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Friday, June 13, 2014
Family theatre for curious minds is at the heart of the Energy Show which is being presented by the Science Museum Live from next Friday, June 20, to Saturday, June 22.
Among the attractions at the Alban Arena will be methane bubbles set alight to make fireballs, liquid nitrogen freezing flowers, hydrogen balloons exploding and rockets fired into the audience.
Two futuristic science students will race against time to prove their knowledge of energy with the help of virtual lab-assistant, i-nstein, and a steampunk workshop full of gadgets and chemicals.
Tickets are £15 with under-16s £12 and performances are at 7pm Friday and Saturday and at 2pm Saturday and Sunday. They can be obtained from the box office on 01727 844488 or online at www.alban-arena.co.uk
n Calvary is showing at the Arena at 7.30pm next Tuesday, June 17.
After being told he will be murdered in one week’s time Father James Lavelle (Brendan Gleeson) finds himself with seven days to determine his would be killer and put his affairs in order.The black comedy also stars Chris O’Dowd, Dylan Moran and Kelly Reilly.
The following day, Wednesday, June 18, the Arenas is showing Love Punch at 1.30pm and 7.30pm.
After Richard’s (Pierce Brosnan) company is stripped of its value, his ex-wife, Kate (Emma Thompson), agrees to accompany him to Paris, where they plan to demand their money back.
When that fails they are left with no other option than to steal a $10.8 million diamond.
The final film of the week at 7.30pm next Thursday, June 19, is Transcendence starring Johnny Depp as Dr Will Caster, a top researcher in the field of Artificial Intelligence whose controversial experiments have been him famous.
But he has made himself the prime target of anti-technology extremists who, in trying to destroy him, unwittingly become the catalyst for him to succeed.
Tickets for matinees are £5 and for evenings they are £7 or £5 for concessions.