Dunkirk at Clifton Observatory

Price
£24 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 20 mins
Age restrictions
18+
Location
Clifton, Redland & Cotham
Host available in
Bristol
Group of 6, Additional group member, 1x Ticket and 1x Deli Box from Two Belly, Adult - Non-alcoholic option and 1x Ticket with non-alcoholic drinks & Deli Box prices also available

What you'll do

DOORS: 20:40 | FILM STARTS 21:00

The historic Clifton Observatory plays host to BFF's Spirit Of Cinema screenings, which pair classic films with great artisan gins. Join them in this intimate setting overlooking the Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, and (weather permitting) enjoy the stunning views day and night on the rooftop terrace before the film begins.

Your ticket includes a Gin & Tonic on arrival, as well as a gin-based cocktail served during a brief interval in the film. If you’ve got to drive, or gin isn’t to your taste, there's a new non-alcoholic ticket option – enjoy the drinks with a premium non-alcoholic spirit alternative!

On Remembrance Sunday 2022, BFF are screening a trio of British films based on the World Wars.

The evening concludes with Christopher Nolan’s stunning Dunkirk, which breathtakingly recreates the evacuations. Using multiple viewpoints from land, air and sea to convey the scale of Operation Dynamo, without ever losing sight of the human toll as it presents vignettes of the countless heroic actions undertaken during this seminal moment in British history.

Take your evening further with add-on options:

• Indulge with a delicious deli box from Two Belly, with cheeses, chutney and crackers to enjoy alongside your film

Please note that this event is strictly for over-18s only

ABOUT THE FILM 2017 | 12 | 106 mins

In 1940, during the Battle of France, Allied forces retreat to the seaside town of Dunkirk as the Germans advance. The story of the remarkable evacuation effort is told from the perspective of soldiers, sailors, pilots and civilians, all embroiled in this fateful moment in time.

Upcoming dates

What you'll do

DOORS: 20:40 | FILM STARTS 21:00

The historic Clifton Observatory plays host to BFF's Spirit Of Cinema screenings, which pair classic films with great artisan gins. Join them in this intimate setting overlooking the Avon Gorge and Clifton Suspension Bridge, and (weather permitting) enjoy the stunning views day and night on the rooftop terrace before the film begins.

Your ticket includes a Gin & Tonic on arrival, as well as a gin-based cocktail served during a brief interval in the film. If you’ve got to drive, or gin isn’t to your taste, there's a new non-alcoholic ticket option – enjoy the drinks with a premium non-alcoholic spirit alternative!

On Remembrance Sunday 2022, BFF are screening a trio of British films based on the World Wars.

The evening concludes with Christopher Nolan’s stunning Dunkirk, which breathtakingly recreates the evacuations. Using multiple viewpoints from land, air and sea to convey the scale of Operation Dynamo, without ever losing sight of the human toll as it presents vignettes of the countless heroic actions undertaken during this seminal moment in British history.

Take your evening further with add-on options:

• Indulge with a delicious deli box from Two Belly, with cheeses, chutney and crackers to enjoy alongside your film

Please note that this event is strictly for over-18s only

ABOUT THE FILM 2017 | 12 | 106 mins

In 1940, during the Battle of France, Allied forces retreat to the seaside town of Dunkirk as the Germans advance. The story of the remarkable evacuation effort is told from the perspective of soldiers, sailors, pilots and civilians, all embroiled in this fateful moment in time.

How to get there

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Yuup extras

  • 1x Gin & Tonic and 1x gin-based cocktail

Facilities

  • Refreshments available
  • Toilets

On the day

On street parking is available near the Observatory in Clifton Village and the Clifton & Durdham Downs.

The Clifton Observatory is a 30 minute walk from Bristol City Centre. Bus service numbers 8 & 9 run from Bristol Temple Meads, stopping in central Bristol (Cabot Circus, Nelson Street, Bristol Hippodrome).

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.
Please note that this refund policy does not apply to gift bookings. You may reschedule your gift if outside the time period stated above. However, all gifts are non-refundable and expire exactly 1 year after the date of purchase.

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
£24 / Adult
Duration
2 hrs 20 mins
Age restriction
18+
Rebook or cancel up to 7 days before your experience.