Wonka: Corfe Castle Outdoor Cinema AUGUST 2024

🗓️ Saturday 24th August 2024

Come and watch the origin story of Willy Wonka – the famous chocolatier from Roald Dahl’s Charlie & the Chocolate Factory story.

Before building his factory, a young Wonka takes his magical chocolate inventions to Europe in this musical fantasy, where he encounters corruption and jealousy in a cartel of greedy chocolatiers.

Directed by Paul King (Paddington), Wonka (PG) stars Timothée Chalet as Willy Wonka, alongside Hugh Grant, Rowan Atkinson, Olivia Coleman and Matt Lucas in supporting roles.

  • Start time: 8.45pm (approx)
  • Gates open: 8pm
  • Refreshments: Hot food & licensed bar available
  • Sunset Shuttle service: Swanage Railway is offering a special discounted train from Swanage and Norden for the screening. Please contact the railway direct

Performances are weather-dependent, but will only be cancelled in extreme circumstances.


  • Adult: £12
  • Child: £6
  • Family: £30 (2 adults + 2 children, or 1 adult + 3 children)

Book tickets via the Purbeck Film Festival website: https://purbeckfilm.com/product/wonka-pg-corfe-castle/

And on Friday 23rd August, the castle is hosting a screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (PG).