From Matilda the Musical to Back to the Future, watch blockbusters for free as the Stage and Screen Festival returns by popular demand.

The event kicks off on the green at the Thetford Riverside complex on Saturday, August 5 and the outdoor cinema will show Moana at 1pm, Space Jam at 3pm and Back to the Future at 5pm.

The free cinema is running again on Sunday, August 6 with Pixar's Coco at 1pm, Matilda the Musical at 3pm and Jurassic Park at 5.15pm. 

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Over both days there will be a wide range of street food options, including Harris Hog Roast, Dough & Co, Burger Amor and popcorn buckets from the Light Cinema.

Eastern Daily Press: There will be outdoor theatre shows at Thetford Priory this summerThere will be outdoor theatre shows at Thetford Priory this summer (Image: Breckland Council)

Thetford Priory will then provide the magnificent backdrop for two outdoor productions by Chapterhouse Theatre Company.

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This will be Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility on Tuesday, August 22, followed by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream on Wednesday, August 23. 

Tickets for the outdoor theatre shows are available at

Breckland Council has funded the Stage and Screen Festival in partnership with Thetford Town Council.