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The Vintage Guide To London | January 19, 2018

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Win a pair of tickets to an outdoor screening of Singin’ in the Rain

Win a pair of tickets to an outdoor screening of Singin’ in the Rain

Update: This competition is now closed.

Live By The Lake, the hotly anticipated series of outdoor summer concerts at Kenwood House, is offering one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to an outdoor screening of Singin’ in the Rain.

This isn’t just any outdoor screening though: the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing the score live while the original vocals and dialogue are shown on screen!

Live By The Lake is scheduled over six days – August 23rd-25th and August 30th-September 1st, with each show promising to attract up to 10,000 music and film lovers to enjoy the music and share a picnic with friends and family in more than 100 acres of Kenwood House’s beautifully landscaped gardens.

What’s on:
August 23rd: SUEDE and special guests BRITISH SEA POWER
August 25th: KEANE and special guest LAURA MVULA
August 30th: ‘SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN’ – film screening, score performed by the ROYAL PHILHARMONIC CONCERT ORCHESTRA
September 1st: MICHAEL BALL and friends sing GERSHWIN
More info on Facebook & tickets are available now

To be in with a chance to win a pair of tickets to Singin’ in the Rain simply leave a comment below. The winner will be drawn at random at midday on Thursday, 22nd August. There is no cash alternative. Good luck!


  1. Billy Aranda

    “Gee, I’m glad you turned up, we’ve been looking inside every cake in town.”

  2. Nick

    We may well actually be ‘singing in the rain’ but i would love to be there 🙂

  3. Anna Sills

    Good morning,good morning, we’ve talked the whole night through good morning good morning to you!

  4. Karen

    We sung and danced with our umbrellas out of The Palace Theatre back in May when we saw it… It was fab.. Would love to sing and dance again at Live by the Lake 🙂 x

  5. Becca Allen

    I love Singin’ in the Rain! My boyfriend hasn’t seen it and this would be the perfect way to share it with him.

  6. Would love to win the tickets to Singin’ in the Rain as I visited Kenwood yesterday and was overwhelmed by it’s beauty and elegance

  7. Abigail

    would love to watch the film minus the rain, went and saw casablanca here about 15 years ago and it was brilliant!

  8. Claire Hurley

    Went to see the musical last year, great show. Would love to win tickets!

  9. Mark

    I want to see Fred Astaire at the amazing setting Kenwood House

  10. Charlie

    I grew up watching the film, recently saw the theatre production and would love the chance to see it in this magnificent setting and I could bring my Palace Theatre brightly coloured brolly along to sing with the orchestra to top off my 30th birthday celebrations!

  11. Sarah L

    What’s wrong with the way I talk? What’s the big idea? Am I dumb or something?
    I wholeheartedly love this film! Show it to my class every year and they are always surprised that they like such an old film!

  12. Susan Smith

    I love this film so much! Fingers crossed here…

  13. Suze

    Pick me, pick me! Not sure what I can say to win you over. But as an Aussie living in London it would be amazing to experience this… even if we do actually end up, well, singing in the rain! Please and thank you 🙂

  14. natalie

    I would absolutely love to see Singing in the Rain at Kenwood!

  15. Jaz Knox Langford

    I love Singin’ in the Rain so much. I resisted the urge to go and re enact the title number the other week when we finally had some rain! This would be amazing.

  16. I would love to win tickets. Singing in the rain is one of my favourite musicals. I saw it years ago with Tommy Steel and Roy Castle it was excellent!

  17. Donna

    pick me pick me – what treat! as long as it doesn’t rain 😉

  18. Some great dancing in that film 🙂

  19. Oh to relive Fred and Ginger in such stunning surroundings

  20. LynneH

    You’ll really make ’em laugh with this competition

  21. Lucy Parkinson

    Gene Kelly sure would look mighty fine on a huge screen..BEST FILM EVER!!

  22. Pamela Chang

    Classic movie!! Would absolutely LOVE to see this with my Hubby. How romantic with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra playing in the background!

  23. Andrea

    “Would You” pick me?

  24. “The cake is a lie!”

  25. Jessica Edmunds

    My partner hasn’t seen it and I think it would be a fab way to celebrate our anniversary! x

  26. Carolynn Woodland

    Great prize, would love to win

  27. Rikka B

    If we bring a little joy into your humdrum lives, it makes us feel as though our hard work ain’t been in vain for nothin’. Bless you all.

  28. Hayley Smart

    Absolute classic, don’t make them like that anymore!

  29. Kathy Cakebread

    great comp hope i win

  30. Kirsty Fox

    This sounds lovely and believe it or not I have never seen this film, so what a perfect way to experience it!

  31. Rachael Chapple

    My husband has never seen this but loves musicals, I’d love to be able to introduce it to him in such a stylish way! 🙂

  32. Michael Clyma

    Great show, a classic and in a wonderful location, great oppprtunity

  33. George Worboys Wright

    We love the film so it would be great to see this production.

  34. Scott Lee Holloway

    Yay! Fingers crossed! Hopefully will be singing in the sun on the day lol 😛

  35. Joe Maher

    Would give me a Glorious Feeling if I won!

