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Outdoor Cinema - Harry Potter & the Philosopher’s Stone (PG)

Join Purbeck Film Festival in the historic ruins of Corfe Castle for a night under the stars and enjoy a movie classic.

  • Booking essential

In the first film of the series, Harry Potter is stuck with his abusive aunt and uncle until he is accepted into the magical wizarding school of Hogwarts. There he meets Hermione and Ron, who become close friends as he discovers his fateful connection to the evil Voldermort.

J K Rowling’s book series was a worldwide sensation and was already four books in when this film adaptation was released in 2001. No expense was spared and the elaborate sets and special effects are still dazzling today, as is John Williams’ unforgettable score. The film made household names of its perfectly cast child leads Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson and the supporting cast is a Who’s Who of British and Irish luvvies, many of whom have since left us: Richard Harris, Alan Rickman, John Hurt and, in the beloved role of Hagrid, Robbie Coltrane. Here they all are, vivid and immortalised, in this inventive, evocative and strikingly British fantasy world that has enchanted generation after generation for thirty years now.

Dressing up is optional but absolutely welcomed!

Gates open from 8pm, film starts 8.45 pm (depending on levels of light). Film will finish approximately at 11.20pm Tickets £12 Adult, £6 Child (under 18) and £30 Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children or 1 Adult + 3 Children).

Performances are weather dependent but will only be cancelled in extreme circumstances.

Please visit purbeckfilm.com for more information and to book tickets

Times

Prices

Event ticket prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Adult £12.00
Child £6.00

Event additional prices

Ticket typeTicket category
Family ( 1 Adult & 3 Children)£30.00
Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)£30.00

The basics

Booking details

Call purbeckfilm.com All ticket sales for this event are being managed by Purbeck Film Festival.

Suitability

This is a family friendly event.

Meeting point

This event will take place in the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle. Please note the paths to the castle are unlit so torches will be required. The Welcome Centre will not be open on these evenings.

What to bring and wear

Dress warmly, bring a blanket, your own seating, a torch and insect repellent is advised.

Accessibility

Access to the Outer Bailey of Corfe Castle is step free. Please call 01929 481294 or email corfecastle@nationaltrust.org.uk for any accessibility information and one of the team will be happy to assist.

Other

All ticket sales for this event are being managed by Purbeck Film Festival. For any enquiries please contact 07443 468850 (not for bookings). All updates will be posted on purbeckfilm.com first Cancellations and refunds: We operate a no refund policy. Your ticket will not be refunded if you are unable to come along to a film screening. If you can demonstrate that your booking was made in error, please email info@purbeckfilm.com at the time of purchase. If it is necessary for Purbeck Film Festival to cancel or stop a film in progress for any reason, all tickets will be refunded or another screening of the film offered where possible.

Contact info

Purbeck Film Festival

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