Outdoor Cinema with Strode Theatre

Outdoor cinema event in collaboration with Strode Theatre, 28th July 2017.

STRODE @ THE GRANGE

 

Watch your favourite film under the stars as the Grange once again joins forces with Strode Theatre to present the second annual outdoor film festival in Street.

Taking place over 3 nights, watch the classics on a big screen set in the grounds of the Grange, a historic Grade II listed manor house. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the setting with your own picnics or refreshments purchased from local producers at our stalls.

Food and Drink

With Thanks to our sponsor Clarks Village

FANCY PLAYING DRESS UP?!

This year, we are spicing things up! Come along in fancy dress to any of the screenings and blow our minds with your finest homage to the film being shown. Upload your pics via our selfie booth and you could be in with a chance of winning one of the following most awesome prizes:

The competition is being run across all 4 nights and will be judged by the Alfred Gillett Trust and Strode Theatre. Winners will be contacted via their Facebook contact within 6-weeks of the event.

There is no cash alternative.

Judges decision final.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank Wookey Hole and The Hamper Guys, for their generous prize donations.

 

Programme

 

Thursday 9 August 2018 : Ghostbusters (PG, 1984)

I ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Three former parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service.

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Friday 10 August 2018: Grease Sing-A-Long (PG)

Wow – it’s only the 40th anniversary since the film was released! Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

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Saturday 11 August: Dirty Dancing (12A)

Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances “Baby” Houseman falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle.

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Sunday 12 August: The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long (PG)

For our final night, this exciting and uplifting family musical celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, it tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerising spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. The Greatest Showman features songs by Oscar winners Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (La La Land) and stars Academy Award nominee Hugh Jackman as the great impresario.

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Booking

Tickets can be booked on the Strode Theatre website at www.strodetheatre.org.uk/whats-on, or by ringing the box office on 01458 442846. Prices are:

Adult £10.50
Concessions £9.00
Children £7.50
Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £32.00
Deckchair hire £3.50

Useful information

  • This event is outdoors and will be held in the grounds of The Grange in Clarks Village, Street Admission is from 6.30pm, previews and trailers at 8:45pm.
  • A Bar will be available.
  • Food stalls will be available.
  • Free Parking is available at the Clarks Village car park from 6pm.
  • In the event of rain the screening will continue and ponchos will be available to purchase. Unfortunately, we cannot offer refunds in the event of rain.
  • Picnics are welcome, however please do not bring any glass.
  • Please bring your own warm clothes and blankets.
  • Dogs on leads are welcome.
  • Toilet facilities are available.
  • See our frequently asked questions section below for more details

Seating Options

You have three seating options for the event:

  1. Deckchairs: are located directly in front of The Grange building on the gravel drive with a good view. Deck chairs can be purchased through the Strode Theatre box office or through the ticketing website for £3.50 each.
  2. Bring your own chair: You are welcome to bring your own seating – you will be placed on the grass behind other audience on the ground/blankets.
  3. Bring a blanket: You are welcome to bring your own blankets.

Please do not bring any windbreakers, tents or gazebos.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is happening on that day?
The Grange with Strode Theatre will show one film a night on a large screen as detailed above. Doors open at 6.30pm and the films start at approximately 9pm and will finish by 11.30pm at the latest.

Where will the screenings be taking space?
The big screen is located on the Grange lawns opposite the food court at Clarks Village, and the audience will sit on the grass on their own chairs or blankets. The space will be cordoned off in the afternoon and after 7pm, only ticket holders will be able to access the space.

How can I book a ticket?
Tickets can be booked on the Strode Theatre website at www.strodetheatre.org.uk/whats-on, or by ringing the box office on 01458 442846.

What happens if there’s rain?
In the event of wet weather, the screening will still go ahead. Please check the forecast in advance and come dressed accordingly. Remember to bring warm (maybe even waterproof) clothing and a blanket if you wish, as it does get cool towards the end of a screening. Waterproof ponchos will be available. Only in the case of extreme weather, such as dangerously high winds, will the screening be cancelled. Unfortunately, we cannot give refunds.

What are the food and drink options?
Refreshments including soft drinks, alcoholic drinks and snacks will be available to purchase from stalls in the grounds. Glastonbury Wood Fired Pizza Company will be joining us in 2018. Further food providers to be announced shortly.For people eating in the Clarks Village restaurant terrace before the event, and take away is available to bring onto site. You are also free to bring your own picnic, but please remember to respect the grounds, drink responsibly and take your litter with you when you leave. Strictly no glass containers.

Can I smoke?
A smoking area is available for smokers to use during the screening.

Can I bring a dog to the screening?
Dogs on leads are welcome, and the owners are asked to keep control of their dog and consider others in the audience.

Will there be toilets?
Toilets are located within 20 metres of the site for visitors to use, free of charge. There will also be disabled toilets available. These are located at the entrance to Clarks Village.

Are children allowed?
Children are permitted at all of our events, if they’re of age to see the films classification. It is the guardians’ responsibility to ensure the rating of the film is suitable for their child/children.

Will there be wheelchair access?
The site is fully accessible.

I may need some special assistance at an event. How can I arrange this?
The screening space will be accessible and there will be disabled toilets available. The stewards are always available to assist disabled audience members as required. Please let us know of any requirements you may have in advance, by emailing enquiries@agtrust.org.uk so we can welcome and assist you to the best of our ability. It is worth noting that our outdoor screenings tend to be on grass with some hard surface availability but our stewards can help you get across any rough ground if necessary.

My question hasn’t been answered, where can I get more information?
Please contact the Alfred Gillett Trust at enquiries@agtrust.org.uk or 01458 444060. Alternatively, ring Strode Theatre box office on 01458 442846.