.30pm - Frozen 2 (U)
    3.15pm - The Greatest Showman (PG)

    Cert abbreviations:
    = Universal – Suitable for all
    PG = Parental Guidance. This means a film is suitable for general viewing, but some scenes may be unsuitable for younger children
    12/12A = Suitable for 12 years and over

    Click here to book your tickets - these are on a first come first served basis and following the instruction prompts (Opens in a new window).

    All information about this event is set out in your booking.


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    17 August 2020 Blyth Town News

    Blyth Movies in the Market Place

    Blyth Market Place is being transformed this summer into a family friendly outdoor cinema space.

    Northumberland County Council, Blyth Town Council and Advance Northumberland are bringing the county’s first major town centre movie event to the seaside town this August.

    A free programme of blockbuster movies, family favourites and musicals starts on Wednesday 19th August for a four week programme of entertainment.  

    Click here for more information including ticket information.

    UPCOMING SHOWINGS:

    Wednesday 19 August 2020
    12 noon - Beauty and the Beast
    3pm - Mary Poppins Returns                               

    Thursday 20 August 2020
    12 noon - The Lego Batman Movie (U)
    3pm - The Big Friendly Giant (PG)

    Friday 21 August 2020
    12 noon - Toy Story 4 (U)
    3pm - Trolls (U) 

    Saturday 22 August 2020
    12 noon - Incredibles 2 (PG)
    3pm - Mamma Mia! (PG)

    FILMS FOR WEEK 2, 3 & 4 TO BE ADDED SOON!!


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