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Backyard Cinema Manchester

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Start Date: 5 Jul 2023
End Date: 1 Sep 2023
Venue: Depot Mayfield

Backyard Cinema is returning to Manchester for the Summer with their Miami beach event featuring films for the whole family.

Located on the roof of Depot Mayfield you will step into of 80’s Miami Beach for a cinematic beach party experience. 

They will show a mix of films for the whole family.

Here is everything you need to know.

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What is Backyard Cinema Manchester?

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Backyard Cinema offers a fun cinematic experience.

This year the theme is Miami Beach which will bring a summer paradise where you feel the sand in between your toes, sit under real palm trees and all with a mocktail (or cocktail) in your hands.

There will also be a whole host of entertainment from interactive hosts, drag shows, singalongs and karaoke.  

No cinema event would be complete without refreshments and Backyard Cinema is no different. You can expect delicious street food along with exotic-themed cocktails. 

Along with the normal film showings Backyard Cinema will be hosting extra special events details below.

Special Events at Backyard Cinema Manchester 

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Along with the film showings, Backyard Cinema will also be hosting the following events: 

Dirty Dancing Beach Party 

The Dirty Dancing Beach Party will be taking place every Friday during the event.  

Watch Dirty Dancing complete with light shows and special effects. 

After the film, you will be treated to special entertainment on the Depot Mayfield Roof. 

Don’t worry you need to carry a watermelon to get in, they will be offering themed watermelon cocktails. 

Plus everyone is invited to dress up. 

Backyard Cinema Super Sing-A-Longs 

At the Backyard Cinema’s Super Sing-A-Longs, you can expect something extra special.

Sing your heart out at your favourite sing-a-long movie, where you will be treated to added light shows, entertainment and lots of participation.

Barbie on the Beach  

Barbie the Movie will be making an appearance at Backyard Cinema this summer. 

Not only will you be able to watch this summer’s big hit but do so with the sand under your feet and a cocktail in hand. 

The Big Drag Takeover 

Celebrate Pride Weekend with The Big Drag Takeover at Backyard Cinema with the Miami Beach edition. 

Running from 23rd to 27th August you expect flamingos, disco balls and special drag shows after some films. 

School Holiday Backyard Cinema

To help keep little ones occupied over the summer school holidays in Manchester the Backyard Cinema will be running midweek matinees.

Perfect for the whole family they will from 26th July to 1st September 2023. 

You can enjoy a fun family film on their Miami Beach with snack packs and mocktails available.

Films running will include: 

  • Super Mario Bros
  • Grease Super Sing-along,
  • Moana,
  • The Little Mermaid (2023),
  • Spider-Man: Across The Spider-Verse,
  • Elemental
  • Back to the Future
  • Matilda: The Musical,
  • The Goonies and many more.

Dates and times will be released shortly so please keep checking back. 

How Old Do You Have To Be To Go To Backyard Cinema Manchester? 

Children of all ages are welcome at Backyard Cinema but under 15’s must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 years and over. 

Film Ratings also apply. 

When is Backyard Cinema in Manchester?

Backyard Cinema opens on the 5th July 2023 and will be showing different films each day – see below for individual film dates. 

Where is Backyard Cinema in Manchester?

Backyard Cinema is located on the roof of Depot Mayfield, which is just a short walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station. 

See the full address below. 

What films will be showing at Backyard Cinema Manchester

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Backyard Cinema has announced a great lineup of family films that they will be offering over the summer including: 

The Greatest Showman (PG) 

  • 5th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 22nd July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 5th August 2023 at 8.00 pm

Disney’s The Little Mermaid – Live Action (PG)

  • 7th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 
  • 9th July 2023 at 12.00 noon
  • 15th July 2023 at 12.00 noon
  • 23rd July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Dirty Dancing (12A)

  • 7th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 14th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 21st July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 4th August 2023 at 8.00 pm 

The Super Mario Movie (PG)

  • 8th July 2023 at 12.00 noon
  • 23rd July 2023 at 12.00 noon
  • 6th August 2023 at 12.00 noon

Grease (PG)

  • 8th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 
  • 15th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 
  • 22nd July 2023 at 4.00 pm 
  • 27th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 
  • 5th August 2023 at 12.00 noon

Mamma Mia (PG)

  • 8th July 2023 at 8.00 pm

Spider-Man Across The Spider-Verse (PG)

  • 9th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Elvis (PG)

  • 9th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Tom Gun Maverick (PG)

  • 12th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Matilda (PG)

  • 14th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Back To The Future (PG)

  • 15th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 
  • 6th August 2023 at 12.00 noon

Moana (PG)

  • 16th July 2023 at 12.00 noon

Hairspray (PG)

  • 16th July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Mean Girls (12A)

  • 19th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

The Goonies (12A)

  • 21st July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Disney’s Aladdin – Live Action (PG)

  • 22nd July 2023 at 12.00 noon

Point Break (12A)

  • 23rd July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Pitch Perfect (12A)

  • 26tht July 2023 at 4.00 pm 

Mama Mia Here We Go Again (12A)

  • 27th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Barbie Movie (12A) 

Dates to be confirmed 

Indiana Jones (12A)

Dates to be confirmed 

They will also be showing the following films aimed at older teens and adults

Pretty Woman (15)

  • 6th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Magic Mike (15)

  • 13th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

The Bodyguard (15)

  • 16th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Rocketman (15)

  • 20th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Pulp Fiction (18)

  • 26th July 2023 at 8.00 pm 

Ticket Prices for Backyard Cinema Manchester

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Tickets for Backyard Cinema Manchester  Manchester vary in price depending on the seat location and cost from:

  • From £8.50 to £19.00 for children 14 years and younger 
  • From £18.o0 to £27.00 for adults aged 15 years and over 
  • From £16.00 to £24.30  per person when booked as a group of 6 or over. 

You can also add snack and drink packages which start at £25.00. 

The Backyard Cinema Tickets 

Tickets to the Backyard Cinema Manchester are on sale now and you can book them here

Always check with organiser before setting off
Address: Mayfield Depot, Manchester M1 2PY

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