What time does the cinema open and close?

The cinema opens up to 30 minutes before show time.

The cinema bar area is open to both cinema guests and others from 12.00 noon until the market closes.

The cinema opens at 10:00 am on Saturday for Kids Club.

Do you sell snacks?

We offer a selection of snacks to enjoy during your movie.  All our food is sustainably sourced and non-GMO.

We do have nuts on our menu so if you have a nut allergy please be advised that we cannot guarantee that nuts won’t be in the cinema during your screening.

How do I book tickets?

We have made it as simple as possible to book tickets online, via your mobile or in person at the cinema.

To book tickets you can either click on the “book” button directly for your film option or click on “now showing” to see a list of our films and events listings.  Once you have selected the film or event you want to see click on the preferred time which will then take to you the booking page to log in as a member or non-member to select your seats, any food or drink combinations and complete the transaction.

Come to the cinema in person and our Cinema team are happy to help you purchase your tickets and show you the seating options.

If you have any special requirements contact us on 0203 383 0380 or

Do you have a booking fee?

Booking fee is 50p per ticket and no fee at the box office.

How can I find out what’s on?

The easiest, simplest and most accurate way to check what is showing is to view the latest films.

If you’d like to get advance screening information you can also sign up for our newsletter or follow our social media for the latest news and up and coming releases and events.

Can I get a refund?

Cinema tickets once purchased are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

What time does the feature film start?

The feature film starts approximately 10 minutes after the advertised programme time.

At Moving Pictures Cinema, we want to make our screenings memorable and provide film lovers that little bit extra, so when we can we will be showing “behind the scenes” footage, Director’s cuts etc. so make sure to come early.

Moving Pictures Cinema reserves the right to refuse admission to latecomers

What are the age restrictions for films?

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) certifies all films in the UK. These age restrictions are designed to protect the viewer. Moving Pictures Cinema are obliged to ensure all guests meet the age requirements of the films they choose.

You can find out about the types of film classifications here

Can a 12 to 14-year-old watch a 15 rated movie with an adult/parent present?

No, the BBFC requirements apply at all times.

Can I take a baby into a screen?

We welcome babies in all our cinemas, however, please note that age restrictions apply – babies will only be admitted into U, PG and 12A certificates.

Baby Club

We will have specific screenings for new parents and their babies. These screenings are only for parents and guardians and their babies so, there’s no need to worry about disturbing other guests while your film’s playing.

We want you and your little one to be able to enjoy a day out to the cinema. We will do everything we can to make you and your baby feel welcome and comfortable.

Softer volume. Ever-so-slightly brighter lights. Our special in-screen conditions are a lullaby to your baby. This is a peaceful setting, where you can gently rock your little one away to the land of nod and ease yourself into the world on-screen.

Do you have baby changing facilities?

Yes, there are baby changing facilities in the Mercato Metropolitano market

Can I bring my older children with me to the screening if I have a toddler and a baby?

Yes, you can.

How old do you have to be for a child's ticket?

Child tickets are charged for those aged under 15. Concessions can apply to adult tickets (15+) if you are a senior or student. Ticket prices are shown by film.

What ID do I need to prove my age?

We will accept passports/student cards and validate cards as suitable forms of identification. All must clearly indicate the recipient’s date of birth.

What ID do I need if I purchase a student ticket?

A valid university card or Student ID card.

Do you accept CEA cards?

Yes. If you need assistance, please contact us and we’d be happy to make sure we can accommodate your needs and make you feel as welcome and comfortable as possible.  Contact us on 0203 383 0380 or

Do you screen subtitled shows?

Films not in the English Language are subtitled unless otherwise stated.

Do you screen subtitled shows for the Hard of Hearing?

We will have limited screenings and films. Please go to our website for films that are marked as Hard for Hearing.

Do you offer screenings for people with autism?

We currently don’t have Autism screenings but are looking into this. We’d love to hear from you if this is something you’d like us to schedule by contacting us on 0203 383 0380 or

Does the cinema have disabled access?

We do have access for wheelchairs and are on ground level.  There is an accessible toilet  in the Mercato Metropolitano market.

I was unhappy with my cinema visit. Who do I complain to?

