QUAD’s Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival returns in 2019
Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival has announced venues, dates and films for its 2019 festival which runs from 4th July to 22nd September. Back for a ninth year the festival has expanded to twenty locations across the country.
Presented by QUAD on an inflatable screen, Summer Nights is the chance to enjoy a unique open-air cinematic experience at stunning heritage venues. Brand new venues for 2019 include Bolsover Castle and Kenilworth Castle, Coughton Court, Witley Court, Ormesby Hall and Battle Abbey.
Screenings include recent blockbusters including The Greatest Showman, A Star Is Born, Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again and the Oscar winning Bohemian Rhapsody alongside the return of the ever-popular Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Grease and Pretty Woman. There are also one-off titles such as Terminator 2: Judgement Day Monty Python And The Holy Grail and Purple Rain, plus further screenings to be announced.
The start times of the films vary, the screenings will start just after sunset. Many screenings have English subtitles for the Deaf and hard of hearing. Tickets for the films are £15.50 for adults or £10.50 for those aged under 12, tickets for children aged under five years are free. Tickets for group bookings of eight or more people are £12.50 for adults or £8.50 for those aged under 12.
The venues dates and films that have been announced are as follows:
Kedleston Hall, Derbyshire
Friday 5th July Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Saturday 6th July Ghost (12A)
Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire
Friday 26th July Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Saturday 27th July The Greatest Showman (PG)
Bolsover Castle, Derbyshire
Friday 26th July Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Calke Abbey, Derbyshire
Thursday 1st August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire
Thursday 1st August Grease (PG)
Friday 2nd August The Lost Boys (15)
Saturday 3rd August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Belton House, Lincolnshire
Saturday 10th August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Coughton Court, Warwickshire
Friday 9th August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Saturday 10th August Dirty Dancing (12A)
Mickleover Sports, Derbyshire
Tuesday 13th August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) Subtitled
Wednesday 14th August A Star Is Born (15)
Hardwick Hall, Derbyshire
Friday 16th August Pretty Woman (15)
Saturday 17th August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Sunday 18th August The Rocky Horror Picture Show (15) Subtitled
Wollaton Hall, Nottinghamshire
Thursday 22nd August A Star Is Born (15) Subtitled
Friday 23rd August Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Saturday 24th August Labyrinth (U)
Sunday 25th August Purple Rain (15)
Monday 26th August Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (PG)
Attingham Park, Shropshire
Saturday 7th September Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Witley Court, Worcestershire
Thursday 19th September Dirty Dancing (12A)
Friday 20th September Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
The Greatest Showman is the best-selling musical based on the true tale of the life of showman P.T. Barnum. Starring Hugh Jackman as the legendary figure alongside an all-star cast including Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya and Rebecca Ferguson. Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga star in the latest version of A Star Is Born, the story of a musician helping a young singer find fame, but age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.
Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again is packed full of more ABBA inspired song and dance numbers! When Sophie discovers she is pregnant, she delves into a quest of discovery into her mother Donna’s colourful past. Cher joins the cast as Grandmother. Rami Malek is Freddie Mercury in the foot stomping biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, following the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant 1985 Live Aid reunion.
“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” in Dirty Dancing drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as she spends summer in a holiday camp and falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze). In Ghost Sam (Patrick Swayze) and Molly (Demi Moore) are madly in love, but when Sam is murdered he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. Sam seeks the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg) to set things right and protect Molly.
Grease is the ultimate High School Musical, set amid the 1950’s teenage social and peer prejudices of the tumultuous final year of high school. The story about love found on a summer beach, then lost and found again. Pretty Woman, the breakout hit for Julia Roberts, who plays a beautiful call girl who is hired by Richard Gere’s businessman for a social event. But then they begin to fall in love…
For more information or to buy tickets see www.summernightsfilm.co.uk