Thu, 19 Aug|
The Five Islands School Ampitheatre
When the Whales Came (U)
An on screen adaptation of the childrens book by acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo.book. It is set locally on the rugged island of Bryher in 1914, just at the outbreak of World War One!
Time & Location
19 Aug 2021, 19:45
The Five Islands School Ampitheatre, 3 Church Rd, Isles of Scilly TR21 0NA, UK
About The Film
Running time: 100 Minutes
Doors Open: 7:45PM
An atmospheric film with a star filled cast including Helen Mirren, David Threlfall and David Suchet. It is based on the childrens book written by renowned author Michael Morpurgo, and is set and filmed locally on the beautifully, rugged island of Bryher, Isles of Scilly (1989).
See if you can recognise any locals in the background scenery!!
Film Starts: Shortly after sunset (shortly after 8:45pm), please turn up 20 minutes before film starts in case we are able to start slightly earlier.
Please book tickets in the bubbles you will be attending (max 6) to help us maintain social distancing and arrange the seating for you in advance.
Drinks and snacks: There will be an outdoor bar with prosecco, ales, lager and wines and soft drinks, our speciality hot chocolates with all the toppings (try it with Baileys or Brandy for an extra kick!) as well as popcorn, crisps, sweets and snacks also on sale. Please do not bring your own drinks with you. Cash only on site.
Weather: We are a rain or shine event (unless extreme) so if the weather surprises us and the skies open please make sure you are dressed for the weather! If the weather is looking undecided please check our social media for any changes. It can also be chilly once the sun goes down so please do wrap up warm and make use of the blankets provided to stay cosy.
Seating: Seating and blankets are provided but not allocated so be sure to arrive in advance to choose your chair. Feel free to bring cushions and extra blankets for added comfort. Seating is over 3 stepped levels in a semi circle shaped ampitheatre, there is also a row of ground floor seating if you prefer.
Venue and Accessibility: Situated at the Five Islands School Ampitheatre, enter via the school carpark at Old Town or through the dump path from Porthmellon; just follow the signs and listen for the music and jollity! The venue and WC's are accessible via wheelchair.
Covid Safety: If Covid related control measures are still in place on this date, appropriate social distancing measures will be in put in place for your safety. If we are unable to run the event due to Covid restrictions any tickets you have purchased will be fully refunded.
Tickets- Your e tickets will be attached to your confirmation email. Please ensure you can display your tickets on your phone; we will also have a printed list to refer to so dont panic if you run out of battery or are unable to print. You can also buy paper tickets from the Tourist Information Centre on Porthcressa beach, St Marys.
Would you like to pre book a bag of popcorn and glass of prosecco ready on arrival? Select the 'Prosecco & Popcorn' option in the ticket section.....
Sorry no smoking or dogs allowed (except Guide dogs). Accessible bathrooms are available on site.
And finally sit back, relax, with popcorn in hand and experience a much loved film under the Scillonian stars.....
Book Your Tickets
Popcorn and Prosecco
This ticket includes a 20cl glass of Prosecco and bag of sweet flavoured popcorn on arrival.