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.

Social Media:

Facebook: @theabbeydalepicturehouse

Twitter: @Abbeydale_PH

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.

Showroom Cinema

Address: 15 Paternoster Row, Sheffield S1 2BX

Opening Hours:

Mon – 10am -9pm

Tue-wed 11.30 am – 9pm

Thur- 10 am – 9pm

Fri-Sun 11.30 – 9pm

Social Media:

Facebook: @showroomcinema

Twitter: @showroomcinema

Instagram: @showroomworkstation

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.

Social Media:

Facebook: @Curzon.Cinemas

Twitter: @CurzonCinemas

Instagram: @curzoncinemas

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

Social Media:

Facebook: @OdeonLuxeSheffield

Twitter: @OdeonCinemas

Instagram: @odeoncinemas

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.

Vue Cinema

Address: Meadowhall Centre, Sheffield S9 1EP

Opening Times: Check Listing for cinema times

Social Media:

Facebook: @VueCinemas

Twitter: @vuecinemas

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!

Cineworld Sheffield

Address: Valley Centertainment, Broughton Ln, Sheffield S9 2EP

Opening Hours:

Social Media:

Facebook: @Cineworld

Twitter: @cineworld

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!


The Light

Address: The Moor, Sheffield S1 4PF

Opening Hours: Mon – Fri – 10am to 11pm

Sat-Sun 9.30 am – 11pm

Social Media:

Facebook: @TheMoorSheffield

Twitter: @MoorSheffield

About: Located at the regenerated Moor of Sheffield, The Light is an attractive and welcoming family cinema.


Vue Doncaster

Address: Doncaster Leisure Park, Herten Way, Bawtry Rd, Doncaster, DN4 7NW

Opening Times: Check for listings at the website

Social Media:

Facebook: @VueCinemas

Twitter: @vuecinemas

About: Large cinema offering all the latest mainstream movies.

Cineworld Chesterfield

Address: Alma Leisure Park, Derby Rd, Chesterfield S40 2ED

Opening Times: Check for movie times at the website

Social Media:

Facebook: @Cineworld

Twitter: @cineworld

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

Social Media:

Facebook: @parkwaybarnsley

About: Comfy local cinema offering the latest releases, live theatre screenings and family deals

Film Unit

Address: University of Sheffield Student Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG

Opening Times: Check the Website for Film times

Social media:

Facebook: @FilmUnitSheffield

Twitter: @filmunit

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

Social Media:

Facebook: @PenistoneParamount

Twitter: @PeniParamount

About: Active for over 100 years, this small community cinema in Pennistone shows big films, live shows and even organ concerts.

Rotherham Underground

Address: 11 Corporation St, Rotherham S60 1NG

Opening Times: Check Website for specific show times

Social Media:

Facebook: @RotherhamUnderground

Twitter: @RotherhamUnderground

About: A friendly, state for the art independent cinema located at Rotherham’s Underground performance and arts hub.


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