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First Ashfield Film Festival to get under way

Posted onPosted on 31st Aug

Ashfield District Council, in partnership with Arc Cinema, Hucknall, is hosting the first ever Ashfield Film Festival in Hucknall, from Thursday 8th to Sunday, 11th September.

The four-day event includes screenings of more than 18 different films with three free films, special fan events, a pyjama party, and sing-a-longs.

The event starts on Thursday 8th with two free showings of The Littlest Rebel, which was the first film ever shown in the renovated cinema.

The full list of films being shown are:

Thursday 8th September

  • 3pm & 6.40pm – The Littlest Rebel (free event)
  • 7.30pm – Shiftr Cycling Magazine presents four cycling films (free event)
  • 8pm – Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan


Friday 9th September

All tickets for any film will be £5 for Ashfield residents


Saturday 10th September

Disney Pyjama Party with mascots

  • 4.30pm – The Little Mermaid
  • 5pm – Frozen
  • 5.30pm – Encanto
  • 6pm – Moana

For action and sci fi fans

  • 6.30pm – Top Gun double bill
  • 7pm – Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (fan event)


Sunday 11th September

Sing-a-long Sunday

  • 1.30pm – Wizard of Oz
  • 1.30pm – Mamma Mia
  • 1.30pm – Grease
  • 1.30pm – The Greatest Showman (free event)

For classic film fans

  • 3.30pm – E.T
  • 3.30pm – Back to the Future trilogy (fan event)
  • 30pm – Part I
  • 30pm – Part II
  • 30pm – Part III

Tickets for each film, including the free films, can be booked on

Pictured top are Mark Gallagher, manager at ARC; Coun Lee Waters, Coun Jason Zadrozny, and Theresa Hodgkinson, chief executive of the district council.