Albany Ward: Cinema Pioneer Of The South West ~ Talk By Ruth Butler At Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Chippenham

Thursday 4th May 2017:

 Albany Ward's Palace Cinema at Codford
during the First World War.

Danny Howell writes:
Albany Ward opened his Electric Picture Palace 
cinema at the Athenaeum, Warminster, on
Monday 9th September 1912 and ran it for
nearly 15 years until the expiry of his lease on
25th March 1927. He also ran many cinemas
for soldiers during the First World War while
they were in local training camps including 
Codford (pictured above), Heytesbury and Sutton Veny.
You can discover more about Albany Ward
at the event advertised here: 

Albany Ward
Cinema Pioneer Of The South West

A talk by Ruth Butler
Wiltshire And Swindon History Centre,
Cocklebury Road, Chippenham, SN15 3QN
Wednesday 24th May 2017
10.30 a.m.

Tickets £3
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