The Beacon Cinema

Whether you like to catch up with the latest blockbuster movie or laugh along with the little people at the latest caper, there are movies to suit all tastes at The Beacon Cinema.

The bar is open throughout for evening movies and in the tradition of great cinema, we have an interval with ice cream and popcorn. Our Kids' Cinema is a morning screening especially for some family fun. Relax and enjoy snacks and a coffee whilst the whole family is entertained with an on-screen adventure.

Lights! Camera! Action!

Why not combine a trip to the cinema with your child’s birthday party? Our Movie & Pizza Party is a popular choice for a birthday treat, with VIP seating in our cinema or we can even arrange a private screening for mini movie buffs!

  • Relaxing Evenings

    Enjoy a relaxing trip to the movies for a blockbuster Friday evening!

    All tickets cost £5

    Films start at 7.30pm

  • Easy Mornings

    Entertain the kids with a Saturday morning movie.

    All tickets cost £3

    Films start at 11am

  • Booking

    Tickets can be booked in person at Reception at The Beacon or via telephone on 01235 763456.

    No booking fees!

Sully (12A)

Friday 3 March | 7.30pm

Tickets £5

On Jan. 15, 2009, Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger (Tom Hanks) tries to make an emergency landing in New York's Hudson River after US Airways Flight 1549 strikes a flock of geese. Miraculously, all of the 155 passengers and crew survive the harrowing ordeal, and Sullenberger becomes a national hero in the eyes of the public and the media. Despite the accolades, the famed pilot now faces an investigation that threatens to destroy his career and reputation.

"Hanks delivers an Oscar worthy performance" (★★★★ The Independent) 

Running time: 1 hour 51 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)

Kids' Film: Moana (PG)

Saturday 4 March | 11.00am

Tickets: £3

Disney's CG-animated comedy musical hit with a fierce female lead. Moana, a spirited teenager sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

"the sail of the century from Disney" (★★★★ The Guardian)

Running Time: 1 hour 53 minutes

National Theatre Live: Hedda Gabler

Thursday 9 March | 7.00pm

Tickets: £15

Tony Award-winning director Ivo van Hove (A View from the Bridge at the Young Vic Theatre) returns to National Theatre Live screens with a modern production of Ibsen’s masterpiece, starring Ruth Wilson and Rafe Spall.

"A Hedda unlike any I have ever seen. Devastating." ★★★★★ What's On Stage

Find full details and book tickets here.

A United Kingdom (12A)

Friday 28 April | 7.30pm

Tickets £5

An extraordinary true story and romantic drama about Prince Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo), later to become the first president of Botswana, who causes a diplomatic stir when he marries a white woman from London (Rosamund Pike) in the late 1940s.

“an awards-worthy, power-house performance” ★★★★ The Guardian

Running time: 2 hours 5 minutes (including a 15 minute interval)

Kids' Film: Trolls (U)

Saturday 29 April | 11.00am

Tickets: £3

DreamWorks' hilarious animation filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventures! From the genius creators of SHREK, TROLLS stars Anna Kendrick as Poppy, the optimistic leader of the Trolls, and her polar opposite, Branch, played by Justin Timberlake. Together, this unlikely pair of Trolls must embark on an adventure that takes them far beyond the only world they've ever known..

Running Time: 1 hour 29 minutes