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Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide February 22 to March 1 - Melton Times

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The Melton Mowbray First World War Centenary Trail, featuring buildings which were important to residents and service personnel during the conflict EMN-180219-171543001

Melton First World War centenary trail launched to flag up iconic wartime buildings

One hundred years after the end of the First World War, residents and visitors to Melton can now follow a special trail to see the buildings which played a pivotal role in the town’s war effort.

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Master of ceremonies Mark Frisby talks to members of the Performing Stars Academy PHOTO: Derek Whitehouse

Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert hit all the right notes again in 28th year

Melton Lions Senior Citizens Variety Concert was another strongly put together spectacle on Saturday.

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Reader Charlotte Baker with her Melton Times in Haukadalur, Iceland

Send us your intriguing photos to feature on our Readers’ View page in the Melton Times

We’re looking for your photographs from across the Melton borough.

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Vera Farmiga as Joanna and Liam Neeson as Michael MacCauley PHOTO: PA Photo/Lionsgate Films/Jay Maidment

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide February 15 to 22 - Melton Times

Coco (PG) Today and Friday at 1pm and 3.30pm, Saturday at 1.30pm and 3.45pm and Sunday at 2.30pm.

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All Saint's Church and Smithy, Hoby PHOTO: Supplied

Take a guided walk around Hoby with village history society

Visitors to the beautiful Wreake village of Hoby are being given the unique opportunity to explore its old and interesting architecture.

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Frances McDormand as Mildred Hayes PHOTO: PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide February 8 to 15 - Melton Times

All the Money in the World (15) Thursday at 6pm.

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'Once Upon A Time' by Misiuda Academy of Dance PHOTO: Supplied

Melton dancers put their best foot forward in fairy tale show to remember

Accomplished performers from the Misiuda Academy of Dance put on their dance show ‘Once Upon A Time’ in front of two packed audiences at Melton Theatre, on Saturday.

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Michelle Williams as Abigail Getty and Mark Wahlberg as Fletcher Chace PHOTO: PA Photo/Sony Pictures Releasing/All The Money US, LLC/Fabio Lovino

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide February 1 to 8 - Melton Times

Darkest Hour (PG)

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Performance poet Jan Cumming visiting Goadby Marwood

An emerging wordsmith is set to present poems from her latest book and others next Friday (February 9) at Goadby Marwood.

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Piping in the haggis PHOTO: Supplied

Burns Night celebrated by Waltham Scottish Dancers

Kilts and bagpipes were on show at Waltham Village Hall last week, as revellers enjoyed Burns Night traditions.

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Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill PHOTO: PA Photo/Universal Pictures International/Focus Features/Jack English

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide January 25 to February 1 - Melton Times

The Greatest Showman (PG) Today at 6pm and 8.30pm.

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Dylan Hutchinson, a Melton man who stars in new BBC1 singing talent show, All Together Now, as one of the judging panel EMN-180119-144055001

Melton karaoke king stars in new TV show

Many people know him in Melton for belting out cabaret tunes on karaoke nights at the Genny B pub, but on Saturday Dylan Hutchinson will be taking centre stage in a new prime time television talent show with former Spice Girls star Geri Horner.

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'Once upon a time' by Misiuda Academy of Dance PHOTO: Supplied

Dancers to give a fairy tale performance at Melton Theatre

The Misiuda Academy of Dance will perform their ‘Once upon a time’ dance show at Melton Theatre on Saturday, February 3.

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Heather Birley in Hannes Langolf's How I Know You PHOTO: Ludo des Cognets

Dancer from Long Clawson praises Nottingham programme for career start

A successful graduate of a Nottingham dance programme has expressed her thanks for being given a “great” start to her creative career in contemporary dance.

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Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum and Keala Settle as the bearded lady Lettie Lutz PHOTO: PA Photo/Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Niko Tavernise

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide January 18 to 25 - Melton Times

Pitch Perfect 3 (12A) Today at 6pm.

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The overall champions of last year's Young Writer competition - Brownlow pupil Izabella Roberts receives the winners shield from Rotarian Maggie Saunders and head teacher Damien Turrell PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Rotary clubs want creative children to enter youth competitions

Creative children from the Melton borough are invited to enter the first phase of four youth competitions this spring.

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Dance teaching company in Syston for primary schools supporting children’s hospice charity

A company which provides resources, teacher training, PPA cover and dance events to primary schools across Charnwood and the Melton borough has decided to support a children’s hospice charity this year.

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Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle - Kevin Hart as Moose Finbar, Dwayne Johnson as Dr. Smolder Bravestone, Karen Gillan as Ruby Roundhouse and Jack Black as Professor Shelly Oberon PHOTO: PA Photo/Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc/Frank Masi

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide January 11 to 18 - Melton Times

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle (12A) Jake Kasdan reimagines the classical ‘Jumanji’ board game when four badly behaved high school kids find a retro video game amongst some old junk they are clearing out for a detention. As they play, the teenagers are transformed into avatars they themselves created and whisked into the dense jungle on screen, with completion of the game the only escape. Dwayne Johnson leads the star-studded cast as gaming nerd Spencer in the character of Dr Smolder Bravestone, who accepts the challenge of decoding the game. Karen Gillian, Kevin Hart and Jack Black become the imaginary figures who must unite in their differences to take on the perilous trials of ‘Jumanji.’ High action intensity combines with vibrantly sleek special FX to transgress the boundaries between reality and the game. Friday and Thursday at 8.30pm, Saturday, Monday and Wednesday at 6pm, Sunday at 7.30pm.

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