Article Source: itison
First Published: 1 December 2020 9:50
Updated: 1 December 2020 9:50
After tickets for the first release were snapped up in under 15 minutes, itison have announced an additional four pre-Christmas dates for Scotland’s biggest and original Christmas drive-in, along with four brand new movies to add to the original line-up.
Everyone’s favourite festive Drive-In will now run from Friday 18th December to Sunday 27th December at Loch Lomond Shores with more brand-new movies on the line-up including Christmas favourites, Boxing Day classics, singalongs and the return of Elf Friday.
itison has been pioneering the way for Drive-In events across Scotland with an eight -year history of sold out events and 5* reviews for over 200,000 movie goers including Scotland’s very first socially distanced Drive-In this summer. Tickets released last month sold out within minutes, so you’ll want to set your alarms for 7.30am on Thursday 3rd December to bag one of the gold-dust tickets from itison.com/drive-in In these uncertain times, they have guaranteed that if Drive-In movies Christmas cannot go ahead for any reason, all ticket holders will get an automatic refund.
Now running from Friday 18th December to Sunday 27th December (excluding Christmas Day), this year’s festive movie line-up features Christmas favourites, Boxing Day classics, singalongs and the return of Elf Friday, with the new date line-up as follows:
Fri 18th – NEW DATE
Elf - 1pm
Elf - 5:30pm
Elf – 9:30pm
Sat 19th – NEW DATE
Elf - 1pm
Home Alone – 5:30pm
The Holiday – 9:30pm (brand new for 2020!)
Sun 20th – NEW DATE
Polar Express – 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Home Alone 2 - 5:30pm
Scrooged – 9:30pm
Mon 21st – NEW DATE
Miracle on 34th Street - 1pm (brand new for 2020!)
Love Actually - 5:30pm
Die Hard – 9:30pm
itison’s expert event team delivered Scotland’s first socially distanced Drive-In this Summer to a sold-out audience with measures in place including:
• Ticket scanning through closed car windows
• Socially distanced toilet queues for a no stress pee
• Masks to be worn in queues and loos, festive masks encouraged!
• Gourmet street food takeaway from on-site caterers inc toasted marshmallows
• In car quizzes and our famous car-aoke!
• Guaranteed automatic refunds to all ticket-holders if the event should get cancelled
Oli Norman, CEO of itison said: “We’ve been absolutely blown away by the response this year, we want to give as many families as possible something to look forward to this Christmas – it’s needed more than ever.”
“We’ve added an additional 4 dates and 4 new movies to this year’s line-up, including everyone’s festive favourites. We know these are uncertain times, so if for whatever reason our Christmas Drive-In can’t happen all ticket holders will get an automatic refund.”
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 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 (inc. booking fee) and go on sale at 7.30am on, Thursday 3rd December exclusively at www.itison.com/drivein
Runrig's sell-out farewell concerts, filmed live in front of 50,000 fans by BAFTA-winning Glasgow-based digital entertainment company, Blazing Griffin, receives its UK TV premiere on Sky Arts!
With schools closed to most pupils, some of Scotland's most popular visitor attractions are offering homeschooling help to parents across the country!
Work to improve drainage and resurface footpaths at Lanark Loch will begin on Monday 25th January and is expected to last for approximately three months.
The Stroke Association in Scotland is encouraging local residents to get involved in its 'Stride for Stroke' challenge, to walk 10,000 steps a day for 120 days.
Bonnie Bairn, Scotland's Premier Pregnancy & Family Fair is set to take place online for the first time ever, encouraging a nation of parents to #ShopLocal from the comfort of their own home.
Glasgow City Council is looking for a team of around 1000 volunteers to support the staging of this globally significant event.
Leading rail contractor QTS Group has announced its charities of the year, including Glasgow-based Samuel's Smile, a children's charity supporting those who suffer from rare diseases.
Active travel consultations are now underway in six major areas of South Lanarkshire.
The Data Lab is calling on organisations contributing towards Scotland’s reputation of being at the cutting edge of innovative technology to share their successes to mark Datafest21.
The UK’s leading garden centre retailer, Dobbies Garden Centres, teamed up with the Stroke Association to mark Stroke Prevention Day.
Still Game star Gavin Mitchell is showing his support for the Beatson Cancer Charity's upcoming Burns event with a fun call to action to find Rabbie Burns lookalikes!
Scotland's biggest staycation event, The Scottish Caravan, Motorhome & Holiday Home Show, is going online for 2021 in a free virtual event!
With over 10,000 festival passes already sold, 44 countries from around the world will be tuning in to tonight's Celtic Connections Opening Concert!
Edinburgh’s award-winning Wedgwood the Restaurant is the first restaurant in the UK to launch a ‘Burns Box’, available nationwide, to celebrate Burns Night (25th January) in lockdown.
Glasgow Philharmonia are well known for their big performances up and down the country... but for the first time ever, they have released a charity single!
Specialist charity SBH Scotland is joining forces with international superstar Fran Healy, as well as Scottish comedians Janey Godley & Fred MacAulay to host the world's biggest virtual Burns supper!
The Celtic Connections online festival will begin one week today. Across 19 days, the festival will present over 30 online performances between 15th January and 2nd February!
Local residents are being asked to donate broken or unwanted mobile phones, tablets and laptops for an innovative project at Strathclyde Country Park.
A campaign to encourage residents to use the area's parks and greenspaces during the current coronavirus restrictions has launched.
Brisbane Observatory, Govanhill Baths and The Ridge Foundations CIC are among the latest round of Historic Environment Support Fund recipients!
Gather the family around the TV this Christmas and join in the usual fun and frolics of a Pavilion Panto!
In light of the new Tier restrictions, the Scottish company behind one of the UK's largest drive-in tours, The Parking Lot Social, has been forced to cancel all dates in Scotland for the rest of 2020.
Rapunzel, the innovative new festive film from the National Theatre of Scotland, created in a first-time partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, is set to hit screens this month!
With Christmas just around the corner, Flip Out is set to transform into a winter wonderland to get people into the festive spirit!
Newly renamed leisure destination XSite Braehead has announced that 90 per cent of its offering will be reopening just in time for Christmas!
A Scottish literature charity this week publishes an anthology of poetry that gives voice to some of Scotland's unheard groups and voices.
Strathaven Park has once again been voted the number one park in Scotland!
Nature-inspired photography competition winners announced by Loch Lomond Shores.
Launching on December 14th, ‘Adventure To Your Desktop’ is a five-day online festival bringing to life the best of Scotland, through how-tos, cook-alongs and masterclasses from Scottish talent.
Dance Base Scotland present a night of performance, movement and celebration, all filmed from their studios in Edinburgh and streamed to audiences across the world.