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What’s On: Summer Nights Film Festival 2015

PUBLISHED: 09:21 17 August 2015 | UPDATED: 09:21 17 August 2015

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies


Quad’s Summer Nights Film Festival returns for a fourth year with a choice of eleven popular films presented against a backdrop of some of the country’s most famous historic buildings

The Grand Budapest HotelThe Grand Budapest Hotel

Quad’s Summer Nights Film Festival returns for a fourth year with a choice of eleven popular films presented against a backdrop of some of the country’s most famous historic buildings.

Presented on a twelve foot screen by QUAD, Derby’s centre for art and film, screenings offer the chance to enjoy a unique cinematic experience in the great outdoors. Guests are invited to picnic in the park and then settle back for a late summer’s eve feast of movie-watching, with the offering ranging from feel-good classics and contemporary comedies to musicals and Sci-fi films.

Hardwick Hall, Kedleston Hall and Calke Abbey are the Derbyshire venues. The expanding festival also includes screenings at Wollaton Hall in Nottinghamshire, Waddesdon Manor in Buckinghamshire and Belton House in Lincolnshire, with Baddesley Clinton in Warwickshire and Blickling Estate in Norfolk as new locations for 2015.

Kedleston Hall

24th July Dirty Dancing (12A)

25th July Interstellar (12A)

Baddesley Clinton, Warwickshire

31st July The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)

1st August Grease (PG)

Calke Abbey

7th August The Blues Brothers (15)

8th August The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)

Hardwick Hall

21st August Mamma Mia (PG)

22nd August The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies (12A)

Wollaton Hall, Nottingham

28th August Dirty Dancing (12A)

29th August Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (15)

30th August The Dark Knight Rises (12A)

Waddesdon Manor, Buckinghamshire

4th September Singin’ in the Rain (U)

5th September Into the Woods (PG)

Belton House, Lincolnshire

11th September The Grand Budapest Hotel (15)

12th September Dirty Dancing (12A)

Blickling Estate, Norfolk

18th September Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa (15)

19th September Dirty Dancing (12A)

All screenings are outdoors – bring rugs, chairs, picnics and suitable clothing. Tickets are £12 (£10.50 if purchased up to six weeks in advance of screening). The early bird price is available at any time for group bookings of four or more people. Tickets for children under five are free. Tickets are available at each venue or from QUAD in Derby by calling 
01332 290606 or visiting


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