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Big Screen

26 July to 8 August 2021

Location: Woodside Playing Fields and Knutsford Playing Fields

We are really excited to be able to bring the Big Screen back this summer.  

Grab your blankets, pack a picnic and head to one of two locations, then just sit back and relax whilst watching some old favourites alongside new blockbusters.

Monday 26 July to Sunday 1 August - Woodside Playing Fields

Monday 2 to Sunday 8 August - Knutsford Playing Fields

Filming listings will be posted nearer the time so keep an eye out on this page for further updates.

The Big Screen is FREE and no booking is required, just turn up and enjoy the outdoor cinema experience!

Keeping safe

Please do not attend our event if you have any Covid-19 symptoms.  Ensure you wash or sanitise your hands at regular intervals.

At present the event is able to go ahead, however should the government release any changes that suggest otherwise due to an escalating situation we will have to cancel the event.  This page will be updated accordingly as well as our Facebook page.

Parking

There is a car park on site at Woodside.  Timberlake car park is nearby to Knutsford Playing Fields as well as some unregulated streets in the nearby industrial estate.

There are Beryl bike bays near to both locations should you wish to hire a bike. More information on the Beryl bike scheme can be found here.

Social distancing

Social circles will be marked on the field to encourage social distancing. However it will remain your responsibility to adhere to the current government guidelines.  It is not possible to reserve social circles and they are operated on a first come first serve basis.  A maximum of 6 people are permitted within each circle.

Food and drink

There will be food and drink traders at all sites. 

At Woodside you are also welcome to use Watford Cricket Club’s bar to purchase alcohol – opening times as follows:

Tues: 5 to 10pm, Wed & Thur: 3 to 10pm, Fri: 1 to 10pm and Sat: 12 to 10pm. 

At Knutsford Playing Fields Watford Rugby Club will be open throughout the event where you can purchase food and drinks at their bar.  Please observe their one-way system when using the clubhouse.

Toilets

There will be toilet facilities available at each site. 

Woodside - the public toilets which will be open until 10pm and will be regularly cleaned throughout the day. 

Knutsford  - Watford Rugby Club are allowing the use of their toilets during the event, please ensure you follow their one way system when using their facilities.

Weather

Unfortunately we can’t control the weather! You are permitted to bring mini beach shelters or umbrellas to seek shade from the sun (or rain!) However these will not be permitted for use if it is very windy.  Where possible you may be asked to move towards the back of the site if your shelter is obstructing the view of others.  Our screenings will only be cancelled if weather conditions make the event dangerous e.g extremely high winds.

Rubbish

There will be rubbish bins on site so please respect our parks and use the bins, or if they are full take your rubbish home with you.

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