Newcastle Cinema Under the Stars at King Edward Park draws crowds despite weather

Hot, windy conditions weren’t enough to stop thousands from turning out to enjoy a movie in the open air on Saturday night.

Outdoor cinema popular despite weather | Photos Movie-goers at King Edward Park on Saturday night.

Kristy Wilson, Gavin Wilson, Kayden Wilson, Bralie Wilson of Heddon Greta, Mary Crooks of Port Macquarie.

Nicki King, Sophia King, Josh King of Shortland.

Rolatty Lambos, John Lambos, Anni Lambos of Tighes Hill.

Shazzia Abbas, Shezad Abbas, Faris Abbas of Newcastle.

Stephani Hallam, Sharron Goodwin, Nathan Hallam of Valentine.

Kody Goviley, Ebony Edgar of Waratah.

Paul Vandeven, Eliza Vandeven, Fay Vandeven of Newcastle.

Mick Nixon, Lilly Nixon of Adamstown.

Siobhan Maybury, Ariana Evans of Newcastle.

Kale Everson, Darren Everson, Ellie Everson of Lorn.

Chelsey Cannon, Tyler Cannon of Newcastle.

Jo Hanson, Alex Butler, Josh Butler of Branxton.

Matt Gimmond of Waratah with Baby Blue Rabbit.

Nina, Lola and Sam of Cooks Hill.

TweetFacebookSing was the main feature of the 11thedition of the Newcastle Permanent Cinema Under the Stars, at King Edward Park. Newcastle Permanent CEO Terry Millett said the event was “a great night out”, despite the weather.

“Families filled King Edward Park from early evening, taking part in the family-friendly circus workshops and small-sided football, and enjoying the live music before settling back with their popcorn to enjoy the movie, Sing,” he said.

“It was a delight to see that, despite the weather, our Cinema Under the Stars event was a great night out for families with lots of laughing children and smiling parents.”

The next event will be held at Maitland Parkon January 19, featuring the animated movie Moana.