Summer on Screen Programme
Summer on Screen
From Bollywood to Hollywood, Arena Square comes to life with summer screenings including Hollywood hits, classic singalongs, Bollywood blockbusters, and even outdoor screenings live from the Royal Opera House. Best of all, screenings are completely FREE, so be sure to get here early for pre-show entertainment, food, drink, and secure your seat!
Find out more about our Summer of Events programme in Wembley Park.
Sister Act Sing-A-Long
20 June, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Catch this 90’s classic, starring Whoopi Goldberg as a mobster’s lounge singer girlfriend who is sent to a convent under the Witness Protection Program, and ends up leading the choir there to national fame. And make sure you sing-a-long live with the choir – we’ll provide the hymn sheets!
Arrive early to catch the pre-show Motown DJ set and performance from ‘Wembley Nun’ choir.
26 June, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
A heart-warming story of three friends and their journey towards learning magic but soon realize that there is a lot more learning to be done from life itself. (In Gujarati with English subtitles).
To make the screening a little more magical, there will be a 30-minute magic show as your pre-show entertainment.
27 June, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Academy Award winner for Best Picture of 2019, a true story of a working-class Italian-American bouncer who takes on a job as a chauffeur for Dr. Shirley, a classical pianist to gain her affection. Perfect to tug on the heartstrings.
The King Brasstards will be there to warm things up, with their 45-minute interactive five-piece brass band.
2 July, 7:00pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Live from The Royal Opera House: Bizet’s greatest opera tells the story of the enigmatic and seductive Carmen and the dangerous passion she arouses in Don José. Soak up free culture in the open air: watch The Royal Opera’s fresh take on this much-loved opera, complete with flamenco dancers, bullfighters – and a gorilla – all in a free live screening.
Be sure to catch Cirque Ballet before the screening, three ballerinas with an exciting routine and range of props to give classical ballet an extra twist.
Movies, Memories, Magic
3 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
This fascinating docu-movie paints a vibrant picture of how iconic South Asian films such as Mother India and Sholay changed Asian identity in British culture.
The cast and director of the film Dr. Ashvin Immanuel Devasundaram will introduce the screening and have a Q&A with the audience.
A Star is Born
5 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
The 1937 remake debuted in 2018 and took the world by storm with Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga as they took to the screen together for this fantastic movie! (Who else knew Bradley could sing like that?) Catch this blockbuster this summer at Wembley Park.
And make sure you don’t miss the sensational and interactive Drag Queen Karaoke! pre-movie sing-a-long!
Life Goes On
7 July, 2:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
A drama inspired by Shakespeare’s King Lear exploring the relations between a grief stricken father and his three daughters.
Catch a Q&A and introduction from the film’s directors, Sangeeta Datta, Bollywood actress Sharmila Tagore and the films cast and team.
7 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Visit the dark, fantastical underworld of the Parisian nightclub “Le Moulin Rouge”, where you will find a glamourous haven of secretive passionate love affairs. Classic musical starring Nicole Kidman.
To transform Wembley Park into the Parisian Belle Époque period, roving performers, Rouge, will be there pre-show to culturally transform Arena Square.
ROH, Marriage of Figaro
9 July, 7:00pm | Olympic Way | Free Screening
Live from the Royal Opera House. Mozart’s great comic opera of intrigue, misunderstanding and forgiveness returns with the clever Figaro and his aristocratic masterpiece.
As a pre-show relaxation treat, check out The Banquet – interactive and edible entertainment to give a totally unique and engaging performance.
16 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Nobody puts Baby in the corner! The movie that put Hollywood stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey on the map and created THAT iconic dance move as Baby’s quiet summer gets turned upside down as she falls in love with her summer resort’s dance instructor.
And if you have ever wanted to learn some of the iconic dance moves from the movie, you can! Swing patrol will be swinging by pre-show to teach you some of the classic moves in the 45-minute interactive performance.
Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
18 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
Returning to the screen 10 years later with all-new 2018 musical based on the songs of ABBA starring Amanda Seyfried reunited with her mother’s old friends, and her estranged grandmother, played by none other than Cher. Catch your favourite characters back on screen again.
Catch the world’s first shopping trolley dancing troupe, Granny Turismo, before the screening for their interactive suped-up shopping trolley dance performance!
The Greatest Showman Live Sing-a-long
19 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
A bold and original musical starring Hugh Jackman jam-packed with musical hits that celebrate the birth of show business, and the sense of wonder when dreams come to life. Belt your heart out with a live ring leader to get you singing.
We’ve even got some pre-show circus performances and showgirls to set the scene!
La La Land
23 July, 7:30pm | Arena Square | Free Screening
A modern take on the Hollywood musical from director Damien Chazelle, starring Ryan Gosling as Sebastian, a jazz pianist and Emma Stone as Mia, an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love while pursuing their dreams in Los Angeles.
Live pre-show performance from Rimski, riding his marvellous piano whilst playing, singing and interacting with the crowd. Everyone of all ages loves Rimski!
Getting to Wembley Park
Wembley Park is easy to reach from central London with three tube lines and an overland line. The Jubilee Line offers access to Bond Street in 19 minutes from Wembley Park Station. The Metropolitan Line has fewer stops to reach Wembley Park Station, and many people swap onto it at Baker Street or Finchley Road. The journey time from Baker Street to Wembley Park Station is 12 minutes. The Bakerloo Underground Line is accessed from Wembley Central Station, offering access to Paddington, Charing Cross and Waterloo. The London Overground Line also runs from Wembley Central Station and gets you to Clapham Junction in 22 minutes.
Wembley Park has over 3,000 secure car parking spaces. Wembley Park’s official marshalled car parks are all close to Wembley Park’s iconic venues. The nearest car park to the SSE Arena Wembley is the Gold Car park.