Hackney Bridge's new outdoor screen

Watch Free Family Films On Hackney Wick's New Canal-Side Big Screen

Make the most of warm summer days at this new east London hang out screening films and sports throughout August...

Lead Picture: Hackney Bridge

Lazy summer days and evenings just got better as Hackney Bridge, the canal-side workspace, pub and street food market opposite Hackney Wick proper will broadcast a programme of family friendly films on its new, huge outdoor screen.

On August 6 and August 11, films Bohemian Rhapsody and Grease will be accompanied by Babel Brass Band, a New Orleans-style funk and jazz group. 

Hackney Bridge, Regent's Canal Hackney Wick 

Hackney Bridge, Regent's Canal Hackney Wick - Hackney Bridge

The band will before and after the film's screenings, playing music inline with the film's soundtrack - including hits from the actual soundtrack.

Hackney Bridge will also screen Parent Trap, Moana and School of Rock this August, and these sessions are free and unticketed. 

The two-metre by four-metre screen will overlook Hackney Bridge Gardens, and you can plonk yourself down on a rug or a chair on the grassy bit along the canal front.

You can also pick yourself up a cold crisp pint, along with some tacos, Vietnamese, pizza or some other delicious treat from Hackney Bridge's many street food traders. 

Hackney Bridge's new outdoor screen

Hackney Bridge's new outdoor screen - Hackney Bridge

Seating isn't provided so bring something to sit on. 

Tickets for the films with Babel Brass Band are £16 or £26 for a film and meal combo. These sessions start at 7pm.

Parent Trap Moana and School of Rock sessions start at 5pm.

The film programme runs from August 3 to August 11. 

Screening dates: 

Parent Trap, August 3

Moana, August 5

Bohemian Rhapsody, August 6

School of Rock, August 10

Grease, August 11

Hackney Bridge also plans to screen sports here too, so watch this space for where to watch the Lionesses in the EUROs. 

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