FENLAND BIG WEEKENDER comes to an end tomorrow (Sunday) with two classic films shown on the Big Screen at the Oliver Cromwell Marquee

Fenland Big Weekender

Fenland Big Weekender - Credit: Archant

Tomorrow (Sunday) sees the concluding events of the Fenland Big Weekender – with two classic films on the Big Big screen.

First off will be Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at 2pm and then at 5pm we conclude with The Italian Job.

Tickets: £5 for adults (includes a hot drink and a cake) and £3 for children (includes an ice-cream) on the door.

Both films are being shown in the Big Weekender marquee next at the Oliver Cromwell Hotel, March.


Sunday July 17, 2pm

Marquee near Oliver Cromwell Hotel

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Market Place and the Cambs Times present a big screen event featuring this classic family film.

Directed by Ken Hughes and with a screenplay by Roald Dahl, the cast includes: Dick Van Dyke, Lionel Jeffries, Gert Frobe and Sally Ann Howes.

A weird inventor, Caractacus Potts, invents an amazing flying car, which drives by itself.

It takes him and his family to Vulgaria, where the sinister buffoon Baron Bomburst kidnaps the car. The baron has made children illegal, and Caractacus and company have to try to rescue the children of Vulgaria in this classic children’s story.


Sunday July 17, 5pm

Marquee near Oliver Cromwell Hotel

The Market Place and the Cambs Times present a big screening of this timeless British movie.

Directed by Peter Collinson, the cast includes: Michael Caine, Noel Coward and Benny Hill.

A spectacular robbery of gold bullion in Turin is masterminded by a gentleman (Coward) from a British prison where he is lord of all he surveys.

Caine conducts the raid using three Mini Coopers, a couple of Jaguars and a bus – he hopes to bring Turin to a standstill, steal the gold and escape.

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