From Thursday 3 December, our building is open daily from 10am-10pm – with exhibitions, our cafe and shop open until 5pm and our cinema and ice skating continuing into the evenings.

We can’t wait to see you again! Find out about our new way of visiting and the measures we have in place to welcome you back safely

**Please note: Our Box Office will be open to process bookings from 9am-4pm on Wed 2 Dec. From Thurs 3 Dec onwards our Box Office will be open from 9am – 9pm.**

 

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We are currently closed – but will reopen at 10am on Thursday 3 December – book for our upcoming films and screenings now!

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Mank

Friday 4 December 2020

7:00 pm

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Mank is a US biopic drama in which Herman J. Mankiewicz works with Orson Welles to develop the 1941 film, Citizen Kane.

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Family Favourites: Cinderella

Saturday 5 December 2020

11:00 am

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A beautifully magical and nostalgic reimagining of Cinderella. Starring Lily James as Cinderella, Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother and Helena Bonham Carter as fairy godmother. 

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Summer of 85

Saturday 5 December 2020

3:00 pm

Over one hot summer in 1985 naive teenager Alexis (Félix Lefebvre) falls deeply and dangerously in love with David (Benjamin Voisin). The pair become inseparable on the beaches and dancefloors of sun-soaked Normandy. But devilish and spikey David sees…

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Being a Human Person

Sunday 6 December 2020

3:00 pm

A deeply moving documentary from Grammy-nominated director Fred Scott, ‘Being a Human Person’ explores the life and work of acclaimed Swedish auteur Roy Andersson (‘A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Contemplating Existence’, ‘A Swedish Love Story’). Set across a…

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About Endlessness

Sunday 6 December 2020

6:00 pm

The master of mirthful melancholy returns with the Venice Film Festival award-winning rumination on what it means to be human. With its omniscient narration – a soothing female voice introducing a series of characters who live in Stockholm, Roy…

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Subtitled Screening: Mank

Monday 7 December 2020

2:00 pm

Firstsite is delighted to be showing subtitled screenings for the hard of hearing. This film will be shown with the addition of subtitles throughout. A hearing loop is also available in the cinema. Find out more Mank is a…

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Shirley

Monday 7 December 2020

7:00 pm

Elisabeth Moss gives a tour-de-force performance as Shirley Jackson, one of the greatest horror writers of the 20th Century, in this unconventional biopic from the brilliant mind of director Josephine Decker (Madeline’s Madeline) and executive producer Martin Scorsese. ★★★★…

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Pixie

Wednesday 9 December 2020

7:00 pm

Set in the West of Ireland, Pixie (Olivia Cooke) wants to avenge her mother’s death by masterminding a heist, but her plans go awry and she finds herself on the run with two young men (Hardy, McCormack) who are…

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Mogul Mowgli

Friday 11 December 2020

7:00 pm

British Pakistani rapper Zed (Riz Ahmed) is a rising star on the cusp of his first world tour. The debut fiction feature from Bassam Tariq.

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Family Favourites: Frozen II

Saturday 12 December 2020

11:00 am

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See classic kids cinema every weekend with our Family Favourites screenings. Tickets just £4 per person! Why was Elsa born with magical powers? The answer is calling her and threatening her kingdom. Together with Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven,…

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Royal Opera House: The Nutcracker

Saturday 12 December 2020

4:00 pm

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The Royal Ballet’s glorious production of The Nutcracker, created by Peter Wright in 1984, is the production par excellence of an all-time ballet favourite. It is Christmas Eve and Herr Drosselmeyer the magician sweeps young Clara away on a…

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Beyond The Visible: Hilma Af Klint

Sunday 13 December 2020

3:00 pm

Hilma af Klint was an abstract artist before the term existed, a visionary, trailblazing figure who, inspired by spiritualism, modern science, and the riches of the natural world around her, began in 1906 to reel out a series of…

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Met Opera: The Magic Flute

Thursday 17 December 2020

7:00 pm

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The Met made history in December 2006 when it presented its first Live in HD transmission to cinemas worldwide—the abridged English-language version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Now a beloved holiday tradition, Julie Taymor’s enchanting production of this delightful…

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A Christmas Carol (2020)

Friday 18 December 2020

3:00 pm

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A Christmas Carol follows a Victorian family as they prepare a toy-theatre for their annual performance of A Christmas Carol. Enter their imagination as the cardboard stage transforms to reveal a magical world containing real dancers and stylised sets….

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Bolshoi Ballet: The Nutcracker

Sunday 20 December 2020

6:00 pm

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See this pre-recorded screening of Boishoi Ballet’s The Nutcracker this Christmas season at Firstsite Cinema. On Christmas Eve, Marie receives a nutcracker doll as a gift. In her dreams, the toy turns into a courageous and charming prince, who…

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It’s a Wonderful Life

Thursday 24 December 2020

5:00 pm

James Stewart is George Bailey, a man whose attempted suicide on Christmas Eve gains the attention of a guardian angel, Clarence Odbody who is sent to help him in his hour of need. Most of the film is told…

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

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