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Outdoor movie magic returns: enjoy summer screenings at Richardson Dees Park

A free week-long family film festival will be taking place in North Tyneside later this month.

Blockbuster films will be shown outdoors on a large screen at Wallsend’s Richardson Dees Park, between Monday 21st and Friday 25th August.

The screenings, which will take place each day at 10am and 1pm, are free to attend and no pre-booking is required.

People are encouraged to pack up a picnic and bring along a blanket to join in the fun. The park’s café will also be open.

North Tyneside’s Elected Dame Mayor Norma Redfearn DBE said:  “These events at Richardson Dees will show residents and visitors just how lovely some of our outdoor spaces are here in North Tyneside. It’s a great opportunity for friends and family to gather over the summer holidays.”

The screenings include:

Monday 21st August:

10am – Encanto

1pm – Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

Tuesday 22nd August:

10am – Luca

1pm – Minions: The Rise of Gru

Wednesday 23rd August:

10am – Sing 2

1pm – Sonic The Hedgehog 2

Thursday 24th August:

10am – Lyle Lyle Crocodile

1pm – The Bad Guys

Friday 25th August:

10am – Matilda the Musical

1pm – Lightyear

The Films in the Park events are organised by North Tyneside Council and funded through the Wallsend Towns and High Street Innovation Programme, a North of Tyne Combined Authority initiative to maintain and increase footfall in our town centres.

For full details see www.visitnorthtyneside.com.