Movies at Bolesworth

Blockbuster Outdoor Cinema Nights Near Chester

This summer’s unmissable outdoor cinema movie extravaganza opens on-location at Bolesworth in the heart of Cheshire from 19 to 21 August 2022.

Our must-see blockbuster outdoor cinema nights are an incredible family event packed with food, film and fizz with the script for the perfect open air experience. Featuring a programme curated with family movies like the latest Disney smash-hit Encanto, classics like The Greatest Showman and Mamma Mia!, plus rock music spectaculars Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody, there’s something to enjoy for young movie goers and film aficionados alike on our huge LED screen against the backdrop of the stunning Bolesworth Castle.

And if you fancy the Hollywood A-list experience, imagine sitting on our moat-side hospitality deck or in your own VIP dome with a glass of fizz, a local brew or special mocktail whilst you enjoy some delicious nibbles.

We hope we’ve made you an offer you can’t refuse, so here’s looking at you kid… we’ll always have Bolesworth!

Rocketman poster image


Friday 19 August 2022 | Gates Open: 6.00pm | Movie Starts: 7.30pm

Young Reginald Dwight (Taron Egerton) changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it’s the epic musical story of an icon, his breakthrough years to his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar. Starring Jamie Bell, Bryce Dallas Howard and Richard Madden.

Rocketman © 2019 Paramount Pictures. All Rights Reserved.

The Greatest Showman

The Greatest Showman

Saturday 20 August 2022 | Gates Open: 12pm | Movie Starts: 1pm

Step right up… and into the spellbinding imagination of a man who set out to reveal that life itself can be the most thrilling show of all. Inspired by the legend and ambitions of America’s original pop-culture impresario, P.T. Barnum. Hugh Jackman leads an all-star cast in this bold and original musical filled with infectious showstopping performances that will bring you to your feet time and time again. Also starring Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson and Zendaya.

The Greatest Showman © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Mamma Mia cast image

Mamma Mia!

Saturday 20 August 2022 | Gates Open: 6pm | Movie Starts: 7.30pm

Based around ABBA’s musical back-catalogue, Mamma Mia! Follows the story of Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands as she prepares for her daughter’s wedding with the help of two old friends. Meanwhile Sophie, the spirited bride has plan, to invite three men from her mother’s past in the hope of meeting her real father and having him escort her down the aisle on her wedding day. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Firth.

Mamma Mia! © 2008 Universal Pictures. All Rights Reserved.


Sunday 21 August 2022 | Gates Open: 11am | Movie Starts: 12pm

Discover the tale of an extraordinary family living in vibrant, wondrous hidden town in Colombia called Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family with a unique gift from super strength to the power to heal—every child except one, Mirabel. Starring Stephanie Beatriz, John Leguizamo, Alan Tudyk and Jessica Darrow.

Encanto © 2021 Disney Enterprises Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rami Malek as Freddie Mercury at Live Aid

Bohemian Rhapsody

Sunday 21 August 2022 | Gates Open: 5.30pm | Movie Starts: 6.30pm

Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) defies stereotypes and convention to become one of history’s most beloved entertainers. Queen’s revolutionary sound and popular songs lead to the band’s meteoric rise in the 1970s. After leaving the group to pursue a solo career, Mercury reunites with Queen for the benefit concert Live Aid, one of the greatest performances in rock ‘n’ roll history. Starring Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee and Joseph Mazzello.

Bohemian Rhapsody © 2018 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

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