Cinema City presents a series of outdoor screenings in the Plantation Garden on Earlham Road, Norwich. Screenings will take place around 9.00 (July), or 8.15 (August) – as soon as it becomes dark. You are invited to arrive early, relax and enjoy a drink in the surroundings of the secret garden. Gates will open at 7.30.
The screenings take place in the open, cardboard bumbox seating will be for sale but feel free to bring along cushions, blankets or small picnic chairs – however these must be placed towards the rear of the grass area.
For the first time, The Dining Rooms kitchen team will be on hand to serve up some delicious BBQ food.
This is a licensed event, so we cannot accept any alcohol brought in from outside, however a cash only bar will be open for beer and wine sales. You are welcome to bring a picnic.
Thursday 19 July
Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (15)
Director: Declan Lowney. Stars: Steve Coogan, Colm Meaney, Tim Key. 2013. 90 mins
When famous DJ Alan Partridge’s radio station is taken over by a new media conglomerate, it sets in motion a chain of events which see Alan having to work with the police to defuse a potentially violent siege.Book now
Friday 20 July
The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long (PG)
Director: Michael Gracey. Starring: Stars: Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, Zendaya. 2017. 103 mins.
The Greatest Showman is an original musical inspired by the life of P.T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman. Barnum was a visionary who rose from nothing to create the “Greatest Show on Earth,” a spectacle and celebration of his larger-than-life imagination that captivated audiences around the globe.
This special print features all the lyrics to the stunning soundtrack written by Academy Award and Tony Award winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land). Come in all your finery and sing along with your family and friends.Book now
Saturday 21 July
Top Gun (12a)
Director: Tony Scott. Starring: Tom Cruise, Tim Robbins, Kelly McGillis. 1986. 110 mins
Maverick (Cruise) aspires to be top gun at the Top Gun, the US Navy Fighters Weapons School in San Diego. Maverick climbs the ladder of fly-boy success and falls in love with his aeronautics instructor.Book now
Sunday 22 July
Monty Python and the Holy Grail (12a)
Directors: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones. Stars: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle. 1975. 91 mins
England 932 A.D. and King Arthur accompanied by his trusty servant Patsy is seeking knights to join his Round Table at Camelot. Having recruited a band of wise, brave, pure and not-quite-so-brave lords, Arthur and his entourage avoid the silliness of Camelot and encounter God in a wondrous vision. He sets the band of heroes on a noble quest: to find the Holy Grail.Book now
Thursday 16 August
Beauty and the Beast (PG)
Director: Bill Condon. Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans. 2017. 129 mins
An arrogant prince is cursed to live as a terrifying beast until he finds true love. Strangely, his chance comes when he captures an unwary clockmaker, whose place is then taken by his bold and beautiful daughter Belle. Helped by the Beast’s similarly enchanted servants – including a clock, a teapot and a candelabra – Belle begins to see the sensitive soul behind the fearsome facade. But as time runs out, it soon becomes obvious that Belle’s cocky suitor Gaston is the real beast of the piece.Book now
Friday 17 August
Terminator 2: Judgment Day (15)
Director: James Cameron. Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Edward Furlong. 1991. 137 mins
It has been 10 years since the events of Terminator. Sarah Connor’s ordeal is only just beginning as she struggles to protect her son John, the future leader of the human resistance against the machines, from a new Terminator, sent back in time to eliminate John Connor while he’s still a child. Sarah and John don’t have to face this terrifying threat alone however. The human resistance have managed to send them an ally, a warrior from the future ordered to protect John Connor at any cost. The battle for tomorrow has begun….Book now
Saturday 18 August
Watch This Space…
We have an exciting film lined up for Saturday 18 August, keep an eye out for more details.
Sunday 19 August
Stand By Me (15)
Director: Rob Reiner. Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman. 1896. 89 mins
After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.Book now