A night at the movies – 12 flicks to keep you entertained this summer

PUBLISHED: 17:49 25 July 2019 | UPDATED: 17:50 25 July 2019

Queens Drive space

Queens Drive space

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It is set to be a blockbuster summer in Exmouth with the arrival of an open air cinema.

The Queen's Drive Space is set to be a hive of activity with films, free live gigs, theatre, circus entertainment and festivals.

East Devon District Council has announced the schedule of films for fans of all ages when the open air cinema starts next week.

Film buffs will be able to catch a dozen flicks between Tuesday, July 30 and Thursday, August 29.

Tuesday nights will have a musical theme starting with Bohemian Rhapsody (July 30, Cert 12A), Mamma Mia (August 13, Cert PG) and the Sound of Music (August 27, Cert U).

A series of Wednesday matinees will start at 2.30pm showing family classics How to Train Your Dragon (July 31, Cert PG), School of Rock (August 14, Cert U) and Mary Poppins Returns (August 28, Cert U).

Something 'wicked' is planned for Wednesday nights with crowds set to enjoy Pretty Woman (July 31, Cert 15), The Greatest Showman (August 14, Cert PG) and Breakfast at Tiffany's (August 28, Cert PG).

The council has planned 'big Thursday' evening showings with The Blue Brothers (August 1, Cert 15), Top Gun (August 15, Cert 12A) and the Italian Job (August 29, Cert PG).

All evening screenings begin at 7.30pm.

Also at Queen's Drive will be a free Jurassic themed children's play area, food stalls, bar and seating.

There will also be music from the Big Band sound, Devon Rum and Reggae Festival, a dance beach party and a one-day music festival Maer Rocks raising funds for the RNLI.

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