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The John Wayne Film Society’s 37th Members Convention


Saturday 12th April 2014 at the Create Theatre

The Vision West Nottinghamshire College, Derby Road, Mansfield Nottinghamshire (From 11.00am until 5.00pm)
Memorabilia Doors Open at 10.00am.
Theatre Doors open at 10.00amm

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The Films To Be Screened In HD Quality Are:-

Rio Grande Showing at 11.00am

At 11.00am Rio Grande   – Special Tribute to HARRY CAREY Jr. (1950) (105 Minutes-Black & White) Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Ben Johnson,Harry Carey Jr., Claude Jarman Jr, J. Carrol Naish, Victor McLaglen. Directed by John Ford - To be shown In High Definition

Rio Grande takes place after the Civil War when the Union turned their attention towards the Apaches. Union officer Kirby Yorke is in charge of an outpost on the Rio Grande in which he is in charge of training of new recruits one of which is his son whom he hasn't seen in 15 years. He whips him into shape to take on the Apaches but not before his mother shows up to take him out of there.

12.45 Lunch Time and Memorabilia Room Open until 2.15pm Raffle Prize Draw:

Top Raffle Prizes kindly donated by John Wayne Enterprises- their two latest De-Luxe Books- JOHN WAYNE, THE LEGEND AND THE MAN and JOHN WAYNE- THE GENUINE ARTICLE. All profits from Raffle Prize Draw to be donated to the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.'

The Quiet Man showing at 2.30pm

At 2.30pm The Quiet Man – (1952) (129 Minutes– Colour)Starring John Wayne, Maureen O’Hara, Barry Fitzgerald, Victor McLaglen, Ward Bond, Mildred Natwick-Directed by John Ford. To be shown In High Definition

To celebrate the release on DVD and Blu Ray of the long awaited remastered print of this timeless Classic. John Wayne stars as Sean Thornton, a retired American boxing champion trying to put tragedy behind him by returning to Innisfree, the bucolic Irish village of his birth. He purchases his birthplace from its current owner, enraging the wealthy and bellicose Red Will Danaher (Victor McLaglen), who had designs on the property.

Special Prize:  The Purchaser of the 50th Ticket, wins a Soundtrack CD to THE QUIET MAN

Ticket Prices: Members 7.00 - Guests 9.00 - Children Under 14 - 5.00  (Includes Admission To Both Films And Memorabilia Rooms)  There will be a wide variety of John Wayne Memorabilia for Sale.(including DVD’s, Posters, Stills, Books, Comics, Magazines, Cells, CDs,  Plates, Calendars etc) Buffet and Refreshments will be available in the Cafeteria, full details will be sent with Tickets – Meals will have to be pre-booked. Please use the enclosed Convention Ticket Booking Form to reserve and book your Tickets for the Convention alternatively call our Ticket Booking Line on 01623 553443. Please do not leave your booking too late as we expect quite a demand with the new venue.

Ticket Booking all Major Credit / Debit cards accepted:

Ticket Price - Members - 7.00

Ticket Price - Children under 14 - 5.00

Ticket Price - Guests - 9.00

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Our Brand new Venue for the John Wayne Film Society Conventions is the Create Theatre , which is a state-of-the-art facility based at Vision West Nottinghamshire College’s Derby Road site, just off the A60 at the southern tip of Mansfield.

Opened in November 2011 by HRH The Duke of Kent150 Seat Auditorium

It was officially opened in November 2011 by HRH The Duke of Kent and houses a suite of specialist rooms, at the heart of which is the flagship Create Theatre. Create has already become one of the leading centres for the creative arts in the region, forging links with organisations in the creative industries and encouraging participation and engaging the local and surrounding communities. For more information on the Create Theatre and it’s facilities and events, please visit

The Theatre has a 150-seat auditorium with a state-of-the-art audio & visual set-up, a 25ft Cinema screen & contemporary stepped seating. Soundproofing and blackout for peace and privacy. A fantastic venue for theatre-style lectures, speeches and film presentations.

Venue Location & Directions:

Directions by Road: Mansfield is easily accessible by a good road network and is situated close to Junctions 28 and 29 of the M1. Create is located outside of the town centre on the Vision West Nottinghamshire College Derby Road campus (just off Nottingham Road). Sat nav users should enter NG18 5BH. You can enter the college by the main front entrance or the student entrance to the rear (Cauldwell Road). There is plenty of parking next to the Create entrance which is easily located once you have entered the campus (look for the large red building).

Directions by Bus: There are several buses that run to Derby Road from the surrounding area. Specific information on times and bus numbers is available from your local bus provider. The Stagecoach ‘Pronto service’ from Mansfield to Nottingham  runs seven days a week from the New Mansfield town centre Bus Station with at least three buses per hour stopping at the college. Please visit for detailed timetables.

Directions by Train: Mansfield has a train station located in the town centre which is served by the Robin Hood Line between Nottingham and Worksop. Check the website for the latest Times etc. You can then take a local bus from the newly opened Bus Station which is situated right next to the Train Station or arrange for a taxi.


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