Big Screen in the Park

Mary Youlden
Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - 4:23pm

Roll up, roll up! Big Screen In The Park is coming to town for seven nights of outdoor cinema this summer.  

The city’s largest outdoor cinema event returns to Northernhay Gardens from Monday 6th to Sunday 12th August.

Visitors to the annual event can expect al fresco films, bars, picnics and on-site entertainment. This is a unique opportunity to experience the magic of the movies on a huge 10m screen, with the illuminated Cathedral city as a stunning backdrop.


Edward Scissorhands (12), Monday 6 Aug

This haunting and darkly sweet fairytale marks the first of many Johnny Depp and Tim Burton collaborations and is as magical today as it was first time around.

Cinema Paradiso (15), Tuesday 7 Aug

Celebrating 30 years since its release, Cinema Paradiso is a nostalgic love letter to the magic of cinema. Winner of the Academy Award for best foreign film, this Italian classic is an absolute must-see.

Isle Of Dogs (PG), Wednesday 8 Aug

Voiced by an impressive cast, Wes Anderson's Isle Of Dogs is a unique irreverent animation for the whole family.

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (15), Thursday 9 Aug

With seven Oscar nominations to its name, Martin McDonagh's third feature deftly balances black comedy and searing drama. Full of extraordinary performances, authenticity and wit, it's no wonder this film made such an impact on the big screen this year.

Black Panther (12A), Friday 10 Aug

Presenting a bold twist in the Marvel universe Black Panther is a dazzling standalone masterpiece oozing with style and substance.

The Greatest Showman (PG), Saturday 11 Aug

Unleash your guilty pleasures and sing-along to this magical musical inspired by the colourful life of P. T Barnum. With dazzling performances and show stopping scenes Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this infectious musical.

Blade Runner: The Final Cut (15), Sunday 12 Aug

Widely considered Ridley Scott's greatest masterpiece, Blade Runner oozes with cinematic style with its neon, dystopian landscape and dreamy Vangelis soundtrack. Sci-fi fans won't want to miss this iconic cult classic.


Tickets cost £6 in advance or £7 on the gate and can be purchased from or by calling Exeter Phoenix’s box office on 01392 667080.

Gates and bars will open from 7pm with films starting around 9pm.

Big Screen In The Park is supported by Princesshay Exeter, Exeter BID and St Austell Brewery.

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Northernhay Gardens, Exeter

Event Date

Monday, August 6, 2018 - 7:00pm to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 7:00pm