New Date – Backyard Cinema’s Romeo + Juliet

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    Mon 17 August 2020

  • Doors open: 18:30

  • £30 | £27 Earlybird adv + cmsn

  • Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, Islington, London, N1 2UN.

Entry Requirements: Under 16s accompanied by an adult

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This show is the rescheduled date for the cancelled performance on 25 May 2020. Tickets purchased for the original date will be accepted. If you cannot make the rescheduled date, please contact Backyard Cinema directly to discuss the options available by email to [email protected]

After 6 years of SOLD OUT shows Romeo + Juliet is officially back by popular demand!

Under beautiful stained glass windows in Union Chapel, we’re proud to present the greatest love story ever told. A truly special screening of Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet (1996), starring Leonardo Di Caprio & Claire Danes.

Join us for a unique cinema experience, with a stunning live choir performing versions of the famous soundtrack including Young Hearts Run Free, Kissing You, Everybody’s Free and more.

Estimated Times

All times are subject to change on the night

18:30 – Doors, Bar and Margins Cafe serving hot homemade food open

20:00 – Show begins

22:30 – Curfew

Union Chapel Bar open after the show.

Margins Cafe

Margins Cafe will be serving delicious, hot, homemade food at this event. All profits support The Margins Project, which works with people who face homelessness and crisis and is based here at the Chapel.


You must also have a ticket for this event to eat at Margins Cafe.

The Cafe opens to all ticket holders when the chapel doors open, scheduled to be 18:30 for this show.

How to book early dinner reservations:

It is not possible to book early dinner reservations for this show.


The menu will be displayed here; it normally goes up a couple of days before the show.   There will always be at least two hot meals, one of which will be veggie, to choose from, plus lighter bites such as quiche and salad.  Check out the sample menu here.

Disabled Tickets and Essential Companions

We do not have separate tickets for disabled customers – just buy a standard ticket above. Essential companions do not need a ticket, but you do need to inform us in advance if you are attending with an essential companion.

We will happily reserve a suitable space for disabled patrons with specific access requirements. Please be in contact to inform us of any specific requirements you have and the size of your party. We will reserve a space for you in the auditorium and make the appropriate notes for our staff so they can provide any necessary assistance.

[email protected] | 020 7226 1686 (Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm).

NB: Please note that we are unable to accept calls from withheld numbers.

For more information regarding disabled access at Union Chapel, please click here.

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