Library the venue for unique movie night

PUBLISHED: 07:10 08 April 2015

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Shelves packed with books and magazines in Littleport library are set to make way for a special one-off event later this month.

As part of a new programme of arts events in public buildings, the library will be transported back to the 1950s for a showing of cult musical Grease.

Starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton John, the film will be showing on Friday, April 24, with doors opening at 7pm.

The pop-up cinema will also feature a popcorn and soda bar to get visitors in the movie mood and guests will be invited to sing-a-long to the hits made famous by the stars of the film.

The event is being supported by the Arts Council and Ely-based arts charity ADeC.

Louise Aldridge, who is helping to organise the event, said: “We ran a ghost stories event at the library earlier in the year which got a very good response so we decided to do something completely different this time.

“It gives us a chance to do something different with our public buildings and we hope people will come along and get behind it. And you can come in fancy dress too!”

Tickets for the film are £3 and available from Littleport library, in Victoria Street.

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