Drive-in movie blockbusters come to big screen at Kirkstall Forge

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A blockbuster outdoor cinema experience from the comfort and safety of your own car is coming to Kirkstall Forge for the first time this May.

There will be nine screenings across three days, including family favourites Back To The Future, Paddington and Jurassic Park. Also showing will be Dirty Dancing, Grease, Hairspray, Mamma Mia, The Greatest Showman and Bohemian Rhapsody

Mike Hanson, of event organisers What A Movie, said:

“Everyone needs something to look forward to at the moment, so we are delighted to be screening a further choice of blockbuster and family movies as we come out of lockdown at Kirkstall Forge.

“As before, the screenings will take place in accordance with government guidelines on social distancing to ensure the safety of guests.  Everything will be contactless, including food ordering and delivery, and cars will be parked a safe distance apart.”

For full listings and to book visit  Films will be shown on a large high quality LED screen allowing for daylight screenings, with sound transmitted direct to your car radio by tuning in to an FM Frequency.

James Millson, from Kirkstall Forge developers CEG, said:

“We are keen to ensure there are lots of vibrant outdoor events at Kirkstall Forge this summer for the local community to safely enjoy as our development evolves. To find out more about our events programme visit”

Gourmet Wood Fired Pizzas will be available to order on site, along with a selection of high quality Barista Coffees, hot drinks, cold drinks and snacks, all delivered to your car.

Screenings will take place at Kirkstall Forge on Friday 14, Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 May 2021.  Please be assured that all events will strictly adhere to government guidelines on social distancing, with contactless ticket scanning on entry, marshalled parking allowing for at least two metre distances between cars. 


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