Sunday, 8 December 2013

What to do this Christmas? Look no further than Temple Bar.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas.

XMAS MOVIES
IN MEETING HOUSE SQUARE


‘Christmas on the Square’ takes place this December 17 – 21st in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar. Hosting 11 festive screenings over 5 days with classics such as Some Like it Hot and Holiday Inn we also give you the chance to view family favourites such as Elf and The Muppets Christmas Carol! Don’t miss out and book online here www.entertainment.ie/meetinghousesquare

Free blankets will be handed out to keep warm and a selection of hot drinks; mulled wine, hot chocolate, tea, coffee; and festive food will be available for purchase.

Tuesday, December 17th

How the Grinch Stole Christmas, 5pm


Remake of the classic cartoon about a creature intent on stealing Christmas.

Cast: Jim Carrey and Taylor Momsen

Running time: 104 mins

Cert: PG

Holiday Inn, 8pm


At an Inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer.

Cast: Bing Crosbie and Fred Astaire

Running Time: 100 mins

Cert: Unrated

Wednesday, December 18th

Elf, 5pm


After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is sent to the U.S. in search of his true identity.

Cast: Will Ferrell and James Caan

Running Time: 97mins

Cert: PG

Some Like it Hot, 8pm


When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.

Cast: Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis

Running Time: 120 mins

Cert: Unrated

Thursday, December 19th

Polar Express, 5pm


On Christmas Eve, a doubting boy boards a magical train that's headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus' home.

Cast: Tom Hanks and Chris Coppola

Running Time: 100 mins

Cert: PG

Bridget Jones, 8pm


A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Cast: Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant

Running Time: 97mins

Cert: 15

Friday, December 20th


The Muppet Christmas Carol, 5pm


The Muppet characters tell their version of the classic tale of an old and bitter miser's redemption on Christmas Eve.

Cast: Michael Caine and Dave Goelz

Running Time: 85

Cert: G

Trading Places, 8pm


A snobbish investor and a wily street con artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

Cast: Eddie Murphy and Dan Aykroyd

Running Time: 116 mins

Cert: 15

Annie Hall, 11pm


Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Cast: Diane Keaton and Woody Allen

Running Time: 93 mins

Cert: PG

Saturday, December 21st

Monty Python’s Life of Brian, 8pm


Brian is born on the original Christmas, in the stable next door. He spends his life being mistaken for a messiah.

Cast: Graham Chapman, John Cleese and Terry Gilliam

Running Time:

Cert: 15


Die Hard, 11pm


John McClane, officer of the NYPD, tries to save wife Holly Gennaro and several others, taken hostage by German terrorist Hans Gruber during a Christmas party at the Nakatomi Plaza in Los Angeles.

Cast: Bruce Willis and Alan Rickman

Running Time: 131 mins

Cert: 15

Ticket prices are as follows:

Adults: 5 euro

OAP/Student: 4 euro

Child: 3 euro

Family (2&2): 15 euro

Group of 10 people: 45 euro

Meeting House Square (MHS) is a unique outdoor space and venue in the heart of Temple Bar, Dublin's Cultural Quarter. You can simply turn off the rain at the flick of a switch as the new custom designed retractable canopy blooms on Meeting House Square.

‘Christmas on the Square’ is presented by Temple Bar Cultural Trust and Dublin City Council.

For further information contact:

Jennifer Magee

Kate Bowe PR

Jennifer.magee@katebowepr.ie

01 6520143