Stranded at the drive-in? We hope not! If you're starting to miss your family cinema trips, make your way to the wonderful 1950s-inspired drive-in cinema at the Troubadour Meridian Water for a special screening of musical masterpiece Grease (rated PG). Create your very own Danny and Sandy moment with your family in this sonic setting, complete with all the Grease songs we know and love - could there be a better film to go and see at a drive-in cinema?
Get ready for the ultimate rock ‘n’ roll party in your car! Watch as wholesome exchange student Sandy Olsson (Olivia Newton-John) and greaser Danny Zuko (John Travolta) fall in love in the summer of 1959. But will their romance survive when they unexpectedly discover that they are at the same high school, Rydell High?
Relive the magic of this awesome high school musical and sing along to the immensely popular Grease soundtrack. You'll experience the romances, friendships and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s - plus a whole lot of Grease music! The whole family can sing along (as loudly as they want) to all the classic songs that we have all grown to love, including Summer Nights, Hopelessly Devoted To You, We Go Together, You’re the One That I Want and of course, Greased Lightnin'!
This iconic film is an energetic and exciting musical homage to the age of rock ‘n’ roll, and you'll all have a blast watching it in this perfect social distance-friendly setting. Expect a top-of-the-range LED screen and classic cinema refreshments - all from the safety and comfort of your own car. This nostalgic evening is the perfect way to experience a contact-free trip to the cinema. After the screening you'll no doubt be playing the Grease soundtrack all the summer!
Kidadl in the Know
- Is there parking?
Yes – visitors will be seated in their own cars for the duration of the performance. All cars will be parked and spaced at least 2 metres apart. Tickets to Drive In screenings and performances are scanned through your closed car window, so there will be no contact at all!
- Are there baby-changing facilities?
Unfortunately, there are no baby changing facilities at The Drive In. This is in order to maintain strict hygiene standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- Where to eat
If you're feeling peckish, there's a snack bar with food, drinks and other refreshments available. Orders can be made on your mobile and will be delivered straight to your car by a 1950s drive-in attendant in a safe and contact-free manner. Refreshments include popcorn, burgers, and more. You will receive instructions on how to place a food order using your mobile app when you arrive.
- Kidadl top tips
You're encouraged to wear a face mask and must keep a minimum 2-metre distance when using the toilet facilities. If you're wondering how you'll be able to hear the movie, sound will be broadcast straight to your car speakers via FM radio. If you don't have a car radio, you can use a portable radio device or a radio app available on your smartphone. More info will be provided when you arrive.
- Terms and conditions
Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Tickets are scanned through your window to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Pricing is per vehicle, not per person.