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Ulster Museum

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Botanic Gardens, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5AB
  • Telephone 0845 608 0000
  • Opening times Tue–Sun 10am–5pm; closed Mon except for bank holidays.
  • Website www.nmni.com/um
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Cinemagic: Roald Dahl's The Bfg

ROALD DAHL'S THE BFG - When little Sophie is taken from her orphanage bed one night, it's just the beginning of a thrilling adventure with 'The Big Friendly Giant. As they catch dreams together in Dream Country and blow them into children's bedrooms, trouble appears in the shape of The Bloodbottler and Fleshlumpeater - big, bad giants who like to gobble children for breakfast!

Dir: Brian Cosgrove UK, USA & Ireland 1989 91 mins Cert: U

MASTER STORYTELLERS ROALD DAHL. The author of some of the most beloved children's books of all time, Roald Dahl's back catalogue of literary gifts includes CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, THE BFG, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD, FANTASTIC MR FOX and THE WITCHES. Not one to talk down to children, or to hide the ugly side of life, Dahl had the expertise to balance the truly horrifying with the thrilling and to present it all in a package that young readers adored. That's why he remains for many the world's No. 1 storyteller.

For Cinemagic screenings/events in the Museum Lecture Theatre there is a group booking maximum of 15. Children aged 2 and under do not require a paid for ticket.

Please give surname of person who booked the tickets to Cinemagic staff on arrival.

The event takes place in the Lecture Theatre in the Ulster Museum. Ticket holders will enter the museum through the main front doors and enter Lecture theatre through the double doors in the Stranmillis corridor. Exit will be at the Stranmillis Rd exit of the building.

The capacity of the performance space will be limited due to government guidance on social distancing.

For Ulster Museum safety and visitor journey information: https://www.nmni.com/…/Ulster-Museum…/Your-Visit.aspx

Enjoy your visit.

Fri 29 Oct

£5.50

Cinemagic: The Lorax

THE LORAX - A 12-year-old boy searches for the one thing that will enable him to win the affection of the girl of his dreams. To find it he must discover the story of the Lorax, the grumpy yet charming creature who fights to protect his world.

Dir: Chris Renaud & Kyle Balda USA & France 2012 86 mins Cert: U

MASTER STORYTELLERS DR. SEUSS - The Dr. Seuss books have topped many bestsellers lists around the world, sold over 222 million copies, and been translated into more than 15 languages. As one of the most popular children's authors of all time his stories, that include - THE CAT IN THE HAT, HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS and GREEN EGGS AND HAM have become much loved classics enjoyed by children around the globe. As part of the festival, we are celebrating the tales of Dr. Seuss by screening two film adaptations of his very best children's stories.

For Cinemagic screenings/events in the Museum Lecture Theatre there is a group booking maximum of 15. Children aged 2 and under do not require a paid for ticket.

Please give surname of person who booked the tickets to Cinemagic staff on arrival.

The event takes place in the Lecture Theatre in the Ulster Museum. Ticket holders will enter the museum through the main front doors and enter Lecture theatre through the double doors in the Stranmillis corridor. Exit will be at the Stranmillis Rd exit of the building.

The capacity of the performance space will be limited due to government guidance on social distancing.

For Ulster Museum safety and visitor journey information: https://www.nmni.com/…/Ulster-Museum…/Your-Visit.aspx

Enjoy your visit.

Fri 29 Oct

£5.50

Cinemagic: Toy Story Of Terror + Pumpkin Drama

TOY STORY OF TERROR - What starts out as an exciting road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse following a detour to a roadside motel. After Mr. Potato Head suddenly disappears, his friends find themselves caught up in a hilarious mystery that must be solved before they suffer the same fate in this thrilling Toy Story of Terror!

Dir: Angus MacLane USA 2013 22 mins Cert: U

*After the screening we will have a fun-filled interactive storytelling and dance session at the Halloween disco where the Monster family are causing all sorts of chaos with their big swooshy tales and loud roars!

HALLOWEEN AT THE MUSEUM - Celebrate Halloween with Cinemagic at the Ulster Museum and enjoy a programme of spooky cinematic thrills! We welcome Mr Hullabaloo back to the festival for his fantastic children's Halloween show and our Pumpkin Drama Early Years activity screenings will help young film fans get fit for trick or treat season. Fancy dress competitions, classic seasonal movies and a few surprises are all in-store this Happy Halloween.

For Cinemagic screenings/events in the Museum Lecture Theatre there is a group booking maximum of 15. Children aged 2 and under do not require a paid for ticket.

Please give surname of person who booked the tickets to Cinemagic staff on arrival.

The event takes place in the Lecture Theatre in the Ulster Museum. Ticket holders will enter the museum through the main front doors and enter Lecture theatre through the double doors in the Stranmillis corridor. Exit will be at the Stranmillis Rd exit of the building.

The capacity of the performance space will be limited due to government guidance on social distancing.

For Ulster Museum safety and visitor journey information: https://www.nmni.com/…/Ulster-Museum…/Your-Visit.aspx

Enjoy your visit.

Sun 31 Oct

£5.50

Coco

Coco
  • 2017
  • US
  • 1h 45min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Lee Unkrich
  • Cast: Anthony Gonzalez, Gael García Bernal, Benjamin Bratt, Renée Victor, Ana Ofelia Murguia, Edward James Olmos

Miguel (Gonzalez) is a 12-year-old Mexican boy who wants to be a musician, but his family disapproves. Then he steals a guitar from a mausoleum and finds himself in the Land of the Dead. An eye-popping mosaic of a kids’ movie which pays proper respect to Mexican folklore, its sincerity and creativity are ultimately winning.

Sat 30 Oct

£5.50

Fancy Dress Screening

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus
  • 1993
  • US
  • 1h 37min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Kenny Ortega
  • Written by: David Kirschner/Mick Garris
  • Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch, Vinessa Shaw

Three 17th century witches are brought back to life in modern-day Salem, and go searching for young blood to keep them immortal. Max (Katz) is our hapless hero, helped out of one predicament to the next by resourceful heroine Allison (Vinessa Shaw). The story cracks along, the effects are moderate, the gags good, but it's for the younger end of the teen market.

Sun 31 Oct

£5.50

Fancy Dress Screening

Room on the Broom

Room on the Broom
  • 2012
  • UK
  • 25min
  • U
  • Directed by: Jan Lachauer/Max Lang
  • Cast: Simon Pegg, Gillian Anderson, Rob Brydon, Timothy Spall, Martin Clunes, Sally Hawkins, David Walliams

Charming kids' tale about a witch who lets too many creatures onto her broom, much to the annoyance of her cat.

Sat 30 Oct

£5.50

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy

Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy
  • 2014
  • US
  • 1h 14min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Paul McEvoy
  • Cast: Matthew Lillard, Frank Welker, Grey DeLisle, Mindy Cohn
Sat 30 Oct

£5.50

The Witches

The Witches
  • 1990
  • US
  • 1h 32min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Nicolas Roeg
  • Cast: Jasen Fisher, Anjelica Huston, Mai Zetterling, Rowan Atkinson

Nine year old Luke is warned by his Norwegian granny about the ever present threat posed by witches, which isn't much help because within the next half hour he stumbles on their annual convention in a small English hotel and gets himself changed into a mouse. A pleasing adaption of Roald Dahl's children's story has director Roeg (in unusually straightforward manner) creating a superior kids' movie that has you rooting for the mice all the way.

Sun 31 Oct

£5.50

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