Best Pop Up Cinemas in London

The last few years have shown that restaurant residencies and London pop ups go down an absolute storm; but what of pop up cinema in London? Well, quite simply, it's bloody awesome. From big screens under the stars to rooftop film events, immersive screenings to intimate city theatres, London has some seriously good pop up cinema game, and here are the best.

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Last updated on 4th December 2019




Rivoli Pop up Cinema

77 user reviews 4

Join the team at the Rivoli Ballroom (a historical and grand spot) for one of these great pop up cinema events. With plenty of great movies to catch, just find your favourite and get ready to settle in with some popcorn and a beer.

Lost Boys Pizza

45 user reviews 5

Still haven't had a taste of this Archway spot's delicious offering? Head north from winter to summer, as not only will they be serving up their moreish black charcoal pizza, but you can even get your hands on bottomless prosecco over screenings of classic 80s films.

Wasted Christmas

2 user reviews 4

Hackney's Wasted Christmas are bringing you a season of unique festive film screenings within their derelict cinema. Having spruced up the venue, they'll be showing an eclectic range of fittingly yuletide and dystopian movies, including Die Hard, Wall-E and Fight Club.

@ Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch on Every Sunday

Looking for something a little different? Head down to the gorgeous Court House Hotel every Sunday where they bring you the ultimate hangover cure with this mix of brunch, bubbles and classic flicks on the big screen.

Bringing you all your favourite flicks to the big screen, FEST Camden's terrace is turning into North London's favourite open-air cinema this season with everything from Bridget Jones to When Harry Met Sally getting the screening treatment.

Travelling Film Show

11 user reviews 5

One of the best film pop ups in London, this fun cinema is taking over The Shard to bring you some of the biggest blockbusters new and old. From Rocket Man and A Star Is Born to Home Alone, it's the ultimate night out for dates, mates or just treating yourself.

@ The Round Chapel on Fri, 31st Jan 2020 @ 19:00 - 22:15

For one night only Hackney's Round Chapel will be holding a pop-up screening of six of the best short adventure documentaries that'll be sure to inspire and wow you. What's more, there'll also be pre-film campfires and complimentary marshmallows, as well as a pop-up bar selling mulled wine, beers and hot dogs.

Wandsworth boozer, The Ship is once again teaming up with the people at Martin Miller's gin to present an epic outdoor cinema. Ticket holders will be treated to popcorn, mulled gin and cosy blankets whilst enjoying the likes of The Holiday and Die Hard.

Head over to The Curtain this season where the swish members club will be transforming its rooftop space into the ultimate festive cinema experience. Catch the likes of Muppet Christmas Carol, Die Hard and Home Alone complete with gorgeous views over the city.

Film And Fizz with Curzon

65 user reviews 5

One of London's best pop-up cinemas, this unique offering from One Aldwych is setting you up with dinner, a movie and a chilled glass of fizz. Head down for the chance to see some of the year's best new films, including The Lion King, The Goldfinch and Once Upon A Time...In Hollywood.

The Luna Cinema - London

39 user reviews 4

Luna Cinema have teamed up with Kensington Palace to bring you a luxury season of festive film showings within the Palace Pavilion. With a mix of classics and new titles - think Bohemian Rhapsody, Hoem Alone, Elf and more - nestle in for a night of festive film fun.

The Grand

846 user reviews 4

If you want your screening taken to the next then head down to The Grand in Clapham where their epic movie nights bring you everything from fancy dress and themed cocktails to quirky games and huge singalong experiences.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Thursday 12th December 2019

Making over a secret London location, this unique screening series from Secret Cinema is bringing you into the world of 80's Hawkins for a fully-immersive evening. Experience some of the show's most iconic locations and events over 3+ hours of action and activity.