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Firstsite’s state-of-the-art cinema seats 190 people, including wheel chair accessible spaces and boasts a six-metre tab tension screen.

Clad with overlapping cherrywood panels and comfortable cinema-style seating, our cinema provides a superb space for hire – ideal for your very own gallery cinema experience, awards event, lecture, corporate presentation or performance. This spectacular space gives any event the wow-factor. Experience this fantastic space by booking a viewing with one of our team.

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Our purpose-built cinema holds 190 people including wheel chair accessible spaces and is ideal for private screenings, awards ceremonies and talks. It can also be hired as a package with other spaces throughout the building to provide the main space for a conference or film festival.

Key information


Up to 190 people



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Get in touch about your event

Have a question about our spaces or want to book an event? Contact our team today to discuss your requirements.

Call us:
01206 713 700

Email us:
[email protected]