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Cave Cinema, Underground Film Festival

Brand new for 2019! Classic films and family favourites in the South West's only pop-up underground cinema. Saturday 24th August to Saturday 31st August.

Date: 24th to 31st August
Cave Cinema, Underground Film Festival

Our pop-up underground cinema offers a unique experience like no other! Kents Cavern's story extends back over 400 million years. It's been home to ancient humans such as Neanderthals and Ice Age animals including woolly mammoths, bears & lions. The caves are home to beautiful chambers formed over two million years ago; you'll be immersed in this incredible environment as you're entertained!

FILMS saturday 24th august - Saturday 31st august

THE DESCENT (18)

Saturday August 24th 9pm

British horror film The Descent follows six women on a caving expedition which goes terrifyingly wrong. Watch this critically acclaimed thriller an underground world of the cave cinema. Are you brave enough?

the greatest showman (PG)

Sunday 25th August 6.30pm

'The Greatest Showman' is a bold and original musical that celebrates the birth of show business and the sense of wonder we feel when dreams come to life.

the blair witch project (15)

Sunday 25th August 9pm

Three film students travel to Maryland to make a student film about a local urban legend... The Blair Witch. The three went into the woods on a two day hike to find the Blair Witch, and never came back. One year later, the students film and video was found in the woods. The footage was compiled and made into a movie. The Blair Witch Project.

Indiana Jones and the temple of doom (PG)

Monday 26th August 6.30pm

In this box office smash hit, Indiana Jones must rescue some missing children kidnapped by religious terrorists in the Orient who happen to possess some stolen, sacred jewels.

tremors (15)

Monday 26th August 9pm

Val and Earl are two handymen from Perfection, Nevada, a desolate town experiencing unusual seismic activity. When they discover that their town is situated over a nest of huge mutations a deadly race for survival begins.

mary poppins returns (U)

Tuesday 27th August 6.30pm

In Depression-era London, a now-grown Jane and Michael Banks, along with Michael's three children, are visited by the enigmatic Mary Poppins following a personal loss.

creep (18)

Tuesday 27th August 9pm


London, midnight, on a cold evening. Unable to find a taxi, Kate heads for the Underground. She takes a seat away from the crowd of late-night revellers and waits for the last train. Before long she drifts off to sleep… and wakes to find everyone gone. She momentarily panics until another train pulls in. She boards, unnerved that she's the only passenger, but relieved at last to be on her way. Halfway through the tunnel the train jerks to a violent halt. The lights shut off and the train is plunged into darkness. Kate screams… she is trapped, in the dark… and she is not alone… her nightmare has only just begun.
 

bohemian rhapsody (12A)

Thursday 29th August 6.30pm

'Bohemian Rhapsody' is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury, who defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet.

as above so below (15)

Thursday 29th August 9pm

Miles of twisting catacombs lie beneath the streets of Paris, the eternal home to countless souls. When a team of explorers ventures into the uncharted maze of bones, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead. A journey into madness and terror, As Above, So Below reaches deep into the human psyche to reveal the personal demons that come back to haunt us all.

JURASSIC PARK (PG) 

Friday 30th August 6.30pm

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

the conjuring

Friday 30th August 9pm

Before there was Amityville, there was Harrisville. Based on the true life story, The Conjuring tells the tale of how world renowned paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren were called upon to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in a secluded farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful demonic entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most horrifying case of their lives.

the goonies (12)

Saturday 31st August 6.30pm

From the imagination of Steven Spielberg, The Goonies plunges a band of small heroes into a swashbuckling, surprise-around-every-corner quest beyond their wildest dreams! Following a mysterious treasure map into a spectacular underground realm of twisting passages, outrageous booby-traps and a long-lost pirate ship full of golden doubloons, the kids race to stay one step ahead of a family of bumbling bad guys... and a mild-mannered monster with a face only a mother could love. A family adventure classic from start to buccaneering finish, is a cinematic treasure trove of breathtaking action, dazzling effects and shiver-yer-timbers thrills!

alien (15)

Saturday 31st August 9pm

The time is the future. The crew aboard a massive commercial space vehicle is enroute to earth with a load of extraterrestrial ore when they are sidetracked by mysterious signals from a nearby planet. The signals seem to be calls for help and when the space ship arrives they find a ruined, moldering spacecraft and within it egg-like living organisms.
BOOKING INFORMATION  
Prices  £10 per person
Booking Booking essential
Times Please see individual film
Age Restriction Please see individual film

Important information:

Tickets are for entry to the cinema only. All films will start promptly so please allow plenty of time to arrive and choose your seats. Seating is provided (weight restriction of 17 stone; for more information please call). The caves are a constant temperature of 14c. We recommend sensible footwear and dress up warm - visitors are welcome to bring blankets. Under 16's must be accompanied by a full paying adult. 

Please note: only food and drink purchased from Firestone Kitchen and our cave bar will be allowed into the cinema. We have a strict no litter policy in the caves due to conservation purposes.

Accessibility: The Cave Cinema is located in one of our most accessible cave chambers. Please note there is a slope in which all visitors will need to walk down. Otherwise accessing the cinema is relatively easy. We regret that we are unable to allow mobility scooters into the cinema. We ask that wheelchair users wanting to access the cinema call the caves on 01803 215 136 so arrangements can be made.

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