A new feature documentary called Chasing the Sun to be screened at the Arc in Winchester on Saturday May 18.

It focuses on the power of the bicycle to help save the planet and explores extraordinary personal stories of ordinary cyclists ‘chasing the sun’.

The film also features local cycling champions Olly Moore, founder of Chase the Sun - the UK’s longest one-day endurance cycle event, and campaigner Dr Emma Street a contributor behind Winchester’s mass ride and school bike bus.

Cycle Winchester is a community action group campaigning to improve the city by promoting cycling. They highlight safe cycling routes across Winchester, host events and advocate for cyclists.

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One of the co-producers is Phil Webb who lives in Winchester.

The ARC will be offering family-friendly activities before and during the matinee screening to enable everyone to enjoy the film. And there will be Q&A sessions after both screenings with director Michael B. Clifford, Phil Webb and key Winchester contributors Olly Moore and Emma Street

Other special guests include Winchester-born but Paris-based Kate Stables of indie-folk heroes This Is The Kit who will be on the Q&A panel and perform an acoustic set.

Tickets for the screening at the ARC are £10 with a café/ bar onsite. The film is suitable for all audiences and the venue is family friendly.

There are two screenings at 4pm and 7pm.

Book tickets here: https://www.chasingthesunfilm.co.uk