What's On This Week - 8th August

Image courtesy of Pathé UK
Image courtesy of Pathé UK

Monday 8th August

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Wes Anderson’s star-studded stop-motion adaptation of Fantastic Mr. Fox comes to Sheffield for four days.

Mon-Thu 12.00pm / Showroom, Sheffield / £7.50, concessions £5.50

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Johnny Depp stars in Tim Burton's colourful adaptation of this Roald Dahl classic. 

Mon-Tue 3.00pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £3.00


Wednesday 10th August

The Witches

Metamorphosis Open Cinema brings Roald Dahl’s terrifying The Witches to Lancaster Library, with Revolting Recipes activity and a ‘Pitch the Sequel’ workshop! 

2pm / Lancaster Library / FREE

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Watch this family favourite in the beautiful Roman Gardens in Chester, part of Moonlight Flicks season from Storyhouse.

8pm / Roman Gardens, Chester / £8.50, child under 12 free (1 per full price ticket)


Friday 12th August

Porco Rosso

Air pirates and bounty hunters rule the Italian skies in this classic Studio Ghibli film. Did you know aspects of the film take influence from Roald Dahl’s short story They Shall Not Grow Old?

Fri-Thu 12pm / Showroom, Sheffield / £7.50, concessions £5.50


Danny DeVito directs and stars in this unforgettable family classic. This screening is accompanied with a digital animation workshop!

Fri 11.00am / Stratford Picturehouse / £1.50


Saturday 13th August

James and the Giant Peach

Join James and his bug friends on an adventure in their giant peach! Family matinee from Broadway, Nottingham.

Sat 1pm / Broadway, Nottingham / £3.70


Sunday 14th August

The Witches

Catch Anjelica Houton's terrifying transformation in Watershed's showing of The Witches.

Sun 12pm / Watershed, Bristol / £6.50, £4.50 concessions

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Edinburgh Filmhouse is showing the 2009 adaptation of Fantastic Mr. Fox for the family matinee.

Sun 11pm / Edinburgh Filmhouse / £4.50