IF YOUR IDEA of a fun night out is a quiet night spent in the caravan, then the Sol Cinema might just be right up your pitch.
The Sol Cinema is a solar-powered mobile cinema squeezed into the confines of a 1970s Euro-Camper three-berth caravan. Four lithium batteries from an electric car are charged by 120W solar panels to power the 220V LED projector. There is seating for eight adults – or perhaps a few more, if they’re all close friends…
Billed as the world’s smallest solar-powered cinema (we’re not sure what the competition would be for that title), the Sol Cinema is a not-for-profit venture operated by the arts and media charity Undercurrents. It comes complete with its own box office and usherette, and specialises in 20-minute features, which can be chosen from both its own stock of short films or supplied by the customer.
Available for hire
The Sol Cinema is based in South Wales but can be hired for use anywhere in the UK and Ireland – get in touch via its website.