Garden Shed Turned Into Cinema

June 14, 2011 by

Photo: Caters News Agency

There are a lot of creative things one can do with even a small outdoor space. Some people have even abandoned their gardens altogether, turning the area into a home office using a “pod” or other small shed structure designed as a work space.

Don Parr turned his garden shed into a forties style cinema.

Don Parr inside the garden shed he turned into 40s style theater.

Inspired by a love of cinema started when he worked as a projectionist at age 16, the 81 year old British pensioner spent £10,000 to convert his 18′ x 9′ shed into a fully-outfitted movie theater complete with genuine salvaged cinema seats and a 6′ 6″ x 3′ 3″ screen now updated by Blu-Ray surround sound.

“It’s very rare I actually go to the real cinema because I have this one just a few metres away from my door.” said Parr. His theater attracts a stream moviegoers who like the quant ambiance of a cinema in a back garden.

via Reuters.


  1. Steven Chamblee said:

    Now THAT is cool!

    — June 15, 2011 @ 08:51

  2. Plug and Play Modern Garden Shed Pingback said:

    […] Hailing from the UK, this modular garden outbuilding is completely customizable, and can be configured with up to five other units to turn your outdoor structure visions into some serious quarters for work, play, or even to house guests. Hell, someone else in the UK turned his ordinary garden shed into a cinema. […]

    — August 18, 2014 @ 17:53

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