May Half Term 2018

FREE family activities and £5 Family Films this May half term.

FREE Activities

Colour between the lines

Sat 26 May to Sun 3 June
10am – 5pm
FREE drop-in

Bring an artwork to life by adding colour and shade to selected images from Mind Dump, an imaginative and characterful collection of line drawings featured in the current exhibition at Firstsite, Chip Night.

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Concrete, Cardboard & Exploration

Tues 29 May
11am – 4pm
FREE drop-in

Celebrate the recent restoration of Colchester’s Southway Subways Concrete Murals with this family friendly workshop led by artists Nicola Burrell and Sarah Sabin.  Build a collaborative map of Colchester in cardboard and collage using the people, places and objects found in the Murals.

The brand new Family Trail map and its activity pack will be available to take away.

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Indie Games Mini-Expo

Weds 30 and Thurs 31 May 10am-4pm
FREE drop-in
Suitable for all ages

Students from the Level 3 Interactive Media and Games course at Colchester Institute are pleased to present their final projects in this pop-up exhibition at Firstsite.

Explore the world of indie game development and play a level on each of the three, brand-new games designed by students. Learn what goes into game development by witnessing behind-the-scenes footage and meet the developers face to face. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask the writers, artists and composers your burning questions. Discover how to turn your hobby into a career!

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£5 Family Films 

Isle of Dogs (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 101 min
Director: Wes Anderson
Cast: Akira Ito, Akira Takayama, Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton, Liev Schrieber, Bill Murray, Jeff Goldblum, Bob Balaban, Greta Gerwig, Scarlett Johansson

Sat 5 May 1:15pm
Mon 7 May 3:30pm
Weds 30 May 2:45pm

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Peter Rabbit (PG)

Certificate: PG
Length: 100 min
Director: Will Gluck
Cast: James Corden, Rose Byrne, Domhnall Gleeson, Sam Neill, Daisy Ridley, Elizabeth Debicki, Margot Robbie

Sat 26 May 11:45am
Mon 28 May 2:30pm
Thurs 31 May 11:45am

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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (PG) (dubbed)

Certificate: PG
Length: 105 min
Director: Hiromasa Yonebayashi
Cast: Fumiyo Kohinata, Hana Sugisaki, Ryûnosuke Kamiki
Language: Dubbed in English

Sat 26 May 2pm (Autism Friendly Screening)
Sun 27 May 12:30pm
Mon 28 May 12:15pm
Tues 29 May 12:15pm
Weds 30 May 12:30pm
Thurs 31 May 2:30pm

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A Wrinkle in Time (PG) 

Certificate: PG
Length: 109
Director: Ava DuVernay
Cast: Storm Reid, Levi Miller, Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Peña, Oprah Winfrey, Zach Galifianakis

Tues 29 May 2:30pm

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Sherlock Gnomes (U)

Certificate: U
Length: 86 min
Director: John Stevenson
Cast: Johnny Depp, James Mcavoy, Emily Blunt

Fri 1 Jun 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Sat 2 Jun 11:30pm 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Sun 3 Jun 11am, 1pm & 3pm
Sat 9 Jun 11:30am (Autism Friendly Screening), 1:30pm & 3:30pm
Sun 10 Jun 11am, 1pm & 3pm

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