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Summer is officially here and we bet your July diary is packed full of fun activities from holidays and weddings to picnics in the park and outdoor cinema nights! Sure, we all love a good film but with the weather being as beautiful as it is, no one wants to sit in a dark drab cinema for two to three hours, so attending an open-air cinema should definitely be on your summer bucket list. Make the most of the glorious sunshine and check out our pick of the best outdoor cinemas!
Rooftop Film Club – London
Watch your favourite film from new heights as the sun sets in the capital. The Rooftop Film Club have been doing their thing in London for a while now and this summer is no exception. Take your pick of their three locations – Bussey Building, The Queen of Hoxton or Roof East in Stratford – climb the stairs, grab your wireless headphones and pull up a deck chair. Each venue shows a mix of classics from Dirty Dancing, Spice World and Pretty Woman to blockbusters like Captain Marvel, A Star is Born and Bohemian Rhapsody. Click here to view prices and book tickets.
The Luna Beach Cinema – Brighton
Having to leave the beach is sad enough as it is and now that The Luna Beach Cinema has rocked up, we are finding it even harder to say goodbye! The Luna Beach Cinema is heading to Brighton Beach for its month-long residency and is kicking off with bang! A Star is Born is the first to screen on the last day of July, so make you have some tissues to hand. Highlights also include Disney’s Dumbo and Aladdin as well as retro classics such as Top Gun and Pretty Woman. There really is something for everyone at this open-air cinema. Don’t forget to bring your sun cream and watch those seagulls around your snacks! Click here to view prices and book tickets.
Open Air Film & Chill – Various locations
Who wants to sit inside watching Netflix on a tiny screen when you can blockbuster outside on a big one? Air Film & Chill have loads of screens that pop up across the UK throughout the summer. Screenings of Grease, Dirty Dancing, Bohemian Rhapsody, A Star is Born and sing-along favourite The Greatest Showman will be coming to cities like Gloucester, Worcester, Birmingham, Bangor and many more. Click here to book tickets.
Moonlight Flicks – Chester
Moonlight Flicks is here for the best part of July and August and is showing a mix of classics cult faves in the picturesque Roman Gardens. For lovers of romance and musicals, there’s The Greatest Showman, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again and Romeo and Juliet, so pack your deckchair, put the fizz on ice and gather your favourite people for a night under the stars. Click here to buy tickets.
Luna Kids Cinema – Various locations
This open-air cinema is perfect for adults and children alike with its wide selection of movies, food trucks and Big Kids Bar to make sure everyone is fed and watered. There are some brilliant films showing too, like The Incredibles 2, Moana, Coco and PJ Masks! Click here to book tickets.
Will you be attending one of these outdoor cinemas this summer? If so, let us know where you’re going and what you’re seeing by commenting below!