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Al Fresco Summer Movie - The First Men in the Moon

Friday 17th January 2020

The First Men in the Moon 1964 103 mins Subtitles
To acknowledge the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 and the opening of the Museum’s Moon Exhibition we bring you this film version of the HG Wells’ novel.

When scientists in the year 1964 are confused by evidence on the moon of a Victorian era space flight, nonagenarian Arnold Bedford (Edward Judd) explains all … Back in 1899, Bedford, eccentric scientist Joseph Cavor (Lionel Jeffries) and heroine Kate Callender (Martha Hyer) took a trip to the moon in a home-made space vehicle. This is their story.

This screening will have English subtitles turned on for the deaf, hard of hearing or English as a second language viewers.

Full summer screening schedule is here:

If the weather is marginal on the night, please text 'Is it on?' to 021776623 after 7.30pm.

Family Friendly Free


January 17


21.00 - 22.45


Nelson & suburbs


Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry


Ph. 021590191

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