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Cinema in the Park

The City of Ryde holds an annual Cinema in the Park event that features popular movies. The free screenings are held during March in different locations around the City of Ryde. Bring your picnic rug or low chair and find a spot on the grass - or plaza!

Movies start at sundown, approximately 8pm

  • Entry is free
  • All venues are smoke free
  • All venues are wheelchair accessible
  • Light refreshments will be available at all venues. Food available at Eastwood Plaza
  • Parking available at all venues
  • All movies include closed captions for the deaf and hearing impaired
  • Movies will be shown on an inflatable screen with excellent clarity and stereo sound


Friday 17 March 2017
Eastwood Plaza, Rowe Street, Eastwood
Rated PG
Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realises that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming.

Alice Through The Looking Glass

Saturday 18 March 2017  
Yamble Reserve, Quarry Road, Ryde 
Rated PG

Alice has spent the past few years following in her father’s footsteps and sailing the high seas. Upon her return to London, she comes across a magical looking glass and returns to the fantastical realm of Underland and her friends the White Rabbit, Absolem, the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Saturday 25 March 2017
Morrison Bay Park, Frances Road, Putney

Rated PG

After facing Shredder, who has joined forces with mad scientist Baxter Stockman and henchmen Bebop and Rocksteady to take over the world, the Turtles must confront an even greater nemesis: the notorious Krang.

The following movie is intended for mature audiences only:

Pitch Perfect 2

Friday 24 March 2017

Lakeside Lawn, Gymnasium Road, Macquarie University
Rated M
After a humiliating command performance at The Kennedy Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform.



Cinema in the Park is sponsored by Macquarie University.

Last updated on 20 February 2017