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Via Jasmine for Mailbox Birmingham
Flatpack Projects’ free family screenings and craft workshops at Mailbox
Visit the Mailbox this weekend on Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th August for a free and unique family cinematic experience as Flatpack Projects takes residence within the Urban Room.
Digbeth-based arts organisation Flatpack will take over the big screen on Level 2 to showcase a series of Colour Box shorts created by local, emerging talent in the film industry. Offering the perfect day out for both children and adults, visitors will also enjoy a selection of animations by American director, Wes Anderson.
David Pardoe, head of marketing, retail and tenant engagement at the Mailbox, comments:
Summer holidays are the perfect chance to spend time with the family and we hope to help create lasting memories by hosting special events.
We’re thrilled to be supporting local talent by hosting Flatpack Projects for this exciting take-over and hope visitors can enjoy this family-friendly offering while exploring the Mailbox’s premium selection of shops, bars and restaurants.”
Saturday 17th August 11am-5.30pm
A headline showing of Fantastic Mr Fox will follow Flatpack’s free ‘Crafty Like a Fox’ arts and crafts session. Little ones will have the chance to create their own furry fox mask that can be worn to the film, which will be screened at 1.30pm. Reserve a seat here: crafty-like-a-fox-flatpack-takeover.eventbrite.co.uk
Sunday 18th August 11am-4.30pm
Guests will learn how to craft their own dog puppets before sitting back in the Urban Room deckchairs and watching the adventure animation, Isle of Dogs at 2.45pm. Reserve a seat here: isle-of-dogs-flatpack-takeover.eventbrite.co.uk
The Flatpack takeover will complement the Mailbox’s programme of free screenings this summer, including sporting, cultural and music highlights throughout August. Each weekend, guests can enjoy a blockbuster line-up of family favourites as well as enjoying Flatpack shorts before every film.
Discover more about Flatpack here: flatpackfestival.org.uk/projects
And visit the Mailbox website here: mailboxlife.com