Free Summer Screening Programme returns to Leicester Square Gardens this August!


For the second successive year, immerse yourself in free, family friendly films as Leicester Square rolls out the red carpet for the return of its Summer Screenings.

Opening its gates from Thursday 8th August to Sunday 11th August, Leicester Square Gardens will be screening something for everyone. Tim Burton’s live action re-imagining of Dumbo will bring the perfect finale to our opening day, as an ideal family fun night out. The schedule will also include the 1985 classic Back to The Futureand the worldwide musical sensation The Greatest Showman!

A large LED screen ideal for outdoor viewing will be in use at London’s best pop-up open air cinema, ready for London’s finest film buffs, who can kick back and relax in the deck chairs provided. As the cinema is positioned in the heart of London’s West End, there is plenty of opportunity to explore the square further with a huge choice of attractions and restaurants to treat yourself and the family this summer across the Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus area.

The full listing of films* to be shown at this year’s Leicester Square Summer Screenings are below – in AM to PM order:

Thursday 8th August: Feel Good Thursday

  • Peter Rabbit
  • Babe
  • Mamma Mia – Here we go again!
  • Groundhog Day
  • Dumbo (Live Action)

Friday 9th August: Leicester Square Favourites

  • Moana
  • The Incredibles 2
  • Beauty and the Beast (singalong)
  • Ghostbusters
  • Back to the Future

Saturday 10th August: Retro Day

  • The Little Mermaid
  • E.T
  • Mrs Doubtfire
  • Jurassic Park
  • Grease (singalong)

Sunday 11th August: Singalong Day

  • Frozen (singalong)
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • Sister Act
  • The Greatest Showman (singalong)