Mince pies hitting the shelves, Christmas lights getting switched on, Mariah Carey on the radio, festive cinemas popping up across town,…..oh yes, the holidays are coming and there’s no better way to get into the spirit than by watching a classic Christmas film, with a mulled wine in hand.
Cinema in the Snow – Pop Up Screens is bringing Cinema in the Snow to Brockwell Park this December, showing Christmas classics like Home Alone, Elf, The Muppet Christmas Carol, The Holiday, The Grinch and It’s A Wonderful Life with the seats surrounded by snow. Get tickets here.
Christmas Floating Film Festival – films on the water are back at St Kat’s Docks for a week this winter. Across the end of November and beginning of December you can catch the likes of Home Alone, Elf, Last Christmas and The Muppet Christmas Carol on the pontoon, with blankets, mulled wine and hot chocolate to keep you warm. Get tickets here.
Backyard Cinema – the Wandsworth cinema is back for another series of immersive Christmas screenings. Both the Winter Night Garden, where you journey through a wardrobe and into an enchanted forest, and the Snow Kingdom, where once you’ve found the secret entrance and ventured through the waterfall, you’ll find yourself inside a winter wonderland cinema, are are screening holiday classics like The Holiday, Home Alone, Elf and The Muppets Christmas Carol mid-November. Get tickets here.
Backyard Cinema’s Christmas Extravaganza – not content with the festive programme at their Wandsworth home, Backyard Cinema is also heading east to bring cinema back to Troxy by turning the venue into a Christmas movie palace complete with Christmas trees, fairy lights and mulled wine. There’ll be three classic festive films showing across December – Home Alone, Elf and Love Actually – and each screening will start with an original Christmas story written and narrated by George The Poet plus live music from the Some Voices Choir and the Backyard Cinema Band so you can really get into the holiday spirit. Get tickets here.
The Luna Cinema – it’s the biggest winter season yet for The Luna Cinema with screens at both Kensington Palace’s Orangery Lawn and Battersea Arts Centre this December. You can watch all the classics, including Love Actually, Home Alone, It’s A Wonderful Life, The Holiday, Elf, Frozen and The Snowman, with mugs of hot choc and mulled wine. Get tickets here.