silent comedy

Custard Pie Ceremony with Live Score

October 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Celebrating the art of throwing the custard pie with a selection of silent and sound shorts and extracts

Silent Clowns: A Slapstick Workshop

October 25, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
It’s over a century since Charlie Chaplin first donned his bowler hat and cane and made his big screen debut, but he, along with Buster ...

Funny Things

Laughter is the best medicine (so they say) and Creative Black Country have just the thing to get you chortling. In a bid to prove that ...

Girl Shy

April 23, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
One of the funniest comedies of the silent era, with musical accompaniment from the inimitable silent film pianist Cyrus Gabrysch.

Silent Night

December 6, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 9:45 pm
PLEASE NOTE: This page refers to a past Silent Night event. Click here for the upcoming Silent Night III. After an unfeasibly cosy ...

Safety Last!

March 21, 2013 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Great Western Arcade becomes a cinema for the evening, playing host to a rip-roaring Harold Lloyd comedy famous for one particular moment.

City Lights

March 17, 2012 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
If seeing Hugo has given you a taste for silent comedy, this is the cream of the crop.

The Fairy

March 16, 2012 @ 6:15 pm - 7:50 pm
Slapstick heaven.