from Dusk & Duchy

Escape your house and excite your senses (safely!) at one of our socially distanced drive-in events! Combining musical and cinematic entertainment to create extraordinary experiences!

 
 

Upcoming Events

Polar Express
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Bridget Jones's Diary
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Frozen (Sing-along)
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
The Grinch
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Home Alone
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Die Hard
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
A Christmas Carol
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
The Holiday
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Nightmare Before Christmas
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Love Actually
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Frozen 2
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash
Elf
Toat Cafe & Hand Car Wash

THE EXPERIENCE

We have been busy creating socially distanced drive-in experiences that allow you to enjoy live music and cinematic entertainment safely.

All ticket holders will be assigned a pitch where they park up for the evening. Not to worry there will be food and refreshments, so take a load off and leave it to us.

You can rely on us to get you through the lock-down blues. 

 

OUR STORY

Dusk & Duchy emerged as two Sussex University students excited to create events they would like to go to themselves. At first it began with organising events for our friends; first a charity masquerade ball, next an open air cinema. 

Once COVID hit, our calendar for future events emptied. Faced with the prospect of being locked away, we went to work creating COVID-safe entertainment in the form of Drive-Ins.

After a fast paced summer of creating Drive-in Cinema and Live Music Gigs, we have gained the experience, contacts and confidence to grow our business in this strange and dynamic time.

What drives us? Not only the threat to the performing arts sector, but the great fun we have putting the events on. We believe it is vital to adapt to the current circumstances, and provide much needed COVID-safe entertainment. To us, it's a bonus that we have a blast doing it!

We have many very exciting plans for the coming years, so watch this space!

 

SOCIAL DISTANCING INFORMATION

A lot of time and effort has been put into planning these unforgettable events. We want to reassure you that the safety of our audience is of the utmost priority. 

Of course guests will be able to leave their cars if they choose, however we politely ask that they respect the government guidelines and remain 1+ metres apart at all times. 

Got A Question?

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be toilets?

Yes, each venue will be equipped with facilities. When queuing please be conscious of social distancing so everyone can have a relaxed and enjoyable experience.

Will there be food?

Are dogs allowed?

Yes! Dogs are more than welcome provided they are well behaved!

Delicious tasty food will be supplied by either the venue itself or external caterers, there will be something for everyone, so relax and feel free to leave the catering to us!

Adverse weather - what happens?

In the event that the English weather reels its ugly head, the show will go on. The only exception is if the wind speed is too high then we must cancel. However, we will offer a reshedule date or transfer to another screening free of charge. If you are not able to make another screening we cannot issue a refund for the cancelled event.