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Bohemian Rhapsody, Mamma Mia and The Greatest Showman coming to outdoor cinemas

PUBLISHED: 16:00 31 January 2019 | UPDATED: 09:21 06 March 2019

Outdoor cinema companies are bringing Hollywood blockbusters to parks across Ipswich, Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury and Braintree this spring giving you another chance to see some of your favourite movies from last year.

Bohemian Rhapsody

Fans of Queen are spoilt for choice with four outdoor screenings of Bohemian Rhapsody taking place across Suffolk and north Essex.

The film, which celebrate the achievements of the iconic band, will be shown in Christchurch Park, Ipswich on Friday, April 12.

Gates open at 6.30pm and the film will start shortly after sunset. The screening is expected to finish at approximately 11pm. Ticket prices start at £14.50.

If you can’t make that date don’t let that stop you from Having a good time or Having a ball as there is another screening taking place in Braintree and Bocking Public Gardens, close to Braintree town centre on Friday, May 24. The film will start at 7.30pm and finish at roughly 10pm. Tickets are £12 for adults and £9 for children.

If you would rather wait until the temperature picks up before you sing your heart out, the film will be shown on August 9 at Castle Park in Colchester. Early bird tickets are priced at £10 for adults and kids go free. This event will run from 6.30pm to 10.30pm.

The movie will be shown again on August 17 at the picturesque Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds. Times and prices will be the same as for the Colchester screening.

The Greatest Showman

Ladies and gents, this is the moment you’ve waited for - The Greatest Showman is returning to Christchurch Park in Ipswich for a special outdoor viewing.

On Saturday, April 13 you can immerse yourself in the tale of ring master P.T Barnum beneath the stars. Gates will open at 6.30pm with the film starting shortly after sunset. Tickets start at £14.50 and there will be refreshments on sale before the show.
More details available here.

A Star is Born

Tell me something girl, are you free on June 23? To see the BAFTA winning film a Star is Born? It is one of the most talked about films of this year and last which features Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. The story follows a musician who helps a young singer find fame despite his own career being in a downward spiral. The film will be shown at Christchurch Park in Ipswich - gates open at 7.30pm but the film wont begin until after sunset.
You can buy tickets here.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The all singing, all dancing, sequel to Mamma Mia made its cinema debut in 2018 and this summer you can see it on the big screen in west Suffolk.

Dancing Queens will need to make their way to Belle Vue Skate Park in Sudbury on July 26 to catch the feel-good musical.

Gates open at 7pm, the film will start at 8pm and finish at approximately 10pm. Adult tickets are £12 and child tickets are £9.

Please note no food or drink can be taken into the venue as refreshments can be purchased on site.

If you and your Chiquititas can’t make that date Kentwell Hall will also be staging a screening of the film.On August 2 the Tudor mansion will open its grounds for the perfect Friday night.

Tickets are £15 in advance or £17.50 in advance.

More outdoor cinema events are set to be added as we approach the summer months.

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