Free admission to this Dirty Dancing screening if you show them your melons

For two days only, Old Granada Studios will become a unique cinema experience, so all you movie buffs out there can get excited.

It’ll be screening one of the world’s best loved romantic films – Dirty Dancing. So, if you don’t want to spend your evening searching through your dusty VHS collection, head here instead.

In a nod to the 1987 film’s classic scene, ‘I carried a watermelon’, the first ten people to turn up to the event with one will be granted free entry. People will probably think you’re a little crazy en route but you’ll be getting a complimentary movie night so you can’t complain.

If you’re seeing a new man or lady, this will make a dapper first date.

Tickets to the Dirty Dancing film experience are £14.99 and include entry to the event, a complimentary glass of champagne at the door, waiting service to your table, an extensive selection of cocktails, the option to eat from the Dirty Dancing themed menu, a preshow DJ set, professional dance performances and a VIP seat. There is also a free cocktail up for grabs for anybody brave enough to come dressed as Johnny and Baby.

“This really is a different kind of cinematic experience with much more to offer than a normal film showing,” says event manager, Stuart Barber.

“Lots of couples tend to go to the cinema for Valentine’s Day but we wanted to give them a unique and engaging experience that they wouldn’t forget. Dirty Dancing was the obvious choice. It’s iconic, fun but also very romantic.”

Tickets can be purchased here but you’ll have to be quick as they’re selling like hot cakes.

The screening times are as follows:
Friday 10 February: 6:30pm and 9:30pm
Saturday 11 February: 2:30pm, 6:30pm and 9:45pm


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