Festive fun with Silver Screenings

Lynsey Caldwell, Director of Specsavers Connswater, joined Bernie McCartan from Arches Care Home; Tillie Davidson from Duncairn Community Centre; Eithne Meehan from Greenvale Residential and Richard Gaston from Strand Arts Centre at a special festive screening of Elf as part of the Strand’s Silver Screenings programme. The weekly classics, sponsored by Specsavers Connswater, give older audiences the chance to get out to the cinema and reminisce about previous trips to the pictures, followed by a screening of a movie classic.

Guests enjoyed mince pies and Christmas carols by the Templemore Band before the screening of Elf. Transport for local nursing homes and seniors groups is made available free of charge thanks to the Arts & Business NI Investment Programme.

The current season of Silver Screenings features popular titles including The Ladykillers and Calamity Jane.