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Unique experience

Everything about the Electric Picture Palace is special and unique. We were lucky enough to get... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
AliH8691
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A hidden gem

Loved this third time been the organ coming out of the floor the old time refreshments tray lady in... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Sami1311
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A unique 1912 style cinema showing classic and recent film releases. With 70 seats including the new royal box, a rising wurlitzer style organ, usherettes, commissionaire. Run by the Southwold Film Society, membership costs £3 for a season or one...more
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The Electric Picture Palace Blackmill Road, Southwold IP18 6AQ, England
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Favourite place in Southwold! Well worth a visit even if you can't manage to see a film. Built and run by local architect John Bennett and his family, the Electric Picture Palace is a tiny cinema squeezed into an old stable/garage. The film programmes are...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Everything about the Electric Picture Palace is special and unique. We were lucky enough to get tickets to see a film we had wanted to see for a long time but not managed to catch. We were able to reserve tickets then drop off the...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Loved this third time been the organ coming out of the floor the old time refreshments tray lady in the intermission even if the film wasn’t our taste was worth it for the experience

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

We have been to the Picture Palace a couple of times and it always puts a smile on our faces – each time is a fabulous evening. Starting with the welcome from the Staff, through the public service film, the organ playing in the interval,...More

Thank CarolineSsmith
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Just had a wonderful evening at the picture palace. Great to watch the film in a terrific venue with so much character and attention to detail. Loved the interval, excellent selection of snacks and drinks, and musical interlude too. Certainly an essential feature of any...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Have only seen this venue from the out side. But it looks full of charm. Unfortunately we have only been walking past when it's been closed but it is on our bucket list of things to do!

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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Oh my, what a sweet, beautiful, intimate venue for a wedding. Perfect! We wanted a small ceremony and The Electric Picture Palace was ideal for us and our 30 guests. The organ was a great hit, it was fun getting married on stage, and the...More

Thank Ruby H
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We were married in the EPP - what a venue! Our guest loved it and the staff were really friendly. We showed a children's film just before the ceremony to keep the children happy, and they sat quietly while munching on popcorn! We also had...More

Thank Kirstigirl
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The Electric Picture Palace is the home of the Southwold Film Society. That sounds really dull. This place isn't. Housed in former stables this red plush and gilt jewel box is a Southwold experience not to be missed. That is, as long as you book...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

Such a nice welcome whilst looking through the window at the picture palace as was closed the man inside asked if we wanted to come in and have a look around so glad we did such a lovely place and such a nice man thank...More

Thank Elaineclarke99
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Commissionaire at the door, the Manager wearing dinner jacket & black tie to greet you, and the usherette to show you to your seat. This is how it was and how it should be. The staff at this wonderful picture palace obviously love what they...More

Thank Martin W
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Yes, it should be ok. The entrance to the road is wide enough. We cannot guarantee parking in Blackmill Rd as we do not own designated parking spaces but we always try to keep a space free outside the cinema if possible. Not... More
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