Due to the success of the 2016 events we are pleased to announce a season of outdoor cinema for 2017.

Set in the heart of the Park, both the cinema screen and natural auditorium are entirely uncovered – a perfect way to enjoy long, warm summer evenings in the great outdoors.

The alfresco season includes:

Disney’s The BFG (2016)

Saturday, May 6th

Steven Spielberg’s screen adaptation of one of Roald Dahl’s best-loved stories tells the imaginative tale of Sophie and her encounters with a kind-hearted giant and the other, less friendly, inhabitants of Giant Country.

Tickets £10. Early bird: £7.50.

Sci-fi all-nighter

Saturday, June 24th

A midsummer’s day, late night cinema double bill of sci-fi hits Galaxy Quest (1999) and Moon (2009). The overnight event will also have star gazing activities, Midnight feasts and open air breakfasts. Cinema goers are invited to camp and bivouac in the Park. For ages 16 and over.

Tickets £32.50, includes breakfast. Early bird £27.50.

Fantastic Beasts & Where To Find Them (2016)

Saturday, August 19th

Film lovers have been asked to vote on which movie they wanted to see. The votes have been cast and the film choice for the evening is Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them (2016). Join us and follow the adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards, seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Tickets £10. Early bird: £7.50.

Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016)

Saturday, September 16th

The final film of the summer season will be Tim Burton’s popular adaptation of the Lewis Carroll classic. Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland as she travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.  Cinema goers are invited to create their own Mad Hatter’s Tea Party before the film.

Tickets £10. Early bird: £7.50. 

The fun doesn't stop with the movie, there will also be local food and drinks in the festival village tipis.

Pack a comfy chair, a blanket and a hamper. Sit back, popcorn in hand; relax and enjoy an alternative cinema experience under the stars. 

Open Air Cinema goes ahead come rain or shine. Please bring appropriate clothing and equipment for an evening out in Great British weather.

Please note parking spaces are limited at Betteshanger and car sharing is recommended. Car parking is not included in the ticket price for Open Air Cinema.