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To celebrate 20 years of Wallace & Gromit, Aardman is offering fans the chance to win a pair of tickets to a special screening of “A Grand Day Out”, at the London Film Festival.
Nick Park will be attending the screening, which marks 20 years since the film was first shown at the Arnolfini in Bristol, on November 4th 1989. After the film, the lucky winners will also be able to attend a question and answer session between Nick Park and Film Critic & Writer – David Gritten.
To enter, all you need to do is visit our competition page and answer a simple question about A Grand Day Out...then keep your fingers crossed!!
Click Here to Enter Now!
cool thanks Kirsten
Just booked my tickets (front row)
I've entered! It would be so cool to get those!
Cavor - have a cracking time at the London Film Festival (complete with front row seat)... the same goes for all you lucky people who will be going along ... and good luck to all entrants in the competition (I can't even win an argument!)...
We hope you'll tell us all about your Grand Day Out on this, our beloved website!
Thanks sockeye! will do
Got back from London yesterday what a super! Weekend we had
SATURDAY’s W&G experience started late Saturday morning when we got the tube North of the river and popped in to see Nick's W&G drawings that were being displayed at the Illustration Cupboard ( http://www.wallaceandgromit.com/forum/read/39771/1 )
Then after a coffee break we made our way to the South Bank for the BFI Film Festival (nearest tube Waterloo), the main foyer had a little Stop Frame and Cartoon workshops set up for the youngsters.
The Grand Day Out screening was slightly delayed, so we went around the corner to find some where to sit down, then I notice a couple of lads waiting by a side door with W&G videos in there hands, so I strolled up and look out side to find a crowd of people standing by a vehicle that was close to the building, moving closer...Yes it was the arrival of Mr Park, I took over a photo print of my Wrong Trousers (fancy dress costume) and got my first autograph of the day.
When we finally got seated in the NF1 screening room everyone was sitting waiting in anticipation for the digitally re-mastered film of the ‘Grand Day Out’…. I can say it was a dream to watch then after the audience burst into applause!
After the film the Journalist David Gritten was introduced to the stage where a small table with chairs and microphones had been set-up, then after a brief introduction our man the great Nick Park appeared (stage right) just in front of where we were sitting
Then he made his way up onto the stage to join David Gritten.
There was a brief little chat then David announced that it seemed a bit lonely up onstage with just the two of them…..this was the queue for a BFI representative to bring on two more guests, yes you’ve guessed right the dynamic duo them selves W&G, there where placed carefully on the table but Nick couldn’t resisted having the last tweak of how the pair were standing.
It was a great little interview then questions where passed to the audience and Nick did his best to answer them all (even one from me!)
Right at the end Nick had to go passed us again so I managed to get another piece of my W&G Artwork sign…….For me the day was just grand!
Found a few photo's of the day pictures 7,8 & 9
Great to hear you had fun!
There was one young chap sporting a Blue Peter badge! haven't we got someone one on the forum who's got one?
We have many people on the forums who would have at least one
Wowee, cavor! You lucky, privileged person, you! Thank you so much for your lovely resume of your Grand Day Out in London - it sure was a Grand Day Out by all accounts ... and as for encountering the ANP more than once - AND getting your question answered by the great man - that was just brilliant, eh? The pictures of the ANP were also lovely and he sure loves that shirt, doesn't he? And the dynamic duo looked fresh and well after 20 years of grand adventures!
I ask Nick.. (Q) Who came up with the idea for the machine that gets Wallace dressed from The Wrong Trousers & A Close Shave films, as the machine looked very much like a dalek and bearing in mind Bob Bakers involvement and his previous work on Dr Who scripts, (A) Nick said he thought it came form ideas from sketch books of his.
Video of the Day http://www.bfi.org.uk/live/video/112
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