If you used to play Sonic the Hedgehog on Sega Genesis (who didn’t?!) and think your kids would enjoy watching the new film released earlier this year, make your way to the 1950s-inspired The Drive In at the Troubadour Meridian Water in Enfield. Sonic the Hedgehog (rated PG) is fun movie for the whole family – you’ll soon realise how fast he really is!
Based on the blockbuster video game franchise from Sega, follow the story of a young, blue, speedy hedgehog who is sent to live on Earth. Join the adventures of Sonic the Hedgehog and his newfound friend Tom Wachowski (James Marsden), who join forces to try and defeat the evil genius Dr Robotnik (Jim Carrey) from his plans of world domination. With some awesome new Sonic characters and a chance to witness your favourite lightning-quick Sega character’s superpowers on the big screen, this new Sonic film will delight existing fans as well as newcomers.
This awesome outdoor screen is showing all your favourite movies on the big screen in July, including Aladdin, Jumanji: The Next Level, Home Alone and Mary Poppins. You can sit back, relax and enjoy the Sonic the Hedgehog movie (rated PG) in this safe social distance-friendly setting with your family. Expect a top-of-the-range LED screen and American diner-style snacks including popcorn and burgers, all from the comfort of your own car. Plus, the whole experience is totally contact-free! A fun and entertaining movie for all to enjoy!
Kidadl in the Know
- Is there parking?
Yes – visitors will be seated in their own cars for the duration of the screening. All vehicle will be parked and spaced at least 2 metres apart. Tickets to drive-in cinema screenings and performances are scanned through your closed car window, so there will be no contact at all!
- Are there baby-changing facilities?
Unfortunately, there are no baby changing facilities to use at The Drive In. This is in order to maintain strict hygiene standards to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
- Where to eat
If you are peckish, there's a snack bar with food, drinks and other refreshments available. Orders can be made on your mobile and will be delivered straight to your car by a 1950s drive-in attendant in a safe and contact-free manner. Refreshments include popcorn, burgers, and more. You will receive instructions on how to place a food order using your mobile app when you arrive.
- Kidadl top tips
You're encouraged to wear a face mask and must keep a minimum 2-metre distance when you use the toilet facilities. How will you be able to hear the movie? Sound will be broadcast straight to your speakers via FM radio. If you don't have a car radio, you can use a portable radio device or a radio application available on your smartphone. Staff will provide you with more info when you arrive.
- Terms and conditions
Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable. Tickets are scanned through your window to adhere to social distancing guidelines. Pricing is per car, not per person.