at Newington Green Meeting House

Launch of 30 month research project to create digital and live outputs from the Silent Film era.

This is a FREE event. Funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

MOONBEAM MAGIC will deliver a blended programme of in person and online events and activities looking at post-war social history including the subjects the “Bright Young Thing” Stephen Tennant and silent movie star Mabel Poulton. Our heritage partners include Newington Green Meeting House, Rio Cinema, Queer Tours of London, Hoxton Hall, Four Corners, The Cinema Museum and Hackney Archives.

At this launch event you can sign up for

Working with Queer Tours of London to create a walking tour and App based on the letters of Stephen Tennant
Heritage site visits and Specialist talks
Workshops and training to create exhibitions and installations and learn analogue photography
Archive research and training to contribute to the delivery of an Audio output and an e-book
Work on a silent movie
Our flagship event at The Rio Cinema in 2024 will include all our research and the PREMIERE of the silent movie we create!
At this event, supported by Newington Green Meeting House, there will be some presentations, showing of a silent movie and free refreshments donated by Green Onions.

If you are unable to attend please email us at to register interest for the Zoom launch on 31 January.

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