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Plymouth Arts Centre

38 Looe Street, Plymouth PL4 0EB, England
+44 1752 206114
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comfortable cinema, good cafe, exhibitions

I frequently enjoy going to this small, comfortable cinema. A mixture of well known and lesser... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ann S
Just love this place

Independent cinema and art. Friendly helpful staff. The short film festival has given me a real... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
David M
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Plymouth Arts Centre is a nationally acclaimed centre for contemporary art, independent cinema, and creative learning. We commission work by national and international artists, working with them to develop a unique, challenging and varied programme of exhibitions. Our cinema is independent, so we hand-pick all of our films, from the best of arthouse cinema from around the world to those blockbusters that you wouldn’t want to watch anywhere else. We stream live theatre from NT Live and RSC Live. We have Bringing in Baby and Demntia Friendly screenings. In the summer we go on tour for our annual Open Air Cinema screenings around iconic Plymouth locations like Royal William Yard, Tinside Lido and Mount Edgcumbe. Learning is at the heart of all of our activities. Plymouth Arts Centre is a creative place to socialise, and we want to enable as many people as possible to experience art, and feel inspired, confident and thrilled by what they encounter. We run regular Creative Play workshops for toddlers and their parent, and Family Art Workshops. We believe that culture changes the world for the better.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good20%
  • Average24%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 20:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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38 Looe Street, Plymouth PL4 0EB, England
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+44 1752 206114
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I frequently enjoy going to this small, comfortable cinema. A mixture of well known and lesser known films and tickets at a reasonable price. Small cafe serves very good tea and cake, and other drinks (non alcoholic and alcoholic) which I haven't tried yet. There...More

Thank Ann S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Independent cinema and art. Friendly helpful staff. The short film festival has given me a real taste for this genre. What a great weekend.

Thank David M
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Exciting art venue in Plymouth, with great programme and inclusive atmosphere. Always good talks and workshops to attend and a great hub for Plymouth based artists. Cinema is great too, showing independent films, with a nice glass of something from the bar. :)

1  Thank Emily W
Charlotte M, Marketing Manager at Plymouth Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Hi Emily, thanks for taking the time to write this, much appreciated. Charlotte

Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Real Plymouth gem where you can enjoy great film and contemporary art with a glass of wine and good company.

1  Thank Elexica
Charlotte M, Marketing Manager at Plymouth Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Hi, thanks for writing this, we're glad you enjoy your visits to the arts centre! Charlotte

Reviewed 28 March 2017

My favourite place to catch a film in Plymouth, complete with a glass of wine and snacks from the bar! The gallery is also a great space to see work from local and international artists. I've also attended a few art and cinema workshops and...More

1  Thank Katherine9019
Charlotte M, Marketing Manager at Plymouth Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Many thanks for your review!

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My first visit and I was super impressed. Easy to book tickets. Saw the fabulous Cannes winner Toni Erdmann. Good seating. Intimate screen. Perfect bar and you can take your drinks into the film. Small seating area of you are meeting friends or have some...More

1  Thank Caroline B
Charlotte M, Marketing Manager at Plymouth Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hi Caroline, thanks very much for your review. Glad you enjoyed your visit! Charlotte

Reviewed 14 February 2017

Gallery was showing experimental filmmaker Malcolm Le Grice. Cosy coffee bar with usual fayre and reasonable coffee in this district of the town.

2  Thank profsp2015
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Something evert Plymothian can find something to surprise and please/entertain them. A wide range of possibilities.

1  Thank biggles2015
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I have been here many times over the years. It once had a brilliant vegetarian restaurant upstairs but this has long since disappeared. The management tried a few alternatives but the dining side of things has now gone. However, the films are...More

1  Thank robpenarth
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

What a fantastic find. I love this kind of place. I was in search of a cosy venue, with interesting independent film: I found it. Lovely small cinema with comfortable seats, intimate space and great, varied programme. The staff were very attentive, and the coffee...More

2  Thank WirelessWanderer
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Jannerbloke
15 January 2017|
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Response from Charlotte M | Property representative |
Hi, we have just updated our profile so info is now up to date. We're open from Tuesday - Saturday and have indeed added ourselves to the "Movie Theater" category :) Thanks for your feedback Jannerbloke.
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254izzyb
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Response from DC1989 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is disabled access throughout and a disabled toilet
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