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Kendal Mountain Festival - UK Tour 2020

Fire up your imagination and join us for a thrilling night of adventure.

Watch a brand new collection of short films on the big screen – stories of human endurance, breathtaking environments and soul-stirring journeys. Plus hear from one of the world’s top adventurers, who’ll join us on stage to share tales from their explorations.

Festival Director Steve Scott will present the evening sharing behind the scenes knowledge and explaining why these films have been chosen to be part of our International Film Programme. We'll also be giving away prizes from our fabulous tour sponsors.

WHY? 'Awesome Saturday night out @kendalmountainfestival. Watched the most awe-inspiring, jaw-droppingly beautiful line up of short films and listened to the legend @annamcnuff talk about her South American travel tales. Always honest, inspiring, crazy and funny' @sweatybettyruns | Kingston, March 2019

Courtyard Theatre
£18 standard (£10 students and under 25 years)

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Downton Abbey (PG)

Dir: Michael Engler 2019 122 mins, UK

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WHY? Starring Hugh Bonneville, Jim Carter, Michelle Dockery and Joanne Froggatt

Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.

Bring Baby Screenings
The screening on Friday 25 October at 11am is exclusively for parents, careers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including cup of tea); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not admitted.

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Mrs Lowry & Son (PG)

Dir: Adrian Noble 2019 91 mins, UK

Iconic artist LS Lowry (Timothy Spall) is at the beginnings of his career, yearning for his work to be appreciated in London. However, his disdainful mother Elizabeth (Vanessa Redgrave) actively tries to dissuade her bachelor son from pursuing his artistic ambitions.

WHY? This powerful, yet humorous story imagines the impact this obsessive mother and son relationship had on the great artist


Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.

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Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (18)

Dir: Quentin Tarantino 2019 161 mins, UK/US/CN

1969 Los Angeles. TV star Rick Dalton and his longtime stunt double Cliff Booth make their way around an industry they hardly recognize anymore. The ninth film from writer-director Quentin Tarantino features a large ensemble cast and multiple storylines in a tribute to the final moments of Hollywood’s golden age.

WHY? Staring Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie and Al Pacino

'At once an engaging buddy comedy, an intoxicating fact and fiction mash-up, gorgeous filmmaking and a valentine to the movies' ★★★★ Empire

Read the full review here

Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.

Movie Monday Offer
The screening on Monday 23 September at 2pm is part of the Movie Monday screenings. Monday film screening tickets £7 and include a free cup of tea or filter coffee. Excludes School Holiday Family screenings and Event Cinema screenings.

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Encore screenings.

The hilarious West End and Broadway hit returns to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

Why? Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden.

Run time: 210 mins

Courtyard Theatre
£15

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Blinded By The Light (12A)

Dir: Gurinder Chadha 2019 117 mins, UK

1987. Music fanatic Javed discovers the illustrious back catalogue of Bruce Springsteen and his world is turned upside down. He yearns to escape his rundown hometown and the rules of his traditional Pakistani household. Javed finds himself caught in between two worlds and must discover if he too is Born to Run…

WHY? A timely coming of age story, from the director of Bend It Like Beckham and based on the memoir of Guardian journalist Sarfraz Manzoor

'An exuberant anthem to the importance of music, the need to be seen and the hope of new possibilities' ★★★★ Empire

Read the full review here

Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.

Bring Baby Screenings
The screening on Tuesday 17 September at 11am is exclusively for parents, carers and grown-ups with children under 2 years. Lights are kept on low level and you can move around if you need to. Tickets are £5.50 for adults (including cup of tea); babies and infants are free of charge. Seating is unreserved and unaccompanied adults are not permitted.

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WHY? A timely and funny, yet poignant film that gets to the heart of a community facing up to unwelcome change

'Bait is an experiment – and a successful one' ★★★★ The Guardian

Read the full review here

Courtyard Theatre
£10.50 (£9.50 conc)

Special Ticket Offer
£9 (£8 conc) tickets when you book for three films at the same time. Offer excludes event cinema screenings.

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