Wymondham is an historic market town around ten miles to the South West of Norwich.
The town is famed for being at the centre of Kett’s rebellion in the sixteenth Century and the ornate Market Cross which dates to just after the Great Fire of 1615. The town stands on the route of the old London Road. And originally had two cinemas.
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Cinema first came to Wymondham in 1917 when the Public Hall in Town Green showed silent films and became known as ‘The Picture Theatre’. Residents of Wymondham were delighted to experience the new magic of the silver screen and queues of children would often be seen outside waiting to see the next exciting episode of the latest Pearl White or other serial. The Picture Theatre subsequently showed sound films... Read More