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Welcome to Montrose Playhouse

The Montrose Playhouse is a community owned 3 screen cinema and art centre with café bar, activity spaces and retail area for promoting the arts, heritage and culture by providing a location for films, art, music, drama and entertainment in the heart of Montrose.

Age ratings & Film classification

All classification decisions are based on the BBFC’s published and regularly updated Guidelines. The Guidelines are the product of extensive public consultation, research and the accumulated experience of the BBFC over many years. They reflect current views on film, DVD and video game regulation.

Click here to find out more about the BBFC

Please bring suitable ID as you may be asked to verify your age, especially if its certificate 15+ & 18+. We currently accept all legal forms of ID and also Yoti.

Click here to to find out more about Yoti

Children from birth - 11 will require to be accompanied by an adult to view age appropriate films until 2000 or end of the film.

COMMUNITY SCREENINGS

Our Community Screenings are a bit part of our programmes and we have various new and old films playing each week.

To find these on our booking site look out for the appropriate logo under the film poster or time in a blue text box.

Relaxed Screenings:- The typical cinema environment can be stressful for guests with autism, sensory difficulties or learning impairments, as such we tailor the screens to the needs of the audience.

- The lights are dimmed, though not off.

- The volume levels a little lower than usual.

- You are free to move around the screen and to enter and exit the cinema at any time, with easy access for any wheelchair users.

- You're free to make noise in these screenings. 

 

Dementia Friendly Screenings: Every Other Friday & Monday Mornings. 

Silver Screenings:  Every Wednesday Afternoon                  (Over 60's get a Cuppy and Cake included in Ticket Price)

Relaxed Screenings (Family): Every Sunday Morning

Relaxed Screenings (Adults): Every Monday Evening

Subtitled Screenings: Every Friday & Sunday

Baby & Me: Every Tuesday Morning

Kids Club: Every Saturday & Sunday Mornings

If you have any queries on any of these programmes please contact us at info@montroseplayhouse.co.uk 

 

Events at Montrose Playhouse
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Eat + Drink

The Reel Cafe Bar

/ A comfortable modern café bar offering something slightly different

NOW OPEN!!! The Reel Café Bar is a popular choice during the day for meeting up with friends, business lunches, or just a quiet coffee. Our a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and a reputation for stylish and affordable food & drinks – catering to a range of dietary requirements and using fresh, seasonal ingredients, sourced locally wherever possible.

Shop

12 Feet Deep

/ Our Retail Space

Our stylish retail space within the main foyer will sell a unique selection of designer, handmade and craft items sourced locally. On our wall space we will exhibit an array of art works by local artists which may also be available to purchase. \ Read more

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    Community Reviews

    I had an amazing time!

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    \ Karen, Montrose

    So did I!

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    \ Donald, Arbroath

    Honestly it was great

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    Latest News

    Press

    New Angus Cinema Enjoys Blockbuster Opening Month

    / December 20, 2021
    The team behind a new community cinema and arts centre in Montrose is celebrating its first months’ trading which surpassed all expectations and highlighted the need and appetite for such a facility in the region. Montrose Playhouse opened to the public at the start of October after a three-year fundraising and construction project to transform the old town swimming pool \ Read more
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    COVID Update: December 2021

    / December 17, 2021
    In light of recent guidance from the Scottish Government we are doing our best to ensure both the safety of all our customers and staff. We are taking measures to ensure safety is our number one priority by asking all customers to complete track and trace upon entry, implementing one way systems for all of our amenities and ensuring physical \ Read more

    News

    The Courier Feature: ‘No Time for Feet Up’

    / September 23, 2021
    Image credit: Paul Reid for The Courier We’re in the paper! Huge thanks to The Courier for their fabulous coverage of us in the run up to the cinema’s grand opening. To read the full article please click the link below. \ Read more

    Watch movies, eat and drink in our bar and earn points for every pound you spend on food and drink– and redeem them on film tickets or refreshments. And the best part is, you can even join for free!