Help your children enjoy their well earned and first break of the 2016/17 academic year with a fun trip to the cinema. There are some great cinematic gems playing this October half term which will be sure to entertain both you and them, and provide a much needed escape from all that studying. Here are three films you don’t want to miss:


You don’t have to be a bird lover to enjoy this hilarious and heartwarming film. Storks introduces you to a gorgeous and colourful animated world of workaholic parents, acrobatic wolves, hardworking storks and one very weird pigeon. The hard working storks, along with a few other different birds, used to deliver babies, but now deliver packages for the giant corporation, Cornerstone. That’s all about to change when Junior, the stork with the most deliveries and hopefully next in line to the current CEO, embarks on a fun and crazy adventure with orphan Tulip after the accidental and unauthorised creation of a baby at the company’s old baby factory. Filled high with fast-paced jokes and some very sweet scenes that are sure to tug at your heartstrings, Storks is truly a feel good film.

Release Date: last Friday 14th October.

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children

Adapted from the best-selling novel of the same name by author Ransom Riggs.

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children tells the tale of teenager Jacob and his discovery of a magical place. After his beloved deceased grandfather leaves him clues to a mystery, Jacob finds a special orphanage filled with residents who have special powers. Jacob gets to know the residents and learns about their special powers and their powerful enemies. A visually stunning film directed by visionary director Tim Burton, Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children is a film you will definitely enjoy if you and your children like mysteries.

Release Date: Thursday 29th September but there are still a lot of showings for it.


Follow Princess Poppy, the happiest troll ever born, and Branch, one of the most cautious, as they embark on a rescue mission full of adventure and mishap to save their friends. After their village is invaded by Bergens, pessimistic creatures who are only happy when eating trolls, Poppy and Branch must learn to mesh their very different personalities to help their friends. With an all-star cast and delightful soundtrack, Trolls is going to be a lot of fun and a film that will leave its audiences  feeling happy and optimistic, just like those fun and energetic trolls.

Release date: Friday 21st October.

Have a great half term!charlie-chaplin-actor-man-person-53408


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