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Colchester Open Air Film & Street Food Fest 2021
Thu, August 5 @ 12:00 pm - Sun, August 8 @ 11:00 pm
COLCHESTER OPEN AIR FILM & STREET FOOD FESTIVAL
Lower Castle Park
August 5th to 8th
**** NEW FORMAT ****
+ 4 DAYS // 12 MOVIES
+ BYO PICNIC PASSES
+ KIDS FREE
+ EATING STREET FOOD MARKET
+ SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES IN PLACE
Secret pre Sale via event page & for previous customers…
General sale across all platforms and box offices May 1st !
Dates, Times & Titles:
> Thursday 5th AUG
THE LOST BOYS (9pm)
> Friday 7th AUG
* JUNGLE BOOK (1pm)
* LION KING (3pm)
(Kids movies watch 2 movies for 1)
TOP GUN (6.30pm)
ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW (9.15pm)
> Saturday 8th AUG
* MAMMA MIA (1pm)
* DIRTY DANCING (3pm)
(Watch 2 for 1 Movies + Music & DJ)
THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (6.30pm)
> Sunday 9th AUG
THE GOONIES (1pm)
BACK TO THE FUTURE (3pm)
( Watch 2 movies for 1 )
THE FOOD – Local Street food traders
Sweet P’s BBQ & Soul Food
** NEW CONCEPTS **
Bringing the best features from the two events, you can enjoy all movies featured on a huge LED screen with screenings both by day and in the night.
* FRIDAY KIDS CLUB *
Kids Movie Club Friday afternoon – Watch 2 great kids movies & bring the kids for FREE – BYO Picnic passes available.
* SATURDAY BRUNCH CLUB – TWO MOVIES FOR ONE *
Saturday afternoon, Gin, Pimms, Prosecco, Street food & two of the greatest Chick Flicks!
* CLASSIX *
All time Classic Outdoor Movies
* SUNDAY BRUNCH – TWO FOR ONE *
The Sunday Flix & chill session, Family Friendly – Bring the Kids for FREE*
* KIDS GO FREE *
Kids go Free*
0-3yr’s are FREE
1 x 3-15yr’s FREE per paying adult
PICNIC TICKETS –
Picnic Passes are available but there will be some great street food vendors cooking up hot fresh food if not at EATING STREET.
* NO ALCOHOL *
All we ask is for you not to bring any alcohol as there is a fully licensed bar on site with a great range of pub priced drinks!
**** SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES IN PLACE ****
We are blessed with space In Lower Castle Park with safe space & socially distanced seating areas for your chairs & Blankets,
Hand sanitiser throughout, Safe Q systems & toilets cleaned regularly!
COLLABORATION BRINGS OUTDOOR MOVIE MAGIC TO COLCHESTER’S CASTLE PARK!
A collaboration between Colchester Events & Pop-Up Pictures has resulted in a new outdoor four-day, festival of
food and film coming to Castle Park this summer.
The Colchester Open Air Film & Street Food Festival which takes place Thursday 5th to Sunday 8 th August, is a
brand-new concept showcasing 12 classic outdoor movies and a pop-up street food market with flavours from
around the world.
Movies will be screened both day and night on the large LED Screen in the Park – visitors can book their film
favourites from Greatest Showman, Grease and The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Back to the Future and Bohemian
There are three daytime sessions which feature 2-4-1 deals – a ‘Kids Club’ on Friday with Lion King and Jungle Book, a
‘Brunch Club’ on Saturday with Mamma Mia and Dirty Dancing and on Sunday afternoon the ‘Sunday Brunch’ with
family favourites The Goonies and Never-Ending Story.
Eating Street, a pop-up street food market with a proud support local ethos, will be open throughout the festival,
for both cinema goers and visitors to the town, with an array of flavours from local street food traders.
The savoury street food line-up includes The Flag Burger, Cowabunga Pizza, Mauritian Nutrition, Sweet P’s BBQ &
soul food, Suffolk Spice Fusion, with one more to be announced, and for the sweeter tooth Obscene Waffles and
Cinema goers who prefer to bring their own picnic are welcome to do so by opting for a Picnic Pass ticket when
booking their films. Alcohol cannot be brought into Castle Park – a licensed bar will be available inside the cinema
Cllr Theresa Higgins, Portfolio Holder for Commercial Services said: “For many years movie lovers have enjoyed
unique outdoor cinema events at Castle Park courtesy of Colchester Events screening movies during Wimbledon
weeks and Pop-Up Pictures in August. It’s great to see the two organisations joining forces to present this exciting
new festival which I’m sure will appeal to so many of us looking to spend quality time safely and locally with family
Early Bird Ticket Prices are on sale now from £9.50 per adult including one free child place offered per paying adult
for the PG, PG12 & U rated titles. To book visit the Facebook event page – Colchester Open Air & Street Food