August 2021 News

Topsham Film Society will screen FISHERMAN’S FRIENDS on FRIDAY 27th August as part of Topsham Town Fayre week and in keeping with the Topsham Charter Day’s theme of FISH & SHIPS. 

All proceeds from these screenings will be donated to Topsham Community Association. Tickets are £3.00, they can be reserved by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or they are available on the door.

Set in Cornwall, the film tells the story of a fast living, cynical London music executive who heads to a remote village on a stag weekend where he's tricked by his boss into trying to sign a group of shanty singing fishermen. He becomes the ultimate "fish out of water" as he struggles to gain the respect or enthusiasm of the unlikely boy band and their families who value friendship and community over fame and fortune.

Based on the musical group The Fisherman’s Friends from Port Isaac who have had played to hundreds of thousands of fans at home and abroad singing the traditional songs of the sea handed down to them by their forefathers.

The film will be shown at Matthews Hall. There is a matinee screening at 3.00 pm (doors open at 2.30pm), and an evening screening at 7.30 pm with a bar available from 6.45 pm.

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