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Film fanatics love flicks at the Moat House

Hot on the heels of the BAFTAs, film fanatic residents at Burbage-based, Moat House care home have today celebrated their newly re-opened ‘Flicks’ cinema.

Adept Care Homes, owners of Moat House, has revamped the cinema which now boasts 6 plush and comfy armchairs and its very own popcorn machine.

Joyce Gardener, a Moat House resident said: “It is lovely to come to the cinema, the films are right up our street.  My favourite is The King and I. It is just like being at the cinema – we have popcorn, choc-ices or tea and biscuits if we want them. It is very popular, we could watch a film every afternoon if we want“

Nicky French, Moat House Home Manager, added: “The cinema has always been a popular facility with residents but our newly reopened “Flicks,’ is more than just a room with a TV. It’s been designed to make the viewing experience as realistic as possible to help transport residents back to a time when they visited the cinema on their own.

“We have some avid film lovers at Moat House and I can’t wait to be able to show them some of last night’s BAFTA winning films – though I’m not sure even 50s inspired ‘La La Land’ will compete with some of the greats we show here.”

For more information on Moat House call 01455 633271 or visit www.adeptcarehomes.co.uk Moat House care home on is also on Facebook – www.facebook.com/MoatHouseCareHome/