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3 September 2013

Summer Screen at Somerset House


A couple of weeks ago, DT and I packed up a picnic and headed to the beautiful Somerset House to see Prince Avalanche as part of the Film4 Summer Screen series.
 
It was one of the best experiences I have had in London.
 
Somerset House is the most unbelievable venue to watch a film in, nestled in its beautiful courtyard on a warm summer's evening, you almost forget that you are outside, let alone in the heart of London (well, except when a helicopter flies over...). As the light fades, and the film starts, a magic takes over and you are transported - it is the most amazing collision of film and place, something truly unique that I can't quite describe.
 
It was such a special experience, camped out on a picnic blanket, using shoes as drinks holders while watching a beautiful film. I don't think I will ever look at the cinema experience in the same way again.



 
 



2 comments:

  1. oh this sounds magical - i really hope i can go next year! somerset house is just the best place. x

    Miho @ Wander to Wonder

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  2. This looks like it was lovely! What a fun thing to do

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