Cinema at Redcliffe Caves: Quatermass and the Pit

Price
£18 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs
Age restrictions
18+
Concession prices also available

What you'll do

Venture underground into the Redcliffe Caves this October, as the festival’s biannual screening series returns – Bristol Film Festival's Underground Cinema is an unforgettable way to discover, or rediscover, some of the silver screen’s hidden gems, pop culture milestones and genre highlights. Delve deep into one of the most unique locations in Bristol, and forget about the outside world for a couple of hours. Whether you’re settling down for a favourite fantasy film or a cult classic, it’s sure to be one of the year’s most memorable movie viewing experiences.

Bristol Film Festival’s Matinee Screenings return to the Caves at 11:00 on Saturday – these screenings showcase vintage highlights of the silver screen. First up, is the seminal sci-fi Hammer horror Quatermass and the Pit - otherwise known as the acclaimed film adaptation of the TV series that had a generation hiding behind the sofa in terror!

ABOUT THE FILM 1967 | 12A | 98 mins

Things kick off when London Underground workmen discover an unusual object that they initially believe to be is an unexploded World War Two missile. However, Professor Bernard Quatermass has his doubts that the object is terrestrial. It appears that the workmen have unearthed something far more sinister than anybody could have imagined. What it is, there’s only one way to find out....

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What you'll do

Venture underground into the Redcliffe Caves this October, as the festival’s biannual screening series returns – Bristol Film Festival's Underground Cinema is an unforgettable way to discover, or rediscover, some of the silver screen’s hidden gems, pop culture milestones and genre highlights. Delve deep into one of the most unique locations in Bristol, and forget about the outside world for a couple of hours. Whether you’re settling down for a favourite fantasy film or a cult classic, it’s sure to be one of the year’s most memorable movie viewing experiences.

Bristol Film Festival’s Matinee Screenings return to the Caves at 11:00 on Saturday – these screenings showcase vintage highlights of the silver screen. First up, is the seminal sci-fi Hammer horror Quatermass and the Pit - otherwise known as the acclaimed film adaptation of the TV series that had a generation hiding behind the sofa in terror!

ABOUT THE FILM 1967 | 12A | 98 mins

Things kick off when London Underground workmen discover an unusual object that they initially believe to be is an unexploded World War Two missile. However, Professor Bernard Quatermass has his doubts that the object is terrestrial. It appears that the workmen have unearthed something far more sinister than anybody could have imagined. What it is, there’s only one way to find out....

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Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets

COVID-19 guidelines

All guidelines in place at the time of your experience will be adhered to.

On the day

Redcliffe Wharf is located below Redcliffe Parade East, close to Wapping Wharf. There is no parking or vehicular access permitted onto the Wharf itself.

The nearest car parks are Redcliffe Parade car park and Lower Guinea Street car park.

Please contact Bristol Film Festival for further information about accessibility at this venue.

Changes happen, don't worry

How to change dates
Change of plans? You can easily rebook the next available slot up to 7 days before your experience.
How to get a refund
Can't make it? We understand things happen! You can cancel and get a full refund up to 7 days before your experience.

About Bristol Film Festival

Bristol Film Festival was started by director Owen Franklin in 2015. The Festival provides an alternative experience for lovers of film and cinema, and celebrates the cultural landscape of his home city, Bristol.

The concept is simple: to bring classic films back to the big screen, in some of Bristol’s most iconic and interesting venues, including Bristol Museum, Clifton Observatory, Bristol Cathedral, and Redcliffe Caves.

The films and locations are carefully matched together, and involve unique immersive elements - whether it's live performers, tours of venues after hours, or themed wine tastings, you can expect to leave one of our events having had a film experience unlike any other!

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Price
£18 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs
Age restriction
18+
Rebook or cancel up to 7 days before your experience.