CANCELLED - Romeo and Juliet

@ Newcastle Castle

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17 April 2020

5:30pm - 10pm

In this ’90s romance film, Shakespeare’s classic story of two star-crossed lovers is moved to the present day Verona Beach. Romeo (Leonardo Di Caprio) and Juliet (Claire Danes) fall in love, but their warring families threaten to tear them apart.

Trigger Warnings

This film features a suicide scene and scenes of violence between young people.

As well as seeing this iconic film in a beautifully unique setting, there’s also the chance to take in a jaw-dropping panoramic view of Newcastle and beyond before the film starts.

Open 7-days per week from 10am until 5pm, you can visit the family-friendly historic attraction, located in Newcastle city centre, to reveal the story of how Newcastle began, the reason the City got its name and to walk in the steps of the people who lived and died in the shadow of Newcastle Castle. Steeped in history this imposing Norman fortress, is a rugged reminder of Northern England’s turbulent history.

Please note:

This film screening takes place in the Great Hall of Newcastle Castle Keep which is unfortunately inaccessible to wheelchair users.. Doors will open at approximately 5:30pm, with the film starting at 6.30pm.

All films are age certified by the BBFC, and we will check identification upon entry.

Reasonably priced refreshments will be available for all your sweets and drink needs. We aren’t a licensed venue, so for this event there will be no sale of alcohol.

As we’re nice people, we don’t mind our attendees bringing in their own refreshments or drinks, but please consider that anything you spend with us help us to ‘Keep the Castle going’. If you do bring your own refreshments, we simply ask that you are respectful of the venue and other customers and tidy up anything you’ve brought before leaving.

We also ask that upon leaving, you’re respectful of those around us, we are at the heart of the city in many ways, and we’re very appreciative of the fact people leave in a quiet and respectful manner.

We do reserve the right to remove anyone not adhering to the above or being respectful of the venue and event.

Venue
The Black Gate
Castle Garth
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 1RQ

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