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Screening: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)

Screening: Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)

Art - Artist Cinema

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960)

30 Jun 2012 - 01 Jul 2012

The Alan Sillitoe Committee organises a fitting finish to this season of events, marking the working week's traditional end with a night out, and a lazy morning. Sillitoe's Nottingham upbringing was raw material for much of his work - his father was an unemployed tannery worker and his mother worked in a lace factory. Published to acclaim in 1958, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning is the uncompromising tale of Arthur Seaton, a young bicycle-factory worker, who earns enough to drink his way through weekends - spent fishing, fighting, going to the pictures and juggling illicit affairs with a conventional courtship that threatens to end in domestic drudgery. For details of the Alan Sillitoe Memorial Campaign, and a new app, visit



The Space

£6 for booking information contact Nottingham Contemporary on 01159489750 (film is sold out but spaces are free for the following events).

Sillitoe adapted his book into this genre-defining kitchen-sink classic – and Albert Finney immortalized Arthur Seaton on screen.

Introduced by David Sillitoe




LIVE: The Sleaford Mods, The Smears + DJ Mista Shotta spinning classic vinyl from the sixties.

Two of the city’s bolshiest bands play out the anti-establishment energy of Sillitoe’s generation.


11am - 3pm



Brunch with Jazz outfit the Ben Martin Trio

SNSM: The Event has been organised by The Alan Sillitoe Committee, who facilitate events and raise funds for a permanent memorial in Nottingham City Centre.

Added Tuesday, 19 June, 2012
Can you please let me know whether it's possible to bring under 18s to Saturday Night, Sunday morning on 30th June - ages 12, 14 and 17? Many thanks Amanda
Amanda Thompson
Added Wednesday, 20 June, 2012
Hello Amanda, that would be fine. The film is a PG certificate - unaccompanied children of any age may watch. A ‘PG’ film should not disturb a child aged around eight or older.
Added Tuesday, 15 May, 2012
I'm there
Christabel stevens