The Band Wagon (Dementia-Friendly)

1953| U| 108min mins| /

Screening Dates:
Tue 6 March 2:30pm

Director: Vincente Minnelli
Cast: Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant

One of the finest musicals ever made, Vincente Minnelli‘s marvellous and gently satirical tale about putting on a show with Fred Astaire excelling in a parade of brilliant Howard Dietz-Arthur Schwartz numbers. Watch out for the show-stopping Mickey Spillane song and dance sequence.


This special screening offers people living with dementia the chance to enjoy this classic film in a relaxed and supportive environment.

This screening is open to all but we extend a warm welcome to those living with dementia, their companions and family members. Tickets for this screening are standard price, with one free companion ticket. There will be no adverts or trailers before the film but our cinema bar will be open from 45 minutes prior to the screening serving a variety of snacks and refreshments.

Specially trained staff will be on hand and the screening will also include:

  • An interval midway through the film
  • clearer signage to help you find your way about
  • no adverts or trailers preceding the screening
  • the lights will be up a little and the sound reduced slightly
  • people are welcome to move about as they wish
  • we encourage you to sing along and enjoy yourself

To book a free companion ticket please contact the Box Office on 01604 624811 or email us.

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