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The UK’s first open-air cinema for children launches in Dulwich Park this Summer

The Luna Cinema launches BRAND NEW outdoor cinema for kids running from July to September in six venues across the country. The programme includes screenings of family-friendly classics such as The Lion King and Aladdin, alongside this year’s blockbusters including Paddington 2, Spider-Man: Homecoming as well as musical phenomenon The Greatest Showman. Newly added to the Luna Kids schedule, the first ever outdoor screenings of The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. Luna Kids will utilise the highest definition outdoor screen in the country, meaning a crystal-clear picture even in full daylight. Going to the cinema with young children can be stressful; getting little people to sit still for over an hour, negotiating constant snack and toilet breaks whilst also trying to stay quiet can be tough. That is why this year the UK’s leading open air cinema company The Luna Cinema is launching Luna Kids Cinema, the UK’s first and only open-air cinema experience designed specifically for families and children of all ages. Over the summer holidays from 21st July, parents and …

Outdoor cinema season at Belair House

Night Star Cinema in collaboration with Belair House is hosting a season of summer night film screenings continuing with the 1942 romantic classic Casablanca (U) on Thursday 21 June. Screenings will be held under the stars, on the lawn of Belair House, a stunningly beautiful Georgian mansion in the heart of Dulwich Village, South London. Fully stocked bar is available serving cocktails, food, snacks & ice cream throughout the evening. Doors open from 6pm, the film programme begins at 9:15pm. Enjoy good food, music and the party atmosphere, topped off with a classic movie, and a licensed bar open ’til 1am. Remember to bring warm clothing/blankets, and something to sit on. Belair House, Dulwich Village, London SE21 7AB   Casablanca, Thursday June 21st. Doors open at 6pm. Movie begins 9.15pm. Tickets £15. Buy tickets here or in person at Belair House – limited tickets available on the night. Details of the remaining presentations at Belair House this season: Murder on the Orient Express (2017) (PG) Thursday July 26th Doors open at 6pm Movie begins at 9pm Tickets: £15 A lavish, luxurious train journey …

Herne Hill Free Film Festival 2018

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is coming back to South London in 2018 with 21 free films this May, across a range of venues in SE24. The festival runs from 1st May to 1st June with a programme that includes some of the biggest and most critically acclaimed films from the past year. Highlights of the festival include the Oscar nominated Loving Vincent at The Lido Café, with a QandA session with the film’s producers; Oscar winners, Get Out and Coco; the Short Film Night at The Prince Regent, and the 48 Hour Film Challenge will also be encouraging budding directors to pop their filmmaking cherry over the first bank holiday in May The Herne Hill Free Film Festival then closes its doors on 1 June with a screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Being Blacker at The Railway Tavern, featuring a Q&A with director, cinematographer and producer Molly Dineen and a wrap party at the venue’s regular reggae, ska, funk and soul night. This year the Herne Hill Free Film Festival is pleased …

The Christmas Herne Hill Free Film Festival

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival is celebrating Christmas with 9 free events this December, across a range of venues in SE24. The festival runs from the 7th – 20th December with a programme that includes Christmas classics, festive fantasies and, for the scrooges, a few Santa-free films too! At each event the Herne Hill Free Film Festival will be partnering with Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, to raise awareness of the great work the charity does and to bring food and support to those in need in the local area during the holiday period Dates: 7th December to 20th December 2017 Venues: Various locations around Herne Hill, SE24 Price: All events are free; no booking is required, but all venues are indoors and have limited capacity Full Programme: www.freefilmfestivals.org/hernehill/ The festival programme kicks off on the 7th December with a screening of the Oscar winning Babette’s Feast at the Herne Hill Baptist Church. This screening marks the start of the Herne Hill Free Film Festival’s partnership with the Norwood and Brixton Foodbank, at one of …

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival Celebrates Its 5th Birthday

The Herne Hill Free Film Festival celebrates its 5th birthday with a month-long programme of screenings ranging from Hollywood blockbusters, documentary films and shorts by local filmmakers. The event runs from 28 April to 29 May 2017 across a range of venues around SE24, including iconic outdoor sites, local churches, schools, pubs, railways arches and a brewery. Dates – 28 April to 29 May 2017 Venues – various locations around Herne Hill, SE24 Price – all events are free. No booking required. Full programme available here. The fun-packed and diverse programme starts on 28th April with Roald Dahl’s BFG at Rosendale School, with a special Q&A session with the film’s star, award-winning actor Mark Rylance. On 26th May, this year’s most talked about film, La La Land, will be screened at the Herne Hill Velodrome. Moonlight, winner of the 2017 Oscar for Best Picture, will be lighting up the iconic Brockwell Lido on 13th May. A few hundred yards away, on 20th May, Gloria Gaynor and ABBA will be echoing around Brockwell Park courtesy of The …