Following the success of the screening of Jaws at Victoria Baths in September, Village Screen are back at the stunning Grade II listed building next month with two more pop-up cinema events – Home Alone on Friday 9 December and Elf on Saturday 10 December.
Both events will kick off with music by local DJs and street food by Dim Sum Su and Proove Pizza plus a fully stocked bar serving prosecco, wines and craft beers. The films will be shown on a 16ft screen with the audience seated on beautiful vintage deckchairs in the gala pool as well as on the mezzanine level above the pool.
Known as Manchester’s Water Palace, Victoria Baths is recognised as Britain’s finest municipal swimming pool. It was built in 1906 and closed in 1993. The building is managed by a trust and operates as a heritage visitor attraction and events venue. The next phase of restoration, for which the trust is now raising funds, includes re-opening the original Turkish Baths.
Village Screen have been transforming the pop-up cinema scene in Sheffield for the past 18 months, screening iconic films on car park rooftops, in outdoor swimming pools, disused warehouse spaces and woodland areas.
Both performances are now sold out but an additional matinee screening of Elf will now take place on Saturday 10th December at 2.30pm. This event is more suited to families with a minimum suggested age of 6. Some seats nearest to the screen (on both the pool and mezzanine level) will be reserved for families. To buy tickets click here.