An accessible, 51 seat cinema on Newcastle upon Tyne's Quayside.
Amber opened Side Cinema in 1977, its rescued 51 seats include rare doubles. We programme films on Thursday nights and for a range of festivals….showing great films and available for hire...
The cinema can also be booked for private hires or parties at a cost of £165 + VAT. Read more HERE
The Good News!
The Heritage Lottery Fund has awarded Amber £1.1m for a three year project The AmberSide Collection: Access & Engagement. Side Gallery access... bigger and better gallery spaces... reduced need for thermal underwear... a study facilities with digital access to the collection and a library... better collection housing... lots of digitisation... lots more online and a really ambitious website... a whole host of projects in communities and schools... We're talking serious Christmas, here!
And in case you're wondering, the illustration doesn't mean we're going for a glass wall in the alleyway - although we were tempted. Created by xsite architecture, as part of their design, it reveals the re-imagined interior.
Read the press release here
Sirkka Bronze-Plaqued! Official!
As you walk down Hollywood Boulevard... Well, all right, Newcastle Quayside... and not yet, but definitely soon... look down at your feet and you might well see a bronze plaque celebrating Amber's own, truly wonderful Sirkka-Liisa Konttinen, who has been nominated by the public as one of the first twenty to be honoured as local heroes! Up there with Bobby Robson, Cardinal Hume, Alan Shearer, Ant & Dec - and Amber friends Kathryn Tickell, David Almond, Robson Green and the late, much-missed Julia Darling - Sirkka was nominated, in particular, for her inspirational work in Byker... The press release has gone out ahead of the plaques, so they've got time to get the spelling right before casting it in bronze...
PLEASE READ BEFORE MAKING A RESERVATION
Concessions apply to: those receiving income support; people in full-time education; young people aged 16 and under; senior citizens; asylum seekers and disabled people. Please show proof of validity upon ticket collection.
We do not send reserved tickets in the post. Names will be added to the relevant screening list and tickets issued upon arrival to film screening.
When paying for your tickets in the delivery section, when you are asked to select how you would like your products to be delivered, please select Cinema tickets only (collect at screening) – £0.00 option.
To cancel reserved tickets please email email@example.com or telephone 0191 232 2208 stating your full name.
Cancellations made within 48 hours of film screening will receive refund – £1 cancellation fee per ticket originally purchased.
Cancellations made within 24 hours will not be eligible for a refund.
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