Movies By Moonlight
In Old Town Meadow
Thu 19, Fri 20, Sat 21 & Sun 22 AugBook Now
Round up your family and friends and get ready to have the time of your life as we bring four exceptional films to the big screen at Compton Verney. Taking place across four evenings this August, join us for a magical, outdoor screening of some of your favourite films set against the back drop of our lakeside.
Doors open at 7.30pm. Film starts promptly at 8.55pm.
Children (aged 0-18), £8
Essential carers, £8 when accompanying the person you care for
As voted for by you, we will be showing:
Mamma Mia, Thu 19 Aug
USA 2008/109 mins
Dir: Phyllida Lloyd
Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is preparing for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride, has a plan. She secretly invites three men from her mother’s past in hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her big day.
Dirty Dancing, Fri 20 Aug
USA 1987/100 mins
Dir: Emile Ardolino
“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” 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).
Bohemian Rhapsody, Sat 21 Aug
USA/UK 2018 / 134 mins
Dir: Dexter Fletcher
This foot stomping biopic follows the meteoric rise of Queen through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near implosion as Freddie Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant Live Aid reunion. There Mercury, facing the battle for his life with his HIV diagnosis, leads the band to a performance that cements their legacy. Rami Malek dons the moustache for an Oscar winning performance as Freddie Mercury.
The Greatest Showman, Sun 22 Aug
USA 2017 / 102 mins
Dir: Michael Gracey
Roll up, roll up for the Greatest Show! This best-selling musical is 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.
If this is your first visit to an outdoor cinema event, don’t fear! Here are a few things we’d recommend bringing along:
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