Making film accessible to all

At the Pavilion Cinema we are committed to providing the best possible service to all our customers.

We are committed to improving access where necessary and possible to enable as many customers as possible to experience cinema in the Pavilion.

Location Access

The cinema entrance is located at ground level, with lift and staircase access to all floors. Screens 1, 2 and 4 are located on the third floor. Screen 3 is located on the second floor. Access to cinema 3 for mobility impaired is with staff assistance.

The bus station is an approx 5 minute walk from the cinema. There is a taxi rank 50m from the cinema in Channel Street. There are limited parking bays outside the cinema. Although these are controlled parking bays, they may be used by blue badge holders. Please note: The cinema does not operate any parking facilites and cannot guarantee availability of spaces.

Accessibility within the cinema and screens

There are automatic sliding doors at the front of the building. Cinema is accessed via lift and staircase. Entrance to the cinema halls are through push/pull doors. An accessible toilet can be found outside cinema 1.

Step free access to wheelchair stances in all screens. In Cinema 1, 3 and 4 the wheelchair stances are located at the rear of the hall. In cinema 2, the wheelchair stance is located at the front of the hall. Step free access to cinema seating is only available in screen 2. In other screens there are at least one step down to access cinema seating.

Hearing Assistance

All the cinema halls at the Pavilion are equipped with the Dolby Fidelio Assistance System.  With this system, we provide you with a small control pack and a set of headphones and you are able to enjoy a Hearing Impaired channel for the film you are watching in whichever screen you are watching it in. We also have an induction loop available. If you wish to bring your own headphones and use them, you are very welcome to.

To make use of this system, please just ask any member of staff  when you get to the cinema and we would be happy to help.

For more information on this system please email the cinema at info@pavilioncinema.co.uk or call 01896 752767 and ask for the Duty Manager.

All the cinema halls at the Pavilion are equipped with the Dolby Fidelio Assistance System.  With this system, we provide you with a small control pack and a set of headphones and you are able to enjoy a running audio commentary of what is happening on screen.  If you wish to bring your own headphones and use them, you are very welcome to.

The vast majority of films we show have audio description available.  This is noted above the performance times on our website.

To make use of this system, please just ask any member of staff  when you get to the cinema and we would be happy to help.

For more information on this system please email the cinema at info@pavilioncinema.co.uk or call 01896 752767 and ask for the Duty Manager.

Subtitled Performances

We currently endeavour to show one subtitled performance per week. This is shown as “Subtitled” on our showtimes information, or marked as ‘ST’.

Any current scheduled subtitled shows are listed below;

The Fall Guy

He’s a stuntman, and like everyone in the stunt community, he gets blown up, shot, crashed, thrown through windows and dropped from the highest of heights, all for our entertainment. And now, fresh off an almost career-ending accident, this working-class hero has to track down a missing movie star, solve a conspiracy and try to win back the love of his life while still doing his day job. What could possibly go right? From real life stunt man and director David Leitch, the blockbuster director of Bullet Train, Deadpool 2, Atomic Blonde and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw and the producer of John Wick, Nobody and Violent Night, comes his most personal film yet. A new hilarious, hard-driving, all-star apex-action thriller and love letter to action movies and the hard-working and under-appreciated crew of people who make them: The Fall Guy. Oscar® nominee Ryan Gosling (Barbie, La La Land, Drive) stars as Colt Seavers, a battle-scarred stuntman who, having left the business a year earlier to focus on both his physical and mental health, is drafted back into service when the star of a mega-budget studio movie—being directed by his ex, Jody Moreno, played by Golden Globe winner Emily Blunt (Oppenheimer, A Quiet Place films, Sicario)—goes missing. While the film’s ruthless producer (Emmy winner Hannah Waddingham; Ted Lasso), maneuvers to keep the disappearance of star Tom Ryder (Golden Globe winner Aaron Taylor-Johnson; Bullet Train) a secret from the studio and the media, Colt performs the film’s most outrageous stunts while trying (with limited success) to charm his way back into Jody’s good graces. But as the mystery around the missing star deepens, Colt will find himself ensnared in a sinister, criminal plot that will push him to the edge of a fall more dangerous than any stunt. Inspired by the hit 1980s TV series, The Fall Guy also stars Winston Duke (Black Panther franchise) and Academy Award® nominee Stephanie Hsu (Everything Everywhere All at Once).

Thursday 23rd May

16:40 Subtitled


Autism Friendly Performances/Relaxed Screenings

Previously called Autism Friendly Screenings, the new name reflects the fact that the way these screenings are presented may be of benefit to those who are not on the Autism Spectrum but a normal cinema screening may be outside their comfort zone.

With relaxed screenings;

  • House lights are left on but low
  • The sound is turned down
  • Adverts and trailers are not shown – so the film starts promptly at the advertised start time
  • There is an allowance for increased levels of movement and noise in the hall

Relaxed screenings will be on a monthly basis and will feature a variety of programming.

Any currently scheduled relaxed screenings are listed below;

Pavilion Cinema & The CEA Card Scheme

The Pavilion Cinema participates in the nationally recognised CEA Card Scheme.

With this scheme the disabled person* purchases an annual card to show to box office staff when purchasing a ticket.

The disabled person then pays full price for whatever category of ticket they are purchasing, but the accompanying carer/assistant is admitted free of charge.

Purchasing tickets at the box office: When a valid card is presented, the card holder will pay the relevant admission price according to our schedule of admission prices. The accompanying carer will be admitted free of charge.

Web: It is not yet possible to book tickets in advance using a CEA Card as we need to view the card to check it is valid however we are working with our ticketing solution provider to enable this in the future.

Joining the CEA Card Scheme.

There are three ways to apply for a CEA Card. Full online application, part online – part postal, or full postal.

An administration fee is charged by the scheme administrators to process your application and issue a card.

For full online or part online – part postal, please go to www.ceacard.co.uk for more details and to begin the application process.

For full postal applications please ask a cinema staff member for an application form.

*Who is eligible for a card?

The eligibility criteria are kept under review and maybe updated from time to time; currently people who receive one of the following benefits are eligible:

  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Attendance Allowance (AA)
  • Blind persons Registration
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP)

If you have any questions regarding the CEA Card Scheme, please ask to speak to a manager.

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