Best Pop Up Cinemas in the UK

Gone are the days of Netflix schmoozing in your nook of a flat, what when the UK is home to pop up screens and film showings in stunning and unique locations that is. Known for our selection of themed nights, stunning screenings and solid movie rosters, it's no wonder that the UK is such a homage to awesome cinema. Check out our recommendations for some of the best pop-up cinema events in the UK and indulge in some of the best on-screen inspired antics around... 

Last updated on 17th September 2020

The Grand

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Set in a former Victorian theatre, The Grand is a beautiful old building in south London. Along with some seriously ridiculous club nights, they also put on some very silly movie nights, including singalongs, drink alongs and themed after parties.

One of the best outdoor cinema experiences in the UK, this London-based offering is taking over Paddington's Merchant Square to let visitors float their way around a lake while enjoying some of their favourite movies on a massive screen.

The Luna Cinema - London

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The Luna Cinema is one of the UK's favourite pop-up cinemas, showcasing everything from cult classics to singalongs and blockbusters in stunning surroundings. Heading to London? Make sure to check out what they have to offer for your next group outing or quirky date night this summer. 

Cinestock's drive-in indoor cinema has been a permanent fixture at The South of England Showground for the past few years - and this summer is set to be no different. Boasting a stellar lineup of blockbuster films and hilarious live comedy, it's a must-visit in Brighton.

Rivoli Pop up Cinema

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For a cinema experience quite like no other? Head to the opulent Rivoli Ballroom in South London. A venue that has previously appeared in The Avengers and Legend, the space is decked out with sparkling chandeliers and thick red velvet curtains. Grab a popcorn and enjoy a selection of films - from Elf to Die Hard.