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Our Awards


We've listed the awards that we have won in year order, latest first. Click on the date to discover what we won and when...


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Film Society Of The Year Awards 2018


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Best Film Programme
This is one of the most sought after categories and always has fierce competition. This award is all about our screening programme that runs across the year and how we maintain interest within the society.
The Film Discovery Award
Won for the 2nd year running!
This is presented in recognition of our work with educational establishments and other programmes and groups within the community to further the knowledge of film and other subjects.
Best Single Event commendation
Awarded for our Suffragette screening in Leigh Parish Church, where we worked with the Leigh WASPI ladies groups.
The Community Award commendation
This is presented in recognition of our community based programmes, reaching such diverse groups as the elderly, the disavantaged and the young.
Best Marketing & Publicity commendation
Awarded in recognition of the work we do to publicise Leigh Film online, in print and elsewhere.
Outstanding Contribution by an Individual nominee
presented to Mary Berry in recognition of all the activities and roles that she performs at Leigh Film Society.



Queens Award for Voluntary Service 2018


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Queens Award for Voluntary Service
This is an incredibly prestigeous award to receive!
It is essentially an MBE for our entire society.

"Providing socially inclusive cinema screenings for everyone in the community and broadening access to culture"

Cinema For All
Film Society Of The Year Awards 2017


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The Engholm Prize
This is the big one! Film Society of the Year 2017. We were competing with over a 1000 other societies and it's a fantastic achievement for our volunteers.
The Community Award
This is presented in recognition of our community based programmes, reaching such diverse groups as the elderly, the disavantaged and the young.
The Film Discovery Award
This is presented in recognition of our work with educational establishments and other programmes and groups within the community to further the knowledge of film and other subjects.
Best Single Event distinction
Awarded for our Easter screening of The Life Of Brian which we held in Leigh Parish Church.
Best Marketing & Publicity commendation
Awarded in recognition of the work we do to publicise Leigh Film online, in print and elsewhere.
Outstanding Contribution by an Individual nominee
presented to Elizabeth Costello in recognition of all the activities and roles that she performs at Leigh Film Society.

Cinema For All
Film Society Of The Year Awards 2016


Outstanding Contribution by an Individual awardee
presented to Rob Tongeman in recognition of all the activities and roles that he performs at Leigh Film Society.

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