Hylands Estate

Essex Open-Air Cinema

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

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

What's On + Book Tickets

  • The Greatest Showman Sing-A-Long (PG)

    Friday 23 August

    Gates: 6:00PM / Show: 8:00PM

    This is the greatest show! 

    Get ready for some pure entertainment as you watch and singalong with The Greatest Showman on a huge open-air screen. The incredible movie musical that has sold cinemas out across the world.

    Plus music to enjoy before the movie.

  • Frozen Sing-A-Long (PG)

    Saturday 24 August

    Gates: 12:00PM / Show: 1:30PM

    An fantastic outdoor cinema experience with a Sing-A-Long showing of Disney's Frozen!

    Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of Frozen like never before as you watch and singalong with the movie on a huge open-air screen.

    This perfect family day out is going to be something special!

  • Mamma Mia! Outdoor Cinema ExtrABBAganza

    Saturday 24 August

    Gates: 5:00PM / Show: 6:30PM

    The ultimate ABBA experience!

    An all singing, all dancing ABBA day where you'll watch Mamma Mia! and Mamma Mia Here We Go Again on a HUGE open-air screen and singalong with ABBA's greatest hits!

    Plus ABBA disco before the movies, Street Food, Bar fancy dress and more! *Tickets will sell quickly for this!

  • The Gruffalo / Stick Man (U)

    Sunday 25 August

    Gates: 10:00AM / Show: 11:00AM

    An amazing family outdoor cinema experience with a double bill of brilliant Julia Donalsdon & Axel Scheffler animations.

    Watch the incredible tales of The Gruffalo and Stick Man on a giant open-air screen.

     *Both films are included in the ticket price."

  • Sing (U)

    Sunday 25 August

    Gates: 1:30PM / Show: 3:00PM

    A fantastic open-air cinema show for all the family!

    Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton and Matthew McConaughey all star in this animated musical movie about a singing competition, put together for animals in an attempt to save a theater.

    Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine.

  • Top Gun (Original) (12A)

    Sunday 25 August

    Gates: 6:30PM / Show: 8:00PM

    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.

  • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (PG)

    Monday 26 August

    Gates: 12:00PM / Show: 1:30PM

    Expecto Patronum!

    Let us take you into the wizarding world of Harry Potter as we bring you the first installment of boy wizard's adventures at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.

    A magical outdoor movie experience for all ages.

  • Grease Sing-A-Long (PG)

    Monday 26 August

    Gates: 5:30PM / Show: 7:00PM

    Greased Lightning! A fantastic outdoor cinema experience with plenty of songs to sing along to!

    Immerse yourself in the singing and dancing world of 'Grease', as we bring you a Sing-A-Long showing of the most successful movie musical of all time.

    Plus music to enjoy before the movie with a soundtrack of songs from the 60s, 70s & 80s.

About the Venue

Nestled within 574 of restored historic parkland, Hylands Estate creates the most magical setting to escape to. Sit back and enjoy taking in the serene natural beauty that surrounds you and your film!

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

Event Location

Screenings take place in the 'Webbs Farm' events field, near Hylands House.

Free parking is available in the adjacent field.

Vehicles must enter the estate using the entrance on London Road, this Google pin will lead you to the entrance of the estate: maps.app.goo.gl/QAdqT1wup1JXrSeL7

Please note - Parking is only available in the designated event parking field on London Road (CM2 8TG).

Accessibility: The event is held on flat ground with short grass and is a short distance of approx. 200m from the event car park, across a field with some uneven ground. There will be accessible toilet facilities on-site. Please speak to our friendly stewards if you require any assistance.

Venue Address

Hylands Estate
London Road, Chelmsford


Event info

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