What’s On This Week – 29th August

Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Park Circus
Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Park Circus

Tuesday 30th August

James and the Giant Peach

The makers of The Nightmare Before Christmas bring the stop-motion magic to this classic Roald Dahl tale, showing in Lancaster and Cardiff.

11.30am / The Dukes, Lancaster / £2.50

3pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £4 adult, £3 concession


The Night Digger

Featuring the terrifying character of Billy, Roald Dahl’s Night Digger is a thrill ride to watch. Catch it at The Continental in Preston, presented by They Eat Culture.

7.30pm / The Continental, Preston / £4


Wednesday 31st August


Metamorphosis Open Cinema finishes their Roald Dahl on Film screenings with Danny DeVito’s adaptation of Matilda.

2pm / Lancaster Library / FREE


Thursday 1st September

Fantastic Mr. Fox

George Clooney is the titular Mr. Fox in Wes Anderson’s 2009 adaptation, showing Thursday morning in Stirling.

10.30am / Macroberts Arts Centre, Stirling / £2


The Witches

Chapter brings Roald Dahl’s terrifying The Witches to Cardiff on Thursday, and again over the weekend!

2.30pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £4 adult, £3 concession


Friday 2nd September

Alfred Hitchcock Presents…

They Eat Culture bring the thrills to The Continental with four of Roald Dahl’s short stories adapted for Alfred Hitchcocks television series.

7.30pm / The Continental, Preston / FREE


Saturday 3rd September

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Picturehouse Cinemas offer Fantastic Mr. Fox as their family matinee across the country for only £1.50 per ticket.

10.30am / East Dulwich Picturehouse / £1.50

10.30am / Hackney Picturehouse / £1.50

10.30am / Ritzy Picturehouse / £1.50

10.30am / Duke of York's, Brighton / £1.50

11.00am / Crouch End Picturehouse / £1.50

11.00am / Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge / £1.50

11.00am / Regal Picturehouse, Henley / £1.50

11.00am / Cinema City, Norwich / £1.50

11.00am / Picturehouse at FACT, Liverpool / £1.50

11.00am / Phoenix Picturehouse, Oxford / £1.50

11.00am / Stratford Upon Avon Picturehouse / £1.50

11.00am / City Screen, York / £1.50

11.45am / Clapham Picturehouse / £1.50


The Witches

The terrifying coven of child-eating witches return to Chapter!

3pm Sat and 11am Sun / Chapter, Cardiff / £4 adult, £3 concession


Fantastic Mr. Fox (Austism-friendly)

Arts Picturehouse in Cambridge is holding an autism-friendly screening of Fantastic Mr. Fox, with raised lighting and no adverts.

10.30am / Arts Picturehouse, Cambridge / £3


Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Gene Wilder steals the show as the titular Willy Wonka in Mel Stuart’s 1971 adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

4.20pm / Strand Arts Centre, Belfast / £5


Sunday 4th September

Fantastic Mr. Fox (Austism-friendly)

Exeter Picturehouse will also be hold an autism-friendly screening on the Sunday.

11am / Exeter Picturehouse / £3


You Only Live Twice

Roald Dahl’s James Bond adaptation has everything you want; Blofeld, a volcano lair, plans of world domination, and the best Bond of all – Sean Connery.

5pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £7.20 adult, £5.10 concession