Get your hands on 20% discount at Backyard Cinema to see a range of Christmas classics

If you're feeling super festive, why not treat a loved one to a Christmas Movie at Backyard Cinema this December

Better still, with I LOVE MCR you can get 20% off all tickets by using the code XMAS20.

They are showing all the Christmas classics this December like: Elf, Home Alone, Love Actually and The Muppets Christmas Carol, with many more films available to choose from.

You can see their full listings here.

Ideal for Christmas lovers and movie fans alike, Backyard Cinema offers an immersive cinema experience that is much more than going to see a flick.

Image credit: Dominic Davies

Audiences can expect to be transported on a magical journey to a cinema like no other.

Having to make choices as visitors explore movie-grade sets, through tunnels of trees, magical doors to eventually discover the Enchanted Forest and home of the Lost Theatre.

There are also two bars which are fully stocked for the festive season, which you can check out here.

Food is provided by Backyard Pizza, Honey Buns and Auntie Jacks – bringing you everything from Pizza, to Toasted Marshmallow and Salted Caramel Ice Cream Shakes, and much much more.

The Backyard Cinema is situated on the roof of Mayfield Depot, and can accommodate 330 people.

The screening room will be filled with custom-made giant bean bag seating for guests to get cosied up in with ushers serving seasonal cocktails and sweet treats to create the most magical place to watch a movie.

What once started as a passion project in its founders’ very own back garden, Backyard Cinema has now grown to be one of the leading alternative cinema experiences in the UK.

After nearly a decade of reinventing what it means to watch a movie and having now screened to over half a million customers, the team continue to look for ways to wow audiences and offer more than just the movies.

For more information you can visit their website here.


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