  36. Jason Bringans

    Sing’n in the Rain…god my wifes fave movie..first I have heard of this, so got to be in to win !! 🙂

  37. sharon williams

    I hope its not raining when we’re singing along

  38. tara clover

    It truly truly is my favourite film, I know it word for word 🙂

  39. Charlotte Clark

    WOW would love to see this! fab prize.

  40. Francesca Tuck

    Glorious location for a glorious film. I would be happy singing along whatever the weather.

  41. Jennifer Burnage

    What a lovely prize.

  42. “We’re Singing In The Rain!” 🙂

  43. Lesley

    A wonderful film in a gorgeous setting – a perfect day! 😉

  44. Fuchsia Linsley

    Classic ! An English summer Evening – a picnic and a romantic movie what else could anyone want ? !

  45. Elaine Galer

    Love Singing in the Rain – grew up watching it regularly with my parents, we all loved the Donald O Conner ‘Make em laugh’ dance routine and Lina Lamont screeching ‘gee thanks Zelda you’re a real pal!’ 🙂

  46. e.malcolm

    I absolutely love this film and would be over the moon if I were to win this fantastic prize. Everything is crossed. xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  47. Steven K

    I would absolutely love to see Singing in the Rain at Kenwood House!

  48. Clare Leybourne

    I watched this film almost daily as a child and I still love it! What a lovely setting to see it in. X

  49. Danielle

    You are my lucky star – at least I hope my lucky stars will come in and I win the tickets – would love to go!!! One of the best films of all time

  50. A live orchestra accompanying a classic film amidst the splendour of Kenwood couldn’t be nicer. Often walk my dog there in the to revisit in full 1950s glamour! 🙂

  51. Danielle Dunn

    I have never seen it before, so would love the opportunity to do so x

  52. Matt G

    Ah it would be v.v.nice to be there! 🙂

  53. Hayley

    I’ve never seen it but I would love to!

  54. Laura

    Please please please please please pretty pretty please?! : )

  55. lyn

    Who’s for a bit of Fred N ginger then ..

  56. Mark Blumire

    Yes Please!

  57. david cavender

    In the grounds of a historic venue by the lake, A classic film to capture your heart & a world renowned Orchestra enthralling the audience with captivating live music-all it needs to add that little bit extra to the event is ME!

  58. Tina Parry

    Love Singing in the Rain!

  59. Francine

    With the way the weather is now going I think I really would be singing in the rain to this classic, and I wouldn’t want it any other way!

  60. MikeyG

    I would like to take my beautiful girlfriend to watch this film so that she can watch Gene Kelly’s classic performance of the song “Singin’ In The Rain” and realise why I come back soaked head to foot when it’s been raining.

  61. Christine

    Shall I compare thee to a summers day – ‘Singing in the Rain’ – In the UK – How wonderful would that be, accompanied by ‘The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’ I couldn’t think of anything better.

  62. Marissa Wright

    what a glorious feeling – I’m happy again!!!

  63. Vid Ram

    Fingers crossed… This would be a treat

  64. Gabrielle P

    Wonderful competition! I would bring my mum with me! 🙂 With love, Gabrielle x

  65. Pam Gregory

    What a great giveaway!

  66. Annaloa Hilmarsdottir

    I have been singing in the rain all week but I hope it doesn’t rain on the night !!!

  67. stacey

    What a glorious feeling, I’m happy again!
    Would LOVE to see this!

  68. natalja popsujeva

    Would love to win!

  69. Darius Dragasius

    Count me in!

  70. Rachel Craig

    Singing in the rain is a wonderful film. I have never watched a film outdoors before, what a lovely idea. Though hope its not raining.

  71. Sharon Jones

    What a lovely prize, would love to win

  72. Nicki

    It sounds like complete perfection! Count me in!

  73. Sadie Patamia

    My favourite film, sounds like an amazing prize!

  74. Sadie Patamia

    What a great night!

  75. Joanne Walton

    Would love to be there!

  76. Chris Fletcher

    Would love to win, even if it does rain!

  77. Liz ferguson

    Who hasn’t sang ‘singing in the rain’ in the rain?
    We all love it, don’t we?

  78. janice norris

    would so love to win xxx

  79. catherine amaro

    I’m singing in the rain 🙂

  80. Marcus W

    Rain or shine, I’d love to be there! 🙂

  81. Donna Daugherty

    All I can say is wow what a experience this would be for whoever wins it mind blowing to say the least

  82. Andrew Craig

    Would love to be there!

  83. Mrs m harvey

    I would love to take my 13 year old to see this beats any mirden film hands down

  84. Stewart Biddle

    Would love to win this as a treat to my fiancee

  85. Alyson Guy

    My favourite film and stage play!

  86. Louise

    I love to sing in the rain!

  87. Ls

    Yes please 🙂

  88. donna millward

    Would love to win

  89. Sarah Rees

    Very cool prize

  90. Judi Sunderland

    can’t wait to see this!

  91. sion gibby

    would love to win – a nice present for my parents in law!

  92. laura gibby

    fingers crossed!

  93. Victoria Wilson

    Would be great to win this. Always wanted to see Singing in the Rain.

  94. Sam B

    Sounds amazing! x

  95. Debi Gillard

    Well as I type this morning the rain is lashing down – and it still doesn’t put me off! Love this film and would love this chance to see it in such beautiful surroundings. Fingers crossed xxx