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Frequently asked questions

  • Can I reserve tickets prior to the event?


As this is a FREE event we will not be reserving any advanced tickets. People will be allowed into the viewing area on a first come first served basis.  We will try our best to accommodate everyone but do anticipate this being a very popular event so please don’t be disappointed if you can’t watch your first choice of film


  • Can we stay for the whole day?


With this being a FREE event, we anticipate it being very popular. After each film all cinema spectators will be asked to remove all their belongings and rubbish and will be asked to vacate the Green so that everyone gets a chance to enjoy the event.


  • Can we bring our own refreshments?

YES - Please ensure that there is NO GLASS or SHARP OBJECTS. Please consider other film users enjoyment when packing snacks. You don’t want to be that person rustling around throughout the film.


  • Will there be refreshments?

YES – We will have vendors selling refreshments and confectionary throughout the event, plus a fabulous array of town centre shops. On Wednesday Midweek Munch will be serving great street food and Domino’s pizza will be available on-site Thursday and Friday.


  • Can you bring alcohol?

Adults over the age of 18 can bring alcohol. No GLASS bottles are permitted. Please ensure that you have ID on you if you are planning on bringing alcohol as you may be asked to present this when asked. Please ensure all rubbish is placed in bins provided or taken with you at the end of each film.

  • Can we smoke?

NO - For everyone’s enjoyment and safety reasons the Cinema on The Green is a NON- Smoking event.


  • Will there be toilets and changing facilities available?

Toilets and changing facilities will be available within the Howard Centre and surrounding restaurants and pubs.

  • Can we bring our own chairs? 

Yes – You may bring your own chairs. Please be respectful as to where they are placed. If you are blocking the view for other spectators you may be asked to move to the sides or further back.


  • Will there be disabled access?

Yes – The event is fully inclusive to everyone and we will do our best to accommodate any special requirements


  • Is there parking at the event?

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