CELEBRATING OUR 50TH BIRTHDAY
Today is our fiftieth birthday! Click below to find out about how we came to life, and what we are today.
Although we can't all be together for a big party, we're celebrating over the next 12 months with a series of special events and activities - kicking-off with a fantastic programme for you to enjoy from home this month...
WHAT'S ON FROM HOME...
FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
ARTWORK COMPETITION: CALL-OUT TO SCHOOLS | Deadline: 16 July 2021
To mark our milestone fiftieth birthday, we’re celebrating the creativity of our children and young people. Pupils aged 5-16 years are invited to submit an artwork that will be entered in a competition to be displayed on the front of our building!
VIRTUAL AFTER-SCHOOL BOOK CLUB | Tuesdays, 20 Apr - 18 May, 4.15pm
We're excited to bring you a virtual after-school book club. Sophie and The Book Robot will read fun stories and play silly games! Aimed at children aged 4-7, these short weekly sessions are lively, informal and creative. Each book is carefully chosen to fit a weekly theme, exploring the diverse world we live in.
IN THE GALLERY
ARTES MUNDI: VIRTUAL EXHIBITION | Until 5 September
We're thrilled that Artes Mundi has launched a digital version of its exhibitions. Artes Mundi 9 showcases work by six leading international contemporary artists at Chapter, g39 and National Museum Cardiff. We hope you'll be able to visit in-person soon, but in the meantime you can enjoy the works online, through video tours, free talks and more.
DINEO SESHEE BOPAPE | Gallery
CARRIE MAE WEEMS | Art in the Bar
ROBIN MORGAN & FRIENDS | Thurs 29 April, 8pm
+ Live captions available for this performance
Join us for our latest virtual comedy night with Robin Morgan, hilarious Kiri Pritchard-McLean (winner of five Chortle Awards, appearances on Have I Got News For You, Stand Up Central, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and Would I Lie To You?) and more. If you'd like to be in the action with the performers, select a 'front row' ticket.
MOUTHPIECE (15) | Streaming now
Mouthpiece is a powerful, funny and highly original look into the conflicted psyche of a fiercely independent millennial woman, played by two actresses simultaneously.
STRAY (18) | Streaming now
See the world through the eyes and ears of three canine friends, wandering the streets of Istanbul. An intimate portrait of the life of a city and its people, Stray is the ultimate love letter to dogs.
MINARI (12A TBC) | Just released
A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas farm in search of their own American Dream.
To see our full list of films streaming now, click here. By watching with Chapter we'll receive a portion of the film rental income. Thank you.
TIM BROMAGE: MAGIC FOR DOGS | Thurs 22 April, 8pm
Tim Bromage performs a collection of music acquired over ten years. The evening includes rousing new folk songs, cautionary tales, and unique interpretations of jazz standards. Presented from the luxurious confines of a vacant cinema, it promises to be a strange and wonderful night of music! Tickets on sale soon.
MORE ONLINE EVENTS...
DRESS UP! JAPANESE ANIMATION | Free
Film Hub Wales recommend getting creative with Japanese animator and illustrator Chie Arai. Learn how to draw a girl in a kimono, then challenge yourself to draw your country’s own traditional dress! Part of WOW Festival.
CHAPTER MOVIEMAKER (18+) | Until 19 April
A great mix of shorts and conversations with filmmakers, as well as local highlights from The Bridge (a recent collaboration with Cables & Cameras in Bristol). Plus, a special guest Q&A with director Tinge Krishnan.
REFRAMED WATCH | Wed 14 April, 7pm
In 1971 (the year that Chapter began), we have a glimpse into the world around it in Man Alive: Hyde Park. Watch the film with @ReframedFilm on Twitter at 7pm (free on BBC iPlayer). Afterwards, join us on Zoom to discuss your favourite memories of Chapter!
We're now serving locally roasted Hard Lines coffee!
Come and see us for a tasty takeaway (open everyday 9am-4pm) and let us know what you think...
We’re pleased that lockdown restrictions are easing, but until further notice we remain closed, except for takeaway. We continue to face significant long-term financial challenges so if you’re in the position to do so, you can donate online at easydonate.org/CHAPTER, or to give £10 text CHAPTER to 70191. Thank you.