22/07/2015 12:00 AM


Hyde and Seek at Hyde Park Picture House


Discover a world of family friendly films, every Saturday at 12 noon at Hyde Park Picture House.
 
Tickets are just £1.50 for kids and £5 for adults!
 
If you really LOVE films why not join the HYDE & SEEK club. Every week we have great little extras before the film, from exciting craft activities to fun-filled shorts. Membership is totally FREE and when you join you get a special badge, a free ticket for a grown up and a child, and information about Hyde & Seek films sent directly to your door! To join, pick up a membership form when you next visit.
 
We also host Autism Friendly screenings of some of our HYDE & SEEK titles on the third Sunday of every month at 11am. These screenings feature raised lighting levels, prompt start times and customers are free to move more freely around the cinema.
 
For more information on any of our Hyde & Seek and Autism friendly screenings, you can visit our website hydeparkpicturehouse.co.uk or call us on 0113 275 2045 and a member of staff will be happy to help.
 
London International Animation Festival on Tour
DATE: Saturday 25th July – 12noon
DETAILS: Various, 2015, 79mins, U
EXTRAS: Animation workshop from 11am
Another spectacular selection of short animated films from around the world, especially curated by the London Animation Festival. They’ll make you laugh, they’ll make you think. Definitely not to be missed and don’t forget to vote for your favourites!
 
FREE SCREENING
Yorkshire Day: The Railway Children
DATE: Sat 1st August – 12noon
DIRECTOR: Lionel Jeffries
DETAILS: UK, 1970, 107mins, U
STARRING: Dinah Sheridan, Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett, Gary Warren, Iain Cuthbertson, Bernard Cribbins
LANGUAGE: English
What better way to celebrate Yorkshire Day than with Lionel Jeffries timeless family friendly classic about three young children who move to Yorkshire with their mother following the sudden absence of their father.
Bobbie, Phyllis and Peter while away the summer days playing on the local railway, where they make the acquaintance of station porter Mr. Perks, and the Old Gentleman, who waves to them from his 1st Class carriage every morning. In awe of the great steam locomotives that thunder down the track, the children's resourcefulness is put to great use: one day preventing a derailment, the next saving an injured cross country runner; all whilst they await the return of their beloved Father.
 
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe
DATE: Saturday 8th August – 11am
DETAILS: US, 2005, 140mins, PG
EXTRAS: Plus magical short film!
Siblings Lucy, Peter, Edmund and Susan are sent to live in the in a grand country house to avoid the perils of living in London during the blitz. Missing their parents greatly they spend their days rattling around the empty rooms and corridors of their new home until a particularly thrilling games of hide and seeks leads them to accidentally stumble into the magical land of Narnia through a wardrobe!
 
Narnia was once a peaceful world inhabited by talking beasts, dwarfs and giants but an evil White Witch has condemned the land to an eternal winter. Under the guidance of Aslan the lion, Narnia's noble ruler, the children must fight to break the Witch's hold on the land.
 
Beauty and the Beast
DATE: Saturday 15th August – 12noon
DETAILS: US, 1991, 91mins, U
EXTRAS: Pick up an activity sheet when you arrive!
Set in a French village in the heart of a majestic forest, it tells the story of wholesome bookworm Belle, who sets out to rescue her father Maurice after he stumbles into the castle of the eponymous hirsute prince one fateful snowy night.
After making her way to the castle Belle offers to take her father's place as the Beast's prisoner, prompting a rescue mission led by egotistical local hunter Gaston, who wishes to make Belle his bride.
 
Having more than stood the test of time, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST remains one of the most captivating animated features of the past few decades.
 
AUTISM FRIENDLY SCREENING
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
DATE: Sunday 16th August – 11am
DETAILS: US, 2012, 86mins, U
From the director of kids' hit DESPICABLE ME, this charming and heartwarming  animation brings Dr Seuss' classic children's parable about environmental awareness to vivid life.
On a quest to win the heart of the girl of his dreams, idealistic young Ted (Zak Efron) stumbles into a magical world full of life, colour and trees. Accompanied by a grumpy orange creature named The Lorax (Danny Devito), Ted learns the horrible secret of his own world's lack of plant life and sets out to bring it back.

Legend of the Guardians
DATE: Saturday 22nd August – 12noon
DETAILS: US, 2010, 97mins, PG
EXTRAS: Join us from 11am to make your own Guardian owl!
Director Snyder (WATCHMEN) adapts the popular series of children's books about a group of kidnapped owlets who take flight to save their kingdom from an ancient evil by locating the legendary Guardians of Ga'Hoole.
 
Charlotte’s Web
DATE: Saturday 29th August – 12noon
DETAILS: US, 2006, 97mins, U
EXTRAS: Craft activity from 11am
E. B. White’s much-loved children’s classic reaches the big screen in director Gary Winick’s (TADPOLE) charming combination of live action and animation. Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that is when he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a kindly spider who lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen. Enlisting an all-star cast of vocal talents (including Julia Roberts, Oprah Winfrey, Steve Buscemi and Kathy Bates) alongside Dakota Fanning (THE CAT IN THE HAT), Winick brings a classic children's story to life for a whole new generation.
 
Paddington 
DATE: Saturday 5th September – 12noon
DETAILS: UK, 2014, 95mins, PG
EXTRAS: Craft activity from 11am
Paddington Bear finally reaches the silver screen courtesy of director and co-writer Paul King.
Arriving in London from his native Peru with a ‘Please Look After This Bear’ label around his neck, our bewildered ursine friend is fortunately taken in by kindly Mr and Mrs Brown (Bonneville and Hawkins).
Voiced by Ben Whishaw, and named after the railway station he arrived at, Paddington embarks on a series of bemused adventures as he searches for one of his Aunt Lucy’s (Imelda Staunton) friends and finds himself dodging a malicious taxidermist with an unnatural aversion to bears (Nicole Kidman).
This charming amalgam of CGI, animatronics and live action will delight fans old and new of the perennially popular children’s books by Michael Bond.
 
The Rescuers
DATE: Saturday 12th September – 12noon
DETAILS: US, 1987, 74mins, U
EXTRAS: Plus fun short film!
The excitement begins when Penny's bottled note for help lands in the hands of the shy but sly mouse Bernard and his glamorous partner Miss Bianca. Honouring their pledge to the Rescue Aid Society, these two courageous heroes rush to save Penny from the evil clutches of the villainous Madame Medusa? who needs her to recover a priceless jewel. But first, Bernard and Bianca must escape the razor-sharp teeth of Medusa'a two pet crocodiles and use the navigating talents of a local dragonfly to find her riverboat hideout!
 
 
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