Cycle to Cinema 2014 Programme Launch

Peak District adventure festival organisers, Heason Events, are delighted to announce the follow-up season of ‘Cycle To The Cinema’ screenings for summer 2014.

Following last year’s successful debut at the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate, near Nat Trust logo NTV_E_G_356_S_CHathersage, Cycle to the Cinema is back with more films and venues in and UniDerbyBuxtonNEWaround the Peak District, Sheffield and Yorkshire, sponsored once again by the University of Derby, Buxton.

Chasing Ice 672The first film is ‘Chasing Ice’ on Thursday 6th March at Longshaw.  Acclaimed photographer and former climate change sceptic James Balog, uses revolutionary time-lapse cameras to capture the melting of the ice glaciers as they disappear at a breathtaking rate.

Cycle to the Cinema is also proud to be part of the Tour De Cinema, presented by Sheffield Doc/Fest, as part of the Yorkshire Festival to celebrate the 100 days preceding the Grand Départ in Leeds on 5th July 2014.

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RedBull Cityscape Cinema, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival

To celebrate, Cycle to the Cinema and Sheffield Adventure Film Festival are  hosting the first outdoor screening of the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival on Saturday 5th April at the Amphitheatre on South Street Park.

There will also be a special screening at Castleton YHA as part of the Peak District Walking Festival and two free screenings at Eccleshall Woods Discovery Centre in association with the mountain bike advocacy group Ride Sheffield to promote their campaign to create a mountain bike trail in Lady Cannings Woods.

Click here to view the programme (more dates and films to be announced soon).

Cycle to the Cinema co-founder and ShAFF Festival Director, Matt Heason, said:  “Cycling has exploded in popularity.  Our pilot series of Cycle to the Cinema screenings in partnership with the National Trust and the University of Derby, Buxton last summer proved a real hit, so we’re delighted to be able to encourage even more people to get out on their bike to enjoy adventure films on the big screen.”

“It’s really exciting to be part of the celebrations in the run up to the Tour de France and to be working with new partners like Sheffield’s DocFest,  the Peak District Walking Festival and Ride Sheffield.”

ENDS

Press release: Wednesday 26th February 2014

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Chasing Ice – 20:00 March 6th, Longshaw Estate, Hathersage

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The first Cycle To The Cinema event of 2014 will take place at 8pm on March 6th at the National Trust’s Longshaw Estate near Hathersage and will feature the film Chasing Ice. Continue reading “Chasing Ice – 20:00 March 6th, Longshaw Estate, Hathersage”

Tour de Cinema – 16:00 April 5th, Sheffield Amphitheatre (FREE)

Eventbrite - Tour De Cinema / Cycle to the Cinema - ShAFF Cityscape, Sheffield, 16.00

A special Sheffield Adventure Film Festival / Tour De Cinema free Bike Session screening at the RedBull Cityscape Outdoor Amphitheatre featuring  archive documentary Velorama about a Century of the Bicycle, Sheffield produced mountain bike films 7 Cogs Of Sheffeld and North as well as From The Ground Up about bespoke bike builders BTR Fabrications. Continue reading “Tour de Cinema – 16:00 April 5th, Sheffield Amphitheatre (FREE)”

Cycle to Cinema celebrates countdown to Tour de France

Tour de cinema logoSheffield Adventure Film Festival  and  Cycle to the Cinema are proud to be part of the Tour De Cinema presented by Sheffield Doc/Fest as part of the Yorkshire Festival to celebrate the 100 days preceding the Grand Départ in Leeds on 5th July 2014.

YF_LOWER_LOGO_2014_RGB (Screen) To celebrate, ShAFF and Cycle to the Cinema are proud to host the first outdoor screening of the Tour de Cinema as a major strand of the Yorkshire Festival on Saturday 5th April at the Amphitheatre on South Street Park.  We’ll be showing Velorama – a new film created from stunning British Film Institute archive film about a Century of the Bicycle. Continue reading “Cycle to Cinema celebrates countdown to Tour de France”