The Wicker Man

@ Newcastle Castle

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04 May 2019

18:00 To 22:00

£9.50

This film is rated 15. All films are age certified by the BBFC, and we will check identification upon entry.

Join us for a screening of 1970’s horror classic ‘The Wicker Man.’  Sergeant Howie (Edward Woodward), a puritanically Christian policeman is sent to Summerisle, to investigate the dissapearance of twelve year old Rowan Morrison. His efforts to find the girl are hampered by the islanders and their leader (Christopher Lee),  who have something sinister planned for May Day.

Open 7-days per week from 10am until 5pm, you can visit this 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 6pm, with the film starting at 6.30pm.

The Keep is a Scheduled Ancient Monument without any central heating, so therefore has a tendency to get quite cold. However, what it lacks in warmth, it certainly makes up for in atmosphere! The Great Hall is also only accessible via a steep flight of spiral stairs.

Therefore, we recommend that you wear suitable clothing and footwear.

There are no toilet facilities within the Keep itself, so please use toilets at The Bridge Hotel across the street should you need the toilet.

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.

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

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