Cinema under the stars in Kent

With longer days and warmer weather, an evening spent relaxing in a truly magnificent location enjoying a Hollywood classic sounds like the perfect way to while away the hours. From box office smash hits to much loved classic films, you are sure to find something to watch that even the fussiest of critics will enjoy.

This summer pack a picnic, grab your blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. And, what better place to enjoy the open-air cinema than here in the Garden of England?

Saturday, 4th August 

Set against the dramatic backdrop of Leeds Castle, the brilliant Luna cinema will be screening the classic Dirty Dancing. With all the dancing and drama just like the first time you watched it, it’s time to sit back and relax as you fall in love with Dirty Dancing again.


Nobody puts baby in the corner!

Saturday, 11th August 

This August Betteshanger Park is screening a true 80’s classic. The Goonies is the perfect film for anyone wanting to relive their youth. With local food and drink also on offer there won’t be any shortage of popcorn here!


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Monday, 13th August


Set within the beautiful Italian walled gardens at Eastwell Manor grab your top hat and cane ahead of this screening of The Greatest Showman. Snuggle under the stars and prepare to watch a truly wonderful film, don’t forget the popcorn!


It's showtime... 

Friday, 31st August

It’s been over 20 years since Titanic hit the cinemas and it’s still a much-loved film. This year Dreamland Margate will be screening the film as part of their Film Club. Enjoy a ride in the park and then settle in for the evening whilst you watch the film under the stars.

A movie under the stars... 

Saturday, 8th September


A little bit of action, drama and a lot of Tom Cruise... head to Brogdale Collections in Faversham and get comfortable in your camping chair whilst you enjoy the fantastic 80’s classic Top Gun. Bring a picnic or better yet, Brogdale will be putting on special stalls for all your foodie needs.

Feel the need for speed!

Sunday, 23rd September

Calling all witches and wizards, set in the beautiful ground of Rochester Castle you can enjoy the very first film from the Harry Potter series, the brilliant Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. Discover the magic of this family favourite film.

Witches, wizards and muggles welcome...