York Minster is showing a special screening of Harry Potter this summer

The Luna Cinema is returning to York Minster for the second time this summer, over three days at the end of August.


The famous landmark will be the backdrop for the screening of three highly popular films. Screenings will be held in The Dean’s Park. Door open at 6:30pm, with the film starting at 8pm, on all three dates.

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What films will be shown?

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - August 27

The adventures of Harry, Hermione and Ron, in the family favourite, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, will be the first film shown at the event on 27 August. Guests of all ages are welcome, with under 12’s accompanied by an adult.

A Star is Born

Lady GaGa and Bradley Cooper steal the show on 28 August, with A Star is Born. The musical, romantic drama was talked about all over the world, with its stunning soundtrack. This show is only available to guests over the age of 15.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The family friendly musical, will be shown on 29 August. The film is a romantic comedy starring an impressive cast list, with Cher even making a surprise appearance. Guests under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Can I bring food and drink?

Guests are welcome to bring refreshments but it is not necessary as the Luna Bar with Estrella will be on site serving a wide range of alcohol and not alcohol beverages, including hot drinks and Estrella beer. There will also be food available at the event from Luna Cinema’s gourmet partners.

Can I take something to sit on?

The film will be shown in The Dean’s Park at York Minster, where no specific seating will be available. However, guests are welcome to bring camping chairs and blankets to sit on; with Luna fleece backrests available with ticket purchases for £15, and blankets for £12.

What happens if it rains?

The Luna Cinema company advise guests that, “In the event of bad weather the event will go ahead - please check the forecast and come prepared (ponchos and blankets will be available on-site to make you as comfortable as possible)”.

More information is available on thelunacinema.com/event-info