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Private hire

We think The Castle Cinema is shaping up to be a very special place and we'd love to help you host a memorable event with us.

Let’s get planning! Here are some fun ideas to get you started...

  • Got a birthday coming up? Screen your favourite film with your favourite people!
  • Need a venue for the office Christmas party? Perfect!
  • Searching for a filming location? We don't mind you using us just for our looks.
  • Just finished shooting a new film? Share it with family, friends, cast and crew!
  • Looking for a venue to host a team building session? Together, we've got this.
  • Just married? Hold your reception with us!
  • Running a seminar, conference or training day? Present it on our screen!
  • Are you a teacher looking to excite your class about film? We'd love to facilitate this.

This is by no means a complete list!

If you have an idea forming, we’d love to talk through all the possibilities with you!
We have the technical expertise, attention to detail and event experience to turn your idea into an unforgettable occasion.

hire@thecastlecinema.com

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We want everyone to enjoy events at The Castle Cinema, and work hard to be inclusive and accessible.
We're a dementia-friendly and autism-friendly space, and love working with film clubs and community groups.
So get in touch and we can explore the possibilities!

Our spaces

The Castle Cinema is made up of three wonderful spaces - Screen 1, Screen 2 and the bar.

This beautiful auditorium has space for 82 bums on 82 comfy armchairs.

The building was originally built as a cinema back in 1913 and we are incredibly lucky to have retained many of its original features. The original proscenium arch takes pride of place with it's ornate plasterwork alongside the beautiful curved ceiling, both of which are highlighted in gold.

The front two rows of seats are removable, providing a larger staging area in front of the screen for guest speakers or intimate performances.

Tech: DCP, DVD, BluRay or HDMI 2k digital projection and 7:1 surround sound.
Please email for detailed tech specs or floor plan

Originally the projection room, this space has been transformed into an opulent second screen with 27 seats, including six deluxe sofas.

Equipped with 7.1 surround sound and a stunning 4m screen, this intimate screening room oozes luxury and exclusivity.

When the lights go down and the film starts rolling, you’ll forget the outside world exists...

Tech: DCP, DVD, BluRay or HDMI 2k digital projection and 7:1 surround sound.
Please email for detailed tech spec or floor plan

We like big bars and we cannot lie…

Our fabulous bar has space for 82 seated and 120 standing.

We have an array of different seating and various layout options, depending on the occasion. Why not make use of our DJ booth? We’ll get the dance floor ready…

Our fully licensed bar can cater to any event. Compliment your matinee screening with freshly baked pastries and Dark Arts coffee. Or make it a night to remember with our bespoke cocktails, carefully curated wine list and rotating local beers on tap. And of course, there’s always an endless supply of popcorn...

Get in touch to see our drinks menu or to discuss your catering needs.

DCP Mastering Service

Are you a filmmaker close to completing your current project?
Need to get your film festival-ready?

We offer a DCP conversion service, with competitive pricing and a chance to test your DCP on the big screen.
We've worked with numerous film festivals and filmmakers to take their creations from the small screen to the big screen. Email hire@thecastlecinema.com for more info on how to get your film cinema-ready!