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Reservation of seats in advance is rarely necessary, but should you wish to reserve specific seats, or to book for a large party, please call the above number. The cinema is manned between 18:00 & 22:00 every evening and at other times, leave your number and we will return your call.
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Situated on St Johns Street, the Alhambra cinema offers first class cinema entertainment in traditional surroundings.
Open seven days a week, the cinema prides itself on its tasteful decor, comfortable environment and impeccable customer service.
The cinema has Dolby Digital Sound, seats 246 people, and provides wheelchair access. An extensive range of confectionery and refreshments are available to compliment your visit.
While we have retained traditional 35mm film projection capability to screen classic films only available in that medium, we now also offer full digital cinema with a state of the art Barco Digital Projector and Dolby Processor which provides an incredibly sharp, bright picture with magnificent colour rendition and 5.1 digital sound. The quality of the performance has to be seen & heard to be believed!
Our current programme is already mailed to to several hundred people every week and if you would like to be added to this mailing list please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
As well as operating up-to-date programming, the cinema also plays host to Keswick Film Club every Sunday evening from September to March.
The film club was formed in December 1999, and produced its first short season of 10 films in the period February-April 1999. Based at the Alhambra Cinema, the Club is run by a group of enthusiasts who try to bring the people of Keswick and the surrounding area the best of British and World cinema: high quality, thought-provoking films which are often not given a screening in the local cinemas. More information can be found here.
The Alhambra held it’s Centenary Celebrations in February 2014 in conjunction with the Annual Film Festival held by the Keswick Film Club, when the ten best films for the last century were screened free of charge. A film was commissioned to mark the occasion, recording the memories of many past customers and staff of the cinema. This 30 min film can be viewed on line at https://vimeo.com/98131753 (The required password is alhambra).
TRIP ADVISER COMMENTS
We have nearly 100 trip adviser comments from visitors, all of them very positive indeed; just a few of the more recent ones are show below;
Reviewed 24 November 2014
The private owner of The Alhambra Cinema should be immensely proud of this unique cinema situated in the heart of Keswick offering really interesting films in a beautiful building. A fantastic experience for all ages and a real asset to Keswick. A must do. Superb.
Reviewed 16 November 2014
On rainy day in Keswick went to see the 5.30pm showing of 'What we did on our holidays' which is to be recommended. Sat on the balcony and helped ourselves to courtesy coffees with fesh milk from the fridge which was a nice touch. Real feel of nostalgia visiting places like this.
Reviewed 6 October 2014
Came across this cinema by chance whilst staying in Keswick. Went to see a movie called The Lunchbox which was a hindi movie, it was a brilliant movie and the cinema had an old fashioned charm to it. Its a real local cinema with a sense of community, we were even offered free Coffee to take in with us. Very friendly.
Reviewed 23 September 2014
My husband, son and I visited the Alhambra in August and saw Guardians of the Galaxy. It was our first visit to the cinema and it was such a lovely experience for all of us.
The cinema itself was lovely, the film was good and the way that everyone was made welcome was really lovely. On top of that, it was so nice to have a holiday experience where you didn’t feel you were being ripped off.