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Australia's Outdoor Bed Cinema Is Embarking on Its First National Tour

After four seasons in Sydney, the 150-bed movie theatre will make its debut in Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne later this year.
By Sarah Ward and Jonathan Ford
January 19, 2019
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Australia's Outdoor Bed Cinema Is Embarking on Its First National Tour

After four seasons in Sydney, the 150-bed movie theatre will make its debut in Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne later this year.
By Sarah Ward and Jonathan Ford
January 19, 2019
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It has been three years since Australia's most ambitious outdoor cinema held its first pop-up, letting movie lovers catch a flick under the stars while getting cosy in one of its beds (yes, beds). After four fast-selling seasons in Sydney, Mov'In Bed has announced its first national tour, bringing its comfy setup to three other capital cities.

Cinephiles in Queensland, Western Australia and Victoria, it's your time to hop into one of 150 beds and stare up at the silver screen. Mov'In Bed will make its way around the nation this year, starting in Brisbane across August and September, heading to Perth in October and November, and then making its Melbourne debut in December and January. It'll return to Sydney in February and March 2020.

While exact dates and venues haven't been revealed, audiences in each city can expect the same experience — the same number of beds, a lineup that'll feature between 30–50 screenings, and just generally grabbing a buddy you're comfortable to share a blankie with (or make a bold first date move) for a unique night at the movies. In Sydney across previous seasons, Mov'In Bed has hosted themed and party nights too, so here's hoping that's also on the agenda.

The outdoor cinema also features the usual range of movie snacks — beer, lollies and popcorn, of course — and has seen Burger Project and Fratelli Fresh bring food directly to Sydneysiders' beds.

If you don't want to shell out for a bed (which range from $40 for a single person to $74 for a couple in Mov'In Bed's current Sydney season), it also lets patrons bring a picnic blanket and chill out on the grass.

Mov'In Bed will pop up in Brisbane in August / September, Perth in October / November, Melbourne in December / January, then return to Sydney in February / March 2020. For more information, keep an eye on movinbed.com.au.

Published on January 19, 2019 by Sarah Ward

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