Barkly Square Open Air Cinema returns for second year

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Barkly Square Open Air Cinema returns for second year


Northsiders rejoice – Barkly Square Open Air Cinema have announced their new summer movie lineup, and it’s set to ramp things up with immersive theme nights that give back to the community.

The program kicks off with a screening of Amelie in partnership with The Brotherhood of St Laurence, and will transform the Barkly Square shopping precinct into a French-inspired oasis. On the following weekend, A Dog’s Purpose welcomes all pooches to the cinema for a dog-friendly screening.

Evergreen flicks Elf and The Nightmare Before Christmas round out the festive season as the precinct decks the halls with Christmas cheer all throughout December.

Food retailers at Barkly Square will stay open longer during the season, so patrons can indulge without fear of missing a film.

Following the success of the cinema’s debut last year, Event Organiser and Marketing Manager Kat Cheung has taken the opportunity to give back to the community, with all proceeds from upcoming screenings going to various local charities. She is hopeful that this year will see the same stellar turn out as their inaugural year.

“Our attendance last year was through the roof, and now that we’re delivering for the benefit of local charities, we’re certainly hoping this is the same for the
upcoming series,” said Cheung.