A BOURNEMOUTH based cinema company are to bring family fun to the Old Holmsley Aerodrome with an in-car movie experience.

With five years of thrilling local audiences with the best selection of iconic films, The Drive In Movies Company will be hosting a range of movies from Thursday August 20 to Sunday August 23.

Emma Preston, CEO and founder of Dorset's Drive In Movies Company, is thrilled to offer socially distanced entertainment following the easing of lock down.

She said: “We’ve always loved the concept of the drive in movie but since the pandemic it’s become the perfect way to enjoy classic movies without the worry of maintaining social distance experienced when visiting traditional indoor cinemas.

“We are thrilled that the popularity of the drive in movies has soared in recent weeks and it has proven what we have always known: that this is perfect entertainment choice for all, old and young, couples and families alike.

“From our first event in 2015, we now attract an average of 20,000 customers, a testament to the fact that we give people the best drive in cinema experience, including the biggest outdoor screen and largest choice of food and refreshments in the area.”

Although some of their screening such as Back to The Future and Dirty Dancing are already sold out, customers cane still buy tickets for their other eight screenings, including Disney Pixar classic Toy Story, Elton John biopic Rocketman and 1978 American musical Grease.

The Drive In Movies Company are also offer a wide variety of refreshments and snacks, hot and cold, all enjoyed within the comfort of your own vehicle.

As a means to say thank you for their hard work during lockdown, the outdoor cinema company are also offering free tickets to their screenings for keyworkers.

Emma added: “As a local company we are passionate about giving back to those locally that have sacrificed so much in fighting the coronavirus.

“That is why we are offering a proportion of complimentary tickets to our key worker heroes.

“We ask you to message us at info@driveinmovies.co with your local hero and we will select 10 winners to receive free tickets to the event.”