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A Night At The Flicks With The Boathouse

A night at the flicks with The Boathouse


The Boathouse Society Fundraising Committee will hold its first fundraising event on Monday, 14th May, 6pm, with a movie at the Suter Theatre, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson.

The movie, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, is a new release and looks fabulous!

Tickets can be purchased for a $20 donation (cheque, cash or card) from Beggs Music Works on 264 Hardy Street, Nelson 548 8699.

The Suter Theatre bar (beer, wine and soft drinks) will be open prior to the movie and you are welcome to take your glass into the movie.

Invite your friends and share this email around. Make sure to ‘like’ us on Facebook. The more people we have following The Boathouse online, the easier it is for us to get sponsorship for future events.

Kindest Regards,
The Boathouse Society Fundraising Committee


About the Movie

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society is a British historic drama. The film is based on the 2008 novel of the same name, written by Mary Ann Shaffer  and Annie Barrows. The novel reached the No. 1 position on The New York Times’ best-seller list for paperbacks.

The movie is set in 1946 during the aftermath of World War II and follows journalist Juliet Ashton, a charismatic and free-spirited writer. Juliet receives a letter from a member of a mysterious literary club started in Nazi-occupied Guernsey. Her curiosity piqued, Juliet decides to visit the island.

There she meets the delightfully eccentric members of The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, including Dawsey, the rugged and intriguing farmer who wrote her the letter.

As the secrets from their wartime past unfold, Juliet’s growing attachment to the island, the book club and her affection for Dawsey will change the course of her life forever. She makes lifelong friends and takes life-changing steps along the way. It’s a beautiful story of love, friendship and the sadness of friends lost.

For all you Downton Abbey fans, you are in for a treat. Four of the actors, including Juliet, were in Downton Abbey.

124 minutes • PG Drama, History, Romance
Unreserved Seating

Raffle-Salsa at The Boathouse
Artist Paula Fitzgerald has kindly donated prints of Salsa at The Boathouse. Two prints will be raffled at the movie. A $2 gold coin will buy one ticket, or buy 3 tickets for only $5. The raffle will be drawn during the movie intermission.

Free Gift on Arrival
Every attendee will receive a package of proper crisps. Thank you Proper Crisps for generously donating a delicious potato treat to eat while watching the potato movie!