Festive Events

22 November 2017


The Lost Boys & QUAD Present: A Christmas Carol
Friday 1st December at 7:30pm
Theatre company The Lost Boys & QUAD present a new spin on Dickens' classic tale in a family friendly production of A Christmas Carol.
Lost Boys bring their unique style to Dickens' ghost story, enhanced by digital cinema technology and projections. Join Scrooge on his journey to redemption in this special event.
Tickets: £10 for adults, £8 concessions. Family ticket (2 adults + 2 children): £25
Suitable for ages 7+


It's A Wonderful Life (U)

Saturday 17th - Saturday 24th December
It’s Christmas Eve, and Clarence the guardian angel is assigned to convince the desperate George Bailey not to take his own life. George is a thoroughly decent family man who has sacrificed his dreams for the citizens of the small town of Bedford Falls. It’s up to Clarence to help him realise how many lives his good deeds have touched. 

Die Hard + Die Harder (15)
Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd December
A double bill of NYPD cop John McClane (Bruce Willis) saving the day at Christmas time. Yippe-Ki-Yay Mother Hubbard!

Holiday Inn (U)
Sunday 10th - Wednesday 13th December
A perennial Christmas favourite that paired Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire as entertainers (and rival suitors for Marjorie Reynolds) running an inn that is only open on the holidays.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (cert TBC)
Thursday 14th December 2017 - Thursday 4th January 2018
After The Force Awakens we re-join Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega) and Po Dameron (Oscar Isaac) as they continue their battle against the First Order, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) and the Supreme Leader Snoke (Andy Serkis). Old favourite Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) joins the epic journey. 

Cine Kids: Arthur Christmas (U)
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th December
How can Father Christmas deliver billions of presents around the whole world in just one night? When one little boy is missed, it is up to Arthur Christmas, Santa’s young son to save Christmas!

Cine Kids: Paddington 2 (PG)
20th December - 2nd January 2018
The Bear is back! Now settled into his life with the Browns, he is taking on a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy’s 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen!

Gremlins (12A) + Zach Galligan Q&A
Sunday 3rd December 7:00pm
The cute, adorable Mogwai Gizmo spawns a whole bunch of meaner friends who quickly turn into the malevolent Gremlins and bring a nightmare to the people of Kingston Falls. 
We are delighted to welcome star of Gremlins Zach Galligan to QUAD for a post screening Q&A. What better way to kick start your Christmas!

Trading Places (15)
Friday 15th & Saturday 16th December
Presented by Crossing The Streams. Get in the Christmas mood and see John Landis’ Christmas classic back on the big screen.

Fright Club: To All A Good Night (18)

Friday 15th December
A group of teenagers at a party find themselves being stalked by a maniacal killer in a Santa Claus costume.

A Bad Moms Christmas (15)
Friday 15th, Saturday 16th, Thursday 21st December
Under-appreciated and overburdened moms Amy, Kiki and Carla rebel against the challenges and expectations of the Super Bowl for moms: Christmas. As if creating the perfect holiday for their families isn't hard enough, they'll have to do it while hosting and entertaining their own respective mothers when they come to visit.

The Man Who Invented Christmas (PG)

Friday 15th - Thursday 21st December
The Man Who Invented Christmas tells the magical journey that led to the creation of Ebenezer Scrooge (Christopher Plummer), Tiny Tim and other classic characters from A Christmas Carol.


Listen Love Learn: Christmas Disco
Saturday 16th December, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Cost: £2 (under 12 months FREE), booking essential.
Aimed at under 5s, but older siblings welcome.
A fun filled Christmas disco with games, craft activities, sensory area and dancing with Derby based children’s dance club Diddy Hoppers. Xmas jumpers and/or fancy dress is encouraged.

Winter Wonderland Minecraft
Saturday 16th December 11:00am - 4:00pm (last entry 2:00pm)
Cost: £3 for a 2 hour session
Suitable for ages: 5+ (under 8s must be accompanied).
Giant snowmen, Santa’s workshop or a magical ice palace. There’s no limit to the possibilities in our Christmas inspired Minecraft workshop. Join others in creating, sharing and exploring a growing winter world on our Minecraft server.  A perfect opportunity for grown ups to get the Christmas shopping done!