Basingstoke Festival

Pictures in the Park

Thursday 9 and Friday 10 July 2020
Basingstoke Festival 2020


Basingstoke Festival is scheduled to take place from Friday 26 June to Sunday 12 July. Following the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) we are currently considering government guidance and working with artists, event organisers and suppliers and we expect to make a decision in the next two weeks on whether to postpone or cancel the festival. Ultimately the safety of our residents and visitors must come first. Should we need to cancel the festival we’d like to reassure everyone who has purchased tickets for Pictures in the Park or B LOVE Festival, which form part of the festival line-up, full refunds will be issued.”

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Basingstoke Festival 2020


Basingstoke Festival is proud to host Pictures in the Park, an outdoor cinema in the beautiful setting of War Memorial Park, every July.

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Tickets are now available – and selling fast – for Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, Rocketman and Downton Abbey, which will be broadcast on the big screen as part of Basingstoke Festival 2020’s Pictures in the Park programme.

With fabulous film choices for all the family and afternoon screenings of the children’s films, audiences will be treated to a very special outdoor cinema in the heart of the town.

On Thursday 9 July at 4.30pm, follow Anna, Elsa and Olaf on their enchanted adventures in Frozen 2, on a new screen which allows outdoor performances during daytime. Later, at 8.30pm, you are invited to join the aristocrats and familiar faces below stairs for an evening at Downton Abbey, filmed at Highclere Castle in the north of Basingstoke and Deane borough.

Take a fun roadtrip with everybody’s favourite cowboy Woody and his pals in Toy Story 4 at 4.30pm on Friday 10 July. And as the sun goes down, be entertained by international pop superstar Elton John, played by Taron Egerton, in the hit musical fantasy Rocketman.

You’re invited to bring your own deckchair, enjoy a picnic (no alcohol) or buy food and drink, including alcohol, available from the refreshments stalls and remember to wrap up warm for the evening screenings. Gates will open 90 minutes before the film start time.

All tickets for the afternoon films are £7.50 and tickets for the evening films are £10, with a limited number of tickets available with a deckchair at £15, plus a booking fee.

Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Partnerships Cllr Simon Bound said: “This year’s popular Pictures in the Park event promises to be brilliant with these fab four films on offer. They are sure to appeal to a wider audience of all ages.

“Come with your friends or family, enjoy food, drink and a fantastic atmosphere – but please make sure you buy your tickets early as they sell out quickly.

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