Huge drive-in theatre showing Harry Potter and Batman films - here's how to get tickets

Hopetoun House outside Edinburgh will transformed over the May Bank Holiday for a weekend of Harry Potter and Batman drive In movies.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 12:30 pm
itison announce Batman & Harry Potter Drive In at Hopetoun House for May this year (Photo: itison).
itison announce Batman & Harry Potter Drive In at Hopetoun House for May this year (Photo: itison).

Following the First Minister’s announcement of restriction easing dates yesterday, itison are now bringing back their popular five-star Drive In events this May Bank Holiday weekend with two events.

Running from Friday May 28 to Sunday May 30, the movie line up will see all Harry Potter movies and the Batman trilogy screened against the transformed backdrop of Hopetoun House just outside Edinburgh which the company has dubbed ‘Wayne Manor’ and ‘Hogwarts’.

itison’s event team have put plans in place including ticket scanning through closed car window, socially distanced toilet queues, gourmet street food takeaway from on-site caterers as well as in car quizzes and their popular ‘caraoke’.

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Hopetoun House will be the location of the May Drive In movie events (Photo: Hopetoun House).

Tickets will go on sale next Thursday, March 25 at 7.30am.

Oli Norman, CEO of itison said: “Finally, we can get back to delivering amazing experiences!

"We're thrilled to announce an epic line up of Harry Potter and the Batman Trilogy against the stunning backdrop of Hopetoun House (or Wayne Manor!).

“Having pioneered Scotland's first socially distanced Drive-In last Summer and alongside the First Minister's lockdown easing plan we're confident it's going to be a fresh start for great times ahead shared with our friends and family.”

itison has an eight year history for 200000 movie goers, including Scotland’s first socially-distanced Drive In last summer (Photo: itison).

To find out more information and look at ticket prices and events, visit the itison website here.

You can also visit the individual Facebook event pages for Harry Potter and Batman to discover more about the movie line-up.

itison Drive In Movies series of events has attracted over 200,000 people to screenings of iconic movies in matching locations including all eight Harry Potter films shown against the epic mountain backdrop of Glencoe, Jaws by the sea at Troon, Top Gun at Edinburgh Airport and Christmas classics every December at Loch Lomond Shores.

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