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Gorleston’s Palace Cinema set to roll out the red carpet for special guest at official opening tomorrow

PUBLISHED: 15:23 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 08:20 02 November 2017

The Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public.
Picture: Nick Butcher

The Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public. Picture: Nick Butcher

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A touch of Hollywood-style glamour will come to Gorleston’s Palace Cinema tomorrow as it rolls out the red carpet for a high-profile guest.

The Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public.
Picture: Nick ButcherThe Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public. Picture: Nick Butcher

Preparations are underway for the official opening of the high street picture house which has proved a popular draw in its first few weeks of opening.

Arriving in a Rolls Royce to a bank of flashbulbs will be Margaret, Countess Attlee who opened Great Yarmouth’s Palace Casino in 2008.

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Sticking to a traditional format she will cut the ribbon at 5.30pm.

This will be followed by a fireworks display and then all entry into the cinema for the entire evening is two-for-one.

The Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public.
Picture: Nick ButcherThe Palace cinema in Gorleston opens to the public. Picture: Nick Butcher

There will also be bubbly and soft drinks, with cake on entry.

Efe Eguko, cinema marketing manager, said there had been a tremendous turnout so far.

He said there were some challenges, as expected, but that overall feedback had been positive, adding: “Everyone seemed really happy about it.”


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