The Society was formed in 1993 when the then Mayor June Bourne, together with Councillors, started a fund to restore the historic building. By 1999, HOPS had over 800 members and was in receipt of sufficient funds to complete restoration work. The challenge since then has been to maintain the Pavilion's income at a level needed to keep it open, hence events such as this Auction.
148 large UK Quad Size posters are on offer at the auction. All are from the working cinema and their condition is described in the catalogue. (This is clickable from the poster graphic on the Hailsham Pavilion website home page or you can pick one up from the Box Office.) Titles range from blockbusters such as the Harry Potter and Shrek franchises and Avatar, to Art House releases including Winter's Bone, Chico & Rita and The Illusionist.
There will also be a film memorabilia stall and refreshments available from the Pavilion kiosk.
Hailsham Pavilion, Sat 29th Sep, 10:00 - 13:00.