The dark nights are drawing in, so what better way to spend a chilly winter day than watching a classic Christmas film in our cinema. Whether your go-to is a heartwarming family classic, everyone’s favourite action movie or a tear-jerking rom com, we’ve got you covered! Keep reading to see our festive film picks…
From Fri 8 Dec | (12A) | 130 minutes | Cinema
Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, “Wonka” tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.
Christmas Eve | (U) | 130 minutes | Cinema
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas, without our traditional screening of It’s A Wonderful Life! George Bailey is a small-town man whose life seems so desperate he wishes he had never been born…
Coming Soon | (U) | 89 minutes | Cinema
Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens’ classic tale. Tis the season for love, laughter and one of the most cherished stories of all time. Michael Caine gives a performance that’s anything but “bah, humbug!” as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.
Coming Soon | (PG) | 98 minutes | Cinema
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Wish” is an all-new musical-comedy welcoming audiences to the magical kingdom of Rosas, where Asha, a sharp-witted idealist, makes a wish so powerful that it is answered by a cosmic force–a little ball of boundless energy called Star.
Fri 22 Dec | 11.30am-1pm | £9.50 per child (includes a hot chocolate) | Under 4 yrs | Tutor Creative Learning Team | Digital Lounge
This special screening of The Snowman & The Snowdog in the comfortable Digital Lounge is for children and their grown-ups to enjoy a fun and relaxed watch party, followed by a range of creative activities linked to the film. The aim of this session is to spend time with your little one whilst helping your young person develop their creativity through a range of arts and crafts.
Sat 23 Dec | 11am-1pm | Under 4 yrs | 1.30-3.30pm | 2-7 yrs | £9.50pp (includes a hot chocolate) | Tutor Creative Learning Team | Digital Lounge
These special screenings of Frozen in the comfortable Digital Lounge are for children and their grown-ups to enjoy a fun and relaxed watch party, followed by a range of creative activities linked to the film. Frozen fancy dress is encouraged! The aim of this session is to spend time with your little one whilst helping your young person develop their creativity through a range of arts and crafts.
Please note the correct timings for different age groups when booking:
11am-1pm: Under 4’s and their grownups
1.30-3.30pm: 2-7 yrs and their grownups
Thu 14th Dec | Stage on Screen | (12A) | 7.15pm | 165 minutes
Join Clara at a delightful Christmas Eve party that becomes a magical adventure once everyone else is tucked up in bed. Marvel at the brilliance of Tchaikovsky’s score, as Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker fight the Mouse King and visit the Sugar Plum Fairy in the glittering Kingdom of Sweets. Peter Wright’s much-loved production for The Royal Ballet, with gorgeous period designs by Julia Trevelyan Oman, keeps true to the spirit of this festive ballet classic, combining the thrill of the fairy tale with spectacular dancing.
Coming Soon | (PG) | 97 minutes | Cinema
Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of this Christmas-Cult-Classic at the Brewery Arts Cinema! Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa’s elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn’t fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.
Thu 21st Dec | (15) | 135 minutes | Cinema
Join us for this 20th Anniversary Screening of a Festive Classic! Nine intertwined stories examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love. Among the characters explored are David (Hugh Grant), the handsome newly elected British prime minister who falls for a young junior staffer (Martine McCutcheon), Sarah (Laura Linney), a graphic designer whose devotion to her mentally ill brother complicates her love life, and Harry (Alan Rickman), a married man tempted by his attractive new secretary.
Coming Soon | (15) | 127 minutes | Cinema
Enjoy ‘The Greatest Ever Christmas Film’ at the Brewery Arts Cinema! Tough New York detective John McClane arrives in Los Angeles with the aim of reconciling with his estranged wife, Holly at the Christmas party of her employer, the Nakatomi Corporation. When the party is disrupted by a group of heavily armed criminals led by the charismatic Hans Gruber, McClane evades capture and begins a one-man war against the hostage takers who are attempting to rob the corporation whilst occupying the LAPD and the FBI by posing as terrorists.
Food & Drink: Christmas Menu Launching 1st December
Make a day or night of it during your visit – our festive menu launches on 1st December and we’ll be serving up all your favourite Christmas classics. From roasted pear and parsnip soup, to traditional roast turkey with all the trimmings, to Christmas pud and winterberry crumble, we’ve got the works! We are now taking bookings for Christmas parties and smaller groups ordering from the Festive Menu in December.