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Summer treat for movie fans

Calke Abbey
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Calke Abbey Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Quad’s Summer Nights Film Festival is back and the 2014 event will present a selection of classic and contemporary films at locations throughout the area in July, August and September.

Presented on a giant screen by Quad, the Derby-based centre for art and film, Summer Nights offers the chance to enjoy the great outdoors for a unique cinematic experience.

Summer Nights 2014 builds on the success of the festivals in 2012 and 2013, which welcomed thousands of people. This year’s tour returns to Derbyshire venues Kedleston Hall, Calke Abbey, Hardwick Hall, and Wollaton Hall in Nottinghamshire, as well as two new venues for 2014; Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire and Belton House in Lincolnshire.

Film screenings, venues and dates are:

Rocky Horror Picture Show (12A) at Kedleston Hall on July 25

Gravity (12A) at Kedleston Hall on July 26

The Wicker Man (15) at Calke Abbey (pictured) on August 8

The Great Gatsby (12A) at Calke Abbey on August 9

Gravity (12A) at Wollaton Hall on August 22

Grease (PG) at Wollaton Hall on August 23

The Dark Knight Rises (12) at Wollaton Hall on August 24

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 (12A) at Hardwick Hall on August 29

Dirty Dancing (12A) at Hardwick Hall on August 30

Some Like it Hot (U) at Waddesdon Manor on September 5

Skyfall (12A) at Waddesdon Manor on September 6

Casablanca (PG) at Belton House on September 12

Mamma Mia! (PG) at Belton House on September 13

Tickets for the screenings are now available to book in advance at a discounted ‘early bird’ rate of £10.50 if purchased up to six weeks in advance of any screening; the earlybird price is also available at any time for group bookings of four or more people. After the advance period, standard tickets cost £12 per person per screening, tickets for children aged under five years are free. Tickets are available at each venue or from Quad, although earlybird tickets are only available through Quad Box office. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.summernightsfilm.co.uk or call 01332 290606.

 
 
 

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