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The Grandstand Bar presents a summer of free-to-attend al fresco film screenings.

Grab a drink at The Grandstand Bar and join us under the stars this summer with a selection of retro and recent releases from the silver screen.

Film Listings

Free-to-attend cinema screenings at The Grandstand Bar this summer 2019

**On June 11th the choice is yours! To kick off the season we're giving you the chance to choose between The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy or Guardians of the Galaxy. Vote in the Instagram poll (@canarywharflondon) on Tuesday 11th June 2019 at 6pm to make your choice!

Tuesday 11 June 19:00

<h2>The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy**</h2>

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy**

Mere seconds before the Earth is demolished by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by a researcher writing ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 110 Minutes.

Tuesday 11 June 19:00

<h2>Guardians of the Galaxy**</h2>

Guardians of the Galaxy**

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 125 Minutes.

Tuesday 18 June 19:00

<h2>The Truman Show</h2>

The Truman Show

Truman Burbank was adopted and raised by a corporation inside a simulated television show revolving around his life… until he discovers the secret and decides to escape.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 103 Minutes.

Tuesday 25 June 19:00

<h2>Groundhog Day</h2>

Groundhog Day

Misanthropic TV weatherman Phil Connors finds himself caught in a time loop, repeating the same day – Groundhog Day – over and over.

  • Rating: U
  • Duration: 101 Minutes.

Tuesday 02 July 19:00

<h2>The Princess Bride</h2>

The Princess Bride

A sweeping fantasy about the most beautiful woman in the world, the hero who loves her, and the evil prince who wants to marry her.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 98 Minutes.

Tuesday 09 July 19:00

<h2>Galaxy Quest</h2>

Galaxy Quest

The washed-up stars on a 1970s sci-fi show are mistaken for a real space crew and are recruited by a band of aliens in a quest to overcome an oppressive regime.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 102 Minutes.

Wednesday 24 July 19:00



A ghost stranded in New York City is determined to communicate with the woman he loves, so seeks the help of a psychic to set things right and protect his love.

  • Rating: 12
  • Duration: 126 Minutes.

Wednesday 31 July 19:00

<h2>E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial</h2>

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

A troubled child summons the courage to help a friendly alien escape Earth and return to his home world.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 121 Minutes.

Wednesday 07 August 19:00

<h2>Into the Woods</h2>

Into the Woods

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 125 Minutes.

Wednesday 14 August 19:00



Three scientists at Columbia University are fired and go into business as a ghost extermination company called “Ghostbusters”. Can they save the Big Apple from a ghost invasion?

  • Rating: 12
  • Duration: 107 Minutes.

Tuesday 20 August 19:00

<h2>Little Shop of Horrors</h2>

Little Shop of Horrors

During a total eclipse, meek shop assistant Seymour discovers an unusual plant, Audrey II, which feeds only on flesh and blood.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 102 Minutes.

Saturday 24 August 19:00

<h2>Edward Scissorhands</h2>

Edward Scissorhands

A beautifully morose modern-day fairytale in classic Tim Burton style: a gentle man with scissors for hands is adopted by a kind lady from a nearby neighbourhood.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 105 Minutes.

Tuesday 27 August 19:00

<h2>Night at the Museum</h2>

Night at the Museum

A newly recruited night security guard at the Museum of Natural History discovers that an ancient curse causes the exhibits to come to life and wreak havoc.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 105 Minutes.

Saturday 31 August 19:00

<h2>Jurassic Park</h2>

Jurassic Park

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

  • Rating: PG
  • Duration: 197 Minutes.

Tuesday 03 September 21:00



A space merchant vessel lands on a distant moon only to suffer an attack from a mysterious lifeform, but they soon realise the creature’s life cycle has merely begun.

  • Rating: 15
  • Duration: 117 Minutes.

Tuesday 10 September 21:00

<h2>The Rocky Horror Picture Show</h2>

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

A story of creation, love, hate, adventure, and most of all, sex: a newly-engaged couple find themselves lost and wind up at the door of Dr. Frank-N-Furter’s castle.

  • Rating: 15
  • Duration: 96 Minutes.

Tuesday 17 September 21:00

<h2>Blade Runner</h2>

Blade Runner

In the 21st century, a corporation develops illegal human clones called Replicants. After four escape, former cop Rick Decker is hired to hunt them down.

  • Rating: 15
  • Duration: 117 Minutes.

Tuesday 24 September 21:00

<h2>The Terminator</h2>

The Terminator

A seemingly indestructible cyborg is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a waitress whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against the machines

  • Rating: 15
  • Duration: 108 Minutes.
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