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Where to catch your drive-in movie experience this summer – Kent & Sussex

June 21, 2020

In the wake of social distancing and restrictions on our usual access to leisure facilities you may have noticed a surge in drive-in movie experiences popping up all over the country. For now drive-in movie theatre’s offer a much needed post lockdown escape with many offering gourmet food and drink to top off the experience, and with most venues offering a range of family friendly showings you don’t even have to worry about getting a babysitter! This is something everyone can enjoy in safety – you just need a car and the lowdown on where to catch your favourite flick. So here’s what’s showing around Kent and Sussex this summer..


Tom Kerridge’s Dine and Drive

Where? Venue’s across the country including Hever Castle in Kent

When? 14-19 July

Which movies? Back to the Future, Grease, Jaws, 1917, Knives Out, La La Land, Le Mans, Mamma Mia, Aladdin, The BFG. Plus if movies aren’t your thing you can opt to watch Mark Watson’s Carpool Comedy Club at the same venue.

How much? £17.50 for adults, £5.50 for a child matinee or £7.50 for a child evening, under 3’s free.

What else? You can enjoy chef Tom Kerridge’s top notch Dine and Drive menu inspired by the best of old-school American style drive in servings.

Flix Drive in

Where? Southborough, Tonbridge

When? 5 – 9 August

Which movies? Minions, Lion King, Mamma Mia!, 1917, Superbad, A Star is Born, Joker, Matilda plus others.

How much? £35 for a car with 2 people, £43 for a car with 4 people, £48 for a car with 7 people.

Anything else? Gourmet food available from chef Aldo Zilli!

Reels and Wheels

Where? Detling, Kent

When? Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th August

Which movies? Jumanji, Dirty Dancing, Toy Story, A Star is Born. Mamma Mia, The Joker, The Lion King, Pretty Woman, Trolls World Tour, Mrs Doubtfire.

How much? £35 per car (2 people) £5 per extra person.

Anthing else? Tickets are on sale now through this link.

East Sussex

White Dot Cinema

Where? Ringmer near Lewes

When? August 1st & 8th

Which movies? Moulin Rouge & Back to the Future

How much? £30 for cars with two people additional passengers an extra £10 each.

What else? Snacks, soft drinks, wine and beer all available to be delivered to your car. Keep checking the website for more showings yet to be announced.

Tulley’s Drive-In Cinema

Where? Tulley’s Farm, Turner’s Hill

When? July & August

Which movies? Magic Mike, Moulin Rouge, Parent Trap, Die Hard, Sonic the Hedgehog, Ice Age, Grease, Bohemian Rhapsody, Spongebob, Kill Bill plus many many more!

How much? £25 – £45 per car

Chiddingly Drive-In

Where? Chiddingly near Hailsham

When? 24th, 25th and 26th July

Which movies? Dumbo, The Goonies, Rocketman, Finding Nemo, Back to the Future, Grease, Dirty Dancing

How much? £25 per car (4 people) discounts for NHS and emergency service workers.

At the Drive In

Where? Brighton

When? Sept 30 – Oct 4

Which movies? A Star is Born, Back to the Future, Grease, Joker, Lion King Toy Story

How much? £35 per car

White Wall Cinema

Where? Brighton

When? July 4th – September 6th

Which movies? Apocalypse Now, Mid 90’s, Stand by me plus others. See here for full listing.

How much? Between £5 – £7.50 each.

Anything else? Whilst not strictly drive-in White Wall Cinema plan to put on a series of indoor and outdoor, socially distanced screenings throughout the summer of 2020. Further details are yet to be announced so please keep checking their website for updates.

If you’d like your drive-in experience to be added to the listings then please get in touch

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