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Cinema & Events

La La Land

La La Land Until Thu 26th Jan

Damien Chazelle's colourful musical hearkens back to the golden age of Hollywood as Emma Stone's aspiring actress and Ryan Gosling's jazz musician fall in love.

Manchester By The Sea

Manchester By The Sea Until Thu 26th Jan

Casey Affleck is a surefire Oscar nominee for Kenneth Lonergan's moving new drama about a damaged man shocked to learn he's been made sole guardian of his orphaned nephew.
More Films

Private Hire

A very decent proposal

16th January 2017
A very decent proposal

The magic of the movies and our classic art deco design means that The Electric Cinema is a popular location for people to propose to their partners.

On Friday... read more

Film & TV Production

New silent feature Amaryllis now in post-production

1st January 2017
New silent feature Amaryllis now in post-production

Filming has now finished on Amaryllis, the brand new feature from Electric Flix that has the honour of being Britain's first full length silent movie for 86 yea... read more

History and Education

In memory of Dr. Clifford Shaw (1919 - 2015)

5th January 2016
In memory of Dr. Clifford Shaw (1919 - 2015)

We recently became aware that a time honoured friend of the cinema, Dr Clifford Shaw, sadly passed away last October, aged 96. He had worked tirelessly to h... read more