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New cinema room installed at Glossop charity

(left to right) Greg Howarth, Nicola Graham, Julie Hesmondhalgh and Ian Morrish.

A new cinema room has been installed at a charity in Glossop. 

The ‘Moo-Vie Room’ is a brand new addition to the newly opened wing at Reuben’s Retreat, which is a charity that supports families of complexly poorly children and families of child loss.

It’s hoped the new equipment will have a huge impact on the family services they provide.

Audio Visual industry good cause enterprise Together for Cinema chose the retreat to receive a Cinema Room installation.

Together for Cinema, founded by AV industry veteran Ian Morrish, has worked with suppliers from across the area to deliver and install over £30,000 worth of bespoke audio-visual equipment at the charity's home. 

Ian and his team call on industry colleagues to use their resources and expertise to help various children’s charities and so far have supported 28 Cinema Room installations across the UK.

Together for Cinema recruited Cheadle based GLO AV to help create the Reuben’s Retreat’s installation and they provided the majority of audio visual equipment including a 85’ flat screen TV, a boombox and a sound bar.

Nicola Graham, founder of Reuben’s Retreat, said: "When we embarked upon our latest phase of the Retreat with a bespoke entertainment room in mind we never imagined having the absolute good fortune of being the beneficiary of a Together for Cinema installation. It’s hard to put into words the difference it will make to the families we support and we can’t thank Ian and his team enough for choosing us as part of his mission to help supported children experience the joy of cinema.

"We are also extremely thankful to Greg Howarth and the team at GLO AV who took the call from Together for Cinema and didn’t hesitate in getting involved to provide us with and install a mind-boggling array of products to complete the Moo-Vie Room."

Ian Morrish, Founder of Together for Cinema, added: "Working with Nicola Graham and her team has been an absolute pleasure. The story behind the Retreat is moving and inspiring, and we were delighted that Together For Cinema could help them further what they can offer to the children and their families.

"Greg Howarth and the Glo AV team were fantastic and really couldn’t do enough to help make it happen in time for Christmas. A big thank you to them. The opening was a great day and one of the real pleasures of what we do, seeing the difference and hearing of all the exciting plans for the room is heart-warming, and so rewarding.”

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