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The Best Places in Norfolk for Open-Air Movies in 2019

Published date: May 2019

The Best Places in Norfolk for Open-Air Movies in 2019

Luckily Norfolk is one of the UK’s driest counties, so it’s a great part of the country to enjoy outdoor cinema. With many warm and sunny evenings ahead, it’s worth taking full advantage of the upcoming balmy weather (fingers tightly crossed); nothing beats watching a movie under the stars. From cinematic classics, to modern day blockbusters and family favourites, there are a wide range of films showing outdoors this summer in Norfolk.

Get your popcorn at the ready and locate your picnic blanket as there are a host of outdoor cinemas returning to Norfolk for another stunning summer of film. Check out the following guide for the best outdoor cinemas in Norfolk in 2019:

Luna Cinema – Holkham Hall

The Luna Cinema transforms the beautiful grounds of the 18th century country estate of Holkham Hall into one of Norfolk’s most exciting open-air cinema settings. With stunning views across the north Norfolk coast, Holkham Hall makes the perfect setting for two nights of classic cinema under the stars. The screen is located within Holkham Hall’s walled gardens and visitors can enjoy on-site refreshments from The Luna Bar, including a full selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Food is available from their gourmet partners on-site.

Friday 28th June 2019 - The Greatest Showman

Doors Open 8:00PM

Film Commences 9:30PM

Saturday 29th June 2019 - Bohemian Rhapsody

Doors Open 8:00PM

Film Commences 9:30PM

Holkham Hall - Holkham Road, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB

To find out full details of these open-air cinema showings at Holkham Hall in Norfolk, including ticket prices, visit the following website:

www.thelunacinema.com/holkham-hall-norfolk

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What could be better than watching your favourite film on the big screen in the great outdoors? Gather your friends and family and relax with snacks and drinks on a cosy blanket or comfy chair. With films showing at different venues around Norwich and Thetford, there is sure to be a flick that hits the spot.

Waterloo Park - Norwich

Friday 12th July 2019 – A Star Is Born

Saturday 13th July 2019 – Bohemian Rhapsody

Waterloo Park - Angel Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 3HX

Chapelfield Gardens - Norwich

Wednesday 24th July 2019 – Bohemian Rhapsody (Big Top Event)

Chapelfield Gardens - Coburg Street, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 3BF

Catton Park - Norwich

Thursday 22nd August 2019 – The Greatest Showman (Sing Along)

Saturday 24th August 2019 – Bohemian Rhapsody

Sunday 25th August 2019 – Grease

Catton Park - Oak Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, NR6 7DB

High Lodge - Thetford

Friday 30th August 2019 – Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday 31st August 2019 – The Greatest Showman

Thetford Forest, High Lodge, Brandon, IP27 0AF

For full details of these open-air cinema screenings in Norfolk, including ticket prices, go to their website:

www.popuppictures.co.uk

Picturehouse Outdoor Cinema - The Plantation Garden - Norwich

The Plantation Gardens in Norwich are playing host to a number of outdoor cinema screenings this summer.

Thursday 18th July 2019 - Bohemian Rhapsody (Singalong)

Friday 19th July 2019 - The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Saturday 20th July 2019 - The Greatest Showman (Singalong)

Sunday 21st July 2019 - Withnail and I

Thursday 15th August 2019 - Jurassic Park

Friday 16th August 2019 - Dazed and Confused

Saturday 17th August 2019 - Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Sunday 18th August 2019 - Top Gun

The Plantation Garden Norwich - 2 Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 3DB

For full details of these open-air cinema screenings at The Plantation Garden, including ticket prices, go to their website:

https://spotlight.picturehouses.com/outdoor/picturehouse-outdoor-cinema-comes-to-the-plantation-gardens/

Hoveton Hall

Help raise money for EACH – East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices, by booking tickets for an evening of entertainment watching The Greatest Showman at Hoveton Hall, near Wroxham, Norfolk under the stars.

Hot food and drink will be available to purchase on the evening but feel free to bring a picnic. There will be no reserved seating on the evening, bring a blanket or collapsible chair for seating with the standard ticket.

Saturday 14th September 2019 - The Greatest Showman

6.30pm - doors open

7.00pm - the live band will start playing

8.00pm - the film is due to start, however this depends on the sun setting

10.15pm - the film is due to end (dependent on start time)

Hoveton Hall, Hoveton, Norfolk, NR12 8RJ

For full details of this open-air cinema screening at Hoveton Hall, Norfolk, including ticket prices, go to their website:

https://www.each.org.uk/get-involved/events-diary/details/open-air-cinema-norwich-2019

Hockwold Hall

Dating back to the 1500s, Hockwold Hall is steeped in history and was once the formal Royal residence of Prince Victor Dulleep Singh, godson to Queen Victoria. This stunning property and gardens are nestled within 35 acres of parkland and it’s an idyllic setting for an open-air cinema.

Friday 14th June 2019 - Top Gun

Friday 12th July 2019 - Raiders of the Lost Ark

Friday 19th July 2019 - Ghostbusters

Saturday 20th July 2019 - Dirty Dancing

Sunday 4th August 2019 - Karate Kid

Sunday 11th August 2019 - Back to the Future

Friday 23rd August 2019 - Gremlins

Hockwold Hall, Station Road, Hockwold cum Wilton, Norfolk, IP26 4HZ

To find out full details about these open-air cinema screenings at Holkwold Hall, Norfolk, including ticket prices, go to their website:

www.www.hockwoldhallnorfolk.com

Norfolk Showground

Enjoy Outside Live’s exclusive Outdoor Cinema Concert Experience as they screen ‘The Greatest Showman’ and ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ at the Norfolk Showground on Europe’s largest outdoor L.E.D cinema screen. Dress up, sing and dance and soak up the atmosphere with the UK’s biggest concert-style outdoor cinema experience. Feel free to bring your own hampers and champers or buy from the on-site bar and street food vendors.

Saturday 17th August 2019 - Bohemian Rhapsody

Sunday 18th August 2019 - The Greatest Showman

Norfolk Showground - Dereham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0TT

To find out full details of these open-air cinema screenings at the Norfolk Showground, including ticket prices, go to their website:

https://norfolkshowground.rnaa.org.uk/?s=cinema

Taverham Hall

Enjoy Outside Live’s exclusive Outdoor Cinema Concert Experience as they screen ‘Rocketman’ at Taverham Hall.

Sunday 15th September 2019 – Rocketman

Taverham Hall - Taverham, Norwich, Norfolk, NR8 6HU

To find out full details of this open-air cinema showing at Taverham Hall, Norfolk, including ticket prices, go to their website:

https://outsidelive.co.uk/#/rocketman/

Hunstanton Open-Air Cinema 2019 - FREE

Saturday 27th July 2019 - Bohemian Rhapsody

Saturday 17th August 2019 - Mamma Mia

Following on from the successful event last year, the Norfolk town of Hunstanton hosts two more outdoor cinema screenings this summer. On Saturday 27th July 2019, after watching the sun set over the sea, the green in Hunstanton is the place to be with picnic blankets and plenty of snacks. Watch the Oscar winning movie Bohemian Rhapsody (rated 12) starring Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury.

On Saturday 17th August 2019 the big screen returns with a showing of the original PG rated Mamma Mia film. Sing and dance along to these iconic Abba songs.

To find out more about these FREE open-air film screenings in Hunstanton Norfolk, go to the following website:

https://www.west-norfolk.gov.uk/news/article/626/open-air_cinema_returns_to_hunstanton

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