Anyone looking for the perfect way to spend ‘Twixmas’, should look no further than a North East venue.

The Fire Station in Sunderland is running a two-day movie marathon between Christmas Day and the New Year.

The entertainment venue will provide hot drinks, snacks and “plenty of Christmas cheer”, so get comfy, and prepare to enjoy a selection of movies perfect for the whole family.

The Northern Echo: a A two-day movie marathon will be held in Sunderland between Christmas and New Year

The line-up for the marathon is:

  • Wednesday, 27 December: 12pm – Home Alone (1990); 2:30pm – Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992); 5pm – Elf (2003); 8pm – The Shining (1980)
  • Thursday, 28 December: 12pm – The Polar Express (2004); 2:30pm - Arthur Christmas (2011); 5pm – The Holiday (2006); 8pm – Die Hard (1988).

Tamsin Austin, venue director at The Fire Station, said: “Christmas is a time for movies – especially films which can be enjoyed by all the family.

"So, in that quiet time between Christmas and New Year, we thought it would be a good idea to present a movie marathon across two days in the warm and welcoming surroundings of our wonderful venue.

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“We’ll be providing hot drinks, snacks and plenty of Christmas cheer, so we’ll be the perfect cosy place for people to hunker down for a fantastic experience and some brilliant films.”

Movie-fanatics can take advantage of a multi-buy deal - one film will cost £10 (under 18s £5); two films are £15 (under 18s £7.50); three films are £20 (under 18s £10) and four films are £25 (under 18s £12.50).

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