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 29th November 2019




The Grand

846 user reviews 4

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.

The Luna Cinema - London

39 user reviews 4

Popular pop-up cinema pros Luna Cinema are back by popular demand with an ultimate season of festive film screenings at Kensington Palace. Holding a range of Christmas classics within the Pavilion, you can enjoy it all whilst sipping on mulled wine in your comfy seat.

@ Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch on Every Sunday

 Enjoy a Sunday brunch (and Prosecco) and watch the movie of the day at only £49.50 per person. Don’t miss the best classic movies on Sundays. The Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch Cinema hosts a different…

Travelling Film Show

11 user reviews 5

Having built up a reputation for creating some of the most magical cinema settings of all time, The Travelling Film Show is returning to London for three extra special screenings, located on the 69th floor of The Shard. Tickets to this sky-high showing include a cocktail as well as free-flowing popcorn, and of course, stunning views of the city at night.

Head down to Haywards Heath where this unique cinema pop-up is bringing you a novel take on the drive-in format. Completely covered, you'll pitch up in front of one of the massive screens to enjoy all manner of film classics, from iconic action moves to festive specials and Halloween horrors.

@ YES on Every 1st Monday of the month

This pop-up cinema takes place in Manchester, and rather than blockbusters, is a chance to see unique Indie films. There is often several screenings a night with talks from the directors and those involved, along with the chance to vote for your favourite at the end.

@ Secret London Location on Various dates from Wednesday 11th December 2019

One of the most iconic immersive screening series, Secret Cinema are back with their take on Stranger Things. Building a fully explorable world for you to inhabit, you'll be able to hang out at the Starcourt, play at the arcade and lose yourself in the Upside Down.