Hopelessly Devoted To King’s Gardens Southport August 13th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Grease was the one thousands of people wanted as they flocked to King’s Gardens, Southport to watch an outdoor showing of the classic musical. Film fans of all ages headed to the Community Garden on Wednesday night (August 12) to enjoy the film and a picnic making it a perfect ‘summer night’. The popular event was organised by Sefton Council and the Friends of King’s Gardens group with the screening provided by Urban Entertainment. Cllr Ian Moncur, Cabinet Member Health and Wellbeing, said: “Thousands of people were ‘hopelessly devoted’ to King’s Gardens for a spectacular showing of Grease. “The Community Garden was packed with film fans in great spirits singing and dancing where there was room available. “What made it even more fun was the fact hundreds of people came dressed for the occasion in 50’s outfits, as Pink Ladies and T-Birds, with winners of the fancy dress competition announced on the evening. “So far we have had lots of positive feedback through Facebook, Twitter and via the Friends of King’s Gardens and ‘we go together’ again next month when hopefully the screening of Frozen is the one you want!” Best Pink Lady – Kaitlyn Henshaw from Southport Best T Bird – Jamie Johnson from Birkdale Best 50’s outfit – Adam Lea and partner from Whittle-le-woods The final screening in King’s Gardens will take place on September 4 starting at dusk (expected to be around 8.30pm) with the Disney classic Frozen being shown. The film is free to watch but people are asked to make a £2 donation per person towards the Friends of King’s Gardens group. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!