then two come along…
Goldsmith College and Curzon Cinemas have joined forces to open Curzon Goldsmiths, a campus cinema in New Cross at the end of January 2016. The new venue will be located a stone’s throw away from what used to be the Gaumont, which had a capacity of 2,000, now housing The Venue. The Curzon chain promises a “diverse, high-quality independent film programming”. Tickets will range from £6 to £12.
Down the road, the Deptford Cinema is now an intimate up and running community cinema offering an arthouse programme. Tickets cost up to £5.
This is great news and it shows that, despite or because of technological changes, the pendulum has swung back. We can no longer call Lewisham “London’s last borough without a cinema.”