I can’t quite believe it’s taken me this long to visit Everyman Cinema on Whiteladies Rd; I feel like I have stumbled upon a proper hidden gem of the Bristol cinematic world. Part of a chain of luxury cinemas all over the UK, Everyman Bristol opened a couple of years ago in the old Whiteladies Picture House.
Shortly before Christmas, I was invited along to a special screening of Murder on the Orient Express, supported by Max Factor.
This was my first trip to the Everyman Cinema but I’ve been back several times since. Part of the reason I prefer it to your average multiplex is the fact that their seating is far more comfortable (think miniature sofas you can curl up on) plus you can take their delicious, non-overpriced, real food and drinks into the auditorium with you. I’ve made it a habit of my ‘adventure Fridays‘ to pop along with a bag of pretzels and watch whatever has been released that week.
This particular evening, the cinema and the staff were dolled up in their best 1920s regalia, handing out canapés and glasses of fizz. The event was sponsored and hosted by Max Factor, who had created a signature look based on the style of the period and were giving makeovers in one corner of the foyer (little fun factual nugget – Max Factor were one of the first movie make-up specialists, and even used green foundation to even out skin tone in black and white films).
This evening’s entertainment was being shown on Screen 1 upstairs, under the absolutely stunning 1920s art deco ceiling. I didn’t think too much of the film, to be perfectly honest, but I did very much enjoy munching through our free popcorn, not to mention the massive bag of Max Factor goodies we got to take home with us! :O
Massive thanks to the Everyman Cinema, Max Factor, and Bristol Bloggers and Influencers.