A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts. Our creative learning programme further underpins everything we do. Over 1.8 million people pass through our doors annually, hundreds of artists and performers are featured, and more than 300 staff work onsite. Our architecturally renowned centre opened in 1982 and comprises the Barbican Hall, the Barbican Theatre, the Pit, Cinema One plus Cinemas 2 & 3 on Beech Street, Barbican Art Gallery, a second gallery The Curve, foyers and public spaces, a library, Lakeside Terrace, a glasshouse conservatory , conference facilities and three restaurants.
Queen's Film Theatre is Northern Ireland's foremost independent cinema located at Queen's University in Belfast. For the past forty years, QFT has occupied a unique place in the cultural and entertainment life of Northern Ireland. This uniqueness comes from QFT's special ambience (a world away from the local cineplex!), its screenings of new and classic films and its loyal members and audiences.
Heartlands is the World Heritage Gateway Site to the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape. Once an abandoned tin mine, the site underwent a major redevelopment to become a vibrant community space. We regularly host art exhibitions and installations, including film screenings, paintings and sculptures, as well as creative and community events. As we’re a social enterprise, Heartlands is free to visit and contains botanical gardens and an outdoor adventure play area. There are also local businesses, art studios, a café, and a visitor centre and shop on-site.
First opened in 1962, mac is Birmingham's pioneering arts complex for everyone. mac is a national leader in developing work with children, families and young people of all backgrounds. mac offers a busy programme of theatre, dance, independent cinema, exhibitions and special events, as well as a wealth of practical classes in all aspects of creativity, from playing musical instruments to ceramics and jewellery-making.
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, known as The Poly, was founded in 1833 to promote performance innovation and education in the arts, science and history in Cornwall. We have been screening films here since 1910. Currently we offer a varied film programme mainly international, independent and art house films. We also screen documentaries and archive films. We host a number of film related events throughout the year, including Falmouth University’s student film festival, Pixelate. We are part of the BFI’s South West & West Midlands Film Hub and have received support from them, for our Salon du Cinema project, a celebration of Hollywood’s Golden Age, through music, performance and film.
Glasgow's original independent cinema GFT has been leading the way in specialised cinema for over 40 years. From art-house cinema to late night cult screenings and from classics back on the big screen to independent documentaries, there's something for everyone at GFT.
Eden Court was opened in April 1976. At the time, the design was strikingly modern. As the only large scale performance venue in the region, the building was designed by architects Law & Dunbar-Nasmith to house all types of performing arts from opera to popular music, concerts, ballet, modern dance, drama and films.
Built in 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House is a beautiful Grade II listed building with a stunning combinatiojn of period features and 21st century cinematic technology.
Our programme combines must see film classics with the best and brightest in contemporary independent and foreign language cinema. We even like to tuck in the odd Hollywood gem for good measure.
Formed by the merger of two of Manchester’s best-loved arts organisations, Cornerhouse and the Library Theatre Company, HOME is a place for curiosity seekers, for lovers of the dramatic, the digital and the deeply engaging; for radicals and reciprocators.
Broadway is an independent 4-screen cinema in the centre of Nottingham, which showcases the best films from all over the world.
The Ultimate Picture Palace is Oxford’s oldest and only independent cinema. With only one screen we can afford to be picky and show only the best of the mainstream as well as classics, epics, indies, foreign, documentaries and even the occasional musical!
The Newlyn Filmhouse is a newly-built independent cinema with two screens and a cafe/bar. We show an eclectic mix of mainstream, arthouse and documentary films with the aim of bringing the very best cinematic experiences to the Penwith area.
The Showroom is a four-screen independent cinema screening a diverse range of cinema from across the globe. It is the main cultural cinema venue in the Sheffield region, showing many films that would not otherwise available in the region. As well as the main programme of new releases, the Showroom also screens archive film, documentary, animation, foreign language film, special one-off screenings, short films and touring film programmes, and presents and hosts several festivals each year including Children’s Media Conference, Sheffield Adventure Film Festival (ShAFF), Celluloid Screams horror film festival and the internationally renowned Sheffield Doc/Fest.
Taliesin Arts Centre is at the heart of Swansea University's Singleton Campus. Open throughout the year, we host a broad programme of events including cinema screenings, an average of ten visiting exhibitions per year, and a great variety of live performances, from dance and drama to jazz and world music.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is internationally renowned for its environmental research and ethos, as well as being home to world leading research in film and media studies. A research team drawn from the School of Art, Media and American Studies and the School of Environmental Sciences have brought together intersecting interests in environmental issues and film within the university by hosting public screenings of UK Green Film Festival winning films alongside research and engagement projects that aim to generate dialogue between academic, industry and public participants. The objective of this UEA partnership with the UK Green Film Festival is to have a tangible impact on public awareness of environmental issues and the mechanisms for effective information delivery.
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