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Our galleries, café, and shop are now open everyday 10am – 5pm, with cinema screenings into the evening. Find out what’s on.

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Cinema

Hope Gap

Monday 21 September 2020

7:00 pm

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An intimate, intense and loving story that charts the life of Grace (Annette Bening), who learns her husband (Bill Nighy) is leaving her.

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Cinema

Elvis: That’s the Way It Is

Wednesday 23 September 2020

7:30 pm

To celebrate 85 years of Elvis Presley and 50 years since the film’s original 1970 release, the King returns to cinemas.

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Cinema

Socrates

Thursday 24 September 2020

7:00 pm

With the sudden death of his mother, Socrates has had to fend for himself, trying desperately to earn the rent and remain out of the clutches of social services and his estranged father.

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Cinema

Les Misérables

Friday 25 September 2020

7:00 pm

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Inspired by the 2005 Paris riots, director Ladj Ly’s Oscar-nominated Les Misérables is a hugely topical provocative insight into the tensions between neighbourhood residents and police.

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Cinema

La Haine (4k restoration)

Saturday 26 September 2020

12:30 pm

Based on real events, La Haine focuses on three friends over the course of one day in the housing projects of suburban Paris in the aftermath of a riot.

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Cinema

André Rieu’s Magical Maastricht 2020: Together in Music

Saturday 26 September 2020

3:30 pm

Get ready for a magnificent open-air concert featuring popular classics, show-tunes and of course, waltzes that carry you away.

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Cinema

The Painted Bird

Sunday 27 September 2020

3:00 pm

Shot in stark black and white, ‘The Painted Bird’ is an immersive and unflinching portrait of the depths humanity can reach in its worst moments of desperation.

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David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

Monday 28 September 2020

7:00 pm

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One man has seen more of the natural world than any other. This unique feature documentary is his witness statement.

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Matthew Bourne’s The Red Shoes

Wednesday 30 September 2020

7:30 pm

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Matthew Bourne’s ‘The Red Shoes’ comes to cinemas for the first time. Winner of two Olivier Awards, it is a tale of obsession and possession.

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Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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