With an £8 million multiplex cinema due to open at Doncaster’s Frenchgate Shopping Centre in spring next year, movie mates Chris Hayter and Alex Kay grabbed the popcorn and donned some 3D shades to check out the cinema offering across the city region
Abbeydale Picture House
Address: 387 Abbeydale Road, Sheffield S7 1FS
Opening Hours: Listings available on their website.
About: The Abbeydale Picture House is a much loved, unique building that has become a landmark on the south side of Sheffield. Opened in 1920, this magnificent picture palace entertained generations of cinema and theatre audiences, with silent movies, cine-variety shows and wide-screen spectaculars. Thanks to local crowd funding and volunteers, it is one of the few cinemas of its age still standing today.
Address: 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX
Mon – 10am -9pm
Tue-wed 11.30 am – 9pm
Thur- 10 am – 9pm
Fri-Sun 11.30 – 9pm
About: Located in the heart of Sheffield’s Cultural Industries Quarter, Showroom Cinema is one of Europe’s biggest independent Cinema’s. Old or new, Hollywood or independent, the Showroom is ideal for cinema lovers with a vast selection of films running everyday.
Address: 16 George St. Sheffield S21 2PF
Opening Times: Check Listings for accurate times, but usually it follows a pattern of 12.00pm – 9.15pm and 10.15 am -9.15 pm on Saturdays.
About: A near 100-year-old chain of independent cinemas who are proud of their status as an independent entity offering a unique theatrical experience to its audiences. Perfect spot for a glass of wine or beer before the show!
Odeon Luxe Sheffield
Address: Arundel Gate, Sheffield S1 1DL
Opening Times: Check listings for times of film shown
About: In the heart of the city, the new Odeon Luxe offers reclinable, leather seating and a premium range of drinks and snacks, this truly is a luxury film experience for any movie lover.
Address: Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield S9 1EP
Opening Times: Check Listing for cinema times
About: A family friendly, state of the art cinema inside Sheffield’s premier shopping destination, Meadowhall. The perfect place to lift your feet after a long day of shopping!
Address: Valley Centertainment, Broughton Ln, Sheffield S9 2EP
About: With 20 screens, Sheffield’s biggest multiplex cinema is known for being Yorkshire’s best spot for blockbuster premieres and the latest innovations in film including IMAX 3D, 4DX and Screen X. Located a stone throw away from plenty of shops, restaurants, mini-golf, bowling and much more!
Address: The Moor, Sheffield S1 4PF
Opening Hours: Mon – Fri – 10am to 11pm
Sat-Sun 9.30 am – 11pm
About: Located at the regenerated Moor of Sheffield, The Light is an attractive and welcoming family cinema.
Address: Doncaster Leisure Park, Herten Way, Bawtry Rd, Doncaster, DN4 7NW
Opening Times: Check for listings at the website
About: Large cinema offering all the latest mainstream movies.
Address: Alma Leisure Park, Derby Rd, Chesterfield S40 2ED
Opening Times: Check for movie times at the website
About: Multiplex cinema serving chesterfield with a high-quality movie going experience
Parkway Cinema Barnsley
Address: 62 Eldon St, Barnsley S70 2JL
Opening Times: Check for times at the website
About: Comfy local cinema offering the latest releases, live theatre screenings and family deals
Address: University of Sheffield Student Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG
Opening Times: Check the Website for Film times
About: A professional quality, volunteer run independent cinema based at the University of Sheffield’s Student Union.
Penistone Paramount Cinema
Address: 23 Shrewsbury Rd, Penistone, Sheffield S36 6DY
Opening Times: Check the website for film times
About: Active for over 100 years, this small community cinema in Pennistone shows big films, live shows and even organ concerts.
Address: 11 Corporation St, Rotherham S60 1NG
Opening Times: Check Website for specific show times
About: A friendly, state for the art independent cinema located at Rotherham’s Underground performance and arts hub.