Whilst Hyde Park is itself one of the most popular parks in the city, what with its historical context and huge acreage, there is still more to it than botany and Queen-built lakes. With the Serpentine Gallery and Speakers Corner already bringing artists from around the world, not to mention the wide range of gigs and festivals which take place in the park, the new outdoor Nomad Cinema has taken root in Hyde Park. Whether you’re a cinephile or you just want to relax in the summer sun, the Nomad Cinema is one of the most exciting and diverse cinema experiences in the city. Whether you’re a local or you’re staying at the hotels near Paddington Station located close by, the Nomad cinema experience is well worth your time.
What is the Nomad Cinema?
The Nomad Cinema is the name of a company putting on unique cinematic events across London in some of the most memorable and iconic venues in the city. One of these venues is the Hyde Park Lido, bringing an atmosphere for cinema viewing like no other and a true night to remember. Having become one of the best outdoor cinemas in London as stated by the London Evening Standard, you’ll find screenings which will be to everyone’s tastes. What’s more, you are permitted to buy drinks, bring picnics and will find easy access for disabled guests.
What films do they show?
There are a range of films being shown by the Nomad cinema screenings. From their Guillermo Del Toro season of fantasy films as well as age old classics such as Audrey Hepburn’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s, there’ll be something for everyone at the Nomad. Scare yourself silly in the Hyde Park Lido pool with a screening of Jaws, whilst prepare to eb gripped with identity theft thriller The Talented Mr Ripley.
What’s so good about Nomad?
One of the best things about the Nomad is how sustainable it is. After the events are finished and the Nomad ups shop, there’ll be no trace that they were ever there! On top of this, all their profits got o the Sustainability Institute, a charity based in South Africa. The volunteer run cinema screenings are run by those whoa re passionate about both the charity and the films themselves. What’s more, the Nomads sister cinema, the The Lexi in Kensal Rise, is linked to a wide range of creative and cultural arts charities and organisations.
Other Nomad venues
Nomad doesn’t just stop at Hyde Park. There are venues located around Hatton Garden, St Paul’s Cathedral, Brompton Cemetery, The Hoxton in Shoreditch and many more. This means that even if you’re not staying the Park Grand Paddington Court Hotel near Hyde Park, you’ll find a great Nomad venue located nearby.
What’s more, you can even hire the Nomad cinemas for your private events, bringing the cinema to you. Whether it be for a birthday party or to screen your own films, the Nomad venues are available for your own private use.