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!

Hidden Figures (PG)

Friday 7 July | 7.30pm | £5

As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Based on the unbelievable true life stories of three of these women, combating gender, race and professional barriers, as they rose through the ranks of NASA alongside many of history's greatest minds specifically tasked with calculating the momentous launch of astronaut John Glenn into orbit, and guaranteeing his safe return.
 
★★★★ "delivered with such verve" The Guardian
Oscar Nominated for Best Picture
 

Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including a 15-minute interval)

Family Cinema: Beauty & The Beast (PG)

Saturday 8 July | 11.00am | £3

Disney's animated classic takes on a new form, with a widened mythology and an all-star cast. A young prince, imprisoned in the form of a beast, can be freed only by true love. What may be his only opportunity arrives when he meets Belle (Emma Watson), the only human girl to ever visit the castle since it was enchanted.

★★★★ "Emma Watson dazzles in Disney's show-stopping chocolate box of a remake." - The Telegraph
 

Running Time: 2 hours 9 minutes

Fences (12A)

Friday 11 August | 7.30pm | £5

This Oscar, Golden Globe & BAFTA award-winning drama stars Denzel Washington and Viola Davis, who reprise their stage roles in Washington's screen adaptation of the beloved 1950s-set August Wilson play. Troy Maxson, who makes his living as a sanitation worker, once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter over his missed opportunity, Troy’s grip on his own family is sometimes playful, sometimes painfully tight. He lies (as much to himself as others), creating further tension in his family as secrets begin to unravel.
 
★★★★★ "A simply extraordinary film... full of towering performances delivered with intelligence, power and heart" - EMPIRE
 
Oscar Winner (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role)
Golden Globe Winner (Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role)
BAFTA Winner (Best Supporting Actress)
Oscar Nominated for Best Actor, Best Motion Picture, and Best Screen-Play Adaptation
 

Running Time: 2 hours 20 minutes (including a 15-minute interval)

Family Cinema: The Boss Baby (U)

Saturday 12 August | 11.00am | £3

DreamWorks Animation and the director of Madagascar invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the hilarious animation about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly imaginative 7 year old named Tim. With a sly, heart-filled message about the importance of family, The Boss Baby is an authentic and broadly appealing original comedy for all ages.

 "Hilarious" - New York Times
 

Running Time: 1 hour 38 minutes