This summer our chefs will be serving up our very own fresh, wood-fired pizzas for you to enjoy during the film…and for the first time, you can pre-order them.

Pre-ordered pizzas can be purchased up to 24 hours before your screening and will be ready for you to collect. If it’s less then 24 hours before your screening, you can still buy a fresh pizza upon arrival, but please note that this is subject to availability.

Choose from: 
Margherita (9″)
Pepperoni (9″)
Roasted Vegetable (9″)
All £7 if you pre-order or £8 on the night. 

Select the screening you are attending to order your pizza. 

There will also be a range of snacks, sweets and popcorn to purchase at the Roman Gardens along with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, soft drinks and a range of wine and craft beers.

You are very welcome to bring your own snacks, picnic or hot food along with you, and drinks (including alcohol).

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Booking Tickets

Full Price: £9.50 in advance / £10.50 on the door (pending availability)
Aged under 12: £6 in advance / £7 on the door (pending availability)

The easiest, and cheapest, way to book! 

by phone – 01244 409 113 (option #1) £2.50 phone transaction fee applies. Mon – Fri: 9am – 8pm  |  Sat: 9am – 7.30pm  |  Sun: 9am – 7pm

in person – at Storyhouse. Hunter Street, Chester


How to Find Us 

Moonlight Flicks takes place in Chester’s beautiful and historic Roman Gardens (use postcode CH1 1DQ).

Local, regional and national train services all run from Chester Station, which is a 10 minute walk away. Chester Bus Interchange is also just a short walk away.

The nearest parking is located just next door at the NCP on Pepper Street (use postcode CH1 1DF). The car park closes at 12am. Customers will receive a 25% discount on standard tariff if arriving before 6pm, or a 50% discount if parking after 6pm (subject to availability, you will be given a ticket on exit to redeem)

If using other car parks, please pay attention to the closing times, as screenings for Moonlight Flicks can sometimes go beyond 11pm.

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Getting Settled In

Being a pop-up cinema in the beautiful outdoors, there is no fixed seating at Moonlight Flicks. You are welcome to bring your own seats with you – deck chairs, camping chairs, bean bags or picnic blankets – or hire a deck chair from us (cash only). Seating is unreserved, so just find any spot you wish to give yourself a good view. 

Moonlight Flicks is a great place for an evening picnic, and you are welcome to bring whatever food and drink you wish (including alcohol – the venue is fully licensed for this). There will also be hot food to purchase on the evening. 





Moonlight Flicks is on every Wednesday – Saturday evening throughout July and August (plus some Tuesdays!), and August Bank Holiday Monday too. Screening start times change over the course of the summer. This is because the film will start once the sun goes down, ensuring it is dark enough for everyone to see the screen.

The start times on the schedule and on your ticket is the earliest possible time the film will start – the latest will be 45 minutes later. Film times vary – check the individual film pages for details.

The gates to the Roman Gardens will open one hour before the scheduled start time.

So if your ticket says 9pm, the gates will open at 8pm, and the film will start between 9 – 9.45pm, depending on visibility. 


Being outside, Moonlight Flicks can be affected by the weather. Our advice is to come as prepared as possible: warm jumpers and raincoats.

If there’s some light drizzle which is forecast to pass, we will proceed, but torrential or stormy weather may mean we have to cancel the screening. If we do that, your tickets will be exchanged or refunded. Refunds will only be offered in the event that the screening is cancelled. 

It’s Britain, and even a miserable day can turn into a balmy evening, so we will be keeping an eagle eye on the weather and posting updates on each day, so make sure to pop back before your visit. 



The Roman Gardens is accessible for wheelchair users, and can be accessed without steps from Pepper Street. Please note that the area from where you watch the film is on a grass lawn.

If you require an essential companion – including a guide dog – to accompany you to Storyhouse events, then you can bring a personal assistant at no charge. You will need to join the Storyhouse Access Register, read more here

If you have any access requirements, please do let us know by calling 01244 409113, so can try to ensure any provisions or assistance are in place.

Who Can Attend

All of the individual film pages detail the age guide of that film: U, PG, 12A, 12 or 15. Anyone aged under 12 can attend a 12A with an accompanying adult over 18. For a 12 or 15 rated film, all attendees must be of that age.

If you wish to bring a dog to Moonlight Flicks, you are welcome to do so. All we ask is that they can be kept under control and don’t disturb other cinema-goers. Guide and assistance dogs are more than welcome.


Refunds and Exchanges

We do not offer refunds but can exchange tickets for another Moonlight Flicks screening (pending availability) up to 48 hours before the start of the screening time.

Exchanges are only processed on the phone and cannot be processed in person. An exchange costs £2.50 to process.  To exchange, please call 01244 409 113 (option #1 £2.50 phone transaction fee applies).