A presidential visit at Tansley Film

The latest screening in the 2013-2014 Tansley Film season will take place on Tuesday, March 4.

The chosen movie is Lincoln (12A), directed by Steven Spielberg.

Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the 16th US president in a film that is set during his tumultuous final months in office.

The nation is divided by war and Lincoln attempts to unite the country and abolish slavery.

The film also stars Sally Field, as Lincoln’s wife, and Tommy Lee Jones.

It was nominated for 12 Oscars and Daniel Day-Lewis received the BAFTA Best Actor award for his performance.

This was an award, Peter Bradshaw of The Guardian believes was fully deserved as Day -Lewis created a “masterful central performance.”

Philip French also believes that Daniel Day- Lewis’ “towering performance”...” encompasses the great statesman who shaped history.”

Screening of the film starts at 7.30pm in Tansley Village Hall.

The cinema has comfortable, upholstered seats, high definition projection on a 3.5 metre wide screen and clear, rich sound.

Refreshments are available from 7pm.

No membership is required for those wishing to attend the screening.

Tickets cost £4. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Email tansleyfilm@googlemail.com or phone 01629 584243/07748 545287.

n An awe-inspiring new show from the ‘world’s most famous circus’ will be at Buxton Opera House from Friday, February 28 to Sunday, March 2.

The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest and greatest production to date, Park Gorkogo.

Set in the mystical centre of Moscow’s cultural and artistic quarter, Gorky Parkis the perfect backdrop for what is one of the most exciting circuses on earth.

Superstar Clowns Splendid Pavlik & Klava invite the audience to this wondrous and mysterious place, a place to romance, a place to stroll and take in Moscow at sunset and a place to see magnificent feats of human achievement – some of which have never been witnessed in Great Britain before.

As our loveable buffoons reminisce about past times in one of the most famous cities on earth, they are surrounded by a multitude of flying, back flipping, juggling and roller skating performers.

Tickets are priced from £19 to £25 and discounts and family tickets are available.

To buy tickets or for more information call the box office on 0845 127 2190 or buy online at www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.