Article Source: itison
First Published: 3 November 2021 19:13
Updated: 4 November 2021 9:57
After being forced to cancel last year due to restrictions, itison Drive-in Movies Christmas is BACK! Returning to Loch Lomond Shores for the 8th year, Scotland's biggest and best Drive-in will be serving up everyone’s Christmas movie favourites including two brand new films; plus in car entertainment, itison’s famous Car-a-oke and lots of Christmas cheer.
itison has been pioneering the way in Drive-in events across Scotland with a nine-year history of sold-out events and 5* reviews for over 200,000 movie goers including Scotland’s very first socially distanced Drive-In last summer. Today, they announce the return of everyone’s favourite festive Drive-In, set to bring back some Christmas magic to families this December.
Their Christmas Drive-In, an annual pilgrimage, sells out in minutes, so you’ll want to set your alarms for 7.30am next Wednesday 10th November to bag one of the gold-dust tickets from itison.com/drive-in
Running from Friday 17th December to Christmas Eve, this year’s festive movie line-up features Christmas favourites, action-packed festive films and two brand new movies:
Fri 17th: Elf – 6pm / Elf – 9.30pm
Sat 18th: Home Alone – 1pm / Home Alone 2 - 5:30pm / Die Hard - 9:30pm
Sun 19th: Polar Express – 1pm (brand new for 2021!) / Elf – 5.30pm / Love Actually - 9:30pm
Mon 20th: Home Alone – 5.30pm / The Holiday - 9:30pm (brand new for 2021!)
Tues 21st: Elf – 5.30pm / Love Actually - 9:30pm
Wed 22nd: Elf – 5.30pm / Die Hard 2 - 9:30pm
Thurs 23rd: Home Alone – 1pm / Home Alone 2 – 5.30pm / Elf – 9.30pm
Fri 24th – Christmas Eve: Elf - 1pm / It's a Wonderful Life - 5:30pm
Alongside their favourite film, ticket holders will also enjoy gourmet street food takeaway from some of Scotland’s best caterers; churros and sweet treats from the famous Loop & Scoop; plus in-car quizzes, car-aoke and more.
Oli Norman, CEO of itison said: “We’ve been running Drive-In since 2013, giving thousands of families magical memories every Christmas. We were gutted at being forced to cancel last year at a time when people needed something fun and festive, so we’re delighted to be back this year and can’t wait to help everyone get into the Christmas spirit!”
itison Drive In-Movies series of events has attracted over 200,000 people to screenings of iconic movies in matching locations including Batman at Hopetoun House, all eight Harry Potter films shown against the stunning mountain backdrop of Glencoe, Jaws by the sea at Troon, Top Gun at Edinburgh Airport and Christmas classics every December at Loch Lomond Shores which sell out within minutes.
Tickets are priced at £32 per car (no hidden fees) and go on sale at 7.30am next Wednesday 10th November exclusively at www.itison.com/drivein
You can keep up to date with all the latest information by following @itisondriveinmovies on Facebook.
VisitScotland are offering 50% off selected tours and attractions in Stirling until the 18th of February, encouraging you to have more winter days out!
National Theatre of Scotland announce casting for The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Live at Leith Theatre and streaming to UK cinemas from February 2022.
First-ever IRN-BRU restaurant launches to deliver BRU-nique Burns Supper to your door!
The team at the city’s BID, Go Forth Stirling, have launched a business engagement survey asking stakeholders to contribute their ‘Big Ideas’ for Stirling in run up to Re-election Ballot.
After another challenging year, Macdonald Hotels & Resorts is giving people something to smile about with a massive 30% discount on overnight stays!
The Spring Swim, formerly The New Year Dook, will now take place on the first day of Spring – the 20th of March at Loch Lomond Shores!
With January now in full swing, the New Year brings a fresh start for all, including in our gardens.
Time is running out to send in your entry for twenty-five words for 2025 - a collective poem being collated by Stirling Makar Laura Fyfe.
The New Year Dook set to take place on the 2nd of January at Loch Lomond Shores is to be postponed until later in 2022.
Businesses across Scotland are being urged to show their support for Stirling’s bid for UK City of Culture 2025.
A Killearn based shop and deli has launched Scotland’s first zero waste wine pop up just in time for Christmas.
Aldi Scotland has launched its ‘Not Socks Again?!’ campaign for the second year running, following its widespread success in 2021, which saw more than 2000 pairs of socks donated to good causes.
Go Forth Stirling Business Improvement District (BID) has launched ‘Stirling’s Merry Merry Christmas Challenge’ with puzzles to solve at a variety of retailers around the city.
National Theatre of Scotland is thrilled to be presenting the world premiere of Orphans, based on the much-loved cult film written and directed by Peter Mullan!
Ciro’s, a Larbert family-run restaurant, has been named Scotland’s ‘Best Newcomer’ in prestigious industry awards.
It’s paw-fficial! Litterpicking Dog Owners group, Paws on Plastic, is awarded Scottish charity status.
Loch Lomond Shores, in association with Protay and Inchbaggers, is hosting a New Year Dook on January 2nd and is shouting out to all those brave enough to bring in 2022 with a 'dook' in Loch Lomond!
Book festivals, musical journeys, favourite cartoon characters and fresh takes on our culture and heritage, will form part of a dazzling programme of events to celebrate Scotland's Year of Stories!
Stirling Makar Laura Fyfe has joined forces with Scene Stirling to invite everyone across the area to unleash their creativity and share their twenty-five words for 2025.
The Red Hot Chilli Pipers and the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Pipes and Drums have released a stunning rendition of the tune 'The Heroes of St Valery' with proceeds going to charity.
The exceptional talent within Scotland's burgeoning jazz scene was celebrated at the 9th Scottish Jazz Awards.
itison have launched their annual Social Bite fundraiser where you can donate £5 to buy a meal for the homeless this Christmas.
Stirling citizens are being offered the chance to shape the area’s UK City of Culture 2025 bid and future cultural activity with the launch of a new survey.
Children with autism are invited along to experience a specially designed Quiet Grotto at Dobbies store in Stirling.
Charity Forth Environment Link has joined forces with local heritage consultant Alan Buchan to create a series of nine heritage trails to explore by Forth Bike this winter.
Great Scottish Run have announced their Greatest Black Friday deal and this is one you don't want to miss!
Today, organisers of Out East Festival have announced the musical line-up for 2022’s family-friendly extravaganza in Dalkeith Country Park.
The organisers of the French Film Festival UK are delighted to reveal an exciting new edition of the online programme which will run from Friday 3rd to Sunday 12th December.
The Caledonia Festival, showcasing a wide range of grassroots and emerging talent, takes place next Tuesday November 30th – St Andrew’s Day.
Entries are now open to junior teams across Scotland to win the chance to be put through their paces by Scotland international Hamish Watson at DAM Health Stadium in 2022.
Stirling is bidding to become UK City of Culture 2025!
Find out how you can get involved in backing Stirling's bid at www.yourstirling.com