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The Lost City of Z film screenings

Date: 24 May 2017 - 25 May 2017

As part of a new collborative partnership with the Barn Cinema, Dartington Hall, there will be a Special Screening of 'The Lost City of Z' at the Barn Cinema on Wednesday 24 May, 8pm. Come & talk to Torquay Museum staff in the Roundhouse Café at the Barn Cinema between 7-8pm and see artefacts used in the film and hear a short presentation prior to the film screening.

'The Lost City of Z' is the incredible true story of Torquay born, explorer Col. Percy Fawcett. At the dawn of the 20th century, Fawcett journeys into the Amazon in search of a lost city. His quest grows into an increasingly feverish, decades-long obsession that takes a toll on his reputation, his family life, and his very existence.

Within the Explorers Gallery at Torquay Museum there is a permanent archive collection of objects belonging to Colonel Percy Harrison Fawcett including diaries, letters, photographs and memorabilia, donated by his granddaughter.


20% off Barn Cinema tickets for Torquay Museum customers; the offer includes all films shown in May and June (not including Event Cinema).
•When booking online, please contact the museum to obtain the promotion code. Please also provide proof of museum admission on arrival at the cinema: Torquay Museum Society Members Card, a Friends of Torquay Museum Card, or a Museum admission ticket.
•Only one use of offer per customer; a maximum of two tickets per booking. Customer details will be required at the time of booking.
•This offer is valid until 30 June 2017.


Barn Cinema customers who show their film ticket at Torquay Museum between 24th April – 30th June, will receive 20% off Museum admission charges.

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