Dedham Film festival

for people who love film

2 - 17 October 2015


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Wivenhoe is a traditional Essex coastal village that has evolved into a thriving small town of nearly 10,000 inhabitants - a healthy mix of native residents, academics and students from nearby University of EsseWivenhoe Quayx, a longstanding artistic community, and London commuters.

Dating back to Roman times, Wivenhoe’s history has always been connected with the River Colne and the fishery, boat-building and yachting industries. It still retains much of that nautical feel, centred around the Sailing Club and local maritime museum the Nottage Institute - one of the VFF venues – which is located on the picturesque old Quay.

The town has a number of shops, restaurants and pubs - many of which host live musical events - a bookshop, advertising services company and business centre, as well as a host of sporting clubs. The Sentinel art gallery also opened recently and has attracted a keen following.

Wivenhoe’s two film societies - Wivenhoe Film Club and Moving Image – are pleased to be taking part jointly in this year’s Village Film Festival, which is generously sponsored by The Mayor’s Fund and several local businesses.    

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