Depot is one of six local employers to have signed up to help young people in East Sussex prepare for the fast changing world of work. Lewes Community Screen has partnered with The Careers & Enterprise Company to become a ‘Cornerstone Employer’ in the East Sussex Careers Hub. The arts venue has committed to invest time and resources to support local schools and colleges with their careers education and with inspiring young people.

Students from Priory School were first to undertake work experience this week as part of the scheme. Pictured (left to right) are Elliot, Joe and Ruby, who spent time working in the bar restaurant and box office, as well as experiencing office working life – behind the scenes in administration, the technical department and HR. They also spent a day finding out about marketing, where one of their projects was to write the promotional copy for next week’s cinema listings.


Here’s what they came up with:

“Disney is once again hitting cinemas with another retelling of a timeless classic. Aladdin, starring Will Smith and Naomi Scott, is destined to blow you away to a whole new world, don’t you dare close your eyes. Sit and be amazed as you watch Rocketman, the star studded bio-pic of Elton John’s rise to fame. Starring Taron Egerton and Richard Madden, Rocketman is a perfect re-telling of Elton’s ups and downs.

In remembrance of the 75th anniversary of Dunkirk, experience Saving Private Ryan, the Oscar winning classic shown in beautiful 4k picture and Dolby Atmos sound. The haunting 1974 movie Exorcist will leave you trembling in your seats. The tale of an exorcism is based off of a teenage girl who is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests but all doesn’t go to plan…

Sunset is a moving and emotional film from the Oscar winning director László Nemes centred around a woman searching for the brother she never knew she had in 1913 Hungary.

In Freedom Fields, embark on a journey with an all female football team in post revolution Libya. watch as they try to ain mainstream acceptance and come to terms with a country descending into civil war.

Be part of an exclusive event where we bring the art of author of The Last Picture Show Larry McMurty and the cleverly adapted film of the same title together in an evening of entertainment and discussion.

Our dementia friendly screening There’s No Business Like Show Business aims to make those living with it feel comfortable and welcome to the environment with our cinema by providing a fun and inclusive experience. The films we provide would be old classics, perfect for the older generation, such as The Wizard of Oz, Brigadoon and Showboat. Experienced practitioner Suzy Harvey transforms the cinema to a theatre atmosphere by using props and fancy dress to join in with the customers.”