Black Barn Amphitheatre Open Air Cinema

Black Barn Amphiteatre, Black Barn Road, Havelock , Havelock North, Hawkes Bay

The Black Barn Amphitheatre OpenAir Cinema is back for the 14th year with an exceptional line up of films.

The amphitheatre at Black Barn is the perfect venue offering wonderful views, generous seating and a unique atmosphere. 

Admission: $20
Children: $10 (5 to 12 years - please check movie ratings)

Gates open at 7:30pm - session starts when dark (approx 9:00pm)

Seating, Food & Beverages
The amphitheatre has flat, grassed terraces. You are welcome to bring rugs, pillows and low chairs, but no large beanbags. High chairs can only be used at the very back of the venue or below the third terrace so that the views of others are not impeded. 

Tasty food and sweets are available from on-site caterers. Feel free to bring your own picnic but as space is limited, please refrain from bringing chilly bins and large bags.

Wine, beer, coffee and soft drinks will be available to purchase. No BYO alcoholic beverages.


Tuesday 26 December - POI E
A simple song with a catchy beat released 33 years ago, has become New Zealand's unofficial national anthem. With humour, energy and emotion, the movie POI E is the story of how that iconic song gave pride to generations of New Zealands.


Wednesday 27 December - My Cousin Rachel
Based on the best-selling novel by Daphne Du Maurier, this dark and layered Romance-Mystery lays down an interesting premise about love, greed and murder amid the landscaped or Cornwall.


Thursday 28 December - Burn After Reading
We are exited to be able to bring you another classic from the Coen brothers. "If NO COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN was vintage port, BURN AFTER READING is a shot of tequila: eye watering and hard to swallow, but the after-effect is terrific" Empire (UK) 


Whitney - Can I Be Me
This is the raw and uncensored look at Whitney Housten, exploring the impact her life and death had on the people around her and the world of music. "Whitney: Can I Be Me has no conspiracies to uncover. It just jas a story to tell, and it does that incredibly compellingly" Variety (UK)


Saturday 30 December - Lion
An Indian boy gets lost thousands of kilometres from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia. 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family. "Lion grabs you by the throat from its first frames and never lets you go." Filmink (Oz)


Tuesday 2 January - The Girl On The Train
Rachel, devastated by her recent divorce, spends her daily commute fantasizing about the seemingly perfect couple who live in a house that her train passes every day, until one morning she sees something shocking happen.


Wednesday 3 January - La La Land
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. "A thoroughly modern musical which reminds us of what great cinema song and dance movies can be." (NZ Herald)


Thursday 4 January - Allied
"Allied, swathed in larger-than-life, luxurious imposture, is the real heart-racing deal". Telegraph (UK). It sees Pitt's Character team up with Marion Cotillard, a French Resistance fighter, on a deadly mission behind enemy lines in 1942 North Africa. When they reunite in London, the pressures of war test their relationship.


Friday 4 January - Victoria & Abdul
The extraordinary true story of an unexpected friendship of Queen Victoria and a young clerk from India. As the friendship deeps, the Queen begins to see a changing world through new eyes and joyfully reclaims her humanity.