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London Luton Airport to host incredible outdoor drive-in cinema over three weeks

London Luton Airport has teamed up with Nightflix Outdoor Cinema to bring the big screen to the airport this April. The long-stay car park will showcase a variety of popular films over three weeks from Wednesday, April 28 to Friday, May 21 this year. Some of the hit movies include the classics Mamma Mia and Grease, alongside recent family favourites like The Greatest Showman, Frozen II and the latest blockbuster, Scoob! Viewers will be able to watch the films on the outdoor cinema screen from the comfort of their own vehicles.…

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UK Government “hasn’t a clue” whether drive-in cinemas can open in Tier 4

Wonder Woman and Love Actually fans would be perfectly safe in their own cars – but the official rules are a confusing, illogical mess When is a cinema not treated as a cinema? When it’s a drive-in, one of few off-shoots of the film industry that has seen a legitimate boom under Covid. Before the pandemic, Britain boasted a mere three drive-in cinemas, two of them in Haywards Heath. Some 40 more opened around the country this summer, giving audiences one of the most socially-distanced entertainment options imaginable. Under Tier…

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Ilford Exchange shopping centre, Essex. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

London shopping centre wants a rooftop outdoor cinema

The Ilford Exchange plans to turn the roof of its car park into an outdoor cinema, according to plans submitted to Redbridge Council. If approved, the cinema, run by Nightflix, will show two films a day every day for the next two and a half years. As well as a screen and space for 200 people, the plans include a bar inside a converted fire engine, a food vendor and 16 portable toilets. In a report submitted to the council, the company said the plans were inspired by a decline…

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