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Howl's Moving Castle 15th Anniversary

From Saturday 24th August

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Director: Hayao Miyazaki

Starring: Chieko Baisho, Takuya Kimura and Akihiro Miwa

Rating: PG

Japan 2004, 118mins

Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, this Studio Ghibli classic will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well.

Sophie has an uneventful life at her late father's hat shop, but all that changes when she befriends wizard Howl , who lives in a magical flying castle. However, the evil Witch of Waste takes issue with their budding relationship and casts a spell on young Sophie, which ages her prematurely. Now Howl must use all his magical talents to battle the jealous hag and return Sophie to her former youth and beauty.

Japanese with English subs

A floatingly delightful fairytale with its heart set on repealing the law of gravity ★★★★ The Guardian

Showing as part of the School's Out season alongside Matilda, The Wizard of Oz and The Little Mermaid. Sharing vintage classics with a whole new generation