Brindleyplace Film Festival line-up announced

Sing at the top of your lungs this summer at Brindleyplace as the line-up for this year’s free film festival is announced.

The film festival, now running it’s 8th year will begin on Monday 15th July with a showing of Mamma Mia on an outdoor screen in Central Square. The festival will last for a week from the 15th -21st with weekday screenings beginning at 6pm, and two screenings at 1pm and 4pm on weekends.

The line-up was chosen by the public who voted online for their favourite musical films, with more than 2,000 people voting. Central Square will be vibrant and uplifting with The Sound of Music on 16th July, followed by romantic drama Moulin Rouge on the 17th and Bowie’s goblin king in Labyrinth on Thursday 18th.

Go gaga for A Star is Born on Friday 19th July,  enjoy the circus with The Greatest Showman on the 20th at 1pm or prepare to bite the dust with Bohemian Rhapsody at a 4pm screening. Disney’s Moana will close the show at 1pm on Sunday 21st, followed by the classic Mary Poppins at 4pm.

Marketing and Events Executive Stacey Muir at Brindleyplace says she was excited to bring a music theme this year.

“The Brindleyplace Film Festival draws the crowds year on year and the public have definitely picked a stellar line-up of films as The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody topped the list this year.”

This festival is suitable for all ages, making Brindleyplace a perfect destination to bring the whole family for a day out.

“Whether you fancy a singalong with friends and colleagues after work, or if you feel like bringing the whole family down to the estate over the weekend, there’s a film for everyone! The atmosphere across the estate is always buzzing whatever the weather, so make sure you get here early to grab a deckchair.

This year’s festival is held in partnership with charity Sense which supports adults and children with complex disabilities. They will be fundraising throughout the week with various sports, arts and well being activities to help deaf blind people gain volunteering, employment and training opportunities.

To find out more about Brindleyplace, visit the website at www.brindleyplace.com.
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