Ok, so today might not seem the best time to be running a story on alfresco cinema, but we're banking on better weather when The Deptford Project project plays host to three weeks of noise-free cinema from September 9th to 25th.
The restaurant-cum-disused railway carriage, which opened in 2008, will be playing host to a unique Silent Cinema concept. The premise is simple, guests will be given a pair of wireless headphones before settling down to watch an alfresco film projected onto a big screen, free from the sounds of rustling popcorn and wagging tongues.
In keeping with The Deptford Project's rough-around-the-edges aesthetic, the cinema has been created by the group of creatives who live and work in the disused railway set arches around the bistro. The chairs (constructed from disused wooden palettes) and the screen come courtesy of Jamie Elliot and Liam Healy of Jail Make and furniture designers Boro, while textile "up-cyclers" Crafty Bitches have produced a range of cushions from recycled fabric.
With weekly genres including "80s Favourites", "Cult Classics" and "Horror London". Featuring legendary titles such as Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, American Werewolf in London and Clockwork Orange, it looks like we'll be leaving the comfy confines of central more regularly than we had imagined.
For more information on The Deptford Project and Silent Cinema timetable visit www.thedeptfordproject.com