Vue Preston to offer new big screen child-friendly content this summer

Posted on - 8th July, 2024 - 6:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Arts, Kid's stuff, Preston News, South Ribble News, Walton-le-Dale, What's On in Preston
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Vue Preston has announced a number of new ways for families and kids of all ages to enjoy time together at the big screen.

For the youngest film fans enjoying their very first outings to the cinema, Vue has introduced Big Shorts. These screenings will bring some favourite children’s characters from television shows and web series such as The Gruffalo’s Child and Zog and the Flying Doctors to the big screen.

The short and sweet screenings offer a relaxed big screen environment with dimmed lights and reduced sound, tailor-made for younger film fans aged one to four, allowing them to fall in love with the cinema in their very first trips. 

Meanwhile, families looking for a value big screen experience can try the Mighty Mornings offering. This will see films such as Kung Fu Panda 4 and The Present shown across weekends and school holidays this summer from just £2.49 when tickets are purchased online.

It’s also set to be a summer of family-friendly blockbusters, with releases such as Pixar’s Inside Out 2 and Illumination’s Despicable Me 4 leading the bill.

In addition, some family classics will be playing as part of Vue’s Back On The Big Screen Family Treasures season. Films include Toy Story 2 and every live action outing of Marvel superhero Spider-Man.

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Graham Royston, General Manager at Vue, based at the Capitol Centre in Walton-le-Dale, said: “Every film fan discovered their love for stories on the big screen with their very first visit. Because of this, we’re looking to make this experience as memorable as possible for our young audiences to really help create their love for films with their family with our Big Shorts and Mighty Mornings offerings.

“With some incredible new blockbusters, family treasures and even some pre-school favourites heading to Vue, we’re thrilled to help families and youngsters enjoy their first trip to Vue, as well as each visit afterwards.”

Tickets are available, along with more information, on the Vue website.

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