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Tickets now on sale for the long-awaited return of Pictures in the Park

Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Tickets now on sale for the long-awaited return of Pictures in the Park

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of the movies this summer following the return of the popular Pictures in the Park event. Tickets for this year’s event are now on sale with a fantastic line up of 10 film favourites to enjoy in the beautiful surroundings of The Walled Garden at Down Grange from Thursday 8 July to Sunday 11 July. Priced between £5 and £15 (plus booking fee), tickets are available for Frozen 2, Wonder Woman 1984, Downton Abbey, Ghostbusters, Bridesmaids, Madagascar, Black Panther, The Incredibles and Back To The Future, as well as a musical extravaganza with The Greatest Showman sing-along! Following the introduction of a new screen, there will be afternoon screenings in addition to evening performances, so that people of all ages can enjoy the entertainment which is part of Basingstoke Festival 2021. Cinema-goers are invited to bring their own deckchairs and a picnic or buy hot drinks and snacks on site. Ticket holders should check the Pictures in the Park website for any updates and wrap up warm for evening screenings. To ensure that the event is COVID-secure, audience numbers will be limited and safety measures will be in place. Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council's Cabinet Member for Communities, Culture and Partnerships Cllr Simon Bound said: “Following the easing of COVID restrictions, we are delighted to bring back our Pictures in the Park event in the stunning surroundings of The Walled Garden at Down Grange.“This is always an incredibly popular event as part of the wider Basingstoke Festival programme and we are looking forward to seeing friends and families come together to enjoy this fantastic outdoor cinema experience.“As this event is so popular, we would encourage people to get their tickets early to avoid disappointment.” To book your tickets, visit www.basingstokefestival.co.uk/picsinpark2021/ and to keep up-to-date on Basingstoke Festival, follow @basingstokefestival on Facebook and @BstokeFestival on Twitter and Instagram.

Jessica Bave