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The Five Best Things About London’s Hot Tub Cinema

Combining hot tubs and classic movies, Hot Tub Cinema is a great option for anyone who’s bored of their local multiplex. Lucky enough to give it a whirl earlier this week, here’s what I liked best about it:

1.    The tubs: Heated to 40 degrees and with optional bubbles, the 20 inflatable tubs hold up to eight people (hot tip: if you like your tub extra-toasty, plump for a small one).

2.    The setting: The pop-up tubs are sited on Shoreditch’s Rockwell Rooftop, an arts and creative hub which enjoys a panoramic city skyline, as well as bags of urban charm and eye-popping graffiti artwork.

3.    The movies: The Summer of Tub kicks off with great British movies including The Full Monty, Withnail & I, Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life and Bridget Jones’s Diary. There are two screens and a surround-sound system so film-goers can hear the dialogue above the bubbles.

4.    The tub-side waiter service: You won’t have to leave the comfort of the hot tub if you fancy a drink as it will be brought to you by friendly and attentive waiters, along with a variety of food, from cinema-style snacks to BBQ fodder, some of which will inevitably end up floating in the tub!

5.    Making friends: You’re half-naked and in a hot tub with a bunch of strangers; if you’re single, this is a great place to meet new people. And if you’re in a couple, Hot Tub Cinema is a good option for a memorable date night.

Hot Tub Cinema is taking place four days a week from Thursday to Sunday for the first two weeks of every month until September. Tickets are £30 per person or £240 for a private tub for up to eight people. For the full programme, click here.

Frightening Films in London this Halloween

Avert your eyes and put down your popcorn as classic horror films hit London’s cinema screens this Halloween. Jameson Cult Film Club Presents “Chills in the Chapel”, Union Chapel, Islington: 29-30 Oct The Jameson Cult Film Club presents two horror …