Film Fest In The City : 12th – 14th August

This almost passed me by and we are sad to be missing it as we’re away this weekend, but if you are able, this is always a treat in festival season, free outdoor film screenings at St Andrews Square – and miraculously it looks like it’ll be perfect weather to take a picnic blanket along and enjoy some entertainment !!

The full information is here on the website, and I’ve picked out the family friendly films below:

Friday 12 August

11.00 – Paddington (2014) -Everyone’s favourite bear in his first big screen adventure as he travels from deepest darkest Peru to London to try and find himself a new home.

13.00 – Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) -Filmmaker Wes Anderson guides an A-list cast in this stop-motion take on Roald Dahl’s classic book.

15.00 – Christopher Robin (2018) -Ewan McGregor stars as a now-grown-up Christopher Robin who is visited by Winnie the Pooh to help find his lost friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.

Saturday 13 August

11:00 – Brave (2012)-Follow Princess Merida as she forges her own path in Disney and Pixar’s journey into the mythical Scottish kingdom of DunBroch. Celebrating Scotland’s Stories on Screen. Pre-screening family entertainment, including face-painting.

13:00 – The Illusionist (2010)-Based on the story by Jacques Tati, this beautifully animated tale tells of a French illusionist who travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman where their exciting adventures together change both their lives forever. Celebrating Scotland’s Stories on Screen. Pre-screening family entertainment.

15:30  –  Rob Roy (1922)-Join us for a special live musical performance by multi-instrumentalist David Allison to accompany this impressive 1922 classic film.

18:00 – Wall-E (2008) -An all singing, all dancing modern classic from Pixar.

Sunday 14 August

11:00 – Shrek (2001) -Join a whole host of fairy tale characters in this animated, tuneful and funny animated adventure.

13:00 – Big (1989) -Tom Hanks reconnects with his youth in this 80s family classic.

15:15 – Whip It (2009) -Get your skates on and join Babe Ruthless and the roller-derby team in this funny and quirky drama.

17:30 – The Farewell (2021)-A funny and uplifting tale of a family reconnecting with their past

19:45 – Twilight (2008)-Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in this everlasting teenage vampire romance.

Film Fest In The City….15th – 17th June

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Festival season is hotting up and this weekend brings one of my favourite small events into town  – ‘Film Fest In The City‘ – the outdoor cinema at St Andrew Square Gardens….all we need is a little bit of sunshine, a picnic rug and some snacks and we’re all sorted for lots of great film entertainment this weekend !!

There are lots of great family friendly films being shown, and best of all – it’s free, so no excuses to get yourselves down there….

The full screening programme is as follows :


4.30pm – 6.55pm           WONDER WOMAN (Cert 12A, 141 mins, 2017)

7.05pm – 8:50pm           CASABLANCA (Cert U, 102 mins, 1942)

9.00pm – 10.50pm         TOP GUN (Cert 12, 110 mins, 1986)



10am – 11.55am            THE INCREDIBLES (Cert. U, 115 mins, 2004)

12.15pm – 1.50pm         PADDINGTON (Cert U, 95 mins, 2014)

2.00pm – 3:45pm          BIG (Cert PG, 104 mins, 1988)

4.00pm – 5.45pm           WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT? (Cert PG, 104 mins, 1988)

6.10pm – 8.20pm           MOULIN ROUGE! (Cert PG, 127mins, 2001)

8.40pm – 10.50pm         THOR: RAGNAROK (Cert PG, 130 mins, 2017)



10am – 11.45am            PADDINGTON 2 (Cert PG, 104 mins, 2017)

12pm – 1.45pm             JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS (Cert U, 104 mins, 1963)

2.10pm – 3.55pm           THE GREATEST SHOWMAN (Cert PG, 102 mins, 2017)

4.10pm – 5.55pm           GHOSTBUSTERS (Cert 12A, 105 mins, 1984)

6.10pm – 7.50pm           BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA (Cert 12A, 99 mins, 1986)

8.15pm – 10.45pm         STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (Cert PG, 152 mins, 2017)