Movie treat for schoolchildren

Pupils from Woodfield CP Wigan and Elm Tree CP school in Skelmersdale gather for the showing of Disney film Brave at the Empire Cinema Robin Park Wigan .
Pupils from Woodfield CP Wigan and Elm Tree CP school in Skelmersdale gather for the showing of Disney film Brave at the Empire Cinema Robin Park Wigan .

WIGAN’S youngsters are taking in some of the latest cinematic hits in a week-long celebration of film.

Schools from across the borough are taking part in the event which sees them travel to Empire multiplex at Robin Park to see a host of movies, arranged by The National Schools Charity.

Yesterday, youngsters from Elm Tree, Woodfield and St Mary’s and St John’s enjoyed Disney’s animated blockbuster Brave. Today, Dr Seuss’s The Lorax will show before Mirror Mirror on Friday.

The National Film Week festival will continue next week when Jasper, Penguin Explorer and Arrietty are set to be shown next week.