The 2019 Burghley Film Festival

Join us this year for five days of fabulous films 24th – 28th July 2019. This year’s event is the very last Burghley Film Festival – so don’t miss your last chance to enjoy excellent outdoor cinema in the grounds of this Great Elizabethan House!

Don’t forget that the House and Gardens are open as usual while the Film Festival is running. The House is normally closed on Fridays, but it will be open to visitors on Friday 26th July.


Gates open for morning sessions at 10.30am and close at 4.30pm. Gates open for the evening session at 5.30pm. Tickets are available online to pre-purchase at the advance ticket rates. Ticket prices will increase during the festival. Daytime tickets will give access to both screenings during the day, and evening tickets will give access to both evening screenings.

This is an open air event and will continue whatever the weather so please bring waterproofs if rain is expected.

Please note; children under 3 years old do not require a ticket. All children under the age of 16 in possession of a child ticket need to accompanied and supervised by an adult over the age of 16 holding an adult ticket for the event.

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Show Times & Tickets

To book Friends of Burghley tickets please visit your membership portal. You are not able to reserve free tickets from this page.

Wednesday 24th July – Daytime Session

11.30am The Jungle Book (2016) (PG)

2pm Hotel Transylvania 3 (U)


Wednesday 24th July – Evening Session

6:30pm Shaun of the Dead (2004) (15)

8:30pm The Woman in Black (2011)(15)

Please note; as these screenings are rated 15, child tickets will not be available on this evening.


Thursday 25th July – Daytime Session

11.30am Incredibles 2 (2018) (PG)

2pm Coco (2017)(PG)


Thursday 25th July – Evening Session

6pm Bridesmaids (2011)(15)

8.30pm Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)(PG)

Please note; as one of these screenings is rated 15, child tickets will not be available on this evening.


Friday 26th July – Day Session

11.30am Peter Rabbit (2018) (PG)

2pm Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018) (PG)


Friday 26th July – Evening Session

6pm Black Panther (2018) (12A)

8:30pm Mission: Impossible – Fallout (2018) (12A)


Saturday 27th July – Day Session

11.30am Smallfoot (2018) (U)

2pm Shrek 2 (2004) (U)


Saturday 27th July – Evening Session

6.30pm The Greatest Showman (2017) (PG)

8.30pm Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)


Sunday 28th July – Day Session

11.30am Thumbelina (1994) (U)

2pm Mary Poppins Returns (2018) (U)


Sunday 28th July – Evening Session

6pm Pride and Prejudice (2005) (U)

8.30pm The Favourite (2018) (15)


Food & Drink

Enjoy fantastic new style festival food, including American diner classics, and refreshing drinks by Absolute Taste throughout the Film Festival. The Orangery Restaurant will be open as usual during the summer screenings.

Deckchair Hire

Don’t fancy carrying your chairs into the performance? Burghley deckchairs are available to hire for just £5 a session, subject to availability.

Got a question we haven’t answered? Take a look at our Film Festival FAQs 2019