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Easter Cinema Treats

Looking for something to watch with the kids this Easter? A host of brand-new animated adventures and all-time family favourites are landing at Vue Cinemas this Easter, meaning there are plenty of opportunities to enjoy some quality family time at the big screen during the school holidays.

Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire

This Easter break sees the arrival of the much anticipated Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire. Expect plenty of paranormal pranks and ghostly grins as the Spengler Family from Ghostbusters: Afterlife must unite with the original Ghostbusters gang to take on an evil force that threatens the world with a second Ice Age.

With a cast that includes newer names such as Paul Rudd and Finn Wolfhard and original ‘busters Bill Murray and Dan Akyroyd, Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire looks to provide a lighthearted mix of eerie thrills and slapstick comedy for the entire family this half term. At Vue from 22nd March.

Kung Fu Panda 4

(from left) Po (Jack Black) and Zhen (Awkwafina) in Kung Fu Panda 4 directed by Mike Mitchell.

Get ready for the return of the world’s most unlikely kung fu master Po as he bounces back onto the big screen with a hilarious new chapter, in Kung Fu Panda 4 on 28th March.

Facing his most fearsome foe yet in the many forms of the powerful sorceress The Chameleon, Po (voiced by the iconic Jack Black) must use his courageous Dragon Warrior martial arts skills to defend the Valley of Peace. However, he’s not alone, as he must team up with the crafty fox thief Zhen (voiced by Awkwafina) in this butt-kicking mission to ensure the world remains peaceful and at balance.

Mary Poppins Returns

Sweeter than a spoonful of sugar, both Mary Poppins and its recent sequel Mary Poppins Returns are heading back to the big screen at Vue this Easter, marking 60 years since the release of the iconic first film.

Making its debut on the big screen after exclusively releasing on streaming platforms, Disney’s recent adventure
Luca will be playing at Vue from the 5 April. Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, this charming animated adventure tells a coming-of-age story about one young boy’s unforgettable summer filled with gelato, scooters and his new best friend – who turns out to be a sea monster from a secret world below the ocean.

More Big Family Films this Easter

Wonka returns to Vue Cinemas in Wales this Easter

Vue are also delighted to be be bringing back some of the biggest family films from the past year, perfect for Easter viewing including the chocolatey charm of Wonka (from 29th March) and Disney’s Wish (from 5th April) as part of the Vue Mini Mornings series, shown every day across Half Term at 10am.

Robert Lea, Head of Screen Content at Vue Entertainment, said ‘We’ve got a great selection of new films and big screen entertainment on show this Easter providing the perfect way to enjoy quality time with the family over the school break.

‘With film screenings from just £4.99 online at selected venues the big screen experience at Vue is the perfect treat during the Easter holidays.

‘Even better, our Vue Mini Mornings at 10am, will continue to show the latest kids’ films at just £2.49 a ticket if purchased online and £3.49 in venue. Parents and children can come along, switch off and immerse themselves in great stories’

List of Vue Cinemas in Wales:

  • Cardiff: Located inside the Stadium Plaza (view Vue’s Cardiff page here)
  • Swansea: Located at York Street in the centre of Swansea
  • Merthyr Tydfil: Located at the Merthyr Tydfil Leisure Village
  • Rhyl: Located in The Village on West Parade
  • Cwmbran: Located on Glyndwr Road
  • Carmarthen: Located in St Catherine’s Walk Shopping Centre

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