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Address: 73 Brudenell Road, Leeds LS6 1JD, England
Phone Number:
+44 113 275 2045
17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Established in 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House is one of the UK's oldest...

Established in 1914, the Hyde Park Picture House is one of the UK's oldest cinemas. The Grade II listed building features gas lighting, an ornate balcony, comfy red chairs, operational 35mm projectors and a small snack kiosk. It shows the best independent, classic and award winning cinema from around the world, as well as family films every Saturday at 12noon and regular Baby screenings on Wednesdays at 11am. Please check website for upcoming listings.

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Charming cinema - like stepping back in time!

Watched an excellent film in this classy, vintage cinema and loved every moment of the experience - from buying a ticket in the booth outside, to finding a seat in the elegant... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seeing a movie here is just extra special . This is probably the best cinema left in Leeds . Enjoy !

Thank Howard C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been there quite a few times to watch few of specially screened movies and also live close to the location. Very well maintained and mostly screens mixture of art cinema and world (Regional) movies. Nice sound effect and there isn't much you miss when compared to bigger cinemas. From outside, the building looks takes you back to "Charming... More 

Thank Ashwini S
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Watched an excellent film in this classy, vintage cinema and loved every moment of the experience - from buying a ticket in the booth outside, to finding a seat in the elegant theatre and watching the red curtain draw when it was time to start the film. The selection of films on are always interesting and offer lots of great... More 

Thank BettyLou3008
Warminster, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really had a great morning here as part of the film festival. This is a charming place that deserves as much support as it can get.

Thank WillBrougham123
Leeds, W Yorks, UK
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47 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The Hyde Park tries to show a great mix of blockbusters and art house & world cinema, and is great at covering all bases. They have good programme of events for all the community and staff really know and love their movie "stuff". As opposite from the chain multiplexes as you can get (never any rowdy customers, not really bothered... More 

Thank puschka01
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Old fashioned in the best possible way, Hyde Park Picture House reminds you why you used to love going to the cinema. I wish I lived closer, I'd go much more often.

Thank Wakefield_Forever
Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We always visit this cinema when the Leeds film festival is on each year and also subscribe by e-mail to their events etc. Although its a bit of a trip for us from Yeadon to get here its the only cinema we go to these days. It has great 'heritage' (is that the correct word?) and the charm of the... More 

Thank johnny_yeadon
Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

When I first went to the HP picture house, over 30 years ago, it was shabby, smelt of strange tobacco and had seats that were less than comfortable. I stuck with, it taking my then young children to Saturday mornings and catching independent /foreign films myself. It was well worth it. The seats are improved, although don't expect VIP type... More 

Thank kate j
Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

A great experience, the Hyde Park Picture House is a beautiful small and very old cinema, full of character. They show a great variety of films, a lot of them which you wouldn't see in multiplex cinemas. A must for any cinema lovers!

Thank cctgrt i
Wakefield, England, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

If you are looking for a cinema to watch the latest cinematic special effects block buster with high definition sound experience then this is not the place for you. If you want a nice couple of hours with maybe a drink in hand watching a good film in small but perfectly comfortable surroundings and that certain charm that you know... More 

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