Phoenix has a packed programme to suit all tastes this December.
We’re inviting children and their parents to enjoy a family fun day on Saturday 6th December from 10.15am – 2.30pm. Join Santa and the Phoenix elves for crafts, storytelling and a party lunch, topped off with a screening of seasonal film classic Miracle on 34th Street.
On Saturday 13th December it’s Magnetron’s Universe, a free creative technology workshop for children aged 6 – 12. Learn while you create interactive stories about Magnetron using conductive ink, LEDs, magnets and traditional paper craft.
Phoenix’s Sci-Fi season kicks off on 5th December exploring one of life’s great questions – what does it mean to be human? From the classics – Invasion of the Body Snatchers and 2001: A Space Odyssey through to 2013’s Under the Skin, our Sci-Fi season also includes a preview screening of the restoration of Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner months ahead of its release in April 2015.
There’s a great line up of film too, including: My Old Lady (5 – 11 Dec) starring national treasure Dame Maggie Smith; Oscar-winner Matthew McConaughey in Interstellar (12 – 18 Dec); Leviathan (19 – 24 December) and Get On Up (19 – 24 Dec), a new biopic about James Brown with a soundtrack that’s sure to get you dancing in your seat.
For younger cinema goers, we’ve lined up Nativity 3 starring Martin Clunes, and everybody’s favourite bear Paddington, starring Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville.
A Phoenix Christmas wouldn’t be complete without It’s a Wonderful Life (18 – 24 December), but if ‘bah humbug’ is more your thing our ‘Twisted Christmas’ double bill – The Nightmare Before Christmas and Rare Exports – on 22 December is sure to hit the spot.
Our exquisite exhibition of sculptural lightworks Melt, Splinter and Thread continues in the Phoenix Cube gallery until 5 January; entry is free and it’s open until late every day.
Finally, when your feet are aching and you need a break from Christmas shopping, rest and refuel in our Café Bar. You’ll be spoilt for choice by a fantastic selection of winter warmers and festive favourites.