FILMS SHOWING VENUE DETAILS

Calke Abbey

With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate.

Doors open: 6.30pm
Estimated start time: 9.20pm, approx 30 mins after sunset

FILMS SHOWING

Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

1st August

★ Winner of 7 BAFTA Awards
★ Winner of 4 Oscars

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Following the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant Live Aid reunion. There Mercury, facing the battle for his life with his HIV diagnosis, leads the band to a performance that cements their legacy. Rami Malek (Mr Robot) dons the moustache as Freddie Mercury with Joseph Mazello as John Deacon, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor and Gwilym Lee as Brian May. Ably supported by Mike Myers, Aidan Gillen and Tom Hollander.

USA 2018 / 134 mins
Dir: Bryan Singer

 

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Calke Abbey

With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate.

Discover the tales of an eccentric family who amassed a vast collection of hidden treasures. Visit the beautiful, yet faded walled gardens and explore the orangery.

Address

Calke Abbey
Castle Green
Kenilworth
CV8 1NG

Find the venue

BE PREPARED

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.

Map

Travel

By Train

Derby 9½ miles; Burton-on-Trent 10 miles.

By Road

On A514 at Ticknall between Swadlincote and Melbourne. Access from M42/A42 exit 13 and A50 Derby South. Entry via Ticknall main entrance only.

By Bus:
Swadlincote, alight Ticknall, 1½ mile walk through park.

Parking

Free car parking on the night. 3.6-metre height restriction on archway. Ticket price includes park admission

Accessibility

On Site Access

Designated mobility parking. Follow the directions from stewards and you’ll be directed to the accessible car park.

Mobility toilet available.

Wheelchairs available to borrow (limited). Pre-booking required.

 

Weather

Outdoor Screenings

Screenings will still go ahead in inclement weather conditions and are never cancelled more than 12 hours ahead of the screening time as the weather can change rapidly.

We advise customers to bring waterproofs if needed and dress for the Great British Summer! For more information please see our FAQs page.

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