Best Outdoor Cinemas in East Anglia

East Anglia’s Best Outdoor Cinemas 2016

If you’re looking for a cinematic experience under the stars check out our favourite outdoor cinema venues in East Anglia this summer.

Majestic Holkham Hall, North Norfolk

Holkham Hall - July 1st – 2nd

Head to the north Norfolk coast for screenings in the incredible walled garden of Holkham Hall. The splendour of the garden’s ripening fruits will add sweetness to the air for an evening under the stars on this coastal estate. Take in the horticultural beauty while enjoying a pre-film drink in the delicately restored patch. Definitely a special spot for an evening of movie magic.

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Plantation Garden, Norwich, Norfolk

Plantation Gardens – July 21st - 24th and Aug 18th - 21st

Tucked away in a secret corner of Norwich the Plantation Garden is one of the City’s hidden gems. This peaceful haven will once again be host to Cinema City’s summer pop up for eight screenings under the stars. The restored Victorian garden has Grade II listed status and features include an Italianate terrace and 19th century architecture making it one of Norwich’s most romantic outdoor screening venues.

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Couple walking towards Blickling Hall, Norfolk

Blickling Estate – Sept 16th & 17th

With the legendary Blickling Hall as your backdrop the setting couldn’t be more cinematic for a beautiful evening of big screen films. The grandiose National Trust property will transport you into Norfolk’s rich past as you sit back and relax for this incredible outdoor screening experience. The estate comes to life at these evening events, be part of a new chapter in the history of this magnificent hall.

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Abbey Gardens Bury St Edmunds

Abbey Gardens, Bury St Edmunds – July 21st to 23rd

The undeniable beauty of the Abbey Gardens in Bury St Edmunds adds a historical background to this alfresco cinema screening. Lush flower beds combined with centuries old epic ruins allows guests to feel like they’re in their very own film set. With the Cathedral towering over the landscaped garden this is the perfect way to spend an evening on the lawn watching a classic movie.

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IWM Duxford

IWM Duxford – Sept 22nd – 24th

Not only does the Imperial War Museum Duxford navigate through aviation history but it’s also a fantastically unique setting for an outdoor cinema. Renovations were completed in spring 2016 to reveal an awe inspiring new American Air Museum exhibition with epic displays and exciting stories. Located next to the runway the outdoor ambience of the large dramatic aeroplane hangers can’t help but impress!

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Holywells Park, Ipswich

Holywells Park, Ipswich – Aug 4th- 6th

The stunning Ipswich greenspace, Holywell Park, is an area designed to be enjoyed by everyone. With such close proximity to the city centre this picturesque park is an ideal way to enjoy a movie under the Milky Way. The site is listed on the English Heritage Register of Historic Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest, what better way to delight in what Ipswich has to offer this summer.

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