Summer Love Film Festival

Pre-bookable tickets for Summer Love are now gone! Plenty of walk-ins are available for all screenings on the day. Get there early though! Walk-ins for Royal Opera House and Wimbledon
Summer Love, the free open-air film fest is back! On the bill this year are blockbuster bangers, family favourites, cult classics, plus an LGBTQ+ programme during Pride. Films run throughout the day and every evening, breaking for Wimbledon matches. The movies will be screened from the canalside steps on Granary Square. All films are FREE.

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Manhattan

Manhattan

Woody Allen’s love letter to New York City.  The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend’s mistress.  Book tickets here for 21 June & 13 July.

Friday 21 June & Saturday 13 July, 7.30pm, Canalside Steps
Before Sunrise

Before Sunrise

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) meets French student Celine (Julie Delpy). The connection is instant…but they only have one night together.  Book tickets here.

Sunday 23 June, 7.30pm, Canalside Steps
Grease

Grease

Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they’re now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?

Book tickets here.

Monday 24 June, 5pm, Canalside Steps
Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs

Wes Anderson’s joyous stop-motion film follows a boy’s odyssey in search of his lost dog. “This funny, touching tale is a doggy delight.” (Mark Kermode).  Book tickets here for 26 June2 July.

Wednesday 26 June, 3pm & Tuesday 2 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
Parent Trap

Parent Trap

Identical twins Annie and Hallie, separated at birth and each raised by one of their biological parents, later discover each other for the first time at summer camp and make a plan to bring their wayward parents back together.

Book tickets here.

Wednesday 26 June, 5pm, Canalside Steps
The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid

Mr Miyagi takes new kid Daniel under his wing, teaching him that there’s more to karate than just fighting. Book tickets here.

Friday 28 June, 3pm, Canalside Steps
Stand By Me

Stand By Me

Four friends learn that a stranger has been accidentally killed near their rural homes and decide to go on a quest to find the body. This coming-of-age tale is as moving today as when first released.  Book tickets here for 28 June & 10 July.

Friday 28 June & Wednesday 10 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.

Book tickets here for 29 June & 12 July.

Saturday 29 June & Friday 12 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
Boyhood

Boyhood

Filmed over 12 years, we follow Mason and his family as he literally grows up before our eyes.

Book tickets for Richard Linklater’s masterpiece here.

Saturday 29 June, 7pm, Canalside Steps
Independence Day

Independence Day

The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind’s best weapon is the will to survive.

Book tickets here.

Thursday 4 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
Clueless

Clueless

A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil’s popularity but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

Book tickets here.

Saturday 6 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
Romeo + Juliet

Romeo + Juliet

Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Book tickets here.

Monday 8 July, 5pm. Canalside Steps
Black Panther

Black Panther

T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and must confront a challenger from his country’s past.

Book tickets here for 10 July & 14 July.

Wednesday 10 July, 7pm & Sunday 14 July, 7pm, Canalside Steps
The Goonies

The Goonies

A group of young misfits who call themselves The Goonies discover an ancient map and set out on a quest to find a legendary pirate’s long-lost treasure.

Book tickets here.

Thursday 11 July, 5pm, Canalside Steps
The Marriage of Figaro - Royal Opera House Live Screening

The Marriage of Figaro - Royal Opera House Live Screening

Revolution is in the air in The Royal Opera’s beautiful production of Mozart’s great comic opera. Colourful characters mix with intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness in a multitude of dramatic twists. Watch a live screening of this famous opera from the Royal Opera House stage from the banks of Regent’s Canal.  No booking required, walk in.

Tuesday 9 July, 7pm | pre-screening starts at 6.30pm, Canalside Steps
Carmen - Royal Opera House Live Screening

Carmen - Royal Opera House Live Screening

Bizet’s greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José. Soak up free culture on your doorstep: watch The Royal Opera’s fresh take on this much-loved opera, complete with flamenco dancers, bull fighters – and a gorilla – all in a free live screening from the Royal Opera House from the banks of Regent’s Canal.  No booking required. Walk-in.

Tuesday 2 July, 7pm | pre-screening starts at 6.30pm, Canalside Steps
Wimbledon on the Big Screen

Wimbledon on the Big Screen

If you can’t get tickets to Centre Court and don’t want to queue for Murray Mound, then head to King’s Cross where you can watch all the live tennis action from the canalside steps. This has to be one of the loveliest spots in London for a big screen!

If you can’t get tickets to Centre Court and don’t want to queue for Murray Mound, then head to King’s Cross where you can watch all the live tennis action from the canalside steps. This has to be one of the loveliest spots in London for a big screen!

Wimbledon will run from 1st July until the men’s final 14th July. We’ll be showing the main BBC coverage, ending at around 8pm unless a key match is in progress.

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Monday 1 July - Sunday 14 July, Canalside Steps
Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard is new shopping district at King’s Cross. The cobbled streets and Victorian brick arches are home to a wonderful and unexpected mix of independent shops and brands from home and abroad. There are more than 50 stores, bars and restaurants to discover. Find out more here.

Restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood

Restaurants and bars in the neighbourhood

Here’s a listing of the restaurants, bars and cafes at King’s Cross.  There should be something to suit everyone’s taste and pocket. Or check out these foodie hotspots only at Coal Drops Yard.

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