Fes­ti­val cel­e­brates open­ing

Isis Town and Country - - News -

THE highly-an­tic­i­pated grand open­ing of the Paragon Theatre will be an event not to miss.

In cel­e­bra­tion of the theatre’s new be­gin­nings, an In­au­gu­ral Paragon Film Fes­ti­val will be held to co­in­cide with the Childers Fes­ti­val.

To kick off the fes­ti­val, Paragon Theatre own­ers Nigel and Merissa Craft will host an 18+ event from 7pm on Fri­day, July 25.

Tick­ets in­clude canapés, the Best of 2013 In­ter­na­tional Short Films, fol­lowed by fun and dancing along to the tunes of lo­cal band Slyru.

Al­co­holic and non-al­co­holic bev­er­ages will be avail­able for pur­chase at the event.

Or­gan­is­ers will also host a fam­ily ses­sion on Satur­day, July 26, from 10am. This event will fea­ture nu­mer­ous an­i­mated movies, so bring your pic­nic rugs, prams, and let your kids run loose.

A com­edy ses­sion will fol­low the fam­ily event at 1pm. The theatre will also host retro mar­kets from Satur­day af­ter­noon into the night and all day Sun­day.

Come along and check out the newly-ren­o­vated theatre to help Merissa and Nigel cel­e­brate their hard work.

PHOTO: MAX FLEET

BE­HIND THE SCENES: One of the old pro­jec­tors at the Paragon Theatre.

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