Sol Cinema

‘Smallest cinema’ forced to stay shut despite covid restrictions’ easing

A tiny cinema within a caravan has been forced to keep its doors shut due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The cinema’s projectionist, Paul O’Connor, who currently lives in Swansea, Wales, says that it is impossible to social distance in Sol Cinema and they hadn’t factored a pandemic into designs when creating it. The compact cinema is within a three berth caravan and can sit up to eight adults or 16 children, meaning that following any social distancing is virtually impossible and that the quirky picture house has to remain…

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Nightflix drive-in

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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Nightflix

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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