Thursday, 08, August 2019
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Quirky Outdoor Cinemas in London
Sit back, relax and watch your favourite films on the big screen in the sunshine this summer
The capital is brimming with activities during the summer months, and those looking for a quirky way to enjoy the warmer temperatures can opt for an evening at an al fresco cinema screening. Outdoor cinemas are a hot trend at the moment, so we’ve rounded up the coolest spots to enjoy your favourite movies as the sun goes down.
Don’t miss the Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House for a truly memorable evening in the heart of London’s West End. From 8th August, the grand Edmond J.Safra Fountain Court is transformed into a beautiful open-air cinema, showing a range of unmissable films across 14 nights. Secure your spot with a picnic blanket or choose from a range of premium seating
options, including beanbags and director’s chairs. Guests can also pre-book a picnic hamper or a dining package to make the evening extra special.Located just a 15-minute walk from The Bloomsbury, the screenings provide a wonderful local activity during your stay in London. Somerset House is one of The Bloomsbury’s exclusive partners, so speak to our reservations team for more information.
via Somerset House
London’s parks are always worth a visit, so make a trip extra special by spending an evening amongst the splendour enjoying movies on the big screen. This year, The Luna Cinema are hosting screenings in iconic locations across the city, from Alexandra Palace and Regents Park Open Air Theatre, to the enchanting gardens of Westminster Abbey.
via The Luna Cinema
Cult classics, new releases and the best of world cinema, all enjoyed from a deck chair underneath the summer skies. From old favourites like Top Gun, to epic new musicalssuch as Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody, Rooftop Film Club has collated an eclectic mix of movies to please even the most discerning of film buffs. Order a glass of prosecco and soak up the London skyline from the club’s rooftop locations in Peckham, Shoreditch and Stratford.
Make the most of the long, hot summer evenings with a sunset cruise down the Thames, all while enjoying one of your all-time favourite films. Departing from Tower Pier in the early evening, guests are led to the top deck to enjoy one of Time Out’s top nostalgia-inducing movies: Grease, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and When Harry Met Sally are just three of the old-school films on offer.
via Time Out
Described as ‘the roaming pop-up that gives back’, The Nomad Cinema will be hosting screenings at a variety of London locations this summer, with all profits going to The Sustainability Institute, a pioneering environmental and educational charity in South Africa. This year’s programme includes award-season highlights The Favourite and A Star Is Born, alongside vintage classics like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Head down to one of their central London venues for an evening of great films and good fun, all while helping a worthwhile cause.
via Time Out