This is what you’ve all been waiting for: Outdoor Cinema after the pandemic under the night sky at the seafront.

Our new projector allows us to start films 40 minutes before sunset.  Note that the actual start time may vary slightly.  Please do not forget to bring your folding chairs and favorite movie snacks. Outdoor Cinema Tickets: £8, under 16s £6

Outdoor film screenings at Cumberland House Natural History Museum Garden (PO4 9RF) Summer 2022

Grease (1978) Sing-along (PG) Saturday 28th May

Energetic and tuneful summertime musical, with grease monkey John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John as Sandy, and Stockard Channing.

Belfast (2021) (12A) Saturday 11th June

A child’s eye view of living through the Troubles, c1969, in Belfast. Direction and Oscar-winning screenplay by Kenneth Branagh, with superb cast: James Dornan, Caitriona Balfe, Judi Dench, Ciaran Hinds, Jude Hill and Lewis McAkie. Music by Van Morrison.

Encanto (2021) (PG) Saturday 25th June

Disney’s animated feature, a musical set in Colombia, has an ousider heroine in Muriel, who works to save her family, the Madrigals, from ruin. South American-flavoured music by Lin Manuel Miranda.

Casablanca (1942) (PG) Saturday 9th June

Classic wartime romantic drama with Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Paul Henreid, Conrad Veidt and Peter Lorre heading a great cast under Michael Curtiz’s deft direction. Music by Max Steiner.

Jurassic World (2015) (12) Saturday 23rd July

Spectacular dinosaur film, fourth in the series, starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, along with the montrous reptiles, and music by Oscar-winning Michael Giacchino.

Surprise Film (12) Saturday 13th August

Bringing Up Baby (1938) (U)

Classic screwball comedy starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant: ‘While trying to secure a $ million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard, Baby’. Directed by Howard Hawks.

Screening at St Mary’s Church, Fratton 

The Greatest Showman (2017) (PG) Saturday 4th June

The sensational rise, fall, and rise again musical story of Phineas T. Barnum and his diverse and colourful company, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron.

Screening at Skatepark, Southsea

Encanto (2021) (PG) Sunday 5th June  

more information for the films and tickets: here

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