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 23rd August 2019

Rooftop Film Club

15 user reviews 4

Rooftop Film Club is a quirky series of movie screenings above Peckham's Bussey Building, with stunning views of the surrounding city. Stop over to watch a movie in a comfy deck chair, with drinks aplenty and cosy blankets to keep you toasty. 

Fulham Beach

281 user reviews 4

This summer, Fulham Beach makes a triumphant return to give Londoners a little slice of paradise. It's not just boozy brunches, beachfront yoga and cocktail masterclasses though, as they're promising classic movies and quirky nights out with a pop-up cinema experience. 

The Luna Cinema - London

36 user reviews 4

Bringing some of the biggest films of recent years back to the big screen, this unique series of outdoor cinema events will be taking over gorgeous locations across London, from Tooting Bec over to Hampton Court.

Film And Fizz with Curzon

38 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 Exhibit Cinema

87 user reviews 4

The Exhibit proudly showcases London's smallest independent cinema; a boutique space filled with leather sofas for up to 28 guests. The venue brings you the cream of the crop when it comes to the latest releases and cult classic favourites.

Nomad Cinema

27 user reviews 5

Not only is Nomad Cinema screening cult classics like Blade Runner and Do The Right Thing this summer, but they've even got proper oldies like Man With A Movie Camera. Popping up at unique locations, this is one event you won't wanna miss.

Lost Boys Pizza

46 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.

Pop Up Screens

42 user reviews 5

This summer, catch a classic movie in a unique setting as Pop-Up screens return for another season. From Grease to The Greatest Showman, Baby Driver to Ghost Busters, there's plenty to watch in parks across the city. 


11 user reviews 4

From The Talented Mr Ripley to Bonjour Tristesse and even a live screening of the Wimbledon final, this City spot is in prime position for movie screenings in London. Expect floral-filled pop-ups, cosy bar areas and a menu to make your tastebuds tingle.

@ 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.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

76 user reviews 5

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.

The Grand

829 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.

@ Brunel Museum on Thu, 29th Aug 2019 @ 19:00 - 22:00

When it comes to quirky London pop-ups, the Brunel Museum has you covered. This time, the quirky spot is screening Alfred Hitchcock's iconic silent film The Lodger and you can experience it with street food on the gorgeous roof terrace.

One for the Halloween wishlist, this unique cinema evening at Gunnersbury Park is bringing you a new take on vampire classic, Nosferatu. With the iconic movie projected onto the big screen, you'll also get to enjoy a live score from the Cabinet of Living Cinema.

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.