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 5th November 2020




Rivoli Pop up Cinema

86 user reviews 5

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.

Discounts available on certain events

Searching for Christmas pop-up screenings around the UK? Head to Beaconsfield where Celestial Cinema are bringing you an epic series of winter drive-in events with everything from Frozen II and Elf to Notting Hill and Bridget Jones up for grabs.

Four Wheel Events

6 user reviews 4

If you're on the hunt for a fun way to watch movies and live comedy in the UK, this is the drive-in experience for you. Join Four Wheel Events for a socially distanced night out, comprising of classic movies, top stand-up comedy shows and heaps more this autumn. 

The Grand

883 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.

Pop Up Screens

56 user reviews 4

If you're looking for the best pop up cinemas to celebrate Halloween, then this Peckham event is the place for you. Taking place in an immersive Forbidden Forest Cinema, littered with trees, graves and fog, the screenings will have you watching classics such as Beetlejuice, IT and Ghostbusters.

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.