Open-Air films at Elephant Park this summer

Movie buffs, music lovers, sports fans and kids of all ages can look forward to an exciting programme of free screenings, events and activities at Elephant Park this summer.

Screenings will take place in the park on most Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings over the summer.

Blockbuster films to look forward to include Avengers Endgame, Detective Pikachu and Black Panther, as well as modern classics Grease, The Italian Job and Sister Act.

Activities including face-painting as well as an array of pop-up food and drinks stalls will be available on movie nights, providing audiences with entertainment and refreshments.

Other highlights on the big screen at Elephant Park will include some of the most anticipated sporting events of the summer including the Ashes cricket and US Open tennis.

There will also be live broadcasts from the Leeds and Reading music festivals will take place from Friday, August 23-25.

Kids cartoons and programmes will be broadcast every morning between 9am-11am, with Tee and Mo, Yakka Dee!, Bing and The Teletubbies among a host of CBeebies favourites.

Located on the southern side of the park, the screen overlooks lush open spaces, mature trees, play trails and seating areas, providing an attractive and enticing public space for the Elephant & Castle community and visitors from beyond.

Kristy Lansdown, Project Director for Elephant Park, Lendlease Europe, said: “Our beautiful park is the ideal venue for outdoor entertainment this summer, and we hope our big screen will become a focal point for visitors and the local community alike – whether joining partners for a movie, watching live sport or music with friends, or entertaining the kids during the summer holidays.”

This week, the schedule of movies being shown at Elephant Park will include Ready Player One, Moana and Grease.

You can find out more about The Elephant Park Summer Screen, which runs until September 8, at www.elephantpark.co.uk.

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