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Tales from beyond the popcorn - An independent cinema managers blog.

100 years old and counting

February 1st, 2020 by Andrew Poole

100 Years Old And Counting… Not me, the cinema! Would you believe the Pavilion building turns 100 this summer? One hundred years of running films to the good people of […]

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SANTA! I know him, I know him!!

December 10th, 2019 by Andrew Poole

Christmas eve at the Pavilion is an extraodinarily busy day at the Pavilion, and there’s good reason for that… It’s the most magical day of the year. Our Christmas Eve […]

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Frankenstein’s Workshop

November 11th, 2019 by Andrew Poole

Hello! Many thanks to everyone who’s been keeping up with my blog.  I say it’s “my” blog but it’s becoming clear that a lot of what I’ll be talking about […]

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Summer Washout? Not here…

October 5th, 2019 by Andrew Poole

Hello! Thank you to everyone who read and commented on my last post.  I’ll be covering more of our family history in the world of cinema over the next few […]

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Photograph of Eddie Poole

If You Build It, They Will Come.

September 1st, 2019 by Andrew Poole

Hello! What an amazing response to my first blog post, thank you to everyone who read it and took the time to comment. Our family have been running the Pavilion […]

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Blog to the Future. Part I

July 29th, 2019 by Andrew Poole

Welcome to a brand new movie blog from me, Andrew Poole, manager of the Pavilion Cinema in Galashiels. So, why start a blog now? The reason is simple, I want […]

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