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Night Watch by videoclub
Night Watch by videoclub

Sat, 19 Nov


Metro Bank

Night Watch by videoclub

See Crawley in a new way as part of an outdoor film trail

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Time & Location

19 Nov 2022, 17:00 – 20:00

Metro Bank , 25 Queens Square, Crawley RH10 1HA

About the event

Watch short films projected onto the streets of Crawley as part of videoclub’s Night Watch film trail. Five films by British and international artists will be shown above shops and on buildings, taking place for one evening only.

Follow the film trail as the mobile cinema moves around central Crawley, with opportunities to stop and watch, and then follow the trail to the next location. Viewers can follow the trail or just watch one film. videoclub will be walking films through the streets using a portable cinema.

Meet in Queen’s Square outside Metro Bank at either 5pm or 6:30pm to start the tour. The trail will be repeated at those times. Look out for the yellow hi-vis vests.

Book here for the 5pm or 6.30pm trail

NB both trails are the same so you only need to attend one unless you’d like to repeat your experience.

Access: the trail will cover approximately 1km, all wheelchair accessible. The pace is fairly leisurely. Films will be subtitled.

The event is free to attend and you can just turn up. Spaces are limited though so to guarantee your place please reserve your FREE ticket above.

Nightwatch is part of a season to celebrate 75 years of the new town where Crawley Borough Council will light up and enliven Crawley town centre from 18 to 20 November with lanterns and light installations in Memorial Gardens, a ‘Tales of Crawley’ promenade performance on the High street, bandstand entertainment and street performances. The festive weekend will end with the annual Christmas tree lights switch-on in Queens Square on the Sunday.

videoclub is an agency working with film, video and digital culture. They believe that the challenging and poetic nature of artists’ film is perfectly placed to engage audiences hungry for visual and digital culture.

They support artists to develop new audiences and markets for their work by collaborating with UK and international arts institutions to:

  • co-curate and produce exhibitions and screening programmes
  • create showcasing, residency and commissioning opportunities

Find out more about videoclub here.

You could also come into town early and take part in the Give it a Go: Projection workshop from 12 – 3pm. More info here.

Funded by Crawley Town Centre Business Improvement District and Arts Council England.

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