7 magical spots for outdoor cinema in Gloucestershire

Pass the popcorn! From cinema under the stars to screenings at stunning stately homes, SoGlos has selected 7 magical places to watch outdoor movies in and around Gloucestershire.

By Chloe Gorman  |  Published
Discover the best places to catch an outdoor cinema screening in Gloucestershire this summer.
Discover the best places to catch an outdoor cinema screening in Gloucestershire this summer.

With the days getting longer and the nights warmer, make the most of the fleeting British summer and soak up an outdoor film screening in and around Gloucestershire.

SoGlos has handpicked 7 of the top places where Gloucestershire film fans can enjoy cinema under the stars – from stately homes to outdoor swimming pools.

Outdoor cinema at Cowley Manor in Cheltenham

Film fans can look forward to a glamorous outdoor cinema programme at Cowley Manor, near Cheltenham, this summer – with family classic Jurassic Park, star-studded singalong Pitch Perfect, the latest Bond film No Time To Die and Disney’s smash hit Encanto being shown between June and September 2021 – thanks to the fabulous Alfresco Film Company.

Outdoor cinema at Westonbirt Arboretum near Tetbury

Westonbirt Arboretum provides a stunning backdrop to screenings of The Greatest Showman and Dirty Dancing from The Luna Cinema on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 July 2022 – with luxury sofas, director’s chairs, double deck chairs and snack boxes available to make your movie night extra special.

Outdoor cinema at Llanthony Secunda Priory in Gloucester

Promising a fantastic summer evening in Gloucester, the historic Llanthony Secunda Priory is hosting atmospheric outdoor cinema screenings of The Goonies on Thursday 26 May 2022, as well as showing summer favourite Mamma Mia on Friday 27 May 2022, at these Alfresco Film Company events.

Outdoor cinema at Puckrup Hall in Tewkesbury

The Alfresco Film Company is coming to Puckrup Hall in Tewkesbury for an amazing outdoor cinema experience, with screenings of Mamma Mia on Friday 10 June 2022; classic rom com Pretty Woman on Thursday 28 July 2022; and Queen biopic Bohemian Rhapsody on Friday 16 September 2022.

Outdoor cinema at Cirencester Park

Celebrating Hot Fuzz turning 15 in 2022, Cirencester Park is hosting a special screening of the cult movie from the Alfresco Film Company on Friday 8 July 2022, as well as a screening of Mamma Mia on Saturday 9 July 2022.

Outdoor cinema at Gatcombe Park Estate near Stroud

Mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with a special outdoor cinema screening celebrating British rock royalty, with the Alfresco Film Company showing Bohemian Rhapsody on Saturday 4 June 2022.

Outdoor cinema at Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham

What better way to spend a summer night than with a poolside cinema screening? The Alfresco Film Company is hosting three showings at Sandford Parks Lido in Cheltenham, with the reboot of the 80s classic Ghostbusters Afterlife on Friday 19 August 2022; retro high school love story Grease on Saturday 20 August 2022; and horror classic Jaws on Saturday 21 August 2022.

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