Film Bookshop and Café

542 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London, E8 4AH

Upcoming events at Ripley & Lambert

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Cinema Projection

with The Projected Picture Trust

20th March 2020

6:30pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this event. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The Tarantino Quiz!

with Ripley and Lambert

26th March 2020

6:30pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this event. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Keeping It Short

with Joe Bor

31st March 2020

6:30pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this event. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Unleash your Creative Writing

with Ripley and Lambert

7th April 2020

6pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this event. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Unleash your Creative Writing

with Ripley and Lambert

12th May 2020

6pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this event. We will let you know when it is rescheduled.

Regular events at Ripley & Lambert

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Sunday Kids' Cartoons - every Sunday

with Ripley and Lambert

12pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this ongoing event. We will let you know when it is restarted.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Sunday Gameday - every Sunday

with Ripley and Lambert

2pm - 6pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this ongoing event. We will let you know when it is restarted.

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Nerdy Needlework - every Saturday

with Ripley and Lambert

1pm - 3pm

Regretfully we have had to postpone this ongoing event. We will let you know when it is restarted.

Previous events at Ripley & Lambert

Stephen King at the Movies - The Quiz!

with Ian Nathan

24th October 2019

7pm - quiz will begin at 7:30pm

Ian Nathan, former editor and executive editor of Empire, the world’s biggest movie magazine, best-selling author and creative director of the Empire Film Awards, is coming to Ripley and Lambert! His new book Stephen King at the Movies has just been released and Ian will be hosting a film quiz all about…Stephen King at the Movies! He will also be signing copies of his book, available to buy in the shop now.

Come test your knowledge of the King! There will be prizes…

Screenwriting is Filmmaking – an Introduction to Screenwriting and Script Development

with Brian Dunnigan

30th October 2019

6pm - talk will begin at 6:30pm

We are very excited to welcome Brian Dunnigan, former Head of Screenwriting at the London Film School and an award-winning short filmmaker and director, to Ripley and Lambert to give a talk and participate in a Q&A session about screenwriting and script development. He will also be signing copies of his new book, Screenwriting is Filmmaking, which is available to buy in the shop now.

Come listen to the experts!

JFK - Oliver Stone, The Camera & The Establishment

with Dr Mark de Valk

22nd November 2019

7pm - talk will begin at 7:30pm

On the 56th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Ripley and Lambert is delighted to welcome Dr Mark de Valk, Senior Lecturer in Film Production at The University of Winchester, to deliver a presentation about Oliver Stone’s 1991 film “JFK” and the famous 8mm Zapruder film of the Kennedy assassination. There will also be a demonstration of a Bell & Howell 8mm camera, like the one used by Zapruder

The Alien Quiz!

with Ian Nathan

5th December 2019

7pm - quiz will begin at 7:30pm

Ian Nathan is back! The former editor of Empire magazine and best-selling author returns to Ripley and Lambert with a unique quiz about the Alien franchise! He will also be signing copies of his fantastic re-released book Alien Vault: The Complete Story and Legacy.

Come test your chest-bursting knowledge! Maximum team size 4 people

Cine Circle - Pick My Pitch

with Cine Circle

11th December 2019

7pm - 10:30pm

Come along to meet and network with like-minded filmmakers, actors, film financiers and indie-film marketing specialists. Whether you’re on the hunt for cast and crew, new projects, or are looking to explore your financing and marketing options, this is the perfect time and place to discuss all your current and future projects, with a drink in your hand and some great company! We welcome everyone to attend, whether you’re a filmmaker with heaps of experience, a film lover, or are completely new to the industry.

There will also be a pitching advice session and competition open to all filmmakers and creatives. You’ll have the chance to pitch your film idea to other fellow filmmakers and gain some valuable advice and feedback.

The winner of the best pitch of the evening will win a full film crowdfunding course worth over £200.

Marvel Quiz!

with Ripley and Lambert

23rd January 2020

7pm - quiz will begin at 7:30pm

Assemble your Avengers and gather your Guardians, we’ve got a Marvel Cinematic Universe quiz for you! Will you RagnaROCK or will it be your Endgame?

Maximum team size 4 people.

Please note, we have no association with Marvel or Disney, we are just really big MCU fans!

Keeping It Short

with Joe Bor

28th January 2020

7pm - films will begin at 7:30pm

Join us on Tuesday 28th January for a night of excellent short films, curated and presented by comedian and filmmaker Joe Bor!

Doors at 7pm for the first film at 7:30pm

Unleash your Creative Writing

with Ripley and Lambert

11th February 2020

7pm

Ever dreamed of writing your own story but felt too nervous to put pen to page?

Join us for Unleash your Creative Writing where we’ll let go of the idea of ‘right and wrong’ in storytelling and have fun developing plots and characters.

Tea, coffee and cake will be on sale to help curb that writers’ block…

The Movie Musicals Quiz!

with Ripley and Lambert

20th February 2020

7:30pm

Do you know your Mary Poppins from your Mamma Mia?

Are you Singin In The Rain all the way to La La Land?

Or is it just All That Jazz?

Gather your Guys and Dolls and soft shoe shuffle over to our Movie Musicals Quiz!

How to Meet a Guy (or Gal) in 10 Dates

with Ripley and Lambert

27th February 2020

7:30pm

Bored of the dating apps and continuous swiping? Come and meet people in person at Ripley and Lambert!

We present a speed dating evening with a movie twist!

Age Range 25 - 45

Unleash your Creative Writing

with Ripley and Lambert

10th March 2020

6pm

Ever dreamed of writing your own story but felt too nervous to put pen to page?

Join us for Unleash your Creative Writing where we’ll let go of the idea of ‘right and wrong’ in storytelling and have fun developing plots and characters.

Wine, beer, tea, coffee and cake will be on sale to help curb that writers’ block…