cancelled

The Greatest Showman [PG]

Friday 12 June 2020 – Oakland Village, Swadlincote

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Featuring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron

Sadly we have cancelled all our scheduled Matinée films with immediate effect.

This is due to the ongoing COVID19 situation.

We hope to reschedule at a later date when things have calmed down. We’ll need to get out and enjoy ourselves by then.

In the meantime, we hope you and yours stay safe.

Orphaned, penniless but ambitious and with a mind crammed with imagination and fresh ideas, the American Phineas Taylor Barnum will always be remembered as the man with the gift to effortlessly blur the line between reality and fiction. Thirsty for innovation and hungry for success, the son of a tailor will manage to open a wax museum but will soon shift focus to the unique and peculiar, introducing extraordinary, never-seen-before live acts on the circus stage. Some will call Barnum’s wide collection of oddities, a freak show; however, when the obsessed showman gambles everything on the opera singer Jenny Lind to appeal to a high-brow audience, he will somehow lose sight of the most important aspect of his life: his family. Will Barnum risk it all to be accepted? Written by Nick Riganas

Timing of the film:

  • Start: 1.30pm
  • Interval: 2.30pm
  • 2nd half: 3pm
  • Finish: 3.45pm

Cost £4 incl tea/coffee, 1 carer/family member comes free

Doors 1:00pm

Film Starts 1:30pm

Film ends 4:00pm

Venue information

Oakland Village
Hall Farm Road
Swadlincote
Derbyshire
DE11 8ND
Oakland Village is a complex of beautiful apartments in the heart of South Derbyshire which caters for the needs of people aged over 55 Oakland Village has developed strong links within the community encouraging visitors to enjoy the wide range of facilities that are all open to the public – including the function rooms, restaurant, bar and bistro, hairdresser, convenience store and library as well as regular events and activities. There is parking on the site, and drop off points for minibuses.

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