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Top Five Outdoor Cinemas in London

If you love films but don’t want to be stuck inside a multiplex on a balmy summer night, catch a flick in the great London outdoors. From rooftops to hot-tubs, barges to parks, movies are being screened in some of the city’s coolest locations. Here are a few of our favourites:

Rooftop Film Club
Live the high life by watching classic, cult and recent film releases atop some of London’s finest rooftops, from Kensington Roof Gardens to The Queen of Hoxton. Top movie picks include The Lost Boys, Moon, Hitchcock, Silver Linings, Juno and Reservoir Dogs. Rock fans can enjoy a concert-style screening of the legendary Queen Live at Wembley gig  at Netil House tomorrow (22 June). For a full movie programme, click here. Until 30 Sep

Hot Tub Cinema
Cinemagoers can watch their favourite movies while relaxing in a bubbling hot tub on the rooftop of creative arts venue Rockwell House. As well as boasting eye-popping views of the London skyline, tub-side table service is provided by friendly waiting staff who will keep you happy with movie-themed cocktails and BBQ food. Upcoming movies for July have a comedy theme and include Anchorman, Borat, Team America, Ghostbusters, The Big Lebowski and Superbad. For a full programme, click here  Until 30 Sep

The Floating Cinema
Watch movies on a converted canal boat as the Floating Cinema navigates London’s canals. Large-scale outdoor films will also be screened for bank-side audiences. See the Floating Cinema website for more information.  27 Jul-30 Sep

Nomad Cinema’s Summer Season of Open-Air Cinema
Expect a friendly-festival feel at London’s only roaming open-air cinema, which pops up at a string of beautiful locations across the city, from museums to gardens. Highlights include screenings of cult indie classics Donnie Darko and Edward Scissorhands at the eerily atmospheric Brompton Cemetery. Food stalls serve up everything from hot dogs to frozen yoghurt, while a cocktail bar sells wine, beer and cocktails. Click here for a full film programme. 14 Jul-21 Sep

Film4 Summer Series at Somerset House
Somerset House’s popular open-air film screenings are presented in the venue’s magnificent 18th century courtyard. Take along a picnic and enjoy an early evening DJ session before your movie starts. Screenings include the world premiere of About Time, Crazy Stupid Love, Guys & Dolls, and a clutch of triple-bills. Visit the Somerset House website for more details. 8-21 Aug