Outdoor Cinema's You Need to Visit!


Have you ever dreamed of sitting under the stars with your friends or loved one cuddling up on a blanket and watching your favourite films? I know i have. Whether it's a Rom-Com or a Horror Movie these are the top out door cinemas in the UK you need to visit:

1. Hampton Court Palace (Luna Cinema)

The screen is located East Front Lawns, with Henry VIII's palace providing a truly unforgettable floodlit backdrop.  Access to the screening is via the Main Entrance. If you're travelling by Car parking is available onsite. Alternatively public transport options are: Hampton Court station (5 minute walk). Services to Hampton Court run from London Waterloo every 30 minutes. Mamma Mia 2, Greatest Showman, A star is born and The bohemian rhapsody are all due to show in the next month.

2. Somerset House (Film4 Summer)

Over fourteen summer evenings, London’s largest outdoor screen and cinema-quality surround sound ensure you enjoy every frame, every look and every line of these unmissable films. New this year, you can select from a range of seating options in the courtyard, including beanbags and director’s chairs, and pre-book a hamper or dining package. This cinema isn't all about modern movies, here you can watch classics like The Matrix, Straight Outta Compton and Clueless. 

3. Kensington Palace (Luna Cinema)

The beautiful front of Kensington Palace make for the ultimate setting for a night of cinema under the stars. The front of the Palace, with its immaculate formal gardens, will this summer play host to some classic cinema. With a range of movies showing from The Young Victoria to Mary Poppins Returns.

4. Brighton’s Big Screen

Everyone loves a trip to Brighton, the pier, the beach, the colours. Magical, but did you know they also have an outdoor cinema? From now on, you do not have to be torn between your love for the beach and your desire to watch your favourite films. You can take your kids with you and all members of the family will surely enjoy their time at the beach from sun up to sun down. Aside from swimming and other water activities, you can all watch our family themed movies right by the beach. That’s because Brighton’s Big Screen doesn’t want you to miss a thing. 

5. Kew Gardens

Kew the Movies is a great evening out for groups of friends or families of all ages. It was even voted one of London’s most romantic date destinations by eHarmony! Kew the Movies is produced in partnership with The Luna Cinema, the UK’s leading open air cinema in lush surroundings in front of Kew Palace at Kew Gardens. Soon to be showing Back to the future, Casablanca and The Grand Budapest Hotel.

6. Floating cinema

Leaving London for the first time the floating cinema will head along the waterways visiting Brentford, Reading, Bath, Bristol and more. Take in an intimate on-board screening or join the large scale outdoor screening for 500+.It started as an Olympic project in 2011. Now the 60ft-long Floating Cinema barge is a regular on the canals in the city over summer. The programme features an arty mix of talks and films on the barge. They moor up for big outdoor screenings screening to up to 500 people.

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