Jurassic Park is going on tour for its 25th anniversary

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You've seen the film, and you may have even visited the real-life version in the UK last year, but now we're being given the chance to see Jurassic Park as it was really meant to be seen: accompanied by a live orchestra.

The hit 1993 Steven Spielberg previously got the live orchestra treatment back in 2016 for a two-night stint at the Royal Albert Hall, but now, in honour of the film's 25th anniversary, Jurassic Park In Concert is heading out on tour and visiting a whole host of cities across the UK.

Kicking off in Brighton in September, the tour will offer audiences all over the country the chance to watch the sci-fi adventure film in HD on the big screen once again while conductor Ben Palmer leads the Czech National Symphony Orchestra through John Williams' iconic score.

Jurassic Park In Concert will visit several cities in the UK over the course of its run, following its night in Brighton with dates in Gateshead, Sheffield, Glasgow, Cardiff, Nottingham and Hull before finishing in Portsmouth in December.

Tickets for the Jurassic Park In Concert tour will go on sale this Friday (February 16) at 10am, and will be available from Ticketmaster and GigsandTours.com.

For the full list of dates and venues, you can check the tour poster below:

The film follows Alan Grant (Sam Neill) and Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) as they're invited to a new, immersive theme park on a secluded island after scientists succeed in reviving the age of the dinosaurs, only for them to be left fighting for their lives when things go terribly wrong on the island, and dinosaurs once again rule the earth.

Proving that these scientists never learn their lesson, the franchise was successfully rebooted with Jurassic World in 2015, as a similar (this time successful) theme park on the same island is plunged into chaos 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park when a genetically created dinosaur goes on a rampage.

Starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, Jurassic World returns for more action later this year when sequel Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is released on June 7 in the UK and June 22 in the US.

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