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Free movie magic for the whole family

18 Aug 2019

Crawley Borough Council’s popular free, outdoor cinema weekend is back for another year, bringing fun and movie magic to the town centre.

This year’s film fest will take place on Saturday 31 August in Queens Square and Sunday 1 September in the Historic High Street with a brand new LED screen.

On Saturday, the extravaganza will kick off with Pixar Short Films from 1pm, followed by Madagascar at 3pm. The Vincent Martin School of Dance and Musical Theatre will provide a performance at 5pm and closing the day at 5.30pm will be Pixar’s Up.

On Sunday, head to the Historic High Street at 1pm for adventure classic, The Goonies. At 3.10pm enjoy the hits of Abba from tribute band Abba Stars and continue the fun with Mamma Mia! at 4pm.

Doughnuts, popcorn and candyfloss will be on sale and there will be special cinema offers on food and drinks in Queens Square and the Historic High Street.

Saturday offers are:

Sunday offers are:

These offers are available on production of a flyer, which will be available from the other venues and handed out on both days.

Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development, Councillor Peter Smith, said: “I am delighted that outdoor cinema is back for another year. Bring your picnic chairs and sun hats, settle down and relax for the afternoon.

“We have a great line up of films and entertainment that the whole family can enjoy. Don’t forget to take advantage of the range of discounts and treats on offer!”

A limited number of chairs will be available on a first come, first served basis. County Mall’s changing places toilet will be open until 8pm on Saturday and until 7pm on Sunday.

Performances will be subject to change or cancellation in the event of bad weather so please check for updates on the council’s website and social media channels.