Tuesday 7 September, 2021
Barby Moorings marina held the second of three outdoor movie nights on Saturday 28th August with the feelgood classic Grease, originally released way back in 1978. The bankside of the marina was transformed into a free open-air cinema for customers and their guests.
Giving a fun night to moorers after the Covid lockdown. Over forty people attended the first two events. The open-air cinema nights are great fun, family-friendly, and most importantly, safe to attend.
The large grass bank adjacent to the workshop at Barby Moorings marina is transformed into an open-air cinema for the events. The 8.3 meter screen is attached to the workshop wall and the film is projected from the latest digital cinema projector, conveniently mounted in a van at the back of the grass bank. There is a marquee supplying all the traditional cinema food, popcorn, hot dogs, nachos, etc.
Guests are invited to sit back, relax, and safely enjoy a variety of films, with screenings rolling from 31 July to 25 September 2021.
First show, 31st July, Mama Mia.
Second show, 28th Aug, Grease.
Third show, 25th Sep, Mama Mia Hear We Go Again.
All the customers of Barby Moorings need to do is turn up, bring their own drink, and something to sit on, picnic blanket etc., everything else is catered for with a fun evening of cinematic entertainment, and it’s free.
“With the lifting of Covid restrictions we wanted to do something to re-build the strong community spirit we have at Barby Moorings. Open air cinema fits the bill perfectly, plenty of fresh air with the opportunity to catch up with friends, good cinema style food and of course, a feelgood film on the big screen”
Penny and Tony, of Barby Moorings Marina
“We just wanted to say thanks very much for a very enjoyable evening on Saturday.
It was such a nice atmosphere and great food. Thanks again”
Carol and Alan. Nb Sunflower
“Thanks for a great evening and an extra special thanks to those that did the catering. It was so nice. Chilli Cheesedog with Jalapenos, Mmmm xx”
Mary and Tony Mault. Nb Shianba
Barby Moorings is located on the beautiful North Oxford Canal just south of Rugby in the Midlands. The marina has space for just over one hundred boats with both pontoon and unique bankside moorings. All moorings fully serviced with electrical power, water, and wifi.
Being in the heart of the central shires canal system there are cruising opportunities to suit all
web: www.barbymoorings.co.uk email: firstname.lastname@example.org tel: 01788 890486
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