7 unmissable films to see outdoors in Gloucestershire

From goblin kings and time travelling cars, through to cult classics and magical musicals, discover seven unmissable film screenings to enjoy in the great Gloucestershire outdoors.

Whether you want sing along with a feel-good musical, dress up for the time warp or settle down for a cult classic, SoGlos has rounded up seven fantastic films which are hitting the big screen at outdoor cinemas across Gloucestershire this summer.

Offering brilliant entertainment, innovative film choices and unique settings, don’t miss the chance to snap up tickets for these unmissable events.


1. Labyrinth


Prepare to journey into the Labyrinth as Jim Henson’s classic 80s movie makes its way to Beechenhurst on Saturday 11 August 2018.

This family fantasy film stars the late great David Bowie, following teenager Sarah who goes on an adventure to save her brother, after her unkind wish is granted by the Goblin King.


2. Back to the Future


Hop on your DeLorean and zoom along Cowley Manor on Sunday 26 August 2018 to see sci-fi comedy, Back to the Future.

The high school movie follows Marty McFly who is accidently sent back into the past in a DeLorean time machine. During his time in the 50s, Marty must make sure his parents meet and fall in love, in order to keep his future life intact.


3. The Greatest Showman


Audiences will be in fine voice ready for this screening of best-selling musical blockbuster, The Greatest Showman, at Brickhampton Court on Saturday 15 September 2018.

With an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron, The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show, following a visionary who rose from humble beginnings to become a worldwide sensation.


4. The Rocky Horror Picture Show


Paving the way for its own genre of musical-science fiction horror-comedy, two screenings of The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cotswold Airport on Friday 15 and Saturday 16 June 2018, are not to be missed.

Featuring mindboggling madness, flamboyant characters and a weird and wonderful cast, dressing up is encouraged for this fabulous screening.


5. Top Gun


Head for the skies as the adrenaline-fuelled 80s classic Top Gun flies into Cowley Manor on Saturday 16 June 2018.

A thrilling film about a pilot nicknamed ‘Maverick’ who competes to be the best of the best at an elite fighter jet school.


6. Pulp Fiction

A post shared by @best_movies_review on


Quentin Tarantino’s classic Pulp Fiction is twisting its way to Over Farm on Thursday 6 September 2018.

Starring John Travolta, Uma Thurman and Samuel L. Jackson, the cult hit follows the lives of seemingly unrelated people, including two hit men and a mob boss.


7. The Italian Job

A post shared by Movieland (@m0viel4nd) on


Blow the doors off and make your way to Cotswold Airport on Saturday July 14 for this screening of The Italian Job.

This classic British comedy stars Michael Caine, a crook who steals a mass of gold after getting his accomplice to cause a rather catastrophic traffic jam.


© SoGlos
Monday 24 July 2017

More hot lists you might like...

13 fantastic places to visit in the Forest of Dean

With magical woodland, fascinating attractions and a whole host of foodie highlights, the Forest of Dean is brimming with amazing...

See some of the best events in Gloucestershire this November, in SoGlos’s round up.

10 unmissable things to do in Gloucestershire this November

Catch a spectacular fireworks display, see some stars at the theatre, head to a gin festival and more, in SoGlos’s pick...

Check out these 6 incredible girls-only sports activities, courses and camps available in the county.

6 incredible girls-only sports in Gloucestershire

Following the inspirational success of the #ThisGirlCan campaign, SoGlos is shining a light on six girls-only sports clubs...

Gloucester Cathedral is one of Gloucestershire’s most iconic film locations, used most recently to shoot Sherlock, starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

18 filming locations to spot in Gloucestershire

From Star Wars to Sherlock, Alice in Wonderland to Harry Potter, discover 18 filming locations in Gloucestershire.

Eat your way around the world, staying right here in Cheltenham.

14 cuisines to try in Cheltenham

From Chinese stir fries and Sri Lankan street food, to one-pot Caribbean meals and Malaysian curries, discover 14 cuisines...

Unmissable highlights