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Miami Beach is the latest instalment from Backyard Cinema, the UK's only theme-changing cinema responsible for The Last Chapel, The Winter Night Garden and The Lost World. Not just your average cinema, Backyard Cinema will bring the Miami heat to Borough with a tropical beach and exotic cocktails to accompany screenings of classic films and blockbusters. Ticket holders will exchange city footwear for flip-flops at the door and tropical outfits are encouraged.

Miami Beach has begun Backyard Cinema's permanent home at Mercato Metropolitano in Borough. For more information and tickets head to: www.backyardcinema.co.uk

Rewind back to a retro version of Miami and enter the immersive world of Backyard Cinema – the only guaranteed summer experience this season.

Backyard will show a selection of films celebrating sun, sand and all things tropical. Whether it’s a night out with mates, that special date or an evening with the kids, come and soak up the ‘sun’ at the Flamingo Beach Bar before settling into the famous giant beanbags to feel the sand between your toes.

Dominic Davies, the company founder says, "We've filled the cinema with 32 tons of sand and are ready to show some of the best summer films the cinematic world has to offer. Make sure you paint your toenails, ticket holders will have the chance to swap civilian shoes for their very own Backyard Cinema flip flops making this a cinema experience you truly remember. All this combined with no chance of rain!? This is going to be the best summer yet!."

Celebrate the ultimate summer line up in style. The Miami beach setting promises to be a place for all to enjoy. Whether you’re a film buff, date night couple or a kid there’s something for everyone. With new and old classics such as Back to the Future, Dirty Dancing and Scarface to La La Land, Lego Batman and Moana

Based in South London's Mercato Metropolitano in Borough, Backyard Cinema's sand-filled, Miami experience hosts giant beanbag seating and an in house bar serving a selection of themed cocktails alongside craft beers, cider, prosecco & Mocktails so the kids don't have to miss out.

Backyard Cinema is the first permanent themed cinema in London with an exciting selection of seasons planned throughout the year, treating customers to a completely different experience every time they go. Since moving into the new permanent home they have produced a jungle adventure, Lost World, The Last Chapel and an enchanted Christmas forest, The Winter Night Garden. Miami Beach arrives on 30th May. For more information and tickets head to: www.backyardcinema.co.uk

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The world is ending, hundreds of bloodthirsty zombies are out to eat your brains, what do you do? Head to Benito’s Hat for The Backyard Burrito, “The Red One”, and wait until the rampage of the living dead subsides…

In conjunction with Backyard Cinema’s Halloween Movie Special, Benito’s Hat has created The Backyard Burrito. This limited edition crimson creation contains succulent achiote braised chicken, refried pinto beans, coriander and lime rice, red cabbage, pico and is dripping with a spicy scarlet salsa brava made with beetroot, wrapped up in a blood-red tomato tortilla. All the ingredients combined will leave the undead wishing they were back in their graves.

As part of the next instalment from Backyard Cinema, from 31st October – 7th November, horror fans can embark on a four-hour cinematic journey of survival at a top-secret East London location. Even zombie slayers need food, which is why Benito’s Hat will be serving The Backyard Burrito along with speciality deep fried tequila shots throughout the event.

Tickets for access to the only safe place in London this Halloween are on sale now. Those who don’t make it there alive can devour Backyard Burrito at all Benito’s Hat restaurants throughout The Capital until mid November, if they’re brave enough…



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Join the Zombies this Halloween for a thrilling theatrical indoor cinema experience, Zombie Apocalypse.  As part of the next instalment from Backyard Cinema, for 8 nights, from 31st October – 7th November 2014, horror fans can choose their film and embark on a 4-hour journey of survival in the only safe place on the planet, a top-secret East London location! If you’re brave enough to take the challenge, you’ll make your way through quarantine, the survival zone & a secret science lab…all before the movie even starts.  While you soak up the atmosphere, experience tasty cocktails, delicious street food and surprise Zombie appearances.  And, as the Halloween special finishes join us to celebrate with an ‘End of The World Party’ with live entertainment, late into the night.  Don’t be afraid; grab your tickets now from www.backyardcinema.co.uk priced at £30.00pp over 18’s only.


Choose your Backyard Cinema Halloween movie experience:

Friday 31st October:                                    Evil Dead (2013)

Saturday 1st November (matinee):    Zombie Land

Saturday 1st November (evening):    28 Days Later

Sunday 2nd November (matinee):      Shaun Of The Dead

Sunday 2nd November (evening):       [.REC]

Monday 3rd November:                             Day Of The Dead (1986)

Tuesday 4th November:                             Planet Terror

Wednesday 5th November:                      Cockneys VS Zombies

Thursday 6th November:                          Zombie Land  

Friday 7th November:                                  Shaun Of The Dead


Those brave enough to dare and attend will be taken inside the Zombie secret safehouse before exploring the devastation around them.  On entering the top-secret survival camp, cinemagoers must make it through quarantine avoiding some frightening encounters with the infected! Explore the Secret Zombie Testing Facility and learn the essential survivaltechniques required to battle the infestation, ahead of submerging yourself in your chosen movie, Zombie Apocalypse.  It’s all in a nights work… get your friends at the ready for what’s set to be one memorable Halloween experience.

Dominic Davies Founder & Zombie expert said:  “Due to its huge success last year and the fact we have finished our Summer Season we bring back Backyard Cinema Apocalypse - but this time with much more bite,excuse the pun.  I absolutely love these kinds of events so we have gone all out, converting a secret East London location into an Army camp where cinemagoers can explore & enjoy drinks, street food, interactive scares, live actors, a beautiful set AND a zombie movie.  Zombies are cool and I’m looking forward to you meeting them!”

No matter what the occasion, Backyard Cinema's ethos to bring you great food & drink never changes and this Halloween season will be no exception.  New for the Zombie Apocalypse series, Brooklyn Brewery join as official sponsor, serving a range of draft & bottled beer, alongside some tasty antidote cocktails for guests to enjoy on their Backyard journey. Plus, set to bring the Mexican Day of the Dead theme to life, the guys from Benito's Hat will be dishing up delicious Zombie Burritos and tacos.  Could the specially-crafted salsas be enough to turn the heads of the undead?

So, are you brave enough to be part of the Zombie Apocalypse?  Get your tickets now for access to the only safe place in London this Halloween www.backyardcinema.co.uk  priced at £30.00 each (Over 18’s only).  What are you waiting for…?

pee1_TownHallS01151The luxury December season  of Backyard cinema is upon us.

Backyard Cinema are taking over Bethnal Green town hall for two days to deliver a luxurious Christmas film screening series on Wednesday 11th & Wednesday 18th December.

11th December - The Great Gatsby (2013)

18th December - Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

On the night you can expect 360 degree decadence, opulent settings, Art Deco architecture, an exquisite cocktail bar, 100 year old leather and walnut sofa seats, a mouthwatering dinner box from Jimmy Garcia and (Chocolate) Cigarette Girls, blankets, posh popcorn and much more.

There are only 60 seats available per screening so tickets are limited and are £29 each which included the film and a taster box. Just a film ticket will cost you £16.

The luxury hotel where the screenings take place is home to Michelin Star restaurant Viajante, an exquisite cocktail bar and sister restaurant, The Corner Room. The Art Deco architecture mixed with cutting edge design takes you into another world with the screenings being held in the towns original Council Chamber hidden within the hotel.

Customers will relax in 100 year old leather and walnut sofa seats as they enjoy a choice of classic films with a modern twist. Luxury cocktails served with precision and a bespoke Backyard Cinema taster box containing truffle tortilla balls, charred leek hearts with leek ash emulsion and Iberico pork on a paella cracker are an absolute must and provide an indulgent accompaniment to this exclusive experience.

This opulent outing will take you back to the 50’s, and with our very own personal (chocolate) cigarette girl serving you at your seat, blankets on hand and fresh, posh, popcorn, cooked up by award winning pop-up chef Jimmy Garcia, this 60 seat, high end Backyard Cinema experience is not to be missed.

backyard cinemaBackyard Cinema returns with a classic 2 day weekend mini movie festival this weekend (20th-21st July). You can expect classic films, craft beers, beanbags, deck chairs, DJs, live bands, BBQ food sun and fun.

After the huge success at their last event, which saw over 2000 guests across the weekend,  you can expect much of the same. The venue itself is free to enjoy all day and evening without a cinema ticket.

Backyard Cinema will be showing 7 classic films for all over 2 days:



All day this Saturday 20th July 12 noon - 2am


All day this Sunday 21st July 1pm - Midnight


 £10 per screening / £15 for Movie + Food

£15 for Movie + Two Drinks / £19 for Movie / Food + Two Drinks


THE HOBBIT ---------------------Sat 20th July --- 1:00pm

TREMORS ------------------------ Sat 25th July --- 4:30pm

TRANCE -------------------------- Sat 20th July --- 7:00pm

THE BIG LEBOWSKI --------- Sat 20th July --- 9:30pm

JURASSIC PARK --------------Sun 21st July --- 2:00pm

FOUR LIONS ---------------------Sun 21st July --- 5:30pm

LIFE OF PI -------------------------Sun 21st July --- 7:30pm

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