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Our Top Ten Films of 2021

Our Top Ten Films of 2021

We've only been able to open for six months this year, but those six months were crammed with excellent films! Check out our top ten films of 2021 as voted by our staff and volunteers. Red more

Directorial Debuts Classics Season

Directorial Debuts Classics Season

Join us in January for a classic season of stunning directorial debuts, from genre-defining crime-noirs to incredible visionary tales of youth by some of cinemas greatest filmmakers. Red more

Christmas Classics Season 2021

Christmas Classics Season 2021

Join us throughout December for a season of festive classics to help you get in the mood for Christmas. Red more

Next Steps Towards Recovery

Next Steps Towards Recovery

Just as we have taken a careful and cautious approach to building our business back up we've seen you take a similar careful approach to returning to cinemas like ours and we want to share what our next steps are. Red more

UPP Presents: Japan 2021

UPP Presents: Japan 2021

This November we will be taking part in the BFI’s extensive Japan 2021 Season. We are incredibly excited to be showing 12 classic films across four consecutive weekends this November, each weekend focussing on a theme celebrating the brilliance of Japanese cinema. Red more

Monday 19th July: Covid-19 Update

Monday 19th July: Covid-19 Update

Thinking of each other – some changes at The Ultimate Picture Palace. As you probably know, the Government have confirmed that England will move to the final stage of easing lockdown restrictions on Mon 19 July. We wanted to let you know what ... Red more

Artist Callout: Film Poster Project

Artist Callout: Film Poster Project

Are you a local artist/designer with a passion for cinema? If so, we want to work with you on an upcoming project linked to our re-opening in May and beyond! We are looking to commission 6 artists/graphic designers to each design an original, ... Red more

UPP Re-opening in May 2021

UPP Re-opening in May 2021

It’s been a while since we’ve all been able to sit inside an auditorium and lose ourselves in the magic cinema, but - fingers crossed - that day isn’t too far away. Closed since December, cinemas have been eagerly looking ahead to the date that Red more

Dispatches from the Glasgow Film Festival and ICO Screen Days

Dispatches from the Glasgow Film Festival and ICO Screen Days

Cinemas may still be in lockdown, but the film industry is slowly beginning to wake up again. With Monday 17th May earmarked as the day in which cinemas in the UK could possibly return, it’s good to see studios and distributors starting to ... Red more

What's on

Today (Monday 17th January)

18:15

The 400 Blows PG
1h 40m | French w/ English subtitles
Francois Truffaut's highly influential coming-of-age story about a young boy seeking refuge in truancy, petty crime, and cinema.

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20:30

The Humans 15
Socially Distanced
1h 48m
Psychological drama, adapted from the Tony Award-winning play, about a family coming together for a tense Thanksgiving dinner.

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Tomorrow (Tuesday 18th January)

17:30

West Side Story 12A
Deaf/HOH Subtitles
2h 36m
Steven Spielberg's adaptation of the much-loved Oscar-winning original from 1961, starring Ansel Elgort and Rachel Zegler.

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20:45

The 400 Blows PG
1h 40m | French w/ English subtitles
Francois Truffaut's highly influential coming-of-age story about a young boy seeking refuge in truancy, petty crime, and cinema.

Book here


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