We are sorry if you didn’t enjoy your Moving Pictures Cinema experience. Please speak to the Cinema Manager on the day, call us on 0203 383 0380 or email us so we can understand what the problem was.

We want you to have a wonderful time and would welcome you speaking to us during your visit, so we can try and make your experience better on the day rather than you go away unhappy with your experience.

We aim to make every visit a memorable one.

I have been double charged, what shall I do?

Email us at call us at 0203 383 0380 detailing the charge and we will investigate the double charge and take appropriate action.

Do you have a membership scheme?

We would love for you to become a valued member.   Our Membership gives you access to special preview screenings and special events, as well as a complimentary ticket on your birthday.

You also get 10% discount on all food and drink every visit even if you just come to hang out in the bar and not see a film.

Full details of our membership scheme can be found and sign up please go to our “Members Page

How long is the membership for?

Moving Pictures Cinema Memberships are for 12 months and you will have the choice to renew before your membership expires. We will contact you one month before to remind you.

I’ve renewed my Membership; do I need a new membership card?

No, your current membership card will still be recognised.

What happens if I lose my membership card?

Please email us at and we can arrange for you to collect a replacement card on your next visit to the cinema.

Can I cancel my membership?

You can only cancel your membership within14 days of purchasing online and you have not used the membership. Please contact us on or call us on 0203 383 0380 to cancel your membership.

One a membership has been used the terms of membership are accepted and Moving Pictures Cinema are under no obligation to offer a refund.

I’ve renewed my Membership, do I need a new membership card
No, your current membership card will still be recognised as your Membership is unique to you.
The website does not recognise membership details, who do I contact?

Please email us at 0203 383 0380 or and we’d be happy to help.

Can I give a membership as a gift to someone?

Yes, we’d love if you wanted to share the Moving Pictures Cinema Membership call us and we can set this up for you on 0203 383 038.


What is private hire?

At Moving Pictures Cinema, we provide services for a broad range of events, we will ensure that you get the most out of the facilities we have to offer while providing the support and experience necessary to make your event smooth, memorable and stress-free.

What types of private hire and events do you do?

We can host a variety of events and parties:

Film Festivals
Cast and Crew Screenings
Filming Location Awards Evenings
Student Showreel Presentations
Student Screenings
Children’s Private Parties and Screenings
Corporate Presentations
Corporate Hospitality
Product Launches
Private Parties
Charity Fundraising Events
Networking Events
Poetry Slams and Spoken Word

We have top-quality technical facilities, a spacious and attractive bar area and a breakout area in the cinema that can be configured to accommodate various setups.

Moving Pictures Cinemas can accommodate most screening formats and our friendly, knowledgeable technical staff will ensure the presentation is the best possible quality and runs without a hitch.

Please contact us if you’d like to arrange a site visit so you can discuss your requirements, guide you through various options for the structure of your event and ensure the smooth running of proceedings.  Contact us to discuss your event on the phone 0203 383 0380 or email us

Can I hire a screen for a special event e.g. a birthday party?

Yes, you can. We’d love to make your special event to remember so please contact us on 0203 383 0380 or email us

As a Member do I get the 10% discount on private hires costs?

No, private hires are not public screenings and are not eligible for the terms of membership.


Can I host a film festival?

Yes we love film. Please send your request and a brief overview of your festival requirements to 0203 383 0380 or


I’m a charity and would like to know if you can help?

If you are a Charity and want to do a screening or inquire about hosting an event or any other request please call us on 0203 383 0380 or email us at

Where can I find more information about your company?

You can find more information about the history and our passion for the film here “About Us”.

How do I apply for a job at Moving Pictures Cinema?

We are always looking for great people to join our team. If you’d like to work for Moving Pictures Cinema you can find out more about our current vacancies and how to apply on the “Work For Us” page and we’ll get in touch.


I’ve lost something, what do I do?

If it’s not possible to re-visit the cinema, please email us at or call us on 0203 383 038 and provide us with a description of the item you have lost, the screening you went to and your details, so we can get back to you.

Please note, whilst we do our best to reunite lost items Moving Pictures Cinema does not accept any responsibility for any items brought onto our premises.