A new outdoor film and food festival is coming to Manchester this September

Four days of open-air cinema, local street food, live stand-up comedy and specially-curated short films in Heaton Park

A new socially spacious festival will be coming to Heaton Park this September, dedicated to all things film and food.

As part of a nationwide tour, Film & Food Fest, from the team behind by Adventure Cinema, will deliver four days of outdoor cinema with classic movies and recent releases, stand up comedy from some of the UK’s best-loved comedians, local street food and specially-curated short films from regional film makers.

Each Thursday evening of Film & Food Fest will feature a special showcase of short movies from some of the UK’s finest independent filmmakers.

Different in each region, the showcase will highlight the work of local creatives, giving their films a major platform, and giving audiences an exclusive chance to see some fantastic new cinema.

£2 from every ticket sold for the short film nights will also be used to support local film organisations within each city.

Saturday and Sunday afternoons will be reserved for family films, with classics like The Lion King and The Goonies, and modern favourites like The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long, Onward and Doolittle.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings will feature fantastic live comedy from some of the UK’s most exciting comedians, followed by blockbuster movies.

With a varied mix of films on offer – including favourites such as Grease and Dirty Dancing and some of 2020’s finest like Joker, JoJo Rabbit and The Invisible Man – there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

There will also be street food from local traders, curated by Street Food Warehouse.

Guests can expect everything from gourmet burgers and bruschetta, to crepes and ice cream, along with a dedicated bar, serving great beers and bespoke cocktails.

Gates will open up to three hours before each film starts, to ensure visitors have plenty of time.

The festival will be compliant with government safety guidelines, and ticket holders will be offered a 100% money-back guarantee should anything mean that the events cannot go ahead.

Film & Food Fest will come to Heaton Park from 23rd – 26th September 2021. Adult tickets start at £16.50 + booking fee. For afternoon showings, children 12 years and under go half-price (plus booking fee). For more information, visit filmandfoodfest.com.


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