Open-air drive-in cinema coming to Tatton Park

A giant screen under the stars, with films including Grease, The Greatest Showman, Rocky Horror Picture Show and Dirty Dancing

The Luna Cinema’s open air and pop-up cinema events have attracted many fans over the past 13 years.

Pivoting to a drive-in format in response to the pandemic in 2020, the hugely popular experience attracted nearly a quarter million people across the year, with 179,000 in the summer alone.

After a long winter lockdown, film fans will be delighted to hear it is returning once again this April at sites across the country, including Tatton Park.

The screen will be located adjacent to the Mansion.

Following the government roadmap announcement that allows specific entertainment to start again, visitors will have the opportunity to experience new and classic movies in a nostalgic, socially distanced setting.

The experience will offer state-of-the-art sound and visuals using the UK’s highest definition outdoor screens.

Each car has its own personal wireless speaker so viewers can hear the film in amazing cinematic quality digital sound, without any distractions.

The return of this technology will mean there will be no need to have the car radio running and risk draining the battery.

There will also be a fantastic selection of food and drink items available either as a pre-order with tickets, or ordered from the car on the night using a smart phone and collected in safe socially-distanced collection points.

Film buffs are in for a treat with the anniversary releases of some cult classics including 25 years of Romeo + Juliet, 20 years of Legally Blonde, and 35 years of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off .

The Luna Cinema will also be featuring many more classics such as The Goonies, Grease, Back to the Future, The Greatest Showman, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Pretty Woman and Dirty Dancing.

For those who want to see more recent releases, the line-up also includes Disney’s Onward, Wonder Woman 1984, Rocketman, Joker and Knives Out.

“We’ve managed to make every aspect of the event fully compliant with social distancing regulations, from the way the tickets are scanned through to the provision of food and drink,” said George Wood, founder of The Luna Cinema.

“Audiences can feel confident we have created an experience that is safe so they can have confidence in returning to one of the things we’ve all been missing most in this current lockdown – enjoying a great film on a giant screen under the stars.”

The Luna Cinema is at Tatton Park from 1st May until 19th May 2021. See the full schedule and book tickets here.


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