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14th July 2019 all-day
Castle Park
Colchester CO1 1UG

The popular Summer Screen returns to Castle Park for the fifth year running!

Six hit movies will be shown across Thursday 4 to Sunday 7 July.

Wimbledon fortnight will also be live streamed during the day, taking a break only to make way for the film screenings 1 – 14 July

Schedule & film times:
Thursday 4 July 7.30pm Grease (PG)
Friday 5 July 7.30pm A Star Is Born (15)
Saturday 6 July 1.00pm Fantastic Beasts – Double Bill (12A)
Saturday 6 July 7.30pm Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Sunday 7 July 10.30am The Incredibles (U)




There is no on site parking for this event. 

For details on parking and travel please visit –


Online/In person in advance:
£5.50 adults plus booking fee
£3.50 children (3-14) plus booking fee
Family special (advance only): £15 plus booking fee (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children)
Saturday Saver (Fantastic Beasts double bill) – £6 adults plus booking fee, £4 children (3-14) plus booking fee

Gate prices:
£8.50 adults
£6.50 children (3-14)
Fantastic Beasts – £10 Adults, £8 Children (3-14)

Infants (under 3) FREE but still require a ticket for entry

Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult

Anyone under age 15 will not be permitted to enter the showing of A Star Is Born

Tickets are still available: 
🖥 Online until times shown below
📞 By phone or in person from the Mercury Theatre box office
🚪Or via the on-site box office when gates open

⚡️ Grease
Tickets available online until Thursday 4 July 12:00pm
Gates open 6:30pm
Film starts 7:30pm

⭐️ A Star Is Born
Tickets available online until Friday 5 July 12:00pm
Gates open 6:30pm
Film starts 7:30pm

🧙‍♂️ Fantastic Beasts Double Bill
Tickets available online until Sunday 6 July 10:00am
Gates open 12:00pm
Film starts 1:00pm

🎤 Bohemian Rhapsody
Tickets available online until Saturday 6 July 12:00pm
Gates open 6:30pm
Film starts 7:30pm

💪 The Incredibles 
Tickets available online until Sunday 6 July 7:00am
Gates open 9:30am
Film starts 10:30am

🎫 DON’T FORGET to bring your pre-printed tickets!
🍾 Fully licensed cash bar providing beers, wines, Prosecco & soft drinks & food stands 
🍜 Own food and drink permitted
🎬 Picnic chairs & blankets permitted – please ensure you don’t obstruct the screen for others
⚠️ Tents & BBQs are not permitted
☀️ Ensure you bring adequate sun cream/protective clothing
🥤 Please dispose of any litter responsibly


Access – All gates will be open 

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