Our detailed access guide is now live

Our detailed AccessAble guide is now live! Visiting for the first time or a regular visitor, you can now view our amenities & facilities available online.
Events at Montrose Playhouse
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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.

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

Learn more about Yoti

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

Family Relaxed Screenings: Every Sunday Morning
Adults Relaxed Screenings: Every Monday Evening

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:

The 3rd Friday and  following Monday mornings each month.

Silver Screenings:

Every Wednesday Afternoon – over 60's get a cuppy and cake included in ticket price for a selected screening

Subtitled Screenings:

Every Friday & Sunday

Baby & Me

Every Tuesday Morning

Kids Club:

Every Saturday & Sunday Mornings

If you have any queries on any of our community screening programmes please feel free to get in touch by email: info@montroseplayhouse.co.uk

Eat + Drink

The Reel Cafe Bar

Now serving Maison Dieu coffee!

Our snack bar is also up and running. We are offering of a range of tasty cinema snacks including Nachos, Crunchy Crisps, Hotdogs & more!

These traditional cinema snacks can be enjoyed inside our cinema screens, or inside our reel bar as pre film treat!

/ A comfortable modern café bar

Shop

12 Feet Deep

/ Our Retail Space
Our stylish retail space within the main foyer sells a unique selection of designer, handmade and craft items sourced locally. On our wall space we exhibit an array of art work by local artists. \ Read more

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    Community Reviews

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    \ Karen, Montrose

    So did I!

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    \ Donald, Arbroath

    Honestly it was great

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    \ Linda, Forfar

    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!