Archie Mug with quote: “I pretended to be somebody I wanted to be until finally I became that person. Or he became me” (Cary Grant).
Each mug is uniquely hand-decorated with limited edition pink rose of Tralee salvage print by Stokes Croft China.
Unframed A1 poster (60 x 84cm) of the first Cary Grant Festival which took place in 2001 to commemorate the unveiling of the Cary Grant statue in Millennium Square. These posters have been donated by David Long who campaigned to raise money for the statue and attempted to get an annual Cary Grant festival off the ground. We stand on the shoulders of giants.
Beautiful unframed A3 poster (30 x 40cm) of our Bringing Up Baby Gala by local artist Sam Bessant of Cult Film Posters
Unframed Morph by Morphwest poster (29.7 cm x 42 cm. Full colour A3 posters printed onto a beautiful 135gsm silk stock. Designed exclusively for us by Merlin Crossingham, of Aardman Animations, for our first festival in 2014 where we screened North by Northwest at the Bristol Hippodrome – the theatre where the young Archie Leach used to work.
Bristol Cinemas by Dave Stephenson and Jill Willmott
An A-Z of Bristol Cinemas includingThe Bristol Hippodrome, The Empire, The Clare Street Picture House, and The Metropole which young Archie Leach frequented as a child. The picture in the middle on the front cover is the Clare Street Picture House where he used to go with his mother.
Our official Cary Comes Home Festival T-Shirt
Heavy cotton T-shirt with a classic fit, made from 100% cotton, 185gsm weight.
Size Chest (to fit):
S – 34/36″ // M – 38/40″ // L – 42/44″ // XL – 46/48″ // XXL – 50/52″
Our Archie is a bit of a hero to us Bristolians, the Bristol boy made good, who became an internationally recognised icon, Cary Grant. This T-shirt celebrates that incredible journey.
Help support the festival by purchasing one of our Cary Comes Home Mugs with the classic quote: “Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant” (Cary Grant). Featuring our unique Cary Grant Festival logo – our Cary running away from the hot air balloon (an icon symbol of laid back Bristol).