What's On This Week - 15th August

Image courtesy of Sony Park Circus
Image courtesy of Sony Park Circus

Monday 15th August

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Join Chapter, Cardiff for a showing of this family classic featuring Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka.

6.30pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £3


Tuesday 16th August


Moonlight Flicks bring the magic of Danny DeVito’s adaptation of Matilda to the outdoors.

8pm / Roman Gardens, Chester / £8.50 (SOLD OUT)


Wednesday 17th August

Fantastic Mr. Fox

George Clooney is the titular Mr. Fox in Wes Anderson’s 2009 adaptation, showing at both York and Lancaster.

12pm / York Picturehouse / £9.50, children £6

2pm / Lancaster Library / FREE

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

HOME in Manchester will also be showing the original 1971 version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.

1pm / HOME, Manchester / £7, children £5


Friday 19th August

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Watershed are also screening Wes Anderson’s adaptation of this Roald Dahl classic.

Fri-Sat 1pm / Watershed, Bristol / £6.50, children £4.50


You can catch Matilda in Sheffield as well, at Showroom this Friday.

Fri-Thu 12pm / Showroom, Sheffield / £7.50, children £5.50

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Willy, Charlie and the Oompa Loompas return to Cardiff on Friday for this evening showing.

6pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £3


Saturday 20th August

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Wes Anderson’s star-studded stop-motion adaptation of Fantastic Mr. Fox comes to Chapter on the Saturday.

Sat-Sun 3pm / Chapter, Cardiff / £3

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Broadway in Nottingham presents Tim Burton’s fantastical version of Roald Dahl’s delectable story.

12.30pm / Broadway, Nottingham / £3.70

James and the Giant Peach

The makers of The Nightmare Before Christmas bring the stop-motion magic to this classic Roald Dahl tale. They Eat Culture present this special free screening at Preston Flag Market.

8pm / Preston Flag Market / FREE


Sunday 21st August


Dark comedy or funny horror? You decide at Watershed’s showing of Gremlins, influenced by Roald Dahl’s short stories of the same name.

12pm / Watershed, Bristol / £6.50, concessions £4.50

Porco Rosso

This classic Studio Ghibli film takes influence from Roald Dahl’s They Shall Not Grow Old, and adds magic pigs! Catch Porco Rosso at Edinburgh Filmhouse on Sunday.

11am / Edinburgh Filmhouse / £4.50