The Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema at Peak Cavern

Tom Grieve, Cinema Editor

The Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema at Peak Cavern, 28 April — 15 May 2022 Tickets from £19.00 — Book now

The Village Screen are transforming one of the UK’s most spectacular show caves into a unique cinema experience this Spring, with four weekends of cult film screenings. Setting up in Castleton’s Peak Cavern, the pop-up cinema specialists are taking The Village Screen experience underground. That means treating audiences to pre-show music entertainment, delicious street food and a fully stocked bar, before a meander through the village of Castleton to take your seats, where more refreshments will be available.

The screenings start late April and run through until mid-May, with a range of films scheduled to appeal to all kinds of movie lovers. There are cult classic from ’70s musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show to Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi-horror fan favourite Alien.

There’s more family fare in the form of a trio of ’80s adventures made up of kids action-fantasy The Goonies, Robert Zemeckis’ time travel romp Back to the Future, and fairy tale themed The Princess Bride. Those looking to make the most of the subterranean atmosphere might want to go for cult vampire flick The Lost Boys, or the terrifying British caving horror, The Descent.

Showings of recent blockbuster, Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, and Martin Scorsese’s mysterious Shutter Island round out the listings — but no matter what you choose, The Village Screen is offering the chance to watch films in a cave, with street food and drinks — that’s a memorable night out.

The Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema at Peak Cavern, 28 April — 15 May 2022 Tickets from £19.00 Book now

Where to go near The Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema at Peak Cavern

Tourist Attraction
Castleton Visitor Centre

Castleton Visitor Centre is the premier visitor centre in the Peak District National Park, with information displays, a dedicated space for Castleton Historical Society’s museum, a retail area, activities space, and café.

Peak District
Hathersage Swimming Pool

Hathersage swimming pool in the Peak District has been a staple of the community for more than 80 years and is one of the few places out in the open air where you can experience both chilled and heated waters.

Eyam Hall
Event venue
Eyam Hall

Previously controlled by the National Trust, now back under the management of the Wright family. Old farm buildings adjacent to the Hall are home to artisanal shops and cafes.

Palace Hotel Buxton & Spa

Designed in the style of a French chateau, this impressive hotel has sat proudly on its hill overlooking Buxton for over 150 years.

Vintage Tea Rooms Buxton

The Vintage Tea Rooms is currently offering a selection of its favourites for take away including tortes, home baked cakes and its famous scones bursting with cream and jam.

RedWillow Buxton
RedWillow Buxton

Located in an elegantly remodelled Edwardian bank in the heart of the town, the Red Willow is one of our favourite watering holes in Buxton.

The Herb Garden Vegetarian Bistro

Enjoy the Herb Garden at Home service means that if you place your order by 3pm you can enjoy a next day delivery service of all your favourites including Vegetable and Bean Tagine, Mousssaka and Spaghetti alla Puttanesca.

Simply Thai Restaurant

The restaurant is currently open every day for takeaway with 10% discount when ordered form the main menu on collection and free evening delivery (without discount) within 2 miles radius for minimum order of £30.

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