Your essential guide to local cinema: what to see and where to see it in style

Find out everything you need to know about local cinema in south west London and Surrey, from fab picture houses and al fresco screenings to reviews of the feature flicks to catch now

Whether you’re a die-hard film buff or simply need a family flick to keep the kids entertained, we’ve got all your favourite things about local cinema in one handy place…

Our favourite local cinemas

We’re lucky to be blessed with some fantastic quirky cinemas in south west London and Surrey. From cosy art houses with beautifully sleek bars to luxury cinemas with sumptuous seats, there is a real wealth of places to explore. Click through to our local cinema guide to find out five of our favourites to elevate your next cinema experience.

The latest cinema reviews

Our fantastic reviewer, Ben Peyton, has been out about around the town to review the latest films hitting our screens. Ben Peyton is a former actor (a regular in The Bill) and now a full-time husband and dad living in Surrey, enjoying putting his passion for film into writing. Read his latest reviews here.

Al fresco cinema near you

Come summertime, residents of south west London and Surrey are lucky to have a wealth of parks and green spaces with al fresco cinema screenings. There is something magical about settling down with a picnic and enjoying nature while indulging in your favourite film. Elsewhere in the capital, there are cinema screenings set on rooftops overlooking the city and really add to the cinematic experience, as well as fun themed screenings.Check out some of our favourites here.