Summer Nights Film Festival

1 July - 22 September 2019

Summer Nights Film Festival returns in 2019

Summer Nights is a festival of outdoor film screenings in beautiful heritage locations throughout the summer.

Summer Nights is organised by QUAD, Derby's Centre for Art and Film.

Bring your picnic and your friends, or sample the tasty treats on offer at each venue, and enjoy the splendour of the great outdoors along with films to stimulate your senses and create the perfect cinematic experience you will never forget.

Here's a peek at what's on;

Calke Abbey

With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. 

Films showing include;

Bohemian Rhapsody (12a) - 1 Aug

Bohemian Rhapsody (12a) - 1 Aug

Don't Miss, Festivals

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.... read more

The Greatest Showman (PG) - 2 Aug

The Greatest Showman (PG) - 2 Aug

Don't Miss, Family Fun, School Holidays

With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate.... read more

Dirty Dancing (12A) - 3 Aug

Dirty Dancing (12A) - 3 Aug

Don't Miss, Festivals

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as s... read more

Mickleover Sports

Founded as Mickleover Old Boys in 1948, ‘Sports’ is a model example of a community-focused non-league football club. We are delighted to return to Mickleover Sports after the sold-out success of two screenings in 2018.

Films showing include;

Bohemian Rhapsody (12a) - 13 Aug

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.... read more

A Star is Born (15) - 14 Aug

A musician helps a young singer find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral.... read more

Hardwick Hall

Hardwick’s stunning Elizabethan mansion house and beautiful landscapes are the perfect setting for a film night under the stars.

Films showing include;

Pretty Woman (15) - 16 Aug

Pretty Woman (15) - 16 Aug

Don't Miss, Festivals

In this 90s take on Cinderella, a prostitute and a wealthy businessman fall hard for one another, forming an unlikely pair. While on a busin... read more

Bohemian Rhapsody (12a) - 17 Aug

Bohemian Rhapsody (12a) - 17 Aug

Don't Miss, Festivals

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.... read more

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (15) - 18 Aug

In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad (Barry Bostwick) and Janet (Susan Sarandon), stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eeri... read more

Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Dating back to the nineteenth century, The Pattonair County Ground is the home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club in the heart of Derby.

Films showing include;

Dirty Dancing (12A) - 25 Aug

Dirty Dancing (12A) - 25 Aug

Family Fun, Festivals

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as s... read more

The Greatest Showman (PG) - 26 Aug

The Greatest Showman (PG) - 26 Aug

Family Fun, Festivals

Roll up, roll up for the Greatest Show! This best-selling musical is based on the true tale of the life of showman P.T. Barnum. Starring Hug... read more

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