Backyard Cinema Is Here to Save Christmas With the Return of Festive Magic



Londoners can rejoice - despite the latest restrictions, Christmas isn't cancelled at Backyard Cinema, Backyard Cinema unveiled its festive offering today. With two stunning winter-themed screens and experiences, the home of immersive cinema promises to bring the magic back to 2020. Much more than just a cinema, the converted TV studio will also keep open its incredible drinking and dining spaces for all; home to street food titans, Honest Burgers and Backyard Cinemas own artisan pizza, exquisite cocktails, craft beer and much more. A Christmas experience like no other, with a build-your-own boozy hot chocolate bar, mulled wine and cider, festive live music will provide that extra sprinkle of magic to accompany your favourite seasonal classics that includes Elf, Home Alone, Love Actually, The Muppet Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful Life plus many more.

The Snow Kingdom: Opened 1st October  Hidden deep inside Dr Portelli's Curiosity Shop a secret entrance to The Snow Kingdom awaits. Guests will explore the mysterious shop that has a portal to a magical world, complete with an indoor waterfall, to reach their wondrous destination. A winter wonderland lined with Backyard Cinema’s signature giant bean bags, the festive utopia features its own bar, hosting classics and family favourites set to prepare even the biggest of Scrooges for the most wonderful time of the year. First explore the wonders of Dr Portelli's Curiosity Shop to try and find the hidden entrance to The Snow Kingdom. Complete with a magical waterfall for guests to navigate before reaching the cosy indoor cinema, lined with Backyard Cinema’s signature giant bean bags.  The festive utopia features its own bar, hosting classics and family favourites set to prepare even the biggest of Scrooges for the most wonderful time of the year.

The Winter Night Garden: Open now


After venturing  through the magical wardrobe, film-lovers will find themselves in an enchanted forest, with mystery around every corner. With brand new surprises, new and exciting themed cocktails and double the space inside of the cinema it is set to be a special and magical adventure.


With cosy mezzanine, The Annex, drinking den The Studio Bar and heated open-air favourite, The Yard, the studio won’t be short on opportunities for festive fun. New this year, Create Your Own Boozy Hot Chocolate will be handing guests the sleigh reins on what they drink, with a totally customisable menu set to get drinkers both warm and merry.



Dominic Davies, Founder and Creative Director at Backyard Cinema says:

"It feels great to be back and better than ever after closing our doors during lockdown. With a brand new magical journey through an indoor waterfall this Christmas we are so chuffed that guests will be able to keep their festive traditions alive even in 2020 and know that we have their back. Mulled wine, mince pies and classic films at the ready.”


All whilst maintaining its magic, COVD-safety measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of all guests and staff at Backyard Cinema. Completely redesigning the cinema seating plan and reducing capacity, ticket holders can read the full COVID-safety policy at https://www.backyardcinema.co.uk/covid-19/ FILM SHOWINGS Arthur Christmas                                                            Bad Santa                                                                          Cool Runnings                                                            Die Hard                                                                            Disney's Christmas Carol                                              Elf                                                                                        Home Alone                                                                      Home Alone 2: Lost in New York                                It’s a Wonderful Life                                                      Love Actually

Miracle on 34th Street

Santa Claus: The Movie

The Best Man Holiday

The Grinch

The Holiday

The Muppet Christmas Carol

The Nightmare before Christmas

The Preacher’s Wife It’s a Wonderful Life

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