A floating cinema is coming to Tower Hamlets.

St Katharine Docks will be hosting a week-long film festival on a pontoon from Monday, August 22-28.

Guests will be able to recline in a deckchair or shimmy into a beanbag for two and watch some of the silver screens greatest water-themed films. Blankets will be provide to ward against the waterside breeze.

The line-up includes The Beach, The Impossible, Splash, Mamma Mia, Jaws, Pirates of the Caribbean and Life of Pi, Finding Nemo and The Little Mermaid.

There will also be a pop-up bar serving craft beer and cocktails and snacks.

St Katherine Docks floating cinema

Communications and events manager at St Katharine Docks Lauren Hill said: “The floating cinema was inspired by the unique marina environment of the docks which provides the perfect backdrop for our water-themed film festival.

“Visitors are invited to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy a summer evening of entertainment complete with refreshments in this vibrant and fitting atmosphere.”

Screenings start at 7pm with weekend family matinees starting at 2pm.

Tickets are £10 and are available online through event finder app YPlan or by visiting the St Katherine Docks website here.

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