Outdoor film season swings back into action at venues across county
CINEMATIC classics, literary adaptations and family films are on offer at historic venues as the Quad Summer Nights outdoor screenings continue.
Derby's Quad arts centre has been hosting movies at venues across Derbyshire since May, with thousands of film fans enjoying screenings at places such as Sudbury and Renishaw Halls.
Now, as we reach the school holidays the season continues.
Family Friendly, sing-a-long films include Grease (PG) the ultimate High School Musical, at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Friday, July 20, and at The Lime Kiln, Wirksworth, on Saturday, September 8.
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Or maybe book a date with Mamma Mia! (PG), which features a host of ABBA songs, at Queen's Park, Chesterfield, on Friday, July 27, and Calke Abbey on Saturday, August 11.
Three literary adaptations also feature in the season.
War Horse (12A), based on the children's novel by Michael Morpurgo, can be seen at Hardwick Hall on Friday, August 31, and at The Pavilion, Rolls-Royce Leisure, Derby, on Friday, September 14.
In his first main film role since Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe stars in an adaptation of the legendary Susan Hill novel The Woman in Black (12A) at Calke Abbey on Friday, August 10, and The Lime Kiln in Wirksworth on Friday, September 7.
Based on the novel by Charlotte Bronte, Pride and Prejudice (U), from 2006, was shot on location throughout Derbyshire including Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall and Stanage Edge, and screens at Kedleston Hall on Saturday, August 18.
For dinosaur fans, Jurassic Park (PG), winner of three Oscars, screens at Queen's Park, Chesterfield, on Saturday, July 28. Colin Firth can be seen in his Oscar-winning role of King George VI in The King's Speech (12A) at Rosliston Forestry Centre on Saturday, July 21. Three classic films can also be seen as part of the festival; The 39 Steps is regarded as the pinnacle of Alfred Hitchcock's British career. This original version of the film from 1935 can be seen at Kedleston Hall on Friday, August 17.
The classic romance Casablanca (U) starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, screens at Hardwick Hall on Saturday, September 1.
Meanwhile, Battle Of Britain (PG), powerfully recreates the air battles and emotions of the Second World War with an all-star cast led by Michael Caine. It can be seen as the final Summer Nights screening at The Pavilion, Rolls-Royce Leisure, Derby. on Saturday, September 15.
Tickets for Summer Nights film screenings are £12 per person. Earlybird tickets priced at £10.50 are also available if purchased up to six weeks before each screening. Families or groups of four people or more can buy their tickets for just £10.50 each, and all tickets for children aged under five years are free. Tickets are available from Quad (01332 290606) or at each venue. For more information or to book on-line go to www.derbyquad.co.uk/whats-on-listing/summer-nights.