Diss Museum Opening Parade – Remembering Diss Picture House

  • Date: Sat 11th Mar 2023
  • Time: 10:30 am
  • Location: Diss Museum / Market Place / Diss / IP22 4AB
  • Contact: Basil Abbott / [email protected] / 01379 673613

A Parade of Stars will march through Diss to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the closure of the town’s cinema & the 80th Anniversary of the film classic Casablanca.

The parade will set off at 10.30 am opposite Hughes Electrical on Victoria Road – the original cinema building, & will assemble at Diss Museum, which re-opens with a special exhibition about the New Picture House.
If you would like to dress as a Star and join in the parade, please contact Basil – details below.

Other events on the day: Amadines Restaurant will be serving Moroccan food on the day and the following week.
At 7.30 pm – concert of ‘Music from the Flicks’ in St Mary’s Church by the South Norfolk Youth Symphonic Band.

Weds 15th March 10.30 am & 7.30 pm – Casablanca will be screened at Diss Corn Hall. A FREE glass of wine for anyone dressed in Casablanca costume! Cinema tickets £5/under 18s £2.50

Cash Prize competition for anyone who attends the parade in Casablanca Costume.