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On Location

Friday 28th December | Doors: 18:30| Film Start: 19:00| Approx. End: 21:00

This Christmas, come with Hype and Bristol Film Festival, and you’ll be in a world of pure imagination. Meet us at the gates and present your ticket, then see how the iconic Passenger Shed at Temple Meads is magically transformed into the ultimate land of make-believe: a wintery Wonkyland!

Immersive yourself in this stunning, fully-themed space, and enjoy a range of festive and family classics – including the wickedly funny creature feature Gremlins – on the big screen once more. We’re delighted to be teaming up with Hype for a second year to bring you a jam-packed programme to tide you through the holiday season!

NB: tickets include the option to pre-order popcorn and drinks; children receive free popcorn on arrival



1984 | 12A | 106 mins

Struggling inventor Randall Peltzer visits a Chinatown shop looking for inspiration for a last minute Christmas present for his son Billy. He encounters a peculiar creature called a ‘mogwai’, which is reluctantly sold to him on three conditions: don’t expose it to sunlight, don’t get it wet, and never, ever feed it after midnight…

Starring: Zach Galligan | Phoebe Cates | Hoyt Axton | Polly Holliday | Frances Lee McCain

Director: Joe Dante

Screenplay: Chris Columbus

Producer: Michael Finnell

THEY SAY: At the level of Serious Film Criticism, it’s a meditation on the myths in our movies: Christmas, families, monsters, retail stores, movies, boogeymen. At the level of Pop Movie-going, it’s a sophisticated, witty B movie, in which the monsters are devouring not only the defenseless town, but decades of defenseless clichés.” – Roger Ebert, 1984

WE SAY: A satirical spin on multiple genres, from ’50s B-movies to Christmas films, with frights and gags in equal measure. Be warned that some of the death scenes might be a little grisly for younger audience members!



This event is hosted in partnership with Hype Agency.