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The 3 Best Outdoor Cinemas in London

Location is everything when it comes to producing a bucket list-worthy movie – and this summer, location is also everything when it comes to watching them. Across the capital there are relaxed, characterful venues perfect for whiling away the balmy summer evenings with a fantastic film. We pick 3 of the best places in London to watch a film alfresco…

  1. Pop Up Screens

Serving up a mixture of cult movies and modern classics, Pop Up Screens are, as the name suggests, at various temporary locations across the capital. Venues this year include Denmark Hill, Russell Square, Crouch End, Greenwich, City of London and Maida Vale.

Worried about the inevitable chance of rain? These guys are prepared for the British summer and a little shower won’t stop proceedings – just check the weather and pack a brolly beforehand.

  1. Somerset House

Boasting London’s largest outdoor screen, the Film4 Summer Screen returns to Somerset House for two weeks this August. The gorgeous, heritage location plays host to an eclectic cult lineup this season – from Being John Malkovich to David Lynch’s Blue Velvet – all presented in full surround sound.

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Time for a rainy screening of The Graduate at #somersethousecinema with @scarlett_jinman

If you love the idea of consuming must-see movies in natural surroundings, then Luna Cinema is for you. Bringing alfresco cinema to a number of London’s parks until October this year, locations include Brockwell Lido, Dulwich Park and Fulham Palace. The line-up has a fun, family-friendly focus – everything from Moulin Rouge and Paddington 2 to The Greatest Showman.

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