An outdoor cinema is set to appear in Stevenage town centre later this summer.

In a one-day extravaganza, Event Island will host showings of three films - Free Willy at 10am, Encanto at 1pm, and The Lion King (2019) at 4pm on Saturday, July 29.

All the films will be free to watch, with fifty deckchairs available to hire on the day for £1 each.

Alongside the films, there will be a host of other activities for children and all the family to enjoy.

From 10am until 4pm, free face painting will be available, and Mr Marvel's Magical Fun Show will have two performances, at midday and 3pm.

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Luisa and Mirabel from Encanto will also be making appearances, with a meet and greet between 11.30am and 3pm.

An ice cream van, Sweet Magic from the indoor market, and arts & crafts with Junction 7 Creatives will be there for everyone to enjoy too.

Car parking in St George's multistorey car park will be free on the day from 8am until 6pm.