Let's Do London: top film experiences

It's time to get back to the big screen in London with these unmissable film experiences!

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

For more things to do in London, check out our Let's Do London guide. Make sure to share your adventures on social media using the #LetsDoLondon hashtag!

Top cinemas and film screenings

  • Discover the best drive-in and outdoor cinemas in London, from rooftop screenings with Insta-worthy views to pop-ups 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 The 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 very best independent and studio films. 
  • Enjoy a diverse array of films, talks, family screenings and curated seasons with the Barbican's cinema. 
  • Enjoy iconic films and new releases mixed with gorgeous views at the 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, Les Misérables and The Da Vinci Code.
  • 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

  • Dine on delicious comfort food while surrounded by Forrest Gump memorabilia at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. near Leicester Square. 
  • Be transported to a Greek island for a night of fun, food and dancing you'll never forget 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 more fun things to do in London, take a look at our Let's Do London guide.