Royal Opera House Live: The Sleeping Beauty

A classic of Russian ballet, Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score and Marius Petipa’s original choreography beautifully combine with sections created for The Royal Ballet by Frederick Ashton, Anthony Dowell and Christopher Wheeldon. This ballet is sure to cast its spell over anyone who sees it.



Venue

Quarterhouse
Mill Bay,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT20 1BN

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Tickets

Standard £14
Concessions £12
Creative Folkestone Member £12

Book Tickets

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To book in person, visit the Quarterhouse box office or call 01303 760750

This is not a Hellfire Film Festival event but it is a film event in Folkestone and we’re all about that!

The Souvenir (15)

A shy film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man. She defies her protective mother and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship which comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams.



“The director confirms her status as a modern visionary with a deft, distinctive and deeply personal story of young love” ★★★★ The Guardian

Venue

Quarterhouse
Mill Bay,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT20 1BN

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Time and date

Tickets

Standard £5
Concessions £4
Creative Folkestone Member £4

Book Tickets

Book online here.

To book in person, visit the Quarterhouse box office or call 01303 760750

This is not a Hellfire Film Festival event but it is a film event in Folkestone and we’re all about that!

Announcement: Hellfire HORRORfest

As you are no doubt aware the submissions deadline for the Hellfire HORRORfest came and went as did the date for the the event itself. Neither actually happened. Here’s why.

The co-founder/executive director and host of the event, Gary Ingoldby-Spate, has been quite seriously ill for several months and was due to undergo spleen removal surgery in October. However following further tests he was given an unwanted diagnosis weeks before he was due to have the surgery. Gary was diagnosed with a form of Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma, a type of blood cancer. As such he is now undergoing a harsh treatment of immunotherapy and chemotherapy and is currently not in the best of health. He should improve in the coming months and fingers crossed will be in full remission soon. However as is the nature of cancer, treatment and results aren’t straight forward so until he has further tests in the next couple of months it would be foolhardy to make arrangements to rearrange the dates.

As such, all submitted films are still being considered but being completely honest due to Gary’s health and being the main selector of the films he hasn’t watched them all yet. He is slowly watching them when he has his good days and will hopefully get through them all in the coming weeks.

Once Gary receives positive test results the date for the event will be arranged.

We apologise for keeping this all quiet but as you can imagine it has been a very tough time for Gary and his family so in the interest of privacy we haven’t told you the whole story until today. Gary, his family and the whole Hellfire team thank you for your understanding and patience during this difficult time.

 

Booksmart (15)

Academic overachievers Amy and Molly thought keeping their noses to the grindstone gave them a leg up on their high school peers. But on the eve of graduation, the best friends suddenly realize that they may have missed out on the special moments of their teenage years. Determined to make up for lost time, the girls decide to cram four years of not-to-be missed fun into one night. A chaotic adventure that no amount of book smarts could prepare them for.

“Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut is a funny, filthy, female-fronted competitor to Superbad that boasts its own distinctive style.” The Guardian

Venue

Quarterhouse
Mill Bay,
Folkestone,
Kent,
CT20 1BN

View on map

Time and date

Tickets

Standard £5
Concessions £4
Creative Folkestone Member £4

Book Tickets

Book online here.

To book in person, visit the Quarterhouse box office or call 01303 760750

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