Bowood House & Gardens

Chippenham Open-Air Cinema

The UK's No.1 outdoor cinema shows come to Wiltshire.

Pack a picnic and get ready for an experience like no other. *Tickets are selling quickly for this venue!

What's On + Book Tickets

  • Top Gun (Original) (12A)

    Friday 26 July

    Gates: 8:00PM / Show: 9:30PM

    A blockbuster open-air showing of the original and absolute 80s classic, Top Gun!

    Pack a picnic and enjoy Top Gun on a huge open-air screen under the stars. Hiighhwayyy tooo the danger zone!

    Plus music to enjoy before the movie with a soundtrack of specially curated songs.

  • Mamma Mia! (PG)

    Saturday 27 July

    Gates: 8:00PM / Show: 9:30PM

    An ABBAtastic outdoor cinema experience with a showing of Mamma Mia!

    Immerse yourself in the world of the hit musical and sing your heart out to ABBA's greatest hits as you watch and singalong with the movie.

    Plus music from the 70s & 80s to enjoy before the movie, with a soundtrack of disco and party classics. *Tickets are guaranteed to fly out for this one!

  • Pretty Woman (15)

    Sunday 28 July

    Gates: 8:00PM / Show: 9:30PM

    Watch a classic movie under the stars!

    Pack a picnic and join us for an outdoor cinema experience like no other with a showing of the fantastic Pretty Woman, starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, on a HUGE open-air screen. 

    Plus music to enjoy before the movie with a soundtrack of specially curated songs.

About the Venue

Bowood House is a stunning Grade I listed Georgian country house. Located in the idyllic Wiltshire countryside, it is among the most unique places to visit in the county. We're very pleased to bring evenings of cinematic escapism to the grounds.

Please click here to find out more.

  Hot food and snacks available

  On-site bar

  Picnics and drinks welcome

  NO glasses. Plastic and paper cups only

Please note, no smoking is permitted within the crowd. If you wish to smoke, please use the designated area.

Event Location

Screenings take place in front of the house.

The entrance is via the Bowood House & Gardens gate, just off of the A4. If using Satellite Naviation, please use postcode SN11 9NF or click here to see the entrance on Google Maps.

Free on-site parking is available, please follow signage and stewards for directions on-site.

Pedestrians - due to the late-night screening times we do not recommend you walk into or out of Bowood Estate to this event.  The public footpath in/out of the Estate is unlit and with an increase in traffic we kindly request you avoid walking for your own safety.  Should you make the decision to walk in and out on our public footpaths we recommend you wear reflective clothing (hi-vis) and have a torch with you.  You may use the Pick Up and Drop Off point in the car park should you wish to do so.

Accessibility: The event is held on short grass and is approx. 400m from the car park, across a field with uneven ground. For blue badge parking within this car park, please ask the parking marshalls on arrival. There will be accessible toilet facilities on-site. Please speak to our friendly stewards if you require any additional assistance.


Venue Address

Bowood House & Gardens
Old Rd, Derry Hill, Calne
SN11 0LZ


Event info

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