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Bury St Edmunds to host the first open air screening in the UK of Elvis





Suffolk will host the UK’s first open air screening of the film Elvis - just eight weeks after its cinema release.

It is part of The Bury St Edmunds Outdoor Film Festival which returns to the Abbey Gardens over three days from tomorrow.

West Suffolk Council partnered with A Pop Up Pictures to provide a 2-4-1 offer on films across each day.

The Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens will host the festival for the second year running this summer. Picture: Mark Westley
The Bury St Edmunds Abbey Gardens will host the festival for the second year running this summer. Picture: Mark Westley

Starring Tom Hanks and Austin Butler, Elvis is the biographical music drama documenting rock and roll icon Elvis Presley’s rise to stardom.

With another eleven films on offer there is entertainment for everyone from family favourites to horror flicks with the option to watch one or both movies in your chosen session including Encanto, Little Shop of Horrors and Jumanji.

The festival also hosts a Street Food Market with a range of tasty dishes featuring traders local to Bury St Edmunds and Suffolk.

The market will be open throughout the three days, to both cinema customers and the public or alternatively, opt for a picnic pass ticket and bring your own picnic.

For more details on the event click the link.

With every adult ticket a child aged 3-15 as well as kids under the age of three can go for free.