The Forbidden Forest Cinema

Are you brave enough to enter the Forest? Peter Gray reports.

-London's Best Events-

If watching a scary movie in a dark and forbidding forest seems like your idea of hell, look away now. If like us, however, your idea of a great night out is being spooked out of your wits, then you’ll absolutely love the Forbidden Forest Cinema Pop-Up.

The brainchild of independent cinema specialists Pop Up Screens, the event will see a warehouse in Peckham transformed into a spooky woodland for a series of immersive screenings that are guaranteed to chill your blood.

Horror movie lovers will absolutely love this event as the programme includes such classics of the genre as A Nightmare on Elm Street, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, It, The Shining, Scream and Donnie Darko.

There’ll be refreshments and popcorn from an on-site bar, and the cinema has a special license that will allow it to stay open past the dreaded 10pm curfew.

Tickets for the event are now on sale with guests required to purchase a minimum of two tickets per transaction (which will also ensure that you have someone to hold your hand if things get really spooky!).

The cinema has taken a number of measures to ensure that the venue is covid secure, with a reduced capacity, ‘safety pod seating’ to ensure guests maintain a safe distance, and a one way system in the venue.

Pop Up Screens are one of the UK’s most popular and successful immersive cinema companies. Having hosted everything from ‘movie under the stars’ festivals to festive Cinema in The Snow type events, the company are absolute masters at taking an empty space and transforming it into a fully realised immersive cinema.

More information about the Forbidden Forest can be found here.

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-London's Best Events-
What: immersive cinema
When: 23 Oct - 8 Nov 2020
Where: Bussey Building Peckham
Website: Forbidden Forest