Newcastle upon Tyne - Festive Afternoon Tea and Film
Saturday 9 December 2023, 3.00pm GMT
Alumni and guests are invited to join the Northumbrian Cambridge Association for their Festive Afternoon Tea and Film.
Over the last nine years our Festive Afternoon Tea and Film at the Tyneside has proved to be a wonderful pre-Christmas treat, and so we’re offering it again to members and friends. Once more we will gather in the Tyneside Cinema’s digital lounge, decorated with Christmas baubles, tree, stockings and a cheerful fire. We will be served a glass of prosecco followed by sandwiches, cakes, and tea or coffee on vintage china. There will also be a cash bar for those who would like something extra. After tea and a chance to chat, we will have a showing of a classic Christmas film. Children and other guests are very welcome.
Our film this year for our annual festive tea afternoon is the Christmas fantasy drama film It’s a Wonderful Life, a much-loved 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film based on the short story and booklet The Greatest Gift self-published by Philip Van Doren Stern in 1943, which itself is loosely based on the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol. Starring James Stewart and Henry Travers, and produced and directed by Frank Capra, it was nominated for five Academy Awards. James Stewart plays George Bailey, a man who has given up his personal dreams in order to help others in his community and whose thoughts of suicide on Christmas Eve bring about the intervention of his guardian angel, Clarence Odbody (Henry Travers). Clarence shows George all the lives he touched and what the world would be like if he did not exist.
If you would like to attend this event, please complete the booking form provided below.