Buying tickets is easy via this website if you have internet access and you must have if you are reading this! All purchases go via secure connections through our Ticketsource partner and there is no extra cost to you providing you can print your own tickets. There are links for purchasing on the home page against individual film listing.
Tickets are priced at £8.50 (Adults), £7.50 (Seniors aged 65 and over) with concessionary pricing at £5.00 for people in receipt of Pension Credit, Universal Credit, Employment Support Allowance (ESA), Personal Independence Payments (PIP), Income Support or Job Seekers allowance, Students, Under 25’s and disabled people.
Screenings on Tuesday (afternoon and evening), and those on Thursday afternoon will be with reduced capacity seating (28 maximum). Screenings on Thursday evenings and Saturday afternoons will be fully bookable 68 seats. For the reduced seating screenings, in the diagram (left), the orange seats shown are available to book. Note that this plan is NOT TO SCALE and seats are not perfectly aligned with each other but has been carefully calculated to ensure at least 1m distance from anybody else – in front, behind and diagonally. Please use your allocated seat for viewing the film and do not move elsewhere without consulting a steward. There are reasons for this permutation of seating! This plan consists of 28 seats in total and comprises 8 singles and ten pairs. Please do not book one seat of a pair. There are at least three screenings of each film and three screenings each week that have reduced seating. If you book one seat of a pair then you are likely to be moved to the nearest single available or offered another screening. The administration of this could be very time consuming so please remember that the cinema is mainly volunteer run. If you want to book your favourite seats then please consider booking for Thursday evening or Saturday afternoons where 68 seats are available.
Screenings will start at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on weekdays and 2.00pm on Saturdays.
Customer Guidelines for 2021
Things will be a little different due to the continuing presence of the Covid virus. So here are some guidance points to take into account when booking tickets and attending the cinema:
Some films will be socially distanced, and some will not. Please check carefully when booking to be sure you book the films – and status – you want!
Cinema entrance will be via the main library entrance as before, but please arrive between half an hour and 5 mins before the film start time – no earlier or later.
You are welcome to bring in drinks and snacks from outside.
Please follow social distancing guidelines – we strongly recommended you wear masks for the protection of yourself and your fellow patrons.
For these first screenings there will be no Arts Bar, and no Box Office (though we hope they will recommence soon) – and the stewards will not be able to sell tickets. So you must buy tickets before you come. TicketSource will continue to sell tickets until 5 mins before the film starts – either on line or by phone.
Please avoid leaving the cinema during the screening if possible, to avoid close sontact with others. We regret we cannot admit latecomers after the trailers start.
At the end of the film, please remain seated until the film credits have finished and the lights have gone up, and then leave row by row, rather than move past other patrons.