An exclusive film screening coming to Lord's this summer!
Join us for the very first Sight Screen Cinema on 15 and 16 July. This is your chance to experience Lord’s as never before as you sit on the hallowed turf to relive one of the most memorable moments in cricket history with our on-field open-air screening of Bollywood blockbuster “83”. This is an opportunity for an unforgettable experience you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
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Directed by legendary director Kabir Khan, “83” tells the inspiring story of India's historic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup, led by talismanic captain Kapil Dev. The film features an all-star cast, including Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev and Deepika Padukone as his wife, Romi. Whether you are a die-hard cricket fan or simply a lover of film, you will love the experience of watching “83” on one of our massive state-of-the-art LED screens in a truly special setting.
40 years on, we are celebrating this triumph by opening our gates to give you the unique opportunity to watch “83” whilst sitting on the same pitch where history was made. You’ll be able to take your place on our outfield, surrounded by the Home of Cricket, the perfect backdrop to relive the moment when India lifted the Prudential trophy on our Pavilion balcony. You can also get up close to the trophy raised by Kapil Dev on that famous day, which is housed at Lord’s.
You can choose to enjoy the special surroundings sat directly on our hallowed turf with a picnic blanket you’ve brought from home or purchased from one of our Lord’s shops. Our outfield is important to us so please don’t bring your own chairs as that may damage it, but if it’s extra comfort you need then you can upgrade to one of our premium bean bags. Please note that bringing in food and drink is not permitted. However, we’ve got you covered as you can treat yourself to some of our many world-class on-site food and drink offerings as you sit back, relax, and make the most of the summer at Lord’s.
Saturday 15 July – 11.00, 16.30
Sunday 16 July – 11.00, 16.30
The gates will be open one hour prior to the show time.
Frequently Asked Questions
What film are you showing?
The film we are showing is Bollywood blockbuster “83”. This film tells the inspiring story of India's historic win at the 1983 Cricket World Cup at Lord’s, led by talismanic captain Kapil Dev. The film features an all-star cast, including Ranveer Singh as Kapil Dev and Deepika Padukone as his wife, Romi.
How do I purchase tickets?
You can now purchase tickets for this event through via the link below.
Please note, all tickets for Lord's are now distributed electronically via the official Lord’s App.
For full details and Digital Ticket related FAQs, please click below.
Digital Ticket FAQs
Is there wheelchair access?
Yes, we have a designated area on the pitch within an excellent viewing area for wheelchair users and carers if applicable. Carers will be given a VIP bean bag.
If a Purchaser has any Accessibility Requirements, they should email Club Services at email@example.com or telephone 0207 616 8653 and subject to availability, MCC shall endeavour to satisfy any Accessibility Requirements.
Can I bring children?
Yes of course. The film is rated 12A which means it may contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12. No one younger than 12 may see a 12A film in a cinema unless accompanied by an adult. Adults planning to take a child under 12 to view a 12A film should consider whether the film is suitable for that child based on the rating information above.
Any child under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Valid photographic ID will be required at ticket check for any patron we believe to be under the age certification of the film.
Children under the age of five can attend for free, children aged five or over will need a valid ticket.
What happens if it rains?
The film will be shown on the outfield at Lord’s on the Film Date. All Ticket Holder’s acknowledge that the outfield is completely uncovered and accept that poor and inclement weather or climate and temperature they consider to be unsatisfactory or inconvenient are out of MCC’s control and shall form part of the experience on the Film Date. The Film will always be shown unless weather conditions are deemed by MCC to pose a health and safety risk. We recommend that Ticket Holders to check the weather forecast before arriving at Lord’s and prepare to attend the Film accordingly.
In some cases, we may choose to delay the Start Time of the Film for reasons including because of weather forecasts we may have received. In the event, MCC shall notify Ticket Holders as soon as reasonably practicable in person at Lord’s.
We kindly ask ticket purchasers not to use umbrellas on the outfield if it rains, as to not block viewers behind you.
What are the event timings?
If you have tickets for the 11am screening, you can access the Ground from 10am to enjoy our food and drink concessions or take your place on the outfield right away. After the film you must leave the ground before 2.30pm
If you have tickets for the 4.30pm screening, you can access the Ground from 3.30pm to enjoy our food and drink concessions or take your place on the outfield right away. After the film you must leave the ground before 9pm.
Can I go on the outfield?
Yes! This is a unique opportunity for you to sit on the Hallowed Turf and enjoy the film in front of the Compton and Edrich LED screens. You may not sit or go outside of these designated areas including past the barriers, towards the square or wickets or any areas not marked out by our stewards.
Please note that you will not be assigned a seat or a physical area for this event as the event is taking place on the outfield. You can sit anywhere on the outfield within the defined areas.
You will also not be assigned a seat in the stand as the film is shown on the Compton and Edrich LED scoreboards and the optimal viewing place is on outfield.
Can I bring in my own picnic chair / camping chair?
No chairs (other than a wheelchair used for a Wheelchair Ticket) may be brought into Lord’s to be used during the Film as the legs will damage the outfield. However, you may bring a blanket or picnic rug that will not damage the Hallowed turf.
You can also buy one from the Shop or upgrade your ticket to include a beanbag. In this case you can choose on which beanbag you sit within the designated VIP zone, but you may not move them.
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