Speke Hall

Originally built in 1530, Speke Hall is one of the finest examples of a wattle-and-daub manor house in the country.


Bohemian Rhapsody

Bohemian Rhapsody (12A)

12th September

★ Winner of 7 BAFTA Awards
★ Winner of 4 Oscars

This foot-stomping biopic is a romp through the years leading up to Queen’s career rejuvenating performance at 1985’s Live Aid.

Following the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, their near implosion as Mercury’s lifestyle spirals out of control, and their triumphant Live Aid reunion. There Mercury, facing the battle for his life with his HIV diagnosis, leads the band to a performance that cements their legacy. Rami Malek (Mr Robot) dons the moustache as Freddie Mercury with Joseph Mazello as John Deacon, Ben Hardy as Roger Taylor and Gwilym Lee as Brian May. Ably supported by Mike Myers, Aidan Gillen and Tom Hollander.

USA 2018 / 134 mins
Dir: Bryan Singer


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Top Gun

Top Gun (12A)

13th September

As students at the United States Navy’s elite fighter weapons school compete to be best in the class, one daring young pilot learns a few things from a civilian instructor that are not taught in the classroom.

The Top Gun Naval Fighter Weapons School is where the best of the best train to refine their elite flying skills. When hotshot fighter pilot Maverick (Tom Cruise) is sent to the school, his reckless attitude and cocky demeanor put him at odds with the other pilots, especially the cool and collected Iceman (Val Kilmer). But Maverick isn’t only competing to be the top fighter pilot, he’s also fighting for the attention of his beautiful flight instructor, Charlotte Blackwood (Kelly McGillis).

USA 1986 / 110 mins
Dir: Tony Scott

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Terminator 2: Judgement Day

Terminator 2: Judgement Day (15)

14th September

A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.

In this sequel set eleven years after “The Terminator,” young John Connor (Edward Furlong), the key to civilization’s victory over a future robot uprising, is the target of the shape-shifting T-1000 (Robert Patrick), a Terminator sent from the future to kill him. Another Terminator, the revamped T-800 (Arnold Schwarzenegger), has been sent back to protect the boy. As John and his mother (Linda Hamilton) go on the run with the T-800, the boy forms an unexpected bond with the robot.

USA 1991 / 137 mins
Dir: James Cameron

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Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing (12A)

15th September

“Nobody puts Baby in the corner!” Drama, music and romance are the order of the day for Frances “Baby” Houseman as she spends summer in a holiday camp and falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze).

USA 1987 / 100 mins
Dir: Emile Ardolino


Family Friendly   A family friendly film

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Speke Hall

Speke Hall, originally built in 1530, is one of the finest examples of a wattle-and-daub manor house in the country.

Set alongside John Lennon Airport, only 5 miles from Liverpool city centre, the gardens are truly spectacular, and there are woodland walks and magnificent views of the Mersey basin and North Wales hills from The Bund, a high bank.

*Please note: all Speke Hall screenings will be subtitled


The Walk
L24 1XD

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This is an outdoor performance, please bring a chair or rug with you as there is no formal seating and please dress for the weather.



By Road

We are adjacent to Liverpool Airport and approx 1 mile off Speke Boulevard (A561). If traveling from motorways, follow the airport signs from M62 exit 6 or M56 exit 12, then the brown tourism signs for Speke Hall. If traveling from Liverpool city centre, follow the river south along Riverside Drive and look out for roadsigns to the airport or brown tourism signs for Speke Hall.Parking: Free parking on site. SatNav: Use L24 1XD for satnavs.

By Train/Bus:

Train: Speke Hall is 2 miles away from Liverpool South Parkway and Hunts Cross train stations. Both of these are on Merseyrail’s Northern Line but South Parkway is also a stop on several cross country routes and other services which run into Liverpool Lime Street.


Free parking on site.



For further access Information, visit the National Trust website here.




Outdoor Screenings

Screenings will still go ahead in inclement weather conditions and are never cancelled more than 12 hours ahead of the screening time as the weather can change rapidly.

For more information please see our FAQs page.


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