Cary Comes Home For The Weekend is a biennial festival. The first festival took place in October 2014 with a gala double bill at the Bristol Hippodrome, talks at Watershed, cream teas and cocktails. The second festival took place during Bristol Harbour Festival, celebrating Cary Grant’s sea-faring connections in July 2016 with a gala at Bristol Museum, talks at Watershed, screenings at Everyman cinema and a drink-along screening at Averys Wine Merchants. The third festival took place in 2018 with events across the city focusing on Cary Grant’s enduring collaboration with Alfred Hitchcock. In 2020 we had ambitious plans to take the festival to New York to celebrate the centenary of Archie Leach emigrating to America, but had to pivot online due to the pandemic and in 2022 we returned to in-person events with
We also put on also lots of fringe and pop-up events during our fallow years. Check out our video documentation below, go to our Facebook page to see photos or scroll down to see previous events.