Weymouth’s first outdoor Cinema Screening

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As part of the Spirit of the Sea Maritime Festival, which takes place between 3rd and 16th July 2010, The Purbeck Film Festival is forming and exciting partnership with Nothe Fort in Weymouth, to bring the first ever outdoor cinema screening in Weymouth. 

“The Spirit of the Sea’s overall objective is to build the ‘Spirit of the Sea’ brand over the next four years and beyond so that it contributes to a lasting legacy for the Borough from its role as a sailing venue for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games” (spiritofthesea.org.uk).

Andrea Etherington, Chair of the Purbeck Film Festival, commented “We are delighted to be taking part in this festival which celebrates the area’s close relationship with the sea.  Outdoor screenings are a great deal of fun and the atmosphere is always very exciting – we are delighted to be working with Nothe Fort and to be screening in such a wonderful and unique venue.  As a not-for-profit organisation, one of our prime objectives is to work with the local community to offer a wide range of events and also to support local community initiatives.”

The event will take place on Friday, 9th July at 9pm in the atmospheric Parade Ground of the Fort (seating provided).  There will be a large cinema screen, with digital surround sound and the ticket price includes access to the Ramparts as well as the Parade Ground.  Refreshments will be available.

Ticket prices are £6 for an adult and £5 for a child, and a family ticket is available at £14.

Tickets available at gate on the day only.  Gates open at 7.30pm, film starts at 9pm. Seating provided.

Public information available at Purbeckfilm.com and nothe-fort.org.uk.

Enquiries to: 01305 766626 (Nothe Fort) and 01929 554906 (Purbeck Film Festival)

Email: nothefort@uwclub.net (Steven Booth) and info@purbeckfilm.com (Julie Sharman)

Nothe Fort is located at Barrack Road, Weymouth, Dorset DT4 8UF.

People should bring warm clothing or a blanket.

The Purbeck Film Festival is run by the Purbeck Film Charitable Trust Ltd.

For further information please contact Julie Sharman, Adminstrator, Tel: 01929 554906 / Julie@juliesharman.co.uk

The Rex Cinema, 14 West Street, Wareham, Dorset BH 20 4JX

Purbeck Film Charitable Trust, Company Reg. No. 3652306, Charity No. 1085992