Raby Castle

Darlington Open-Air Cinema

The UK's biggest outdoor cinema tour comes to Durham.

Pack a picnic and get ready for an experience like no other - Book your tickets now!

What's On + Book Tickets

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

    Friday 12 July

    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.

  • Encanto (U)

    Saturday 13 July

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

    The perfect family day out! An amazing Disney open-air cinema experience with a showing of the fantastic ENCANTO!

    Gorgeous animation, catchy songs and a heartwarming message, Encanto is an incredible spectacle that many are calling Disney's best movie of modern times.

    Plus music to enjoy before the movie.

  • Mamma Mia! Outdoor Cinema ExtrABBAganza

    Saturday 13 July

    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!

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

    Sunday 14 July

    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.

  • Pretty Woman (15)

    Sunday 14 July

    Gates: 6:00PM / Show: 7:30PM

    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

An awe-inspiring 14th century castle in County Durham, England. It was built by the powerful Neville family. The castle has a rich history, as it has been owned by the same family for over 700 years. Originally the castle was a Saxon hunting lodge before it was transformed into the grand and magnificent castle that stands today. This historic site boasts spectacular medieval architecture, a truly impressive backdrop for the ultimate moviegoing experience.

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 within the grounds overlooking the castle.

Free on-site parking available in the main visitor car park.

Accessibility: The event is held on short grass with some uneven ground. It is approx. 400m from the car park along a path and field with a slight incline. There will be accessible toilet facilities on-site. Please speak to our friendly stewards if you require any assistance.

Venue Address

Raby Castle


Event info

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