Northampton to welcome the UK's FIRST EVER touring film and food festival this summer

Featuring four days of open-air cinema, local street food, live comedy and specially-curated short films

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 4:06 pm

A brand new touring film and food festival will be stopping in Northampton this September to bring four days of scrumptious street food, open-air cinema and comedy performances.

Outdoor cinema company, Adventure Cinema, has announced the 'Film & Food Fest' - a brand new touring festival to launch on June 17. It will be visiting 15 locations across the UK and will be coming to Northampton at The Racecourse from September 16 - 19.

The socially spacious festival will feature four days of outdoor cinema with classic movies and recent releases, stand up comedy from some of the UK's best-loved comedians, local street food and specially-curated short films from regional film makers in each location.

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The Film & Food Fest will be coming to Northampton in September.
The Film & Food Fest will be coming to Northampton in September.

It promises to be the ultimate stay-cation with adult ticket prices starting from £16.50 (excluding booking fee). Children ages 12-years-old and under can go to afternoon showings for half-price.

Each Thursday evening of Film & Food Fest will feature a special showcase of short movies from some of the UK's finest independent filmmakers. The showcase will highlight the work of local creatives, offering audiences an exclusive change to see some fantastic new cinema. Tickets start at £6 and £2 from every ticket sold will be used to support local film organisations in Northampton.

Saturday and Sunday afternoons will be reserved for family films with classics like The Lion King and The Goonies along with modern favourites like The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long, Onward and Dolittle.

Visitors can expect to see mouthwatering food from Northamptonshire traders, curated by Street Food Warehouse. There will be gourmet burgers, bruschetta, crepes, caramel ice-cream plus many more scrumptious treats along with a dedicated bar serving great beers and bespoke cocktails. Gates will open up to three hours before each film starts to ensure guests have plenty of time to tuck in!

Visitors will be able to enjoy street food, good films and comedy performances.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings will feature live comedy from a line-up of some of the UK's most popular comedians, followed by blockbuster movies. There will be a varied mix of films on offer - including favourites such as Grease, Dirty Dancing and some of 2020's finest like Joker, JoJo Rabbit and The Invisible Man.

There will be plenty of space and the festival will adhere to government Covid guidelines to ensure the festival is safe for guests. Ticket holders will be offered a 100% money-back guarantee should anything mean that the event cannot go ahead.

Visit the Film & Food Fest website for more information about the event and to book tickets.