The unique musical combo Modulus Quartet will be visiting The Electric Cinema on Thursday May 25th as part of a nationwide tour.
Modulus Quartet champion a diverse range of music by living composers, seeking out music of an individual style, developing creative relationships with composers and artists.
The quartet ... read more
Spring means Flatpack here in Birmingham, specifically the annual film festival featuring a host of cinematic wonders from across the globe, this year taking place between April 4th and April 9th.
As usual, we'll be screening a number of films as part of the programme, which this year includes previews of David Lync... read more
The 2017 version of the Cinematic Time Machine season reaches the 1940s and 1950s this spring, two decades of filmmaking packed to the brim with classic cinema.
Choices for March and April include David Lean's stiff upper lip romance Brief Encounter, a 75th anniversary screening of the seminal Casablanca, films from... read more
With the recent unveiling of our official history plaque from the Birmingham Civic Society listing us as the oldest working cinema in the UK, we asked artist Milan Topalović to produce a special print to commemorate the occasion.
Featuring the front of The Electric with references to Fritz Lang and Georges Méliès - ... read more
We're big fans of the award winning serviced apartments run by Staying Cool at the Rotunda, so we're very pleased to be able to offer all our Electric customers a special 10% discount on any of their rooms.
The owners of Birmingham restaurant Annexe want to also offer a special deal to all of our customers, offering them 20% off any meal Monday to Friday, either before or after seeing a film at The Electric Cinema.
Annexe offers a relaxed yet sophisticated venue for those seeking the elegance and buzz of café society, ... read more
2017 will see our Shock & Gore festival celebrate its seventh year in existence, and as ever we'll be hosting our annual competition to find the most exciting and disturbing films out there.
Whether it's a short film or a feature, we're looking for films that are weird, horrific, out there or just plain insane. If ... read more
We're very pleased to announce that we've been nominated for Cinema Of The Year at the national 2016 Screen Awards, which take place in London on October 20th.
The annual Screen Awards reward the people and companies dedicated to connecting audiences with films, and this year we've been nominated in the '24 screens ... read more
After the huge success of last year's BLOC/Electric Cinema offer, we've teamed up with BLOC Hotels once again to bring you another amazing deal running until 31st August. The deal includes...
- An overnight stay for two at BLOC Birmingham in the Jewellery Quarter
- A pair of tickets to see a film at The Electric C... read more
To coincide with the release of Suicide Squad this August, we are looking for new artwork inspired by either the comic books or the film to hang in our upstairs gallery.
We all view films differently, that’s why we’re keeping the brief open and inviting you to draw inspiration from any of the characters and major th... read more
July is upon us, which means it’s time to dust off the Ouija board and commune with Birmingham's annual Shock & Gore horror and fantasy film festival.
Launching with a very special festival preview night at Birmingham's historic Highbury Hall
on Friday 8th July, the festival runs from Friday July 15th to Thursday ... read more
Is it really the end for Studio Ghibli? We sincerely hope not, but with the release of their 'final' film When Marnie Was There this May, it's the perfect time for a Studio Ghibli season here at The Electric Cinema, stretching from May to July.
From My Neighbour Totoro to Grave Of The Fireflies, experience Hayao Miy... read more
Electric Cinema customers can now get 2 for 1 standard seats with Meerkat Movies, the new reward scheme for customers of comparethemarket.com that offers 2 for 1 cinema tickets every Tuesday or Wednesday for a whole year when you buy a qualifying product*.
So how do you benefit from this new deal?
• Firstly, become... read more
This autumn, Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the stage as he takes on one of Shakespeare's most iconic creations - Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark, as directed by Lyndsey Turner.
The initial run at the Barbican sold out in record time, but never fear because this eagerly awaited production is also being ... read more
One of the biggest live tours in history hits the big screen this September, as we screen Roger Waters: The Wall on Tuesday 29th September, a concert film that goes well beyond the stage.
Based on the groundbreaking concept album, Roger Waters The Wall is a state-of-the-art show that dazzles the senses, combined wit... read more
BLOC Hotel Birmingham have teamed up with the Electric Cinema to celebrate a summer of cinema with a fantastic opportunity to enjoy the latest film releases like an A-lister.
This exclusive, limited time only package priced at £59 includes the following:
A pair of Electric Cinema tickets for any film of your choice... read more
Birmingham’s Shock & Gore horror and fantasy film festival marks its fifth anniversary this year, but unlike most horror series which reach their fifth instalment, we like to think we're still as fresh and exciting as the original.
This year features another mouth-watering selection of live events, sneak previews, ... read more
The 1990s were a great time for fans of bombastic cinema, so this summer we're going back in time with a season of epic 90s blockbusters - and even better, they're priced at 90s prices.
To mark the launch of the third series of Bryan Fuller's acclaimed TV serial Hannibal on Sky Living, our horror programmers Shock & Gore are teaming up with food artist Annabel de Vetten for a very special evening of Hannibal delights that will include an exclusive big screen showing of the third series premiere.
On... read more
The Found Footage Festival have watched a lot of weirdos over the years as part of their mission to find the weirdest and most random VHS footage in the world, and on April 22nd they return to The Electric with their very own Salute To Weirdos!
Hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Letterman) will be takin... read more