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FEAST Film – Duck Soup – Sat 13th Feb 2016

FEAST Film Nights in association with The Portico Gallery presents….

The Marx Brothers’ 1933 comedy classic Duck Soup, directed by Leo McCarey, who also directed our opening comedy shorts.  Saturday 13th February from 7.30pm.

Rufus T. Firefly is named president/dictator of bankrupt Freedonia and declares war on neighboring Sylvania over the love of wealthy Mrs. Teasdale.

The Marx Brothers’ arnarchic satire is a comedy landmark and widely considered a masterpiece amongst critics. In 1990 the United States Library of Congress deemed Duck Soup “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” and selected it for preservation in the National Film Registry.

7.30pm  Doors open
8.00pm  We Faw Down
8.30pm  Pass the Gravy
9.00pm  Duck Soup

Tickets £5 on the door
Licensed bar & snacks

The Portico Gallery
23a Knight’s Hill
West Norwood
SE27 0HS

Music Hall – Sun 6th Dec 2015

The Portico Picture Palace is pleased as punch to present their latest Music Hall & Illusion Emporium!  (Graciously sponsored by The Great North Wood…see details below.)

Come for a magical evening of new acts and old favourites, magic, comedy and delightful sing along songs – not to mention fabulous food and drink.

Music Hall Fairy 1    Music Hall levitationAdvance tickets £15/£10 concessionary – just click on the Paypal button below.

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£18.50 on the door, on the night.

For more information or to reserve tickets please contact The Portico Gallery on 0208 761 7612 or email: info@porticogallery.org.uk and type Music Hall into the Subject box.


The Portico Gallery regularly hosts our very own Music Hall & Illusion Emporium – an exciting evening of music, comedy and magic taking place on the original music hall stage.  West End singers, comedians, and superb actors and musicians entertain you with songs like ‘The Boy I Love is Up in The Gallery’, ‘Under The Bed’, ‘Oh, Oh, Antonio’, and many more.

Details of our next Music Hall extravaganza will be posted here just as soon as we have them – so watch this space.

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The Great North Wood
3 Knight’s Hill, West Norwood London SE27 0HS
For a great atmosphere, lots of festive drink and fabulous seasonal food.


Mark Watson and guests in aid of The Moldova Project! – Sat 28th November

Emmaus Lambeth in association with The Portico Gallery presents…

Mark Watson & Guests in aid of The Moldova Project – Saturday 28th November 2015 –
7.30pm until midnight.

Live at The Portico Gallery, West Norwood….on 28th November, Emmaus Lambeth is hosting an event of music and comedy to raise money for The Moldova Project! Please come along and enjoy the brilliant acts we have lined up, as well as supporting a great cause.

Please note that tickets must be bought online in advance of the event by following the link below:

Performers include comedian Mark Watson and musicians Frances Eva Lea and Lauren Bannon Music. Michael Johnson from The Book and Record Bar will be DJing until midnight.

mwportico.eventbrite.co.uk  £15.00 + £1.75 booking fee

We hope to see you there!