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Science and Media Museum

Widescreen Weekend

Widescreen Weekend is a unique festival of large-screen formats and cinema technologies celebrating the past, present and future of film. 

Enjoy a long weekend of big, bold and wide cinema experiences—glorious 70mm screenings, new Cinerama restorations and great guests will remind you why going to the movies is so magical.

Widescreen Weekend 2017

Widescreen Weekend 2017 will take place between 12–15 October 2017. Read on for the latest fantastic film and guest announcements. The full festival programme will be revealed in August, including a wide and wonderful selection of 70mm titles.

2017 festival programme



Passes for Widescreen Weekend can be booked online or over the phone—call +44 (0) 871 902 5747. Passes can also be purchased from the National Science and Media Museum box office.

All seating for Widescreen Weekend is reserved. Pass holders will get the same seat for every performance—we encourage you to book your passes early to guarantee a good seat.

Buy your Widescreen Weekend 2017 festival pass
Price: adults £120; concessions £100; Picturehouse members £110; Picturehouse members concessions £90; students £70

Buy your Widescreen Weekend 2017 student day pass—available for events on Thursday 12 October only. Price: £20

Passes will not be available to buy after 15 September.

Individual Tickets

Tickets for individual screenings and events will be available from 18 September.


What is Widescreen Weekend?


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