Summer is the time of year when outdoor cinema normally comes into its own in London – usually with a blanket and a bottle of prosecco to hand. Well, normally it. This summer, of course, has been a little different, although The Luna Cinema is restoring a bit of normality to the al fresco viewing scene but returning with a run of outdoor screenings.
Tickets have just gone onsale, with a seated pitch for two people priced at £39. If there’s four of you, you can grab a spot for £78. Director’s chairs are included and all pitches are two metres apart.
The Luna Cinema’s USP is its locations, the grandest and greenest spots imaginable for alfresco movie watching. London has five to pick from – Chelsea Royal Hospital, Wimbledon Park, Chiswick House, Dulwich Park and Old Royal Naval College – as well as Hampton Court just outside the city limits.
Movie-wise, it’s all the usual suspects: ‘Grease’, ‘Dirty Dancing’, ‘Romeo + Juliet’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Notting Hill’, and a bunch of other crowdpleasers. There are recent releases too, like ‘1917’, ‘Judy’, ‘Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker’ and ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’. And if you feel like venturing out of London to take in a castle – we’re looking at you, Dominic Cummings – ‘Downton Abbey’ at Leeds Castle has a certain ring to it.
Book tickets via the official website here.
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