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All films screen on a Tuesday evening.
 • £5 per annum
Entrance fee:
  • £5 for members
  • £6 for guests
  • £4 concessionary
    (members only)

You can become a member at the door when you attend your first film. The membership application form is on our flyers, which will be available soon.

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Please note: Due to circumstances beyond our control, we will be unable to screen the film Kedi on 12 December as advertised. We will instead be screening Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer. Full details can be found on the Current Season page.

Showing next: Tuesday 21 November at 8.30pm
The Ghoul
director: Gareth Tunley
starring: Tom Meeten, Alice Lowe, Rufus Jones

The Ghoul

Homicide detective Chris is called to London to investigate a strange double murder in which both victims appear to have continued moving towards their assailant despite multiple gunshots to the face and chest. On a hunch, and with the help of an old colleague – and former girlfriend – Chris goes undercover as a patient to investigate the suspect’s psychotherapist, the mysterious Alexander Morland, who seems to have a taste for the occult. The first feature from actor turned writer-director Gareth Tunley, The Ghoul is an intense, unsettling and mind-bending psychological thriller that is being hailed as one of the year’s most auspicious debuts.

You can read the Cine Outsider review here.


Why our films (usually) have to start promptly at 8.30pm

Although our films are scheduled to start at 8.30pm, on busier nights we've always been able to hold up the start until everyone is in and seated. With the arrival of digital projection, however, this has all changed. Most of the films we screen now arrive as high definition digital files that are coded to play at a specific time, over which the projectionist has no control. This means that the film has to start playing at 8.30pm or not at all. Thus to avoid potentially missing the start of the film, it's worth arriving in good time for the screening.

Please note that some longer films will be scheduled to start at 8pm.