British Summer Time Open House from 8 - 11/7
British Summer Time’s Open House is packed with events and other summer activities which are happening in-between the weekends and they are free to attend (some events might be ticketed). Expect outdoor cinema, live music, tennis screenings live from Wimbledon, street food stalls from all around the world, pop up bars, circus & cabaret performances, arts workshops and much more. Let’s hope weather will be kind to us!
Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House from 8 - 21/8
Summer screenings under the stars in the Somerset House’s beautiful courtyard is back in August. Choice of movies include ‘Black Panther’, ‘The Matrix’,’ This is England’, ‘Clueless’ and many more. The screening starts at 9pm but door opens at 6:30pm so arrive early and soak up the atmosphere with a picnic (no glass bottles are allowed), while listening to DJs playing movie tunes. This year, you are able to choose from two types of seating: director’s chairs or beanbags, no need to bring your own cushions anymore.
Luna Cinema – various locations from 31/5 - 26/9
It is all about location with Luna Cinema. This unique outdoor cinema concept is based on fact you never know where you will be watching your movie. You might end up in a palace, Royal Park or other magical London location.
Luna's previous venues include Kenwood House on Hampstead Heath, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre, Brockwell Lido and Victoria Embankment amongst others. The screening season starts in May and come to an end in late September. Bring a picnic or have something on-site from one of the food stalls. You can also pre-book blankets and back rests, ready for collection when you arrive.
Movies on the River at Tower Pier from 4/6 until 3/8
Watch a movie under the stars on the top deck of a boat in London’s first ever cinema on the Thames. Enjoy ‘after dark’ screenings during next two summer months on a big screen of the open-air top deck of the City Alpha as the boat shifts across central London. Each night you can enjoy one of your favourite movies such as ‘Grease’ and ‘Breakfast at Tiffany's’, as well as musicals ‘La La Land’ or 'The Greatest Showman’.