Huge outdoor cinema coming to Liverpool’s Speke Hall this September

FOR the first time, a huge outdoor cinema experience is heading to the National Trust’s Speke Hall.

Taking place across four days in September, the screened films include everything from Dirty Dancing (12A) on Sunday 15 September Bohemian Rhapsody (12A) on Thursday 12 September that will have everyone stomping their feet and clapping their hands.

For action film fans, see Tom Cruise’s Top Gun (12A) on Friday 13 September, while a trip to the future sees a young John Connor battling it out in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (15) on Saturday 14 September.

Outdoor cinema has become ever more popular in recent years and now Liverpool is getting the chance to join in the fun, as part of QUAD’s Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival. The nationwide festival will bring their huge inflatable screen to Speke Hall’s lawn, giving an unrivalled view of the city’s cherished Tudor mansion.

“We’re absolutely delighted to be working with National Trust Speke Hall – a renowned jewel in Merseyside’s heritage. The Summer Nights Film Festival brings outdoor cinema to the very best heritage properties nationwide, and so where better to enjoy four nights of cinema than the glorious gardens of Speke? I’m planning my picnic already!” said Dr Alex Rock, Director, Summer Nights Film Festival.

Film-goers are invited to bring a picnic, dress for the weather and bring their own seating. Each film will start approximately 30 minutes after sunset, with gates opening at 6.30pm. There will be access to toilets, baby-changing facilities and all films will be screened with subtitles so that everyone can truly sit back and relax. Free parking will also be available on-site.

Full listings:

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)
Thursday 12 September

Top Gun (12A)
Friday 13 September

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (15)
Saturday 14 September

Dirty Dancing (12A)
Sunday 15 September

For more information or to buy tickets visit or call the QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606.
Tickets are priced at £15.50 for adults or £10.50 for under 12s, and under five years go free. Tickets for group bookings of eight or more are £12.50 for adults or £8.50 for under 12s.