The Electric
The UK's Oldest Working Cinema

Cinema & Events

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey From Friday 13th September

Dame Maggie Smtih returns as The Dowager Countess alongside the Crawleys, this time on the big screen and we've got themed cocktails, teas and cakes to celebrate their Royal visit.

The Souvenir

The Souvenir From Friday 13th September

Joanna Hogg’s Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner takes us back to early 80's London and the insecurities and vulnerabilities of a young filmmaker in this sly, disconcerting drama
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Private Hire

Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

1st May 2018
Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer

Birmingham charity Ladies Fighting Breast Cancer visited us on Monday 16th April to promote their new cover of Bill Withers' classic tune Lean On Me, performed ... read more

Film & TV Production

Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

21st May 2019
Tom Lawes opens film consultancy

Electric Cinema Birmingham owner Tom Lawes has launched an international film consultancy business called Backlight Consulting at the Cannes Film Festival. The ... read more

History and Education

Behind the screens

18th May 2018
Behind the screens

Our popular 'Behind The Screens' tours are back, giving you the chance to delve into The Electric Cinema's long and tumultuous history.

Discover what part i... read more