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Get Comfy at Kirstenbosch Movie Nights on Wednesdays

Wednesday evenings at Kirstenbosch
 
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Get Comfy at Kirstenbosch Movie Nights on Wednesdays

Great films, fabulous scenery, delicious food and cosy seats – look forward to a night of romance and entertainment

The perfect mid-week stress reliever is sitting under a canopy of stars at the picturesque Kirstenbosch Gardens, while enjoying blockbusters such as The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Mrs Doubtfire or Get Out  – and the best news is that the ticket prices haven’t changed.

Every Wednesday, film-lovers get the chance to laze on the lush lawns of Cape Town’s oldest botanical garden with popcorn, picnic baskets and a consistent dose of cult classics, rom-coms and some award-winning dramas. 




What’s more, if you’re in too much of a rush to pack a picnic box, the open-air cinema area boasts a wide array of gourmet food and drink vendors peddling yummy treats and, of course, popcorn – as no movie is complete without it.

There are also interactive games and music to keep you and the family entertained before the shows start. Doors open at 6pm, and the movies start after sunset.


OTHER VENUES FOR 2019
On Thursdays and Fridays, The Galileo Open Air Cinema rotates between the Waterfront’s all-new Battery Park, Century City, Kenilworth Racecourse, Rustenburg Girls High School and more. From Beauty and the Beast to Braveheart, see all The Galileo Open Air Cinema Thursday and Friday movies.

Saturday nights are for discovering exciting new places as the experience travels to various wine farms throughout the season. See the full list of The Galileo Open Air Cinema Winelands venues and movies.

Family Sundays are a select series of Sunday screenings happening over the school holidays at Kelvin Grove in Newlands. See all The Galileo Open Air Cinema movies at the Family Sunday screenings. Also check out The Galileo Open Air Cinema’s entire line-up for Cape Town



KIRSTENBOSCH THE FULL LINE-UP 


9 JAN: THE BEATLES: EIGHT DAYS A WEEK
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8:30pm:
 

16 JAN: A FEW GOOD MEN
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8:30pm:

23 JAN: A WALK IN THE CLOUDS
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8:15pm:
 

24 JAN: 50 FIRST DATES
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8:15:

30 JAN: READY PLAYER ONE
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8:15pm:
 

6 FEB: HE NAMED ME MALALA
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8pm:
 

13 FEB: SWEET HOME ALABAMA
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8pm:
 

20 FEB: DOWNSIZING
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 8pm:
 

27 FEB: GET OUT
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:
 

28 FEB: MAMMA MIA! HERE WE GO AGAIN
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45:

6 MAR: REEL ROCK 13
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:
 

13 MAR: DADDY’S HOME
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:
 

20 MAR: RIO
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:
 

20 MAR: HANNA
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:


28 MARCH: ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
Doors open at 6pm, movie starts at 7:45:


3 APR: THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:45pm:

10 APR: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:30pm:
 

17 APR: WANDERLUST
Doors open 6pm, movie starts 7:30pm:
 

TICKETS FOR THE GALILEO OPEN-AIR CINEMA 
Tickets for the entire season are now on sale and can be purchased online via the official website. Do note that if a show sells out online, no tickets will be available at the door. Space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment. Gift vouchers are also available via the site.

 

TICKET TYPE

COST

ONLINE

Standard ticket

Entry only

R89pp

Warm ticket

Entry and blanket

R97pp

Comfy ticket

Entry and backrest

R105pp

Warm and comfy ticket

Entry, blanket and backrest

R110pp

VIP

Entry, prime seating, blanket, backrest, Coke, popcorn and Frey chocolate VIP

R175pp

Snuggle (couples)

Entry, lie down area in front of screen, mattress, blanket, and Frey chocolate

R320 per couple

 

CANCELLATIONS AND REFUNDS
The event will not be cancelled if there is only a light drizzle, but it will be called off should there be rain or very strong winds. In the case of adverse weather conditions, film-goers will be notified via email and SMS about any changes to the programme if the show is cancelled before the doors open. Patrons can then request a refund. For more information, visit thegalileo.co.za.

 

By Daryn Wood

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