Hardwick Hall

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Hardwick’s stunning Elizabethan mansion house and beautiful landscapes are the perfect setting for a film night under the stars.

Travel back in time and enjoy classic films in the splendid surroundings of the Hardwick gardens.

Screenings: Friday 18th & Saturday 19th August 

Doors open: 7:00pm
Estimated start time: 8:45pm

Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/hardwick


Tickets cost £13 for adults or £9 for under 12s for each screening, but can be purchased for the Early Bird price of £11 adults or £7 for under 12s up to 1st June 2017. Under 5s go free.

Groups of 8 or more can purchase tickets at Early Bird equivalent prices up until the Thursday before each screening.

Tickets for 2017 are now on sale, please click here to check out the film line-up or call 01332 290606 to book. 

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Your feedback

If you have a suggestion for a new location, an idea for a film for next year or to give any other feedback please submit your thoughts by emailing us at:

Email: info@derbyquad.co.uk

Food & drink

This year we have teamed up with some fantastic food and drink partners, including Hackwood Farm, Bobby's Bar and Flow Catering who will be available on site, serving cocktails, soft drinks, snacks and desserts. Read more on our Food & Drink page.

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All Screenings
La La Land (12A) - SOLD OUT

18th August


This film has now SOLD OUT.

Winner of numerous awards this year, La La Land is a beguiling musical romance set in contemporary Hollywood. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling showcase incredible chemistry as wannabe movie start Mia and pianist Seb, who stifled by frustrated ambition, meet and fall in love. A contemporary Singin’ In The Rain that has swept the board at the awards season this year.

USA 2016 / 128 mins

Dir: Damien Chazelle

Doors open: 7.00pm
Estimated start time: 8.45pm

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Top Gun (12A) - Sold Out

19th August


This film has now SOLD OUT.

Do you feel the need? The need for speed! Tom Cruise takes to the skies in the popular 80s blockbuster as he endures dogfights, bar fights and volleyball! Featuring a raft of acting talent including Kelly McGillis, Anthony Edwards, Val Kilmer and Meg Ryan.

USA 1986 / 110 mins

Dir: Tony Scott

Doors open: 7.00pm
Estimated start time: 8.45pm

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Travel information

By Train: 

The closest train station is Chesterfield. From there you can pick up a taxi or catch the Pronto bus from Chesterfield coach station, see bus directions for further details.

By Road: 

8 miles south-east of Chesterfield; via A6175. Leave M1 exit 29, follow brown signs.

By Bus:

From Chesterfield, alight Glapwell 'Young Vanish', and cross the road, walk up the hill and take 1st right following signs to Rowthorne & Hardwick. Continue toward village then take 2nd right & 1st left, arriving at Rowthorne gate. Continue straight to access Hardwick Hall.

Hardwick Hall:  01246 850430
Address:  Doe Lea, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S44 5QJ

For information on accommodation and attractions in Derby please visit http://www.visitderby.co.uk/


600-space car park. Sat-Nav: Please use postcode S44 5RW for SatNav, once you see brown signs follow these.

Screening area

This is an outdoor performance, please bring a chair or rug with you as there is no formal seating and please dress for the weather.


Mobility parking in main car park, 100 yards from visitor reception.

Accessible toilets in the Stableyard.

Wheelchair access to ground floor of hall, gardens and Lady Spencer's Walk. Stairs to 2nd and 3rd floors.

Virtual tour on the ground floor hall.

Sensory experience in the Herb Garden.

Map of accessible garden route available at the gatehouse.

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