Top film experiences in London

See the capital on the big screen with these unmissable film experiences in London.

Discover the many ways to enjoy the magic of film in the capital, from independent cinemas steeped in history to open-air screenings in iconic locations.

Top cinemas and film screenings

  • Discover the best outdoor cinemas in London, from rooftop screenings with Instagram-worthy views to pop-up shows in iconic locations. 
  • Watch a film in unique and historic surroundings at one of London's best independent cinemas.
  • Drop by BFI Southbank for film seasons, new releases and classic movies restored for the big screen.
  • Join sing-along sessions, all-night movie marathons and special screenings at Prince Charles Cinema
  • Be wowed while watching a movie on the largest cinema screen in Britain at the BFI IMAX
  • See a film in world-famous Leicester Square, which has played host to hundreds of glitzy movie premieres, at its Cineworld, Odeon Luxe and Vue cinemas. 
  • Grab a seat in the Regent Street Cinema for screenings of the best independent and studio films. 
  • Enjoy a diverse array of films, talks, family screenings and curated seasons at the Barbican Centre's cinema. 
  • Enjoy iconic films and new releases mixed with gorgeous views at Rooftop Film Club in Stratford and Peckham. 

Fun film experiences

Movie-inspired tours

  • Put on your comfy shoes and explore your favourite films on foot with a movie-themed walking tour, from James Bond to Sherlock Holmes
  • Join Brit Movie Tours to learn fascinating facts about the places in London that have featured on the big screen over the years. 
  • Go on the hunt for famous film locations that play a starring role in blockbuster films, such as Notting Hill, Bridget Jones's Diary and The Da Vinci Code.
  • Take a tour around picturesque Greenwich to visit the area's most iconic film and TV locations, including filming spots from Thor and Cruella.

Food and drink for film fans

  • Be transported to a Greek island for a night of fun, food and dancing with Mamma Mia! The Party at The O2. 
  • Treat yourself to a quirky afternoon tea with a movie twist, from Peter Pan and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to Peter Rabbit. 

For even more fun experiences around the capital, check out the best things to do